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Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts has in the 1970s done extensive onomastic field research in former Yugoslavia.

One of the academic studies published as a results of gathering more than 650.000 onomastic entries is this paper by prof. dr. Svetozar Stijović on the village of GORAŽDEVAC, near PEĆ - he himself took part as a young scholar in the field research in Kosovo.

Goraždevac village is first mentioned in the charter of the Serbian king Stefan I Nemanjić in 1220.

"O antroponimima Goraždevca kod Peći" ( On the antroponyms of Goraždevac near Peć)

( click on the * pun text* in the menu box on the left to download the full article). It is available only in Serbian language.

Information on:

-earlier surnames (due to Ottoman way of recording first name of the father as surname )
-detailed family histories of all families,
- their earlier place of origin,
- their patron saint (slava),
-family and individual nicknames,
-language and dialect,
- names of people born in late XIX and early XX century,
-history of the village,
- available church vital records,
-other published articles,studies and books that are relevant for researching ancestors from Goraždevac.

Community of about 750 Serbs still lives in Goraždevac enclave.

att: temple of St. Jeremiah, XVI century, Goraždevac - one of the oldest still standing wooden temples of the Serbian Orthodox Church. Sveti Jeremija to whom it is dedicated is the patron saint of the village and the church has original iconostasis from XVI century.

"Rodoslovlje" Serbian Genealogy Society

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