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Milan ivanović and Dragan jovanović
 The Annunciation,
icon from Ljubižda, angel, detail, 14th century
LJUBOŽDA (in the Middle ages Ljubošta, istok): 1. founda- tions of a church (with the fragments of frescos) and a dormi- tory, in the village; 2. remnants of a church and an old grave- yard in the present-day graveyard; 3. remnants of an old town- -fortress, on the hill called Gradina.
LJUBUŠA (in the Middle ages Streoce, Dečane): in 1854 the ruins of the church of St. elijah were seen by a. Boue in the village.
LJUMBARDA, LJUBARDA (Dečane): ruins of an old church and a modest-sized cemetery recorded in the 19th c. LJUŠTA (in the Middle ages Ljuštica, K. Mitrovica): rem- nants of a small, old church, below the hill in the village. LJUTOGLAV (Prizren): old cemetery.
LJUTOGLAVA (Peć): 1. ruins of an old church formerly stood in the graveyard; 2. remnants of an ancient town (mentioned in 1220), on the hill above the village.
MAČITEVO (Suva Reka): ruins of an old church in the cen- ter of the village, and an old graveyard.
MADJERA (K. Mitrovica): a microtoponym testifies that a church existed in the village.
MAJANCE (in the Middle ages Mojanovce, Podujevo): a church existed in the 15th c.
MAJDEVO (Leposavić): walls of an old church in the village, and the remnants of a fortified structure on the site called Kuline.
MAKOVAC (Priština): microtoponyms “Crkvene Njive” (Church Fields) and “Crkveni Do” (Church Valley) bear witness to the existence of a church before the albanians settled here. MALA SLATINA (Priština): microtoponym “Crkva” (Church) and the Serbian graveyard formerly existed in the village.
MALI DJURDJEVIK (Klina): old graveyard and the ruins of an old church.
MALI GODEN (Gnjilane): the albanians that settled in 1780 found a dilapidated Serbian church and an old well which still exists today.
MALIŠEVO (formerly Maleševo, Gnjilane): a church and an abandoned old graveyard were situated by the Vlajkovac stream.
MALO KRUŠEVO (Klina): remnants of the church of the Mother of God amolyntos and an old cemetery. MALOPOLJCE (Uroševac): 1. three localities bearing the name “Crkva” (Church) exist today in the village whose priest is mentioned in the 15th c.; 2. walls of a demolished church on the ridge called Pokvarena Crkva (Ruined Church) (Rid). MALO ROPOTOVO (Kriva Reka near Novo Brdo): old and abandoned church of St. Nicholas, on the hill outside the vil- lage.
MAMUŠA (in the Middle ages Momuša, Prizren): clock- tower (1815) in the yard of the mosque its bell was taken from a Smederevo church and brought as a booty by Mahmud- Pasha Rotul.
MANASTIRCE (Uroševac): a church (Drenkova Church) and a monastery existed in the 15th and 16th c., the ruins of the latter have survived (on the site called Vrelo). MANASTIRICA (Prizren): a church stood on the hill, north- east of the village (its traces have disappeared). MANIŠINCE (Priština): 1. traces of an old settlement and a church in the part of the village called Selište (i.e. remnants of a village); an old cemetery.
MAREVCE (in the Middle ages Maroevci, Priština): 1. ruins of a church by the Kukavička river; 2. remnants of a church by the Modri stream; 3. ruins of a church in Klokoc; 4. demol- ished church in the settlement called Nikšino Kolo (whose priest is mentioned in a note from the 16th c.; 5. remnants of ore processing facilities from the Middle ages.
MARINA (Srbica): written sources from the 15th and 16th c. testify to the former existence of a church.
MARMULE (Djakovica): ruins of a church and an old cem- etery registered in the 19th c.; the remnants of an old church and a graveyard can be discerned on the Režina hillock above the village; another old graveyard located at the entrance to the village.
MATICA (K. Mitrovica): traces of the old ruins of a church and a graveyard.
MATIČANE (Priština): 1. large 10th-century necropolis, be- longing ro the so-called Belobrdska Slavic culture; 2. old and abandoned graveyard.
MAZAP (in the Middle ages Mihozub, Podujevo): old grave- yard.
MAZGIT (Priština): 1. memorial turbeh to the Ottoman Sul- tan Murad i on the site where he was murdered by a Serbian nobleman (Miloš Obilić) during the battle of Kosovo in 1389; 2. Marble Column (destroyed) erecred by the Despot Stefan Lazarević on the site of the battle of Kosovo; the text written on the column, dedicated to the Serbian warriors, has sur- vived in copies; 3. monument to the legendary Serbian hero Miloš Obilić, destroyed by the albanian nationalists in 1941. MAZNIK (Dečane): ruins of a church and the remnants of a graveyard recorded in the 19th c.

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