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Three Sites proclaimed BiH’s National Monuments

November 7, 2018 4:00 PM
Three Sites proclaimed BiH’s National Monuments

The Commission for the Preservation of National Monuments issued a decision on the proclamation of three sites as national monuments of BiH. According to the decision brought on the 23rdsession, a historical area – the medieval necropolis with tombstones and old Muslim nisan-tombstones in Drecelj settlement, Olovo municipality. Also, the […]

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Medieval Bosnia was and still is the Land of Tombstones

June 3, 2018 4:00 PM
Medieval Bosnia was and still is the Land of Tombstones

Medieval Bosnia was and still is the land of tombstones. They are usually decorated with medieval symbols that are carved as shallow or less sag relief. Motives are religious, such as the cross, lilies, crescent, ring, but there are also secular representations such as dancing, hunting, knight tournaments etc. Dervis […]

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Enes Toromanovic preserves the Traditional Bosnian Craft of making Tombstones

October 23, 2017 10:00 AM
Enes Toromanovic preserves the Traditional Bosnian Craft of making Tombstones

Stonecutting is more than just a hobby for Enes Toromanovic (58) from Bihac. He is dealing with this type of work because he really loves it, and his narrower specialty are old Bosnian tombstones that are imbued with Islamic culture. A special type of stone from Bihac, which is called […]

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Research on the Kalin hadzi-Alija’s Mosque is completed

October 14, 2017 7:45 AM
Research on the Kalin hadzi-Alija’s Mosque is completed

The last phase of the archeological research of the locality of Kalin hadzi-Alija’s mosque was completed after 30 days, and the Mayor of the Municipality of Centar Nedzad Ajnadzic and the representatives of the Vaqf’s Directorate of BiH visited the locality. The main project of the revitalization of archeological findings […]

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Tombstones recently discovered in the Hadžići Municipality presented

November 11, 2015 11:30 AM
Tombstones recently discovered in the Hadžići Municipality presented

Within the marking of the 65th anniversary of existence and work of the Faculty of Philosophy in Sarajevo, the Municipality of Hadžići together with the Association Stanak organized the exhibition “Stećci Hadžića”, which displayed the recently discovered tombstones. “Hadžići Municipality launched a project of making a list of tombstones in […]

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Seven Graves and One Medieval Sarcophagus found in Jajce

October 3, 2015 6:15 PM
Seven Graves and One Medieval Sarcophagus found in Jajce

Tombstones, gravestones, or as many people love to say, graves of our ancestors, are very neglected due to words of archeologists and experts. Medieval tombstones, some of them even 500 years old, are a reminder of one time, kings, landowners who operated and ruled on this area several hundred years […]

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By the end of the Year 11,000 tourists to visit Radimlja

September 16, 2015 7:00 AM
By the end of the Year 11,000 tourists to visit Radimlja

Necropolis of stećak tombstones in Radimlja near Stolac is one of the most famous localities of medieval tombstones in Herzegovina. The necropolis itself represents one of the most valuable monuments of the medieval in B&H and it has been proclaimed as the national monument, which has 133 tombstones preserved, as […]

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Recording of a Documentary about Tombstones in Preparation

May 11, 2015 10:00 AM
Recording of a Documentary about Tombstones in Preparation

Association for visual arts Fenix Art from Banja Luka, is the holder of the project about medieval tombstones within the project “Dialogue for the future“ implemented by the UNDP, UNICEF and UNESCO in the partnership with the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The project involves the preproduction, production and the […]

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Cultural Heritage: Europe is a Land of Cathedrals and Medieval Bosnia of Tombstones

March 30, 2015 10:00 AM
Cultural Heritage: Europe is a Land of Cathedrals and Medieval Bosnia of Tombstones

Medieval Bosnia was and still is the land of tombstones. They are usually decorated with medieval symbols that are carved as shallow or less sag relief. Motives are religious, such as the cross, lilies, crescent, ring, but there are also secular representations such as dancing, hunting, knight tournaments etc. Dervis […]

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” People who made the medieval tombstones, also made this country… Without them, there is no Bosnia”

December 3, 2012 2:14 PM
” People who made the medieval tombstones, also made this country… Without them, there is no  Bosnia”

Mak Dizdar’s perception and interpretation of the tombstones is what is now as heritage passed on to his grandson, a young independent researcher and the lover of Bosnian heritage, Gorčin Dizdar. During his research visit to Armenia, East Turkey and Georgia he achieved to present the proof material for his […]

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