Posts Tagged history

Searching for Slovenian roots – Bill 4

Spelling variations of Slovenian names in United States records Slovenian langugae uses special characters (č, š, ž / Č, Š, Ž), which are sometimes difficult to be used or spelled in English or other foreign language, like German (remember: Slovenian matriculas from 18/19 centuries are written in German). Sometimes characters are simply written as “c, […]

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Technical Museum of Slovenia

See on Scoop.it – Slovenian Genealogy Research The main museum collections of the TMS are located in the former Carthusian monastery in Bistra near Vrhnika. In addition to visiting the collections and participating in great many activities organised for children and adults alike, the visitors may enjoy a pleasant rest in a serene natural environment […]

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Museum of Post and Telecommunications

See on Scoop.it – Slovenian Genealogy Research The renovated Museum of Post and Telecommunications, formerly housed in Stara Loka Castle, Škofja Loka, between 1985 and 2008, was opened in Polhov Gradec Castle. The Museum of Post and Communications contains revised and updated exhibitions on the History of Post, the History of Telecommunications, Women Telephonists and […]

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TMS Soteska

See on Scoop.it – Slovenian Genealogy Research The Soteska open-storage depot encompasses a collection of vehicles that as a whole do not convey any one particular message. Although visitors may find interest in particular vehicles, they all share just one thing in common: they do not qualify as a museum collection, with the exception of […]

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European Heritage Days in Slovenia – 100 years in benefit of heritage

See on Scoop.it – Slovenian Genealogy Research In 1991 Slovenia was along with several other European countries initiating events European Heritage Days – a joint project of the Council of Europe and the European Commission. Knapco‘s insight: European Heritage Days are very popular in all the EU Member States of the European Cultural Convention of […]

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Giant potica cake for Easter

Association of rural women from Prebold (Slovenia) has recently organised the 10th Festival of potica cakes, which took place on 22 and 23 March 2013 in Prebold, where the giant cake baked in the form of Easter potica cake was launched. Its diameter was of 158 cm. It was baked in a bakery Fijavž in Šempeter in […]

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A History of Conflicts

Browse the timeline of war and conflict across the globe. This database of global wars and conflicts is searchable through space and time.  You can drag and click both the map and timeline to locate particular battles and wars, and then read more information about that conflict.  This resource would be a great one to […]

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Crasy world history

I am a visual person. And this video impressed me by bombing…. with slides. http://www.bing.com/videos/browse?mkt=en-us&vid=3ea80d61-edea-4a24-b8d0-337cc3636377&from=sharepermalink&src=v5:share:sharepermalink:&from=dest_en-us

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Medieval Fair in Ljubljana, May 20

The most popular Slovenia’s Medieval Festivals.  The forthcoming Medieval Fair (20 May 2012), conceived as an open-air living history event, will try to evoke an authentic medieval atmosphere in the midst of Ljubljana Old Town. Stalls at the fair will be selling medieval objects, food and drinks. The fair will be accompanied by demonstrations of […]

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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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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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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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