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Balkan Quandary: LETTER FROM BELGRADE

by Milos Vasi ON 27 JANUARY, BELGRADE WAS HIT BY A VIGOROUS storm: flashes of lightning, thunder, strong gales. In another country, such an event would have been seen as a simple meteorological phenomenon. In Serbia, it fit right into national mythology. In 1804, it seems, the same thing happened and was taken as an […]