Cultural History

Bookplate: Books about the ex-libris online and digitized as

Exlibris

Was revived by the ex-libris 1880 you. a. by the founder of modern etchings Max Klinger. The bookplate experienced at this time a big boost, which showed itself in an enormous variety of topics and in the formation of collector circles. 1891 was the German ex-libris Club (today: German ex-libris Society) founded. Especially in the Art Nouveau bookplates awoke to new heights.



Collection: History sheets of the German Huguenot Society

Olbreuze

The word Huguenot is a term of disputed origin of language. In France, it is effective for 1551 detectable, He was considered a dirty word, before the Protestants themselves so called. In Prussia was the first word is not used, here were referred to the refugees as Réfugiés, their settlement area as a French colony. It was not until 1900 continued in the German states, the use of the term by Huguenot.



The castles and mountain castles in Germany

Ritterburgen

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The Urban: The artistic design of the cities of 1904 to 1923

stadtbau

Every science, each technical division is always anxious, to gain clarity about the objectives of their activities. One such area of ​​technical, artistic and economic activity of urban.



Scripture Atlas: a collection of the most important writing- and documents from ancient and modern

Byzantinische-Initialen-1

The font – the mediator of thought and word – is also the most important carrier of culture and science. It is the spiritual bond, which brought in the most ancient times the great minds of their people in relation, to Johann Gutenberg, the invention of the printing font geristige the life of the Middle Ages lifted to new heights.