Holy Roman Empire
The Holy Roman Empire (Latin: Sacrum Romanum Imperium, German: Heiliges Römisches Reich) was a multi-ethnic complex of territories in central Europe that developed during the Early Middle ...
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Germany Confiscating Homes to Use for Migrants
In an unprecedented move, Hamburg authorities confiscated six residential units in the Hamm district near the city center. A trustee appointed by the city is now renovating the properties and will ren...
Erdogan lashes out at Netherlands for barring minister
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused the Dutch government of being "Nazi remnants" after the Netherlands barred the Turkish foreign minister f...
Turkey's Erdogan warns Dutch will pay price for dispute
The Turkish president says he will teach the Dutch about diplomacy after his ministers are barred.
Students living in nursing homes - a solution to our ageing populations?
From Dutch students living in nursing homes, to projects at the University of Exeter, students can have a lot to offer the elderly.
Charlemagne: One Of The Most Important Figures Of Early Medieval Europe
Charlemagne (known also as Charles the Great, as well as Charles I) was a King of the Franks, the first ruler of the Holy Roman Empire (though the term ‘Holy Roman Empire’ would only be
10 Myths about the Nazis
10 Myths about the Nazis We've all heard the conspiracies about the evil nazi party, so we thought it was time to separate the fact from the fiction. Did Hitler really hide a stash of gold? And just w...
On October 24th 1648, The Treaty Of Westphalia Was Signed, Marking The End Of The Thirty Years War.
The Westphalia area of north-western Germany gave its name to the treaty that ended the Thirty Years War, one of the most destructive conflicts in the history of Europe. The war or series of connected...
Giethoorn-Venice of Holland
The village Giethoorn is special in the Netherlands because of it's caracteristic wooden arch bridges and canals, in the center is not a road but a canal where you have to travel by boat. That is why ...
Serenading the cattle with my trombone (Lorde - Royals)
Klingenberg Farm -serenading the cows 😃
Protestant Reformation
The Protestant Reformation - Part 1.
German Renaissance
www.romereports.com These pictures belong to an artist that largely personifies the Renaissance and yet is relatively unknown. Lucas Cranach was born in Germ...
Thirty Years' War
Tribute to fallen hereos.
Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor
Jesus Tot from the Oratorio Die Erlösung des menschlichen Geschlechts (Vienna 1679) by Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I (1640-1705). ShoShoni Arthur (soprano...
Silesia
Tourist advert of the Silesian Voivodship (also Silesia Province, Wojewodztwo Slaskie) located in Southern Poland. Silesian Voivodship is not only an indus...
Carolingian Empire
Charlemagne - The Rise of the Franks Music : Basil Poledouris Anvil of Crom and Atlantean Sword
Kingdom of Germany
The Kingdom of Germany or German Kingdom (Latin: Regnum Teutonicum, "Teutonic Kingdom") developed out of the eastern half of the former Carolingian Empire. Like Anglo-Saxon England and medieval Fr...
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Ottonian dynasty
The Ottonian dynasty was a dynasty of German Kings (919–1024), named after its first Emperor but also known as the Saxon dynasty after the family's origin. The family itself is also sometimes known as...
Ottonian dynasty - Wikipedia
Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor
Otto I (23 November 912 – 7 May 973), also known as Otto the Great, was German king from 936 and emperor of the Holy Roman Empire from 962 until his death in 973. The oldest son of Henry I the Fowler ...
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Ottonian Renaissance
The Ottonian Renaissance was a limited "renaissance" of Byzantine and Late Antique art in Central and Southern Europe that accompanied the reigns of the first three Holy Roman Emperors of the Ottonian...
Ottonian Renaissance - Wikipedia
Investiture Controversy
The Investiture Controversy or Investiture Contest was the most significant conflict between Church and state in medieval Europe. In the 11th and 12th centuries, a series of popes challenged the aut...
House of Hohenstaufen
The House of Hohenstaufen, also known as the Swabian dynasty or the Staufer, was a dynasty of German monarchs in the High Middle Ages, reigning from 1138 to 1254. Three members of the dynasty were cr...
House of Hohenstaufen - Wikipedia
German Renaissance
The German Renaissance, part of the Northern Renaissance, was a cultural and artistic movement that spread among German thinkers in the 15th and 16th centuries, which originated from the Italian Renai...
German Renaissance - Wikipedia
House of Habsburg
The House of Habsburg (/ˈhæbs.bɜrɡ/; [ˈhaːps.bʊʁk]), also spelled Hapsburg, was one of the most important royal houses of Europe. The throne of the Holy Roman Empire was continuously occupied by the H...
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Protestant Reformation
The Protestant Reformation, often referred to simply as the Reformation, was the schism within Western Christianity initiated by Martin Luther, John Calvin, Huldrych Zwingli and other early Protestant...
Protestant Reformation - Wikipedia
Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor
Charles V (24 February 1500 – 21 September 1558) was ruler of the Holy Roman Empire from 1519 and, as Charles I, of the Spanish Empire from 1516 until his voluntary abdication in favor of his you...
Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor - Wikipedia
Thirty Years' War
The Thirty Years' War was a series of wars in Central Europe between 1618 and 1648. It was one of the most destructive conflicts in European history, and one of the longest.Initially a war between Pro...
Thirty Years' War - Wikipedia
Peace of Westphalia
The Peace of Westphalia was a series of peace treaties signed between May and October 1648 in Osnabrück and Münster. These treaties ended the Thirty Years' War (1618–1648) in the Holy Roman Empire, an...
Peace of Westphalia - Wikipedia
Kingdom of Prussia
The Kingdom of Prussia (German: Königreich Preußen) was a kingdom that constituted the state of Prussia between 1701 and 1918 and included parts of present-day Germany, Poland, Russia, Li...
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Battle of Austerlitz
The Battle of Austerlitz (December 2, 1805/11 Frimaire An XIV FRC), also known as the Battle of the Three Emperors, was one of the most important and decisive engagements of the Napoleonic Wars. Widel...
Battle of Austerlitz - Wikipedia