Tag: United Kingdom

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United Kingdom Prehistory

According to Pharmacylib, the different phases of the Paleolithic of Great Britain are known for numerous and important deposits. Human remains (an occipital and two parietals of the same skull…

United Kingdom Entry Requirements

Changed travel regulations during and after the corona pandemic Entry and exit without a valid reason have been possible again since May 17, 2021, but different entry restrictions apply to entry into England. Countries…

U.K. Culture

Evidence of human culture has existed in the British Isles since the Stone Age, including impressive henge monuments such as Stonehenge. Linked to the cultural development on the continent since…

English Language Part II

New English According to thenailmythology.com, New English has a very limited stock of inflections. With a few exceptions, the plural is formed by adding an -s. In the pronominal system,…

English Music Part II

Important local representatives were the composer, organist and Bach admirer Samuel Wesley (* 1766, † 1837) and W. S. Bennett, who paved the way for English national music with his…

English Language Part I

English language, term for a Germanic language (with Romance enforcement) which, spreading from the British Isles, is spoken on all five continents; the language with the largest number of speakers…

English Music Part I

English music, the music of the English-speaking and cultural area in Great Britain, the description of which generally also includes the independent developments in the regions of Scotland and Wales…

English Theater Part II

The new beginning with a royal licensing In 1660, after his entry into London, King Charles II awarded two loyal playwrights and actors, Thomas Killigrew (* 1612, † 1683) and…

English Literature Part VIII

Towards the end of the 19th century the modern age was heralded: in the pessimistic novels by T. Hardys , reminiscent of Greek tragedies (e.g. “Tess of the d’Urbervilles”, 1891;…

English Theater Part I

English theater, a dozen arena-shaped theaters from the time of the Roman Empire and six stage theaters still preserved today (including that of Verulamium in today’s Saint Albans) are the…

English Literature Part VII

English literature Important works of English literature (selection) Middle English literature G. Chaucer: “The Canterbury tales” (started around 1387, printed around 1478; German “Canterbury stories”) Humanism and renaissance W. Shakespeare:…

English Arts Part VII

Plastic: English plastic played a relatively independent role in European development in the 20th century. H. Moore, one of the most important sculptors of the 20th century, left behind a…

English Literature Part VI

Scottish literature in the 18th century Since the unification of the crowns of England and Scotland through the accession of James I in 1603, London had become the center of…

English Arts Part VI

Handicrafts and arts and crafts: Under the influence of J. Ruskin and Pugin, W. Morris sought a renewal of handicrafts (Arts and Crafts Movement). His goals were material authenticity, material-appropriate…

English Literature Part V

According to rrrjewelry.com, this was also a central theme of the great philosophical didactic poems of the epoch, among others. J. Thomson , “The seasons” (1726–30; German “Jahreszeiten”, 1744, translated…

English Arts Part V

Painting: In the painting of the 17th century the continental influence continued. The arrival of the Flemish A. van Dyck, who came to London in 1632, where he worked as…

English Literature Part IV

The diverse contrasts of the first half of the century were also reflected in literature, in which the fantastic stood next to the realistic, and concrete world experience next to…

English Arts Part IV

Tudor and Elizabethan styles Architecture: The Reformation in the early 16th century had a profound effect on building activity, which from now on concentrated on secular and public buildings. The…

English Literature Part III

The little spade of time, z. B. C. Marlowe’s “Hero and Leander” (1593; published 1598) or Shakespeare’s “Venus and Adonis” (1592; published 1593), was in the Ovid tradition and told…

English Arts Part III

The decorated style brought a strong tendency towards lush, decorative forms of jewelry that conceal the basic structures and their function. The main focus turned to the details: portals, windows,…

English Literature Part II

Initially, “literature” was understood in a comprehensive sense as written material, only gradually did today’s (fictional) concept of literature emerge. Thus, even in the Renaissance, a clear distinction between philosophical,…

English Arts Part II

Norman art Architecture: After the Norman conquest (1066; depicted on the Bayeux Tapestry) there was intensive construction activity in England. After a short period of unchanged takeover, the Norman building…

English Literature Part I

English literature, designation of English-language literature from Great Britain and the former British colonies. The literature of the USA, the American literature, however, was seen in the 19th century as…

English Arts Part I

English art, the art of Great Britain (excluding Celtic art). The historical, political and social peculiarities resulting from the island location promoted an art development with a distinctive character. At…

English Philosophy Part II

His doctrine of the state, v. a. from popular sovereignty as opposed to T. Hobbes, became the classic basis of English democracy and, through Voltaire and Montesquieu, gained influence on…

English Philosophy Part I

English philosophy, a strongly formalized collective name for the philosophy whose bearers come from the British Isles and which brought an empirical-practical spirituality into European intellectual history. Middle Ages The…