Germany Early Arts
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Germany Early Arts

CULTURE: ART. FROM THE ORIGINS TO THE SALIC PERIOD The surviving artistic products of the barbarian populations settled in the German-speaking territories (Bavarians, Alamanni, Thuringians, Franks, Saxons) are limited to goldsmithing (with zoomorphic and intertwining motifs), weapons and ceramics. No building remains from the period from the century. V to VII (they were mostly small […]

Germany Modern Music
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Germany Modern Music

CULTURE: MUSIC. FROM HÄNDEL TO BEETHOVEN The German Lied continued to have great success in the form of accompanied monody and became increasingly popular with composers such as H. Albert (1604-51) and A. Krieger (1634-66). The opera, on the other hand, did not have an autonomous development, remaining linked to Italian models, with the exception […]

Germany Early Music
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Germany Early Music

CULTURE: MUSIC. THE ORIGINS AND MEDIEVAL MUSIC According to Shoe-wiki, the development of a German musical tradition came relatively late compared to France, Italy and Great Britain. There is very little information on music in Germanic countries in the first millennium, while there are more precise traces of the participation of German convents and their […]

Historical old city
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Attractions in Bremen

Many of Bremen’s most important sights are located in Altstad. Here you can reach most people on foot in car-free streets. The culture in the city is partly characterized by the fact that Bremen belonged to the Hanseatic League, and the fact that the city has been (and is) a hub for trade, both in […]

State of Thuringia, Germany
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State of Thuringia, Germany

Thuringia lies in the middle of the Federal Republic of Germany. The tourism industry also likes to talk about the “green heart” of Germany. Thuringia’s capital is Erfurt, which is centrally located in the Thuringian Basin. The Thuringian Forest and the Thuringian Slate Mountains, the Lower Harz and the Rhön frame the flatter parts of […]

State Capital Stuttgart
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State Capital Stuttgart

The state capital of Baden-Württemberg is the center of the Middle Neckar economic area. It lies with the center in a basin of the Neckar and extends with its suburbs to the heights of the adjacent plateaus. Leading industrial sectors are vehicle construction, the manufacture of electrical appliances and the electronics industry. Mineral springs are […]

State Capital Schwerin Part 3
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State Capital Schwerin Part 3

From the residential city to the state capital The princely rule lasted until 1918. The Free State of Mecklenburg-Schwerin was founded and Schwerin became the capital. It also remained the capital when the State of Mecklenburg was formed in 1934. The state capital grew. At the beginning of World War II in 1939 it reached […]

State Capital Schwerin Part 2
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State Capital Schwerin Part 2

The royal seat It was not until the ducal court came to Schwerin in 1358 Mecklenburg Castle that the city’s economic and cultural influence increased. Schwerin became the seat of the duchy or the Grand Duchy (from 1815) Mecklenburg-Schwerin, royal seat . The medieval castle was expanded into a palace in the 16th and 17th […]

State Capital Schwerin Part 1
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State Capital Schwerin Part 1

Schwerin is the capital of the state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and is located in the west of the state on Lake Schwerin. A quarter of the urban area is formed by lakes. The city was first mentioned in 1018 and received city rights in 1160. The city grew only slowly during the Middle Ages, the […]

Industrial Area of ​​the Ruhr Area
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Industrial Area of ​​the Ruhr Area

The Ruhr area is the region to the right of the Rhine, which stretches in the west between the Ruhr and Lippe rivers and in the east over Dortmund to Hamm. The Ruhr area is located in the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia. Together with the industrial centers on the Lower Rhine and the Wupper, […]