Battle of Savra


Battle of Savra

Infobox Military Conflict


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partof=the Ottoman wars in Europe
date=1385
place=Saurian field, Berat
result=Decisive Ottoman victory
combatant1=Ottoman Empire
combatant2=Serbian Empire
commander1=Hayreddin Pasha
commander2=Balša II Balšić
Ivaniš Mrnjavčević †
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casualties1=
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The Battle of the Saurian Field (Savra field, Berat, modern-day southern Albania) was fought on 18 September 1385 between Ottoman and Serbian forces. The Ottomans were victorious and most of the local Serbian and Albanian lords became vassals. [Sedlar, Jean W. "East Central Europe in the Middle Ages, 1000-1500," University of Washington Press, p. 385]

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