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Gripsholm Castle

Gripsholm Castle

Around 1380, the Swedish Imperial Councillor and landowner Bo Jonsson, a member of the Grip family, who had acquired a number of estates in the Mariefred area, decided to build a castle here (strategically located on a small island).   During the following 150...

Penance Walk to Canossa

Penance Walk to Canossa

In 1073 the monk Hildebrand was appointed as pope Gregory VII, not by the cardinals, but by acclamation of the Roman people, disregarding all valid rules.   He was a passionate advocate of ecclesiastical reforms that ultimately aimed at a tightly organized church...

All good things come in threes

All good things come in threes

In Christian symbolism the number three plays an important role, I am thinking for example of the Three Kings or the Holy Trinity (Father, Son and Holy Spirit). That is why it is usually assumed that the proverb "Three are all good things" has Christian roots or can...

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Self-portrait with grey felt hat

Self-portrait with grey felt hat

Vincent van Gogh was one of those geniuses to whom talent was not layn in the cradle. On the contrary, it was a long time of searching and trying that forced the grown man to keep searching for new ways of expression.   He enrolled at the age of 32 at the Academy...

The Vltava

The Vltava

"The Vltava" is one of the works known to everyone. At least everyone who has heard the piece once has its powerfully swelling theme in their ears.   If you listen to the piece, you would never suspect that Smetana suffered a blow of fate during the composition,...

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