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RADONJIĆ (Djakovica): ruins of Radonja’s tower and the church of St. Paraskeve noted down by 19th century writers of travel accounts (according to tradition, the present day village mosque was erected with their stone remains). RADOŠEVAC (Priština): at the beginning of the 20th c., the ruins of an old church still existed.
RADULOVAC (in the Middle ages Radilovc, Klina): traces of the old graveyard existed until recent times. RAHOVICA (in the Middle ages Horavica, Uroševac): re- mains of an old church on the site called Crkvište (ruins of a church), (village priest mentioned as early as the 15th c.). RAJANOVCE (in the Middle ages Radanovce, Kriva Reka near Novo Brdo): traces of an older settlement on the site called Selište and the ruins of the church of St. George on the site called Zli Do; an old graveyard.
RAKITNICA (Podujevo): church of the Holy archangel Mi- chael (Lazar’s church), erected in the 14th–15th c., restored in the 16th c., with the remains of frescos; formerly surrounded by an old graveyard.
RAKITNICA (Srbica): according to tradition, the site called Crkva (Church) was occupied by the church of St. George and an old graveyard, called Serbian.
RAKOC (in the Middle ages Rogat’c and Rakovac, Djakovi- ca): ruins of a church and a small graveyard recorded in the 19th c.
RAKOŠ (istok): an old church formerly existed (its traces have perished); an old graveyard is situated on the hill above the village.
RANILUG (izmornik): 1. ruins of the church of the Holy Sav- ior on the site called Reljan; 2. old graveyard, near the village. RAPČA, RAPCE (Dragaš): there were two churches once in Gornja Rapča on the site called Crkvine (ruins of a church) and the church of St. Paraskeve, in the Marinac area (a mosque erected over its foundations) a charter of 1348 makes mention of the Mratinja church, south east of the village.
RASKOVO (Priština): old graveyard with interesting tomb- stones.
RASTAVICA (in the Middle ages Hrastovica, Dečane): ru- ins of a church and a graveyard were recorded in the 19th c. The church built at a more recent date was devastated by the albanians in 1941, and razed to the ground not so long ago. RAŠINCE (Uroševac): microtoponym “Crkva” (Church) points to the site formerly occupied by an old church.
Rakitnica, Holy Archangel Michael church, southwest side, 14th century
RATIŠ (in the Middle ages Ratiševci, Dečane): church of the Holy Trinity erected in 1935 on the foundations of an older church; devastated in 1941, and not long ago completely de- stroyed; formerly surrounded by a graveyard. in 1993 the church was rebuilt again.
RATKOVAC (Orahovac): a church formerly occupied the site called Crkvina (Ruins of a Church), next to the present day albanian burial-ground on the Bridje hill.
RAUŠIĆ (Peć): old graveyard (called Groblje Spasića, i.e. the Spasićs’ Graveyard) in the Upper mahala; tombstones demol- ished in 1941–1944 by albanian nationalists.
REČICA (Podujevo): remains of the church of St. Peter, be- hind the village, toward Mt. Kopaonik (village priest men- tioned in the 15th c.).
RESNIK (Klina): old church (monastery?) of the Mother of God formerly existed (village priest mentioned in the 15th c.); an old graveyard was situated next to the church.
RESNIK (Vučitrn): 1. ruins of a former church on the site called Crkveni Kladenac (Church Well); 2. old graveyard on the site called Srpsko Groblje (Serbian Graveyard). RESTELICA (Dragaš): church (monastery?) of St. Barbara stood in the old graveyard, on the site called Krstine. RETIMLJE (in the Middle ages Retivlja, Orahovac): small church of the Presentation of the Mother of God (a new mosque erected in its vicinity); an old graveyard on the hill north of the village.
REVUĆE (in the Middle ages Ravuce, Podujevo): an old church existed (village priest mentioned in a Turkish census from the 15th c.).
REZALA (in Kolašin upon the ibar): remains of an old church and graveyard (its stone and tombstones used for the con- struction of the Cooperative hall).
REZALO (Srbica): in the village in which 27 Serbian house- holds and a village priests were mentioned in the 15th c., only the toponym “Srpsko Groblje” (Serbian Graveyard) recalls today the former presence of the expelled Serbs.
REŽANCE (Kačanik): 1. church of St. George, situated in the Rogac-mahala, on the site called Crkva (Church), 2. church in the south-east part of the village.
RIBNIK (Vitina): 15th-century census makes mention of a vil- lage priest; an old cemetery exists today.
ROBOVAC (Kriva Reka near Novo Brdo): ruins of a church on the site near Golem Kamen; next to the church was the graveyard desecrated and abandoned long ago.
RODELJ (Leposavić): small church and a very old cemetery. ROGAČICA (in the Middle ages Rogačić, Kriva Reka near Novo Brdo): an older and new cemetery formerly existed (de vastated in 1985).
ROGOVO (Djakovica): elements of a Christian temple in- corporated into the so-called “oldest house” according to one opinion, the Old Mosque in the village was constructed on the site and with the material of a Serbian church.
ROMAJA (Prizren): 1. old cemetery above the village on the site called Crkva (Church); 2. “Crkveno Groblje” (“Church- yard”) where, according to albanian legend, “a Serbian church has been buried,” on the left bank of the Daštica stream; 3. archaeological site of Romaja with cultural layers from the Neolithic period until the early Middle ages.
ROMUNE (Peć): old and new graveyard.
The Christian Shrines of Kosovo and Metohija from the 13th to the 20th century

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