Category: Europe

Geography of Belarus

Geography of Belarus

Belarus is located between 23° and 33° east longitude and 51° and 56° north latitude. Has no access to the sea. In the north and east it borders on the Russian Federation, in the...

Cafes in Istanbul, Turkey

Bars and Cafes in Istanbul, Turkey

BARS OF ISTANBUL. The bars and cafes of Istanbul have no significant differences. Many such establishments offer coffee and food to visitors during the daytime, and the evening hours turn into drinking establishments. At...

Capri, Italy

Capri, Italy

Surrounded by the aquamarine waters of the Gulf of Naples, this small island is often referred to as Italy’s paradise. And no wonder – Capri really resembles a marvelous tropical paradise: picturesque coasts with...

Switzerland Livestock

Switzerland Livestock and Forestry

Livestock breeding and dairy industry. – According to the 1866 census, Switzerland’s livestock herd consisted of: 100,324 horses, 5475 mules and donkeys, 993,290 cattle, 304,428 pigs, 447,000 sheep, 375,480 goats. In 1931 there were...

Greece Architecture 8

Greece Architecture Part 8

The walls with their towers constitute the valid support of the cities; but, at times, more complicated defense systems are observed grafted into these walls. The most grandiose and most complex fortification is undoubtedly...

Greece Architecture 7

Greece Architecture Part 7

Of the Doric order, but with Ionic elements inserted, the Athenian Propylaea consist of a central body with a vestibule, towards the acropolis level, with Doric columns, surmounted by a triglyph and a pediment,...

Greece Architecture 6

Greece Architecture Part 6

According to thenailmythology, public buildings for meetings have come down to us. In the buleuterio of Olympia we have one of the first examples of such buildings. There first, in the century. Street. C.,...

Greece Architecture 5

Greece Architecture Part 5

While in the archaic sacred buildings extensive use was made of local rough stones (poros for Attica) and terracotta coatings, little by little during the century. VI, except in Magna Graecia and Sicily, marble...

Greece Architecture 4

Greece Architecture Part 4

The Ionic order prevails: Ionic is the temple of Athena Poliade in Priene, perittero, hexastyle, with 11 columns on the long sides; there is the absence of the zoofóros. The Artemisium of Ephesus and...

Greece Architecture 3

Greece Architecture Part 3

Purity of lines is also in the so-called Theseĩon in Athens, perhaps the temple of Hephaestus: add, for the century. It goes. C., the Poseidónion of Capo Sounio, the temple of Nemesis in Ramnunte,...

Greece Architecture 2

Greece Architecture Part 2

According to sourcemakeup, the first building, in which we observe the various constituent parts of the Doric style, is the Heraĩon or temple of Hera in Olympia. It was a temple that rested on...

Greece Architecture 1

Greece Architecture Part 1

While in Cretan-Mycenaean art architecture is essentially civil and military, in Greek art after 1000 it is essentially religious. That is, the temple originates and develops, both of the Doric order and of the...

Greece in the 1990's

Greece in the 1990’s

With the abolition of the monarchy and the establishment of a presidential republic, after the favorable outcome (69.2% of voters) of the popular referendum of 8 December 1974, a new Constitution, which sanctioned the...

Greece Literature

Greece Literature

Xenophanes, Parmenides, Empedocles. – According to plus-size-tips, the affinity with previous poetic manifestations was so close that some of these philosophers preferred to continue expressing their theories in verse, mostly in the heroic hexameter. This happened...

Russia Private Law

Russia Private Law

As regards private law, as well as public law, it is first of all necessary to point out the lack of unity and uniformity of sources. The variety of rules, often opposing, winds in...

Greece Literature - Penthouse (500-320 A. C.)

Greece Literature – Penthouse (500-320 A. C.)

Between the two groups of colonies, Eastern and Western, which developed their culture the earliest, there was still the Hellenic continent, destined to collect and continue the legacy of both. A process of slow...

German Democratic Republic Population

German Democratic Republic Population and Economy

Its capital is the Soviet sector of Berlin (Berlin-Pankow). It corresponds to the following traditional Länder: Brandenburg, Mecklenburg, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, Thuringia. These Länder, however, were abolished and in their place the following 14 districts...

V&A Dundee

Attractions in Scotland

The Trossachs A picturesque journey through time through Scotland! It should be a must for every Scotland tourist to have visited the country’s first national park. The so-called Trossachs is a picturesque wooded valley...

Bourtange, Netherlands

Netherlands Landmarks

North Sea Jazz Festival The North Sea Jazz Festival is one of the largest and most important jazz festivals in the world. The festival takes place annually on the second weekend in July in...

Montenegro Geography

Montenegro Geography

Geographic location Montenegro is located in the south-east of Europe between the Adriatic Sea and Serbia. The country has a total of 625 km of border. Its neighboring countries are: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Serbia. Relief The relief of Montenegro is...

Cyprus Geography

Cyprus Geography

The wooded areas of Cyprus cool off in hot temperatures in summer. Cyprus is one of the islands in the Mediterranean that are most heavily forested. Even in ancient times, people appreciated the fertile...

France Arts

France Arts

CULTURE: ART. THE RENAISSANCE AND THE CENTURY OF LOUIS XIV As far as architecture is concerned, the Renaissance language, albeit in the Lombard version, was accepted in France only with the Valois campaigns of...

Sweden's Contemporary History 4

Sweden’s Contemporary History Part IV

System change and financial crisis Parliamentary elections September 17, 2006 brought the four bourgeois parties – the Alliance – to power. The leader of the right-wing Moderate Assembly Party, Fredrik Reinfeldt, thus formed a...

Sweden's Contemporary History 3

Sweden’s Contemporary History Part III

Two cases that shook Swedish society in the early 2000s, and which sparked widespread debate, were the killing of Fadime Sahindal and the Knutby killings. Fadime was shot by his father in the presence...

Sweden's Contemporary History 2

Sweden’s Contemporary History Part II

The turnaround came seriously in 1996, when Sweden entered its longest continuous period of economic growth and real wage increases since the 1960s, well above the EU average. Unemployment fell significantly, but did not...

Sweden's Contemporary History 1

Sweden’s Contemporary History Part I

1980 In a 1980 referendum, there was a 58.1% majority for the operation of up to 12 nuclear reactors over a 25-year period. The Government Fälldin was seated. But in 1981, the Moderates withdrew...

John William Strutt

British Nobel Prize Winner in Physics

List of U.K. Nobel Laureate in Physics Award winner Award Reason for the award David James Thouless (born 1934) 2016 Together with the two British Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz for their theoretical research...

Day trip to Salzburg

Day Trips from Vienna

Sometimes you don’t have to travel far to switch off a little and bring some variety into everyday life. If you don’t have the time or the necessary change for a longer vacation, just...

Gran Canaria Attractions 3

Weather in Gran Canaria

What is the climate like in Gran Canaria? On Gran Canaria  there is a subtropical climate , which is affected by the northeast trade winds. The annual average temperature is between 19 and 23 degrees Celsius. Due to the different...

SIGTUNA

Sigtuna Travel Guide

The idyllic Sigtuna is steeped in history. Sigtuna is a historical cultural site near the Swedish capital, Stockholm. Founded in the 9th century on the shores of Lake Mälaren, Sigtuna is one of Sweden’s oldest...