Daily Archives: September 9, 2018

Vilnius

Last night in a chapter entitled Europe’s Last Pagans Andres Kasekamp discussed 13th Century Lithuanian diplomacy: Mindaugas also erected a rudimentary Christian cathedral in Vilnius. His choice was political: with external aid, he defeated his internal enemies, secured peace in the … Continue reading

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Barlach

The most important artist working in the region was undoubtedly the sculptor Ernst Barlach (1870–1938), who lived in Güstrow from 1910. Not only did he create his most renowned antiwar sculptures there, but in the 1910s and 1920s he also … Continue reading

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