Ulrich Metzner

Geschichten, die der Wald schrieb [Tales from the forests]

Of robbers, folk heroes and outlaws

Loved, feared, hunted and ruthlessly launched into kingdom come – for centuries, this was the fate of the daring, the desperate and the outlawed, who for various reasons were more...

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Ulrich Metzner

Glücksfall Schwarzwald [The Black Forest – a treasure trove]

Far more than just cherries, Clinic and cuckoo clocks

A step closer to heaven... Bordered by the Rhine to the south, up to Karlsruhe in the west, the Black Forest rises to a height of almost 1,500 metres. Nowhere else, it is more...

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Jürg Stenzl, Lars Laubhold

Herbert von Karajan [Herbert von Karajan]

The conductor in the light of a history of music interpretation

Almost every new publication on the conductor Herbert von Karajan sparks fierce discussion. As with his older colleagues Arturo Toscanini and Wilhelm Furtwängler, however, these more...

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Clemens M. Hutter

Iuvavum [Iuvavum]

Everyday life in Roman Salzburg

Man, marble, mosaics??In the Roman province of Noricum, the administrative district of Iuvavum stood out by virtue of its many country estates and mosaic floors. The district more...

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Andreas Kreul

Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach 1656–1723 [Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach 1656–1723]

Staging of relation

Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach, one of the most important architects in the baroque era, was born in Graz. The 350th anniversary of his birth was celebrated in 2006. For the more...

Categories: Architecture  | History 

Heinz Dopsch

Kleine Geschichte Salzburgs [A short history of Salzburg]

Town and Province

Salzburg has always been a land of great geopolitical significance, lying as it does at the heart of Europe. Heinz Dopsch's full account of its rich history addresses topical more...

Categories: History  | Austria