Cosmas of Prague, The Chronicle of the Czechs – Cosmae Pragensis Chronica Bohemorum
feb08

Cosmas of Prague, The Chronicle of the Czechs – Cosmae Pragensis Chronica Bohemorum

János M. Bak and Pavlína Rychterová The Latin-English bilingual volume presents the text of The Chronicle of the Czechs by Cosmas of Prague. Cosmas was born around 1045, educated in Liège, upon his return to Bohemia, he got married as well as became a priest. In 1086 he was appointed prebendary, a senior member of clergy in Prague. He completed the first book of the Chronicle in 1119, starting with the creation of the world and the...

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Alternatives to Democracy in Twentieth-Century Europe
feb08

Alternatives to Democracy in Twentieth-Century Europe

Sabrina Ramet Alternatives to Democracy in Twentieth-Century Europe: Collectivist Visions of Modernity, examines the historical examples of Soviet Communism, Italian Fascism, German Nazism, and Spanish Anarchism, suggesting that, in spite of their differences, they had some key features in common, in particular their shared hostility to individualism, representative government, laissez faire capitalism, and the decadence they...

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VII Convegno internazionale 7th International Congress
feb08

VII Convegno internazionale 7th International Congress

VII Convegno internazionale 7th International Congress Venezia e il suo Stato da mar / Venice and its Stato da mar Venezia / Venice, Ateneo Veneto, San Fantin 1897 Archivio di Stato, San Polo 3002 Sala del vestibolo della Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana, piazzetta San Marco 13/a Giovedì-sabato 14-16 febbraio 2019 / Thursday-Saturday 14-16 February 2019 Attività e produzioni culturali e artistiche nello Stato da mar / Activities and...

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Italian Peninsula and Central-Eastern Europe between Middle Ages and Early Modern Era. Economy, Society, Culture
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Italian Peninsula and Central-Eastern Europe between Middle Ages and Early Modern Era. Economy, Society, Culture

Sapienza Università di Roma Aula degli Organi Collegiali Palazzo del Rettorato 21-22 marzo 2019 21 marzo – 9.30-13.00 Saluti istituzionali I Sessione: Penisola italiana ed Europa centro-orientale: quale frontiera? (pres. Rita Tolomeo) Andrea Fara, Penisola italiana ed Europa centro-orientale tra Medioevo e prima Età moderna. Economia, Società, Cultura – Le ragioni di un Convegno Stephan Karl Sander-Faes, Movable Types...

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CfP: The Legacy of the First World War in Central Europe
feb08

CfP: The Legacy of the First World War in Central Europe

Deadline 31 marzo 2019 The Legacy of the First World War in Central Europe (1918-1939) Numerous publications, written from different perspectives and different academic disciplines, appeared during the centenary years of 2014 to 2018, consolidating the image of the First World War as one of the most significant turning points of the twentieth century. European societies were unsettled by the war events, the hitherto unprecedented...

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