Tag Archive: history

Silent Night – A Song with a Strong Message

Tichá noc Stille Nacht Kapelle

It is a special song. It has been translated into 300 languages and dialects but always begins with the same words: “Silent Night Holy Night”. Indeed, when people start singing it after the Midnight Mass, I have a feeling that… (READ MORE)

21st of March – See You in Persepolis!

v Perzepolise

It is the 21st of March, let’s say: year 499 BC. In Persepolis, preparations for the New Year celebrations (Nowruz) are culminating. Delegations which arrived to greet their king Darius I. and brought him precious gifts from their home lands… (READ MORE)

Austrian President Welcomes Official Visits in a Bedroom!

Rakúsky prezident Hofburg

Not only America, but also Austria has got a new president. The inauguration was held yesterday, on January 26. The Federal President Alexander Van der Bellen will hold his office – like his predecessors – in the former imperial palace… (READ MORE)

Saint Catherine’s Monastery
Interview with the Librarian Father Justin

Kláštor sv. Kataríny na Sinaji

I am sure that everybody has a special relation to some places no matter how many times he/her visited it. For me, Sinai is one of them. The Sinai peninsula is one of the most interesting but also strategic places… (READ MORE)

Salzburg 1816 – 2016

Salzburg 1816 – 2016

Have you ever thought about what stories you could hear if museum displays could talk? Some of them have witnessed very interesting events. For example this ornamental suit of armour consisting of around 40 pieces. It was made in Milan… (READ MORE)

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