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In the footsteps of JAKUB KRČÍN

In the footsteps of JAKUB KRČÍN

namor
25264 36
Who among the Czechs would not know Jakub Krčín, undoubtedly the most famous fishmonger of all times. Although he came from a bourgeois family, his innate intelligence, unbreakable diligence and abilities elevated him in the course of his life among the highest social elite of his time.
Remains of Mendel's greenhouse in Brno

Remains of Mendel's greenhouse in Brno

Viky
15701 1
Brno archaeologists have again made a remarkable discovery. They have uncovered the complete foundations of Mendel's greenhouse, in which this scientist conducted experiments with plant crossbreeding. The greenhouse was destroyed by a storm in the mid-nineteenth century.
Saint Wenceslas, what's going on at Envy?

Saint Wenceslas, what's going on at Envy?

Elmara
41981 25
This article is my own protest against what is now happening on our biggest oppidus, Envy. I find the whole plan completely incomprehensible and from my perspective it is an example of how "good" intentions can completely destroy what is called "the spirit of a place".
"Cemetery" of animals near Mutěnice in Hodonín region

"Cemetery" of animals near Mutěnice in Hodonín region

Viky
11293 2
Scenes from the horror novel The Cemetery of the Animals are reminiscent of the find from Mutěnice in the Hodonín region. Archaeologists have discovered the remains of dogs and puppies. The pits are located away from the village.
Beautiful Roman signet ring with Achilles and Penthesilea changes historians' views

Beautiful Roman signet ring with Achilles and Penthesilea changes historians' views

GM4PRO
15325 3
At the site of the archaeological site of Tossal de Baltarga in the Catalan Pyrenees, a rivera jeweled seal ring with an engraving of Achilles holding the slain Amazonian queen Penthesilea. According to a recent study published in the European Journal of Archaeology, the ring and other finds are evidence that the highlands were much more important to the Romans than previously thought.
2. 7. 2009 Celtic coins at Bratislava Castle 2. 7. 2009

2. 7. 2009 Celtic coins at Bratislava Castle

Viky
8976 0
Rare Celtic coins and part of a building from the Roman Empire were unearthed by archaeologists in the area of the reconstructed Bratislava Castle. They have confirmed that the capital was an important centre of power in antiquity.
Ancient burial site with rich equipment reveals new facts

Ancient burial site with rich equipment reveals new facts

GM4PRO
18929 4
Excavations of a burial site in the ancient Roman city of Boutae in southeastern France have revealed richly furnished Germanic tombs dating from the second half of the 5th century. Research suggests that a stable Burgundian population lived in the Rhineland as early as 443.

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