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OBILIĆ (formerly Globoderica, Priština): old graveyard and a more recent church building in the graveyard.
OBJEDNIK (Dragaš): the site in the župa of Gora where the remnants of a church and a graveyard are located. OBRANČA, OBRANDŽA (Podujevo): locality “Kod Crkve” (By the Church), in the hamlet of Đurići.
OBRINJE (Glogovac): a church existed in the 15th c. according to tradition, it occupied the site of the present-day mosque. ODANOVCE (Kriva Reka near Novo Brdo): a church for- merly situated next to the present-day Serbian graveyard. ODEVCE (Kriva Reka near Novo Brdo): 1. ruins of the church of St. Paraskeve in the present-day cemetery; 2. old graveyard on the site called Dublje.
OGOŠTE (in the Middle ages Holgošta, Kriva Reka near No- vo Brdo): in the 14th century, mention is made of the church of the Mother of God (located in the old cemetery in the hamlet of Bobovnik).
OKLANCE (in Kolašin upon the ibar): 1. remnants of an old church and a century-old graveyard in the hamlet of Tmjane; 2. remnants of the foundations of a church in the hamlet of Crkvine (ruins of a church), on the site called Orah. OKRASTICA (Vučitrn): a church formerly existed; its priest was mentioned in a census from the 15th c.
OPRAŠKE, OPRAŠKA (istok): remnants of the church of St. jeremiah (whose priest was mentioned in the 15th c.) and an old graveyard.
OPTERUŠA (Orahovac): 1. ruins of the church of St. George from the 16th–17th c. with the remnants of frescos, on the hill in the old graveyard; 2. church erected in 1925 over the remnants of the church of the Holy Savior, south of the village; 3. church of St. Nicholas, restored in 1934, upon old foundations. ORAHOVAC: 1. church of the Dormition of the Holy Moth- er of God, reconstructed on its old foundations in 1859; 2. dor- mitory of the Monastery of the Patriarchate of Peć, erected in 1848 in the spirit of traditional architecture; 3. clock-tower erected in 1815 by Mahmud-Pasha Rotulović and furnished
Novo Brdo, Monastery of Saint Nicholas, 16th century
with a bell from the plundered churches in Smederevo; 4. un- til recentidy, the remnants of a church stood on the site called Dubljane.
ORAHOVO, ORAOVO (in the Middle ages Orjahovo, K. Mitrovica): locality called “Srpsko Groblje” (Serbian Grave- yard).
ORAOVICA (Kriva Reka near Novo Brdo): old graveyard. ORĆUŠA (in the Middle ages Orcusa, Dragaš): ruins of an old church formerly existed.
ORLANE (in the Middle ages Orlani, Podujevo): according to a testimony from the 16th c., the so-called izborna church was located in the vicinity of the village. Nowadays in the vil- lage (not far from the Brvenik fortress) there are the ruins of a church. The remnants of another church (of St. Constantine and Helena?) stand on the hilltop where the present-day cem- etery is situated; further to the east, an older Serbian necropo- lis has survived.
ORLATE formerly Orlat (Glogovac): Orlate monastery near the village, demolished in 1885 so that the village mosque would be constructed with its stone.
ORLOVIĆ (Priština): on the Gazimestan hill (near the vil- lage) there are: 1. monument to the Serbian warriors fallen in the battle of Kosovo in 1389, erected in 1953 on the site of the former demolished in 1941; 2. turbeh with tombs of the Otto- man warriors fallen in 1389.
ORNO BRDO, RUDNO BRDO (istok): the site of an old graveyard is known.
OSEK HILJA (formerly Osak or Usak, Djakovica): remnants of a medieval church, outside the village, by the jagoila river, where the old graveyard was also situated in the 19th c. OSOJANE (istok): 1. “ivanja Crkva” (the church of St. john), mentioned in sources from 1314 and 1485 appears to have been situated on the hill in the Serbian garveyard; 2. Nikoljača church (of St. Nicholas) in the meadow on the hill; 3. ruins of a former church, beneath the site called Zvečan.
OSTRAĆE (Leposavić): 1. ruins of the old Borjanica church, in the hamlet of Zigolj; 2. medieval graveyard on the Kula hill in Zigolj; 3. remnants of medieval structures—of a town, ac- cording to tradition, and the ruins of the graveyard church on the site called Velika Livada; 4. old graveyard on the site called Tuturica; 5. remnants of a Turkish watch tower from the 19th c., on the site called Merkez.
OSTROZUB (Mališevo): a written source from the 15th c. in- dicates that a church or a monastery may have existed here. OŠLJANE (Vučitrn): old cemetery situated on the site called Bojlija; in the 15th c., the village must have had a church (a census from that time makes mention of a village priest). OVČAREVO (Srbica): 19th century writers of travel accounts saw the ruins of three churches in the village, of which one certainly was the church of St. Nicholas, mentioned in a no- tice from 1562.
PACAJ (Djakovica): a church erected after 1918 formerly ex- isted. in 1941, the albanians demolished it together with the entire village.
PADALIŠTE (Srbica): 1. foundations of an old church on the hill in the lower part of the village (50 years ago the church still had vaults), an old graveyard was next to it; 2. remnants of a small church, in the southern part of the village, on the site called Vakuf.
The Christian Shrines of Kosovo and Metohija from the 13th to the 20th century

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