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The whole Serbian history based on myths ?

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Since: Mar 07

Prishtina, Kosovo

#1 Jul 13, 2011
In the last decade of the 20th century, in the situation of rising nationality, invoking on the Serbian national history become everyday, usual thing. In that time historical myths were strongly used by Serbian leaders and not only by them! Myths were used in all kind of media and in all kind of conversations between the people in the country. Today, in Serbia, nationalism is little depressed. But does that mean that the using of historical myths is depressed too? I think not.

Serbia had presidential elections in June this year. Some candidates for the president of Serbia, without any reservation, used historical myths in their campaign. Jelisaveta Karadjordjevic, in her campaign, has openly suggested her family name. One of her slogans was “1804-1904-2004” in which she reminded people on her ancestors that fought for Serbian liberty in past twenty years. The strength of the slogan lies in the years because her grandfather rise a fight for Serbian liberation under the Ottoman government in 1804 and this year all over Serbia are maintained celebrations for an anniversary off two hundred years from that date.

Ivica Dacic, candidate for president in front of Serbian Social Parti (SPS), had a different slogan:“In the name of all off us”. These words are from one very famous song in Serbia. They meant that the older generations should count on younger generations. Song was glorifying values of communism and devotion to Tito and our former communist country. Picture of Dacic on the billboards vas very interesting too, and it was strongly suggesting on Tito. It was remodeled so that looks like picture of Tito. Picture which was put on large boards. Signature of this candidate was referring to Tito’s signature too.
It is interesting that there was no place for mentioning the great Serbian history in the speaking of other presidential candidates. Nevertheless there may have been hidden refreshing on it in that speaks.
Vojislav Seselj said that war in former Yugoslavia was a civil war between Serbs, Orthodox Serbs, Catholic Serbs, Muslim Serbs and Protestant Serbs.

Myth of antiquity was very strong in Serbia for last 15 years. Situation is, more or less, the same now. Many Serbian people still believe that Serbs have historical rights on some territories because they came in that area before other nations. We were witnesses of the dangerous effects of that opinion not only in former Yugoslavia but all around the world. Myth about Kosovo as the sacred Serbian land is very strong among ordinary people. It can be very dangerous to say that it is not true or something else against this common opinion. To some people is better to pull their eyes out, then to say that Kosovo isn’t Serbian land or that there is no legal layout on witch Serbia can claim her right on this territory.

It is well known that pictures of the past which people carry in themselves is often different from the interpretation of the science historiography. Every historian comes to his knowledge by studying large literature and by studying accessible sources, while in common people there is appearance off narratives, transformed from mouth to mouth and from knee to knee. People’s tradition is not the only one to be blamed for twisted picture of the Serbian past. Part of the guilt fall on the quasi-historians. In the last decay of the twenty century, in Serbia, emerge a group of people which don’t have anything with history, by their education, but that didn’t stop them to write books about Serbian history. If that books were scientifically based there would be no problem but… Not only that they were not scientifically based but theirs contents is, in the last line, fantastic. To claim that the Serbian people is the oldest and that he once ruled above whole Asia and Europe is really overstate. Unfortunately this books1 have their readers and followers...

http://folk.uio.no/palk/Dubrovnik/Nenad%20Laj...
buddy

Australia

#3 Jul 13, 2011
Unfortuanatelly that is not just their tragedy but all of her neighbours as well.

“"dark hereafter bliss"”

Since: Feb 09

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#4 Jul 13, 2011
prishtina wrote:
That's almost borderline harassment of the Serbian people. So tell me why is Mythology so important when it comes to the Education systems. I had to learn all about the mythological gods from Greece, Italy and Scandanavia in elementary school and I didn't even attend the Greek, Italian nor Scandanavian education system ...go figure!
serbs still in denial

Santa Clara, CA

#5 Jul 13, 2011
Another example of Serbian myths putting its neighbors in danger.

DJUKANOVIC: SRPSKI NACIONALISTI I DALJE SVOJATAJU CRNU GORU

http://www.kurir-info.rs/vesti/djukanovic-srp...
Anonymous

Buffalo, NY

#6 Jul 13, 2011
buddy wrote:
Unfortuanatelly that is not just their tragedy but all of her neighbours as well.
Not true! The Serbs are notorious with their myths and legends. They love that! Read some English translation books from Serbian, and you will see it for yourself. Very easily detectable!!!

Since: Mar 07

Prishtina, Kosovo

#7 Jul 13, 2011
buddy wrote:
Unfortuanatelly that is not just their tragedy but all of her neighbours as well.
being neighbors with Serbs Is like a curse
Ante

Adelaide, Australia

#9 Jul 14, 2011
Do the serbian extreemists still claim that the yugoslav wars were cival wars where orthodox, catholic and mOslem serbs faught each other?
serb fighting serb
WHAT AN IDEAL WAR!

Since: Mar 07

Prishtina, Kosovo

#10 Jul 14, 2011
Ante wrote:
Do the serbian extreemists still claim that the yugoslav wars were cival wars where orthodox, catholic and mOslem serbs faught each other?
serb fighting serb
WHAT AN IDEAL WAR!
I don`t think someone would be accused after this

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#11 Jul 14, 2011
prishtina wrote:
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being neighbors with Serbs Is like a curse
...towards whom would all this hate you channel be directed towards without?
Ante

Adelaide, Australia

#12 Jul 14, 2011
Dove1 wrote:
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...towards whom would all this hate you channel be directed towards without?
thats the whole point without the serbs the balkans would be a peacful place like ie scandinavia
Ante

Adelaide, Australia

#13 Jul 14, 2011
Ante wrote:
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thats the whole point without the serbs the balkans would be a peacful place like ie scandinavia
correction, not without serbs as a nation but the conquer at all cost mentality

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#14 Jul 14, 2011
Ante wrote:
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thats the whole point without the serbs the balkans would be a peacful place like ie scandinavia
What will be left to bind the Balkans without the hatred for Serbs?

...all I see is a Company of fools left! ")
Ante

Adelaide, Australia

#15 Jul 14, 2011
Dove1 wrote:
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What will be left to bind the Balkans without the hatred for Serbs?
...all I see is a Company of fools left! ")
what would be left is nations living in peace and prosperity working together to build a safer and secure future for those that are to follow us not the caos, despare and tears that we have now.

Since: Mar 07

Prishtina, Kosovo

#17 Jul 14, 2011
Ante wrote:
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thats the whole point without the serbs the balkans would be a peacful place like ie scandinavia
Balkans would be great if Serbs didn`t exist...

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#18 Jul 15, 2011
Ante wrote:
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what would be left is nations living in peace and prosperity working together to build a safer and secure future for those that are to follow us not the caos, despare and tears that we have now.
Belief in the sixth sense to me is very foolish indeed especially applying it to the Balkans...trying to predict the future is like walking in the dark with no flashlight looking behind you and the only thing for sure about the future is that there would be no Serbs! lol

Since: Mar 07

Prishtina, Kosovo

#19 Jul 15, 2011
Dove1 wrote:
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Belief in the sixth sense to me is very foolish indeed especially applying it to the Balkans...trying to predict the future is like walking in the dark with no flashlight looking behind you and the only thing for sure about the future is that there would be no Serbs! lol
some things are predictible, especially when the History keeps repeating

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#20 Jul 15, 2011
prishtina wrote:
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some things are predictible, especially when the History keeps repeating
Okay Red Albanian Harlot do elaborate on your knowledge of history!
Serv history is a myth 1

Albania

#21 Jul 15, 2011
1. Srbija je izgubila državu na Kosovu 1389

- srpsko carstvo se raspalo mnogo ranije, a knez Lazar je zbog najezde Turaka mnogo pre bitke priznao vrhovnu vlast Ugarskog kralja. Srpska država je u vazalnom odnosu postojala još vek i po.
Serv history is a myth 2

Albania

#22 Jul 15, 2011
2. Vuk Brankovich je izdao Lazara i zato je izgubljena bitka na Kosovu

- istorijski je dokazano da to nije tacno jer je Vuk Brankovic ucestvovao u boju na Kosovu, ali je suprotno verovanje ostalo u narodu ; posledica da se Srbi uvek dele na borce za slobodu i izdajnike (ili na dve Srbije)
Serv history is a myth 3

Albania

#23 Jul 15, 2011
3. Srbija je bila branik Hriscanstva u Evropi od Turaka

- Veliki Despot Stefan Lazarevic u bici na Nikopolju je zadao odlucujuci udarac velikoj hriscanskoj vojsci u odsudnom momentu na strani Turaka i tako suštinski otvorio put Islamu u Evropu !

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