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Olomouc

Jiří Kroupa

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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Town in central Moravia, Czech Republic, situated on the right bank of the River Morava. A former capital of Moravia (1314–1641), in the Middle Ages it was the second most important town in the Kingdom of Bohemia. Its old town contains the largest number of preserved historic buildings in the country after Prague.

Keywords: History and urban development; Art life and organization

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Subjects: Art

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