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slavs in macedonia who converted to islam during the rule of the ottoman empire. note that not all slavic muslims in macedonia are torbesh.
its debated by historians if the torbesh are originally croats or serbs or macedonians or bulgarians .
some historians claim torbesh the same as gorani from southern kosovo. some say they are pomak
torbesh are a result of 500 years of ottoman rule
by wize wun December 20, 2005