The Shapes of Bosnian Souls
Here lies Linil, the eldest son of Abbot Hotonja
Where are you headed?
Which path will you take? Leading to whom?
Look back. Do you think with your feet
rather than your mind?
This stone was cut for the eldest son by
the youngest brother Borjen and inscribed by
the scribe Sanko.
In Vrhbosna, in 1402 when more people died than were born and Stjepan Ostoja, the bastard son of Tvrtko, was proclaimed the king by the people and he ruled over Bosnia.
Translated by Una and Ulvija Tanović
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