Any decent effort to depict medieval history characters and events needs lot of time and preparation, and above all capacity to feel the inner world of medieval men and women. This series is a brutal example of presentism or artificielly understood medival times in terms of modern day people. The outcome is a disgraceful grotesque shown, for example, in case when Stefan and Hungarian king decided it was a time to play drums and violin instead local musicians. However, the biggest problem is that this series deals with the probably most important persons in history of the Serbian people. Their actions created the corner stones of national identity. The way how Saint Sava is depicted in the TV series is really shameless. The authors should have read at least the smallest part of the biography of Saint Sava written by Domentijan as his contemporary. Unfortunatelly, the Saint Sava who was such a powerful figure not only during his life and after his death, but even after his holy remains were burned at the stake at the end of 16th century by the Ottomans, looks so unconvincing in this TV series. There is no trace of notable wonders done by Saint Sava, but on the other hand we have a "wonder" when Serbian army drove away the invaders in front of besieged city using pots and spoons. It would be far more appropriate and realistic if the meteor fell on the enemy army.
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