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Sarajevo Haggadah is a Manuscript written on Parchment, with superb Illuminations

April 7, 2020 7:45 PM
Sarajevo Haggadah is a Manuscript written on Parchment, with superb Illuminations

    Originating in Northern Spain in the second half of the 14th century, the “Sarajevo Haggadah” – a manuscript written on parchment, with superb illuminations – is, since the end of the 19th century, housed by the National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina. In 2003, Bosnia and Herzegovina proclaimed […]

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Coats of Arms of Bosnia and Herzegovina through History: Lilies, Swords, Chimneys and Stars

April 2, 2020 5:00 PM
Coats of Arms of Bosnia and Herzegovina through History: Lilies, Swords, Chimneys and Stars

  On May 20th 17 years ago, Bosnia and Herzegovina was given a new coat of arms, based on the flag which was imposed by the High Representative of the time Carlos Westendorp. In the 20th century, Bosnia and Herzegovina has changed its coats of arms four times. The coats of arms […]

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Mejtas, the Square like Plateau that connects Eight Streets

March 29, 2020 12:45 PM
Mejtas, the Square like Plateau that connects Eight Streets

  Mejtas, the square like plateau that connects even eight streets, rises above the valley of river Miljacka like small weald. The narrow plateau was not inhabited before the arrival of Ottomans and its land probably belonged to inhabitants of the medieval village Bilave, the present-day Sarajevo settlement Bjelave. “The name Mejtas […]

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History Class: Sarajevo Post Office had its official Seal back in 1813

March 28, 2020 6:00 PM
History Class: Sarajevo Post Office had its official Seal back in 1813

  Some documents state that the Sarajevo Post Office had its official seal at which wrote Bosna Sarai. The letter with such seal was shipped in 1813 from Sarajevo to Lyon. At the beginning of 1991, in a series of numerous architectural masterpieces, the renowned Austro-Hungarian architect, Josip Vancas, designed […]

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How Bosnian Nedzad Handzic survived a Massacre and helped prevent another

March 26, 2020 2:45 PM
How Bosnian Nedzad Handzic survived a Massacre and helped prevent another

  by Tristan McConnell In July 1995, Nedzad Handzic survived the Srebrenica genocide. More than 100 of his relatives, friends, and neighbors did not. When Serbian troops descended on the Bosnian city, United Nations peacekeepers who had declared it a safe haven stood by as 8,000 people were killed. It […]

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Interesting Story about Roman Quarry in Zvornik

March 17, 2020 1:15 PM
Interesting Story about Roman Quarry in Zvornik

  This is an archaeological site located near Zvornik, in Dardagan, in the area of local community Cer. The site consists of an underground quarry from the period of time from 1st to 5thcentury AD, and two surface pits. It was the largest Roman quarry in the Balkans, and it […]

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History Class: Al Seeb Market is One of the Historical and old Markets

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History Class: Al Seeb Market is One of the Historical and old Markets

  Al Seeb Market or (Seeb Bazar) can be considered one of the historical and old markets in the Sultanate. Once you enter the market, the first shops on the right and left sides are jewelry shops. This market is always busy in the evening. Ladies come from far a […]

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Dzaferovic: Citizens of Bosnia-Herzegovina said No to Oppression back on March 1st, 1992

February 29, 2020 3:30 PM
Dzaferovic: Citizens of Bosnia-Herzegovina said No to Oppression back on March 1st, 1992

  Member of the Presidency of Bosnia-Herzegovina, Sefik Dzaferovic stated that Independence Day of Bosnia-Herzegovina is most certainly one of the most significant dates in the country’s history. “In times when black clouds loomed over Bosnia-Herzegovina, and dark forces that attacked our country seeking to destroy it, the citizens rose […]

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Winter Olympic Games in Bosnia-Herzegovina ended on this Day 36 Years Ago

February 19, 2020 2:15 PM
Winter Olympic Games in Bosnia-Herzegovina ended on this Day 36 Years Ago

  Winter Olympic Games 1984 left a special trace in the history of BiH, the former Yugoslavia, but especially in the hearts and memories of the people who were in Sarajevo at the time. The capital of BiH became a construction site and, one year later, center of the world. […]

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Foreigner’s Perception of Beautiful Mountains in Bosnia-Herzegovina

February 11, 2020 6:15 PM
Foreigner’s Perception of Beautiful Mountains in Bosnia-Herzegovina

  There’s something unmistakably eerie about walking down the abandoned bobsleigh track from the 1984 Winter Olympics, each sweeping turn is now covered in brightly coloured graffiti. Weaving through the dense forest high on Mount Trebevic, the track is a stark reminder that Sarajevo in what was then Yugoslavia, now […]

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