German-speaking Swiss Literature

German-speaking Swiss Literature

Swiss literature, literature on Switzerland in the four national languages. The overarching attempt to constitute the collective identity of a literature with a national attribute is particularly problematic for Swiss literature. For linguistic and territorial reasons, it exists in quadruple distribution with various extra-national relationships that are already manifest in the languages ​​spoken both in […]

Swiss Theaters

Swiss Theaters

Swiss Theater, the theater encompassing the four language regions (German, French, Italian, Romansh) of Switzerland; mostly in the tension between regional identity and the cultures of neighboring countries with the same languages. The theater traditions of German- and French-speaking Switzerland go back to the Middle Ages. The performances of spiritual games in the Rhaeto-Romanic region […]

Swiss Literature - From the late Middle Ages to the 17th Century

Swiss Literature – From the late Middle Ages to the 17th Century

The most interesting work of late medieval literature from the Alemannic-speaking area is the satirical epic “The Ring” by H. Wittenwiler. The extensive, multi-layered poetry handed down in just one manuscript (around 1410), which is conceived as a “negative didax” (teaching) with many allegorical elements and grotesque exaggerations, remained without imitators. The narrative prose literature […]

Armenia History

Armenia History

Armenia, officially Armenian Hayastani Hanrapetut’yun, German Republic of Armenia, landlocked country in southern Transcaucasia with (2018) 3 million residents; The capital is Yerevan. The Ararat plain and the area around Lake Sevan were built between 1100 and 880 BC. Conquered by the Urartians. Under Sarduri II (765 to around 733 BC) the kingdom of Urartu […]

Spain Theater

Spain Theater

After the fall of the Roman Empire, during which also in Spain, as in the other provinces, numerous circuses and theaters were in operation, the Church for many centuries prevented any form of representation and only rites and festivals of pagan origin survived. religious authorities sometimes tried to forbid and sometimes to incorporate into their […]

Travel to Latvia

Travel to Latvia

Latvia is the second largest country in the Baltics. Here you will encounter huge forests, elongated beaches and lush landscapes that are invaded by a large number of storks in the summer. Here are castle ruins with a medieval atmosphere and cities that show both greatness and poor decay. In Latvia, you will experience an […]

Study in Regents University London 11

Study in Regents University London (11)

Host university The Regent’s University consists of various schools: the European Business School London, Regent’s American College London, Regent’s Business School London, Regent’s Institute of Languages & Culture, Regent’s School of Psychotherapy & Psychology, Regent’s School of Drama, Film & Media and Regent’s School of Fashion & Design as well as the European Business School. […]

How to Get to Denmark

How to Get to Denmark

Airplane: the largest airline in Denmark – as well as Sweden and Norway – is Scandinavien Airlines (SAS). In total, more than 60 flyAirlinesto Copenhagen Airport. All have theirs regional offices in Copenhagen, mostly near the central station. In addition to Scandinavian Airlines, the following European airlines offer flights to and from Copenhagen: Alitalia (AZ),British […]

Croatia Country and People

Croatia Geography

PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY The territory, morphologically very varied, includes to the E, between the Drava and the Sava, the extreme edge of the Pannonian lowland (Slavonia, Podravina and Posavina). Slavonia is mainly flat, although in its western part it has a series of modest marly hills (Pozeska, Gora) which reach a maximum of 984 m (Psuni). […]