Serbian epic poetry is a form of epic poetry originating in the territories of today's Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and, to a lesser extent, Croatia. Serbian culture refers to the culture of Serbia as well as the culture of Serbs in other parts of the former Yugoslavia and elsewhere in the world Serbia (both as an independent country and as part a part of former Yugoslavia has been home to many internationally acclaimed films and directors Serbian literature is Literature written in Serbian and/or in Serbia. The Music of the Serbian people and Serbia presents a mixture of the traditional music which is part of the wider Balkan tradition with its own distinctive Serbian hip hop refers to all genres of Hip hop music in the Serbian language, mostly from Serbia, Republika Srpska ( BiH) and Serbian rock is the Rock music scene of Serbia. During the 1950s 1960s 1970s and the 1980s while Serbia was a constituent republic inside Socialist Turbo-folk is a popular musical sub-genre that originated in Serbia, Balkans during early 1990s Serbian dance is an old tradition and strong element in the Serbian culture. The territory of today's Serbia has been inhabited since pre-historical times The Serbian Orthodox Church ( Serbian: Српска Православна Црква / Srpska Pravoslavna Crkva; СПЦ / SPC) or the The Sport in Serbia revolves mostly around team sports football, Basketball, Water polo, Volleyball, Handball, and more Traditional Serbian costumes like any other Traditional dress of a nation or culture has been lost to the advent of Urbanization, Industrialization, and The Serbian language is one of the richest languages regarding Kinship terminology The Serbian cuisine is a heterogeneous one influenced by Mediterranean ( Byzantine Empire / Greece) Oriental (Turkish and Austro-Hungarian An epic is a lengthy Narrative poem, ordinarily concerning a serious subject containing details of heroic deeds and events significant to a culture or nation Serbia (Србија Srbija) officially the Republic of Serbia (Република Србија Republika Srbija) is a Landlocked Country Bosnia and Herzegovina ( Latin script: Bosna i Hercegovina, Cyrillic script: Босна и Херцеговина is a country on the Balkan Montenegro ( British English) Montenegrin / Serbian: PLEASE DO NOT CHANGE THE LANGUAGES WITHOUT CONSENSUS ON THE TALK PAGE! Croatia (Hrvatska ˈxȓvatska officially the Republic of Croatia ( Republika Hrvatska) is a southern Central European country at the crossroads between The main cycles were composed by unknown authors between the 14th and 19th centuries. They are largely concerned with historical events and personages.
Their structure contains some repeating formulas ("Dear God, a great miracle", "years of days", "writes a tiny letter", "they have fought till summer day noon") and numbers; the number three is used to such extremes that, for example, if something breaks, it always "breaks into three halves". Longer songs can have more than five hundred lines. Each line has exactly ten syllables and caesura after fourth syllable. In meter, caesura (alternative spellings are cæsura or cesura) is a term to denote an audible pause that breaks up a line of verse An older form, called Bugarshtica, exists, which has fifteen to sixteen syllables. Songs could be recited, but traditionally they are sung accompanied by a musical instrument called gusle. The gusle or gusla (гусле gusle, lahuta гусла is a single- stringed musical instrument used in the Balkans and in the Dinarides
The corpus of Serbian epic poetry is divided into cycles:
Songs that sing about historical events depict them with varying degrees of accuracy. This page is about the Battle of Kosovo of 1389; for other battles see Battle of Kosovo (disambiguation. Prince Marko ( Serbian: Краљевић Марко Kraljević Marko; Macedonian: Крале Марко Krale Marko; Bulgarian This page is about the Battle of Kosovo of 1389; for other battles see Battle of Kosovo (disambiguation. Hajduk (or haiduk, haiduc, hayduck, hayduk) is a term most commonly referring to Outlaws highwaymen or Freedom fighters The Uskoci ( Pronounced: "uskoczy" meaning "Uskoks" Singular: Uskok) were Croatian Habsburg soldiers that inhabited
Serbian epic poetry is being made even today in this same form. Modern songs sing about modern events and people, such as the Kosovo war or Radovan Karadžić. The term Kosovo War or Kosovo Conflict is often used to describe two sequential and at times parallel armed conflicts in Kosovo: 1996–1999 Radovan Karadžić (Радован Караџић râdovaːn kâraʤiʨ born in Petnjica, SR Montenegro, SFR Yugoslavia) is a former Bosnian Some modern songs are published in books or recorded, and under copyright, but some are in public domain, and modified by subsequent authors just like old ones. Copyright is a legal concept enacted by Governments, giving the creator of an original work of authorship Exclusive rights to control its distribution usually for The public domain is a range of abstract materials &ndash commonly referred to as Intellectual property &ndash which are not owned or controlled by anyone There are new songs that mimic Serbian epic poetry, but are humorous and not epic in nature; these are also circulating around with no known author. In the latter half of the 19th century, a certain MP would exit the Serbian parliament each day, and tell of the debate over the Monetary Reform Bill in the style of epic poetry.
Slavic antithesis: There two pines were growing together, and among them one thin-topped fir; neither there were just some two green pines nor among them one thin-topped fir, but those two were just some two born brothers one is Pavle, other is Radule and among them little sis' Jelena. The Slavic antithesis is a style figure in Slavic Epic poetry.
(Marko Kraljević speaks: )"I'm afraid that there will be a brawl. Prince Marko ( Serbian: Краљевић Марко Kraljević Marko; Macedonian: Крале Марко Krale Marko; Bulgarian And if really there will be a brawl, Woe to one who is next to Marko!"
"Thou dear hand, oh thou my fair green apple, Where didst blossom? Where has fate now plucked thee? Woe is me! thou blossomed on my bosom, Thou wast plucked, alas, upon Kosovo!"
"Oh my bird, oh my dear grey falcon, How do you feel with your wing torn out?""I am feeling with my wing torn out Like a brother one without the other. "