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By Vladislav Boskovic

Essay from the yr 2007 within the topic heritage Europe - different international locations - heart a long time, Early smooth Age, grade: keine, , language: English, summary: it's a old incontrovertible fact that the 2 armies – Turkish and Serbian – clashed close to the village Černomen (Chirmen, Chernomen, Chermanon) on the River Marica (Mariç, Ebros, Hebros) on Friday the twenty sixth, September 1371, and slaughter past description came about. The Serbian military suffered a real bloodbath within which either brothers King Vlkašin and Despot Uglješa have been slain. The conflict is this present day more often than not referred to as the conflict of Marica (after the river Marica in today’s Bulgaria) or the conflict of Chernomen (after a close-by small village at the reduce Marica River). In attempting to competently exhibit the process the conflict one needs to be contented with the contradictory assertions of the chronicles. What we will say with simple task is that Sultan Mūrad "did now not perform the conflict, as he was once now not but in Rumili. it appears he used to be serious about concerns relating Anatolia." Elizabeth Zachariadou issues out that the conflict was once no longer fought through the standard Ottoman military yet via the military of the gazis. Vlkašin used to be shocked via the enormously outnumbered Ottomans. particularly, led through Sultan Murad I’s Lieutenant Lala-Şâhin-Bey – Beylerbeyi (governor) of Rumeli – the Osmanlis attacked the Serbian camps in an evening raid and controlled to accomplish victory opposed to all odds. After this defeat, the Mrnjavčevićs nearly vanished from the political scene. now not the Ottomans, yet Manuel Palaeologus made use of this defeat of the Serbs so as to add Serres (Despot Uglješa’s land) to his appanage at Thessalonica.

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