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PostA History Lesson (Ronald Hilton, USA, 04/06/99 3:16 am)
Serbs remember the fatal battle of Kosovo, and the Greeks remember Constantinople. The Turks changed its name to Istanbul, erasing the old name from the map. The defeat of Greeks at Contantinople reverbered throughout Europe, while only the Serbs remembered Kosovo. Both Serbs and Greeks lost their sacred Orthodox city and its shrines to the Infidel. Americans have no feeling for this loss which unites Serbs and Greeks.