All posts filed under: Cultural History

The cultural history (or. Kulturhistorik) deals with the exploration and presentation of the intellectual and cultural life in periods and landscapes


The Roman Cologne

Köln zur Römerzeit mit einem Plan der römischen Stadt, in which the most notable findings are drawn. (Festival program on behalf of the Association of antiquity friends in the Rhineland) Content: Caesar's battles with the Germans on the Rhine, 58 to 51 BC. Agrippa`s Ubierstadt, 38 in. Chr. to 50 n. Chr. Römisch-germanische Kriege seit Kaiser Augustus Colonia Claudia Augusta […]


The construction- and monuments of Thuringia

The construction- und Kunstdenkmäler Thüringens Prof. Dr. P. Lehfeldt: Construction- and monuments of Thuringia: Bd. IV. Duchy of Saxe-Meiningen: District Saalfeld (District Court Districts Saalfeld, Kranichfeld, Camburg, Grafenthal and Possneck) Jena, Gustav Fischer Verlag, 1892 Prof.. Dr. P. Lehfeldt: Construction- and monuments of Thuringia: Bd. III. Duchy of Saxe-Meiningen: Circle Sonnenberg (District Court Districts Sonnenberg, Steinach and Schalka) Jena, Gustav Fischer Verlag, 1899Like […]


Story of the Peace of Westphalia to the accession of Frederick the Great

It was the 24. October 1648, was announced as in the old Episcopal city of Munster, after thirty years of war in time of peace two large solemnly signed certificates. Peace of Westphalia as the entirety between the 15. May and 24. October 1648 called closed in Münster and Osnabrück peace treaties, die den Dreißigjährigen Krieg in Deutschland und […]


Maria Sibylla Merian: New flower book 1675-1680

In the opening credits of the 1. Band is written as an introduction… The “Glorwürdigste Emperor Maximilian” once saw put on the journey an old peasant tribes; he had come to him and asked what he fruit plant since? The farmer answered he set date trees. The Emperor laughed and said,: “Egg Bauerlein, carry only the dates in […]


Wilhelm Gottlieb Soldan: History of the witch trials

Wilhelm Soldan (1803-1869) came from a family of scholars Hessian school teacher was at the ducal . Gymnasium in Gießen , where he worked until shortly before his death . Besides his official duties, he devoted himself with great zeal and success historical studies , whose results were published in a number of those more excellent works . Best known is his "history of witch processes", […]


Eduard Fuchs: Illustrated social history from the Middle Ages to the present

Eduard Fuchs was regarded as an extremely more profound scholar – his thinking purely scientific, But he made no secret science knowledge and understanding. Who promotes new areas of scientific research and explore new ways, one of a series of designers. Among them will Eduard Fuch a very high rank. Er hat als erster in […]

Royal Saxon Gendarmerie Journal of 1860 to 1900

Every six months, published in the Official Journal of the exact notices of offenses, Subpoenas, Wanted posters, or tenders. What: SLUB Dresden    Like this:Like Loading

The Golden Book of the City of Slupsk (Pomerania)

The city of Slupsk 600 Anniversary of the dedicated officers of the Hussar Regiment of Prince Blucher Wahlstatt (Download) Hier trugen sich die Ehrengäste der Stadt einLike this:Like Loading

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

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. Besonders im Jugendstil erwachte das Exlibris zu neuer […]

Collection: History sheets of the German Huguenot Society

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 setzte sich auch […]


The castles and mountain castles in Germany

Band 1 Band 2 Band 3 Band 4 Band 5 Band 6 Band 7 Band 8   Quellen: Gottschalck, Kaspar Friedrich: Die Ritterburgen und Bergschlösser Deutschlands, Band 1-7, Hall: Hemmerde & Schwetschke, 1815-1831Like this:Like Loading


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

Every science, each technical division is always anxious, to gain clarity about the objectives of their activities. One such area of ​​technical, künstlerischer und volkswirtschaftlicher Tätigkeit ist der Städtebau.Like this:Like Loading


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

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, bis Johann Gutenberg durch die Erfindung der Druckschrift das geristige Leben des Mittelalters zu ungeahnten […]


Silesian castles Bd. 1-3

The author describes the situation, Größe und Umgebung der Schlösser und Rittergüter und führt uns durch die Geschichte der alten und ehrwürdigen Gemäuer mit all seinen Besitzern.Like this:Like Loading


Medieval artists and foremen of Lower Saxony and Westphalia

In dem vorliegenden Werk werden die Künstler und Werkmeister aufgeführt, the performance of the architecture, Artistry, Casting art and painting were. The period extends from the IX. Century to the end of the XVI. Jahrhunderts.Like this:Like Loading


The monuments of the Kingdom of Bavaria

The monuments of Lower Bavaria, Lower Bavaria, Issue 1, , von Anton Eckardt, 1912 Die Kunstdenkmäler von Niederbayern, Heft 2, Bezirksamt Landshut,  von Anton Eckardt, 1914, Anton Eckardt, 1912 The monuments of Lower Bavaria, Issue 2, Bezirksamt Landshut, Anton Eckardt, 1914Like this:Like Loading


The Book of the Dead of the Premonstratensian monastery near Gdansk Zuckau

The manuscript in which the Book of the Dead is printed here will, dates from the end of the 16. and early 17. Century and has been kept in the parsonage of Zuckau. It contains 197 Blätter und das Papier zeigt auf den leeren Seiten als Wasserzeichen das Danziger Wappen.Like this:Like Loading


The dollhouse of Princess Augusta Dorothea of ​​Schwarzburg-Arnstadt

Married Auguste Dorothea of ​​Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel on 7. August 1684 Wolfenbüttel Count Anton Günther II. by Black-Sondershausen. This was 1697 Imperial Prince and lived in Arnstadt. Like this:Like Loading


Art- and historical monuments of the Grand Duchy of Mecklenburg

Band 1: District court districts of Rostock, Ribnitz, Brawn-Marlow, Ticino, Laage, Gnoien, Dargun, Neukalen band 2: District Court Districts Wismar, Grevesmühlen, Rehna, Gadebusch und SchwerinLike this:Like Loading


Fantasy and character art of the Middle Ages

The people's belief in the importance and power of the word alive. It knows what it means, if someone finds the right words. It knows, that the real word can leak into the ear, it casts a spell and to exercise a decisive influence on him can. It knows the other way around, that a human, der das rechte […]