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1874: diavoli neri al Pontelungo - Biblioteca dell'Archiginnasio. When Poland Became Polish – An Interview with Geneviève Zubrzycki. Mikołaj Gliński The Canadian-born scholar discusses the origins of Polish national identity, its tight relation with Catholic religion and the concept of national sensorium.

When Poland Became Polish – An Interview with Geneviève Zubrzycki

Culture.pl: For Poles much of the historical significance associated with the Baptism of the first Polish ruler Mieszko in 966 lies in the fact that from this moment onwards Poland became part of Western Latin civilization. The Baptism is also seen as the founding event of Polish history establishing a link between the Polish state (and nation) and the role of Christianity. Как придумывали средневековую историю. Влад Дракула, венгерская королевская корона, право первой ночи и другие средневековые люди и явления, представления о которых в XIX и XX веках использовались в самых разных целях, утратив всякую связь с реальностью Подготовила Анна Адашинская Кралевич Марко Одним из самых популярных сербских народных героев является богатырь кралевич Марко.

Как придумывали средневековую историю

В XIX–XX веках в Сербии было собрано и издано более ста эпических сказаний о подвигах и приключениях кралевича Марко, а также несчетное число песен, баллад, легенд, сказов и поговорок. Un tsunami de légende. Un tsunami de légende Le 1er novembre 1755, un terrible séisme éventre le fond marin au large de Lisbonne.

Un tsunami de légende

La capitale lusitanienne est quasi-rayée de la carte. Le Maroc n’y échappe pas. La catastrophe est d’une ampleur historique. Depuis plusieurs semaines déjà, le négociant marseillais Soyris tente de rencontrer les autorités de l’empire chérifien. Par Sami Lakmahri. Where did the Etruscans come from? The linguistic and genetic clues are piling up. For hundreds of years, scholars have been debating the origin of the Etruscans.

Where did the Etruscans come from? The linguistic and genetic clues are piling up.

The enigma of Italy's ancient Etruscans is finally unravelled. They gave us the word "person" and invented a symbol of iron rule later adopted by the fascists.

The enigma of Italy's ancient Etruscans is finally unravelled

3,250-Year Old BattleField In Europe Baffles Researchers. When it comes to architectural endeavors, most historians are quite impressed by the massive monumental works across Europe by the turn of the 4th millennium BC.

3,250-Year Old BattleField In Europe Baffles Researchers

Тайна убийства Бориса и Глеба. Веками убийство святых Бориса и Глеба приписывалось князю Святополку Окаянному.

Тайна убийства Бориса и Глеба

По просьбе Arzamas историк Савва Михеев рассказывает, как изучение шведских легенд и исландских саг позволило распутать детективную историю XI века и предположить, что в смерти Бориса виновен не Святополк, а Ярослав Мудрый Подготовил Савва Михеев В летописи князь Святополк, правивший Киевом, играет откровенно негативную роль: он вел долгую кровавую вражду с Ярославом Мудрым и заработал прозвище Окаянный — вероятно, за то, что, как считается, подослал убийц к своим братьям Борису, Глебу и Святославу. Однако, по всей видимости, этот образ был создан пристрастным летописцем, а в реальности дело обстояло не столь однозначно.

Viva la Storia - Lavorare. C'è chi fa quello che ha sempre sognato e chi il primo che gli è capitato, chi si lamenta perché ne ha troppo e chi perché ne ha troppo poco.

Viva la Storia - Lavorare

Al lavoro, un tema da sempre al centro delle nostre vite, è dedicata la puntata di “Viva la Storia”, la serie di Rai Cultura, in onda su Rai Storia. Protagonisti sono i ragazzi con le loro domande alle quali danno risposta storici, ricercatori, appassionati di rievocazioni. 5,000-year-old pay stub shows that ancient workers were paid in beer. In the ancient Mesopotamian city of Uruk, residents enjoyed many benefits of modern life.

5,000-year-old pay stub shows that ancient workers were paid in beer

The Anglo-Saxon Invasion: Britain Is More Germanic than It Thinks. The fear of a violent conquest of their country is deeply engrained in the English psyche.

The Anglo-Saxon Invasion: Britain Is More Germanic than It Thinks

One of the likely reasons for this fear is that their ancestors committed this misdeed themselves. According to the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, two Germanic tribesmen, Hengist and Horsa, came ashore on the coast of Kent in southeast England in the year 449. They had sailed 600 kilometers (372 miles) down the coast from their native North Frisia, and had then made the crossing to a green and pleasant Britain. The country they encountered was a cultivated place. Emperor Claudius had declared the island a Roman province in 43 A.D., and had introduced theaters and paved streets. المغرب قبل الإسلام - زمان. Machiavel et le Makhzen - Zamane. Machiavel et le Makhzen Les idées développées dans l’ouvrage le Prince ont inspiré la classe politique marocaine. Mais comment et pourquoi nos gouvernants ont-ils appliqué les préceptes du conseiller florentin ? La violence politique s’est installée dès l’Indépendance en norme de gouvernement.

Ainsi décrit l’historien Pierre Vermeren le mode de gouvernance du Maroc de la deuxième moitié du XXe siècle dans Maghreb : la démocratie impossible ? (Ed. Machiavelisme et realpolitik Dans Islam et modernité (La Découverte, 1987), Abdallah Laroui parle des similitudes susceptibles d’exister entre les propos du penseur florentin et ceux de Ibn Khaldun, en évoquant leur vision commune de la politique « comme l’art de faire croire aux apparences et illusions ». Le souverain doit savoir cultiver son image.

Ordre et discipline Mais Machiavel va encore plus loin que prescrire un simple attachement à la religion. What's the Magna Carta? 10 Surprises on Its 800th Birthday. The 800-year-old sheet of parchment that is the Magna Carta is often hailed as one of the world’s most famous historical documents because it laid the foundation for the rights and freedoms on which modern democracy rests. On Monday, Queen Elizabeth will preside at a celebration at Runnymede Meadow alongside the Thames River, where John, King of England, affixed his seal to the medieval document in 1215. Ecco come l’Europa cancellò il debito della Germania 

Britain's 100 years of conflict. Mille anni di Europa in 3 minuti e mezzo. History and Geography of Europe. Britain's 100 years of conflict. Questa sconcertante animazione conta tutti i morti della Seconda Guerra Mondiale. Come la rivoluzione industriale ci ha tolto il sonno.