http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9046112Battle of KosovoKosovo also spelled Kossovo
(October 17–20, 1448), battle between forces of the Ottoman Empire and a Hungarian-Walachian coalition led by the Hungarian commander János Hunyadi at Kosovo, Serbia. The Ottomans won a decisive victory and thereby halted the last major effort by Christian Crusaders to free the Balkans from Ottoman rule and to relieve Constantinople (Istanbul).http://encarta.msn.com/encyclopedia_761588292...Battle of Kosovo
Battle of Kosovo, victory of the Ottoman army under Sultan Murad I over the Serbian army under King Lazar at Kosovo Polje (Serbian for “Field of the Blackbirds”), Serbia, on June 15, 1389....http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_KosovoBattle of Kosovo
The Battle of Kosovo (or Battle of Amselfeld
; Serbian: Косовски бој or Бој на Косову, Kosovski boj, or Boj na Kosovu; Turkish: Kosova Meydan Muharebesi; see also names in other languages) was fought on St Vitus' Day (June 15, now celebrated on 28) 1389 between the coalition of Serb lords and the Ottoman Empire. ...http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/world/A0828147.html
...At Kosovo Field, Serbo-Croatian Kosovo Polje [field of the black birds], the Turks under Sultan Murad I defeated Serbia and its Bosnian, Montenegrin, Bulgarian, and other allies in 1389. ... The battle of Kosovo Field
broke the power of Serbia and Bulgaria, which soon passed under Ottoman rule. The battle figures prominently in Serbian poetry.http://www.prospect-magazine.co.uk/article_de...
In one corner of the monastery is a tomb containing the bones of knights who fell at a fateful battle in 1389, the Battle of Kosovo Field
In 1389 at the Battle of Kosovo Field
a multinational Christian force was defeated by its Ottoman foe. This was part of the expansion of the Ottoman Empire that eventually spent itself https://www.cia.gov/news-information/speeches...
Six hundred ten years ago to this very day - on June 28, 1389 -- the Serbs lost the battle of Kosovo Field
to the Ottoman Turks. It is the historical moment around which Serbs have built their deep sense of nationhood and collective victimization.... Ten years ago, Milosevic whipped up nationalist fervor surrounding the 600th anniversary of the defeat at the battle of Kosovo Field
to boost his climb to power.http://www.bartleby.com/65/x-/X-Kossovo.htmlKossovo
Murad I or Murat I ... He died at the battle of Kossovo
in 1389 when a Serbian noble gained access to his tent and stabbed him. Murad I reorganised the janissaries into a standing paid army in the service of the sultan.http://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?re...
The 15th of June is the national day of the Serbians. It was chosen in commemoration of the battle of Kossovo
, in 1389, one of the bloodiest and most decisive in the nation's history...http://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?re...
SERBIAN TRIUMPH TO BE CELEBRATED; Churches Will Celebrate Defeat of Turks at the Battle of Kossovo
June 15, 1389 in History
Event:Battle of Kossovo
; Turks defeat Serbs, Bosnians ...http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vilayet_of_Kosovo
... In 1912 the name Kosovo had been extended to mean the area of today's Kosovo and the Sandjak of Novi Pazar, Sandjak of Ni¨ and some parts of Greater Dibra. At the time, Kosovo was often spelled with a double "s" (Kossovo
) in English so as to render the sound clearly to English speakers as /s/ rather than /z/. ...http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/379934.stm
Religious ceremonies have been taking place to mark the anniversary of the Battle of Kosovo Polje
, but most Serbs are marking the occasion hesitantly, if at all.http://www.everything2.com/index.pl?node_id=1...
The Battle of Kosovo Polje
The battle between the Serbian and Ottoman armies which took place on June 28, 1389 and provided the foundation for the Serb national myth. According to tradition...http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0037-6752(19...
Of particular interest in the current context is his discussion of the great battle of Kosovo Polje
('Field of Blackbirds') in 1389 between the medieval ...http://www.nationalgeographic.com/ngm/kosovo/...
To understand the emotions Kosovo stirs in the Serbs, you have to go back to 1389, to the Battle of Kosovo Polje
—the Field of Blackbirds—one of the largest battles ever fought in medieval Europe.http://quizbowl.stanford.edu/archive/gunsofau...
For ten points, name this 1389 battle at which the Ottomans conquered Serbia, fought in a place now seeking independence.
Answer: Battle of Kosovo Field
[accept: Battle of Kosovo Polje
, Battle of Amselfeld
Zur Zeit erfreuen sich in dem Sieben-Millionen-Einwohner-Land vor allem Filme von Zdravko Sotra großer Beliebtheit, der 1989 mit The Battle of Kosovo
einen Film zur nationalmythisch aufgeladenen Schlacht auf dem Amselfeld
vorgelegt hat. http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schlacht_auf_dem...Schlacht auf dem Amselfeld
Die Schlacht auf dem Amselfeld (serb. Kosovska bitka, kroat. bitka na Kosovu polju, alb. Beteja e Kosovës) fand am 15. Juni 1389 in der Gegend der heutigen Stadt Pri¨tina statt...http://lexikon.meyers.de/meyers/Spezial:Zeita...
Nicht viel besser steht es um die Schlacht auf dem Amselfeld: Es gebe sowenig Primärquellen, daß zweifelhaft sei, ob sie überhaupt stattgefunden habe, hat einmal der angesehene Historiker Sima Cirkovic gesagt,http://www.tagesschau.de/aktuell/meldungen/0,...
Lazar starb 1389 in der Schlacht auf dem Amselfeld
im heutigen Kosovo gegen die Türken starb und ist Anknüpfungspunkt für den serbischen Opfermythos ist, der sich bis heute eng mit dem Kosovo verbindet.http://lexikon.meyers.de/meyers/Spezial:Zeita...
Es ist übrigens nie bewiesen worden, dass die Türken die Schlacht auf dem Amselfeld
1389 gewonnen haben. Das Gemetzel endete wahrscheinlich mit einem Unentschieden, und Serbien fiel erst Jahrzehnte später an das Osmanische Reich.