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Barcelona

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Theatre.

The Iberian tribe of the Laetani were the earliest known population of the site of Barcelona. In the 3rd c. BC, the Carthaginians founded Barcino there, perhaps named from the ...

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Brno

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

Leading administrative and trading centre of Great Moravia. It arose on the muddy (Old Slavic, brn) banks of the Svratka (Schwarzach) river by the mid 10th century. By the late ...

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Footwear

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Dance.

Is not essential to dance. The dances of many countries and periods have been performed without shoes. In the early twentieth century, the absence of shoes became a distinguishing...

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lauda

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

Non-liturgical Italian religious song, c.1250–1600, characterized by monophonic settings of vernacular devotional poetry cast in the poetic form of the ballata. The repertory was used in...

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Moscow

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

The Russian city has been one of the world's ballet capitals for almost two centuries. It is home to the Bolshoi Ballet, founded in the late 18th century and based at the Bolshoi Theatre....

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Prague

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The capital of the Czech Republic, which was the capital of Bohemia from the 14th century, and the scene of much religious conflict.

Prague School the name of a group of linguists...

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Vilnius

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Capital of Lithuania, located at the confluence of the rivers Neris and Vilnia and at the crossing of the roads between Livonia and Ruthenia. Before 1323, Grand Duke Gediminas transferred...

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