Archive for category Roots

Resistance Day, Slovenia – April 27

Slovenia’s Day of Uprising: Traditions, Customs and Activitiesby @ACelebrationofW The Day of Uprising or Resistance Day (Slovenia, dan upora proti okupatorju) is a holiday in Slovenia to commemorate the establishment of Slovenia’s Liberation Front, which spearheaded the home-grown resistance against Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy. The Slovenian monument features three beams pointing to the heavens, […]

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1953 discovery of DNA structure

The use of DNA in genealogy has advanced to a point where great strides have been made in the use of autosomal DNA to determine relationships across family lines. SpittalStreet.com remembered the important anniversary of 1953 discovery of double-helix structure of DNA. The exploration of DNA is dated back in 1868, when a young Swiss physician Friedrich […]

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The History of Thematic Cartography

The Milestones Project is a comprehensive, visual compendium of significant events in the histories of data visualization, statistical graphics and thematic cartography. Within it the Timeline is a graphic overview of the events in the history of data visualization that the authors call “milestones”. Milestones in the History of Thematic Cartography, Statistical Graphics, and Data […]

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France Prešeren and his relatives

The 8th of February is celebrated in Slovenia as Prešern’s day (the anniversary of his death). Slovenes have been celebrating this national Cultural day since 1944. In 1990, the seventh stanza of his Zdravljica was declared the national anthem of Slovenia.  P. Hawlina, the president of Slovenian Genealogy Society, has posted short notice about surnames in a […]

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Slovenian Archive: ARS database

The Archive of the Republic of Slovenia has enabled online queries: simple full text search, field search, archive plan or descriptor search for different fields of documentary stock. Genealogy researchers are usually interested in history of land cadastral units on the territory of Slovenia. For example: a stock for Štajerska region in the period 1784-1790 (SI AS 1110 […]

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L’évolution des frontières de la France

Development of French borders in time scale… For a short period of time (1809-1813) the Illyrian provinces were established with the capital Ljubljana – the nowadays capital of Slovenia. Razvoj meja Francije: za kratek čas (1809-1813) so obstajale Ilirske province z glavnim mestom Ljubljano, današnjo prestolnico Slovenije. Via http://www.youtube.com

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On the eve of Holocaust: Slovenia

Reuters/STA (Celje, Slovenia) reported on thematic events on the eve of Holocaust remembrance in Slovenia. The National Museum of Contemporary History has marked 27th of January – the day when the world remembers the victims of the Holocaust – by the presentation of the first comprehensive work about the Jewish community in Slovenia in the […]

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Razlogi

Originally posted on knapco:
Portuguese Times: Križarske vojne Johna Crisóstoma, butlerja aktivista iz New Yorka, 5. del V lanskem letu (2009), ki je obeležilo 70 letnico nastanka zapisov, je Crisóstomo organiziral razstavo matičnih knjig s konzulata v Bordeauxu, in sicer v Muzeju judovske dediščine v New Yorku.  Letošnja razstava (2010) Centra spomina na holokavst in strpnost…

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