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  BRESLAU - LoveToKnow Article on BRESLAU
Breslau possesses a large number of other important public buildings: the Stadthaus (civic hall), the royal palace, the government offices (a handsome pile erected in 1887), the provincial House of Assembly, the municipal archives, the courts of law, the Silesian museum of arts and crafts and antiquities, stored in.
Its situation, close to the extensive coal and iron fields of Upper Silesia, in proximity to the Austrian and Russian frontiers, at the centre of a network of railways directly communicating both with these countries and with the chief towns of northern and central Germany, and on.
In March 1813 this monarch issued from Breslau his stirring appeals to the Prussians, An snein Voik and An mein Kriegesheer, and the city was the centre of the Prussian preparations for the campaign which ended at Leipzig.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /B/BR/BRESLAU.htm   (1344 words)

Conrad's successor was the provest of the cathedral of Breslau, Peter Novak (1447-56).
The Diocese of Breslau includes the whole Prussian Province of Silesia with the exception of a part of the districts of Ratibor and Leobschütz, which belong to the Archdiocese of Olmütz, and the Countship (Grafschaft) of Glatz, also in Prussian Silesia, which is subject to the Archbishop of Prague.
The Catholics sought to establish a theological school for the education of the diocesan clergy, and the endeavour led to the founding at Breslau, in 1565, of a theological seminary which was transferred in 1575 to Neisse.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/02761a.htm   (6287 words)

 breslau hotel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
navy cmdr. jeff breslau said security measures employed by the navy after the october 2000 attack on the uss cole in yemen that killed 17 sailors were in place in jordan.
leading positions in commerce (employed as workers) berlin: 49.4% (2.4%) frankfurt: 48.9% (1.9%) cologne: 49.6% (2.9%) breslau: 57.1% (1.8%) political influence: of the social democratic party's 39 representatives, 38 were of jewish race.
breslau 4 aug 1723 and died in christiania 20 march 1800.
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 Wrocław - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
[:vrɔʦwaf], German Breslau, Czech Vratislav, Latin Wratislavia; many Polish documents in English use the spelling Wroclaw) is the capital of Silesia in southwestern Poland, situated on the Oder River (Odra).
The settlement was then sacked and burned by the Mongols, but they had no time to besiege the castle where the rest of the burghers found refuge.
Some 40,000 Breslauers laid dead in the ruins, and the city was almost 70% destroyed.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Breslau   (1690 words)

 Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide: Spring 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
When Louise Breslau trained at the Académie Julian in Paris, the founder of that celebrated atelier is rumored to have been so impressed by her talent that he predicted her work would be widely known.
Breslau's art-which includes almost 800 works-has remained hidden from view, just as her accomplishments have rested as minor footnotes in histories of the era.
Sandwiched between Krüger's essays is one by Gabriel Weisberg on the reception of Breslau, Bonheur, and Amélie Beaury-Saurel (one of the lesser-known figures of the Julian group; she married Rodolphe Julian and ran the Academy after his death in 1907).
www.19thc-artworldwide.org /spring_02/reviews/haup.html   (2262 words)

 Katzer Family Website -Breslau (Wroclaw)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Breslau is situated on the river Oder, in the south-west of Poland and is the capital of the Woiwodschaft of Wroclaw.
Breslau is one of the largest cities of Poland and an important industrial centre.
Breslau lies in an angricultural and mining area and is an important trading centre for wool, grain, coal, iron and other metals.
www.katzers.de /orte/breslaue.htm   (278 words)

 Trenches on the Web - Special: The Pursuit of the Goeben and the Breslau
The Pursuit of the Goeben and the Breslau
While the Goeben and the Breslau took on coal, their officers grimly made out their wills and wrote letters to their families in Germany, believing that they were likely to be captured or sunk by the pursuing British fleet within hours.
At 5:00 pm on August 10, the Goeben and the Breslau reached the entrance to the port of Constantinople.
www.worldwar1.com /sfgb.htm   (1987 words)

 Ships of the World: An Historical Encyclopedia - - SMS Breslau   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Named for the German city, SMS Breslau was a consort for the battlecruiser Goeben in Germany's Mediterranean Squadron.
Breslau scored several hits on the 14-inch-gun monitor HMS Raglan before she was finished off by Goeben.
About an hour later, Breslau struck a succession of mines off Lemnos and was abandoned at 0810 in 40°05N, 26°02E with the loss of about 330 men; about 150 of the crew were saved.
college.hmco.com /history/readerscomp/ships/html/sh_014200_smsbreslau.htm   (289 words)

 JewishEncyclopedia.com - TIKTIN:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In 1811 he was appointed rabbi at Glogau, and five years later, by a royal rescript of Sept. 5, he became chief district rabbi at Breslau, where he officiated until his death.
In 1836 he prohibited the printing in Breslau of Moses Brück's "Die Reform des Judenthums." But the real war between Tiktin and the Reform party began when Geiger presented himself as a candidate for the position of second rabbi ("Rabbinatsassessor" or "dayyan") of Breslau.
Geiger was invited to preach in Breslau on July 21, 1838; but Tiktin is said to have applied to the police to prevent Geiger from doing so.
www.jewishencyclopedia.com /view.jsp?artid=214&letter=T   (559 words)

 Untitled Document
Breslau is a place within Central Europe which constantly recurs in the description of the origins of the Cassirer family.
By 1871 Breslau was the third biggest city in terms of population in the new German empire.[p.
Breslau surrendered to the Soviet advance at 6 pm on 6 May 1945, and from then on German Breslau, like Jewish Breslau ceased to exist, and the birth of Polish Wroklaw had begun.
genealogy.metastudies.net /ZDocs/CEurope/A01.html   (968 words)

 Breslau / Wroclaw
Wroclaw,das somit Charakterzüge von Lwow mit den Traditionen von Breslau vereint, hat sich in der Nachkriegszeit zu einer Industriestadt entwickelt.
Zur Zeit der österreichischen Herrschaft wurde Breslau immer stärker germanisiert.
Schließlich fiel ihnen Breslau quasi in den Schoß.
www.urlaub-polen.de /breslau.shtml   (3304 words)

 Guide to the Papers of Isadore Breslau (1897-1978), 1911-1975P-507Processed by Rachel Elisa Reiner
Primarily focusing on Breslau’s associations with the American Zionist Bureau (1939-1940), the Emergency Refugee Committee (1938-1940), and the Zionist Organization of America (1940-1941), this collection also includes papers from the time of his involvement with the American Association for Jewish Education (1964-1968).
Breslau’s correspondence with important members of the American Zionist movement, the most prominent of whom are Justice Louis D. Brandeis, Stephen S. Wise, Robert Szold, Solomon Goldman, and Maurice M. Boukstein are also contained in this collection.
The Papers of Isadore Breslau were donated to the Society by his children Joel Breslau (1981.090) and Ruth Breslau Fein (1993.134, 1994.061).
www.cjh.org /academic/findingaids/AJHS/nhprc/IBreslaub.html   (1141 words)

 Search Results for Breslau
By this time Schmidt had left Breslau and it appears that Hopf wanted to go to Heidelberg to be with his sister who had begun her studies there in the previous year.
It was at the Breslau Gymnasium that Hellinger first became fascinated in mathematics, and this was the result of an excellent mathematics teacher at the school.
The reason that he went to Breslau was certainly because of his interest in mathematics because he wanted to study again with his old school teacher Kummer who had been appointed to a chair at Breslau in 1842.
www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk /history/Search/historysearch.cgi?SUGGESTION=Breslau&CONTEXT=1   (2582 words)

 people: Joshua Breslau
Dr. Breslau is a staff research physicist in the Theory department at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL).
For his postdoctoral and subsequent work, also at PPPL, Dr. Breslau joined the group responsible for the development and maintenance of the Multilevel 3D (M3D) code, a large nonlinear extended MHD/hybrid code for the study of macroscopic stability in toroidal plasma devices.
His research topics with this code have included detailed studies of the formation of "current holes" observed in JET discharges; and extensive modeling of resistive internal kink instabilities that result in temperature profile flattening and given rise to "sawteeth" in the X-ray signals in tokamaks.
w3.pppl.gov /theory/jbreslau.html   (240 words)

 Handbook of Texas Online: BRESLAU, TX
Breslau is on Farm Road 957 seven miles northwest of Hallettsville in north central Lavaca County.
The community, named in honor of the Prussian city of Breslau (now Wroc_aw, Poland), prospered, and in 1880 a post office was established.
The economy of Breslau rose and fell with the supply and demand for cotton.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/BB/hnb75.html   (438 words)

 First World War.com - Primary Documents - The Flight of the Goeben and Breslau, August 1914
The voyage of the Goeben and the Breslau was his personal triumph; he had arranged with the Turkish Cabinet for their passage through the Dardanelles, and he had directed their movements by wireless in the Mediterranean.
Suddenly, when off Cape Spartivento, the Goeben and the Breslau let off into the atmosphere all the discordant vibrations which their wireless could command, jamming the air with such a hullabaloo that the Gloucester was unable to send any intelligible messages.
The Goeben and Breslau might change their names, and the German sailors might adorn themselves with Turkish fezzes, but we all knew from the beginning that this sale was a sham.
www.firstworldwar.com /source/goebenbreslau.htm   (3604 words)

 artnet.com: Resource Library: Breslau, Louise C   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Her early career may be traced through entries in Marie Bashkirtseff’s diaries, which express envy for Breslau’s art, life and friends.
Breslau exhibited at the Salon from 1879; her first success was the Portrait of Friends (Geneva, Mus.
Another gold medal in 1900 led to the Légion d’honneur, and official recognition of Breslau’s merit culminated in a posthumous exhibition at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in 1928.
www.artnet.com /library/01/0111/T011137.asp   (309 words)

 Karen Breslau - Newsweek Services - MSNBC.com
Following her year at Stanford, Breslau became a contributing editor at Wired magazine, writing about the 2000 presidential election and the influence of the Internet and the high-tech community on politics.
Breslau received her M.A. in political science with an emphasis on Soviet studies from the University of California at Berkeley in 1986.
Breslau was born in Rochester, N.Y. She is married and has one son and a daughter.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/4685880   (528 words)

 So You Want to Be a Talking Head
CNNfn's director of guest booking, Andrew Breslau, and five assistants are frantically fielding pitch calls from Wall Street firms who want to get their strategists on the air to chat about Nasdaq's new record for the 6:30 p.m.
Breslau, 40, is one of the most in-demand players in all of media these days.
Sometimes Breslau is the one on bended knee, scrambling at the last minute to book hard-to-get market mavens such as Goldman Sachs's Abby Joseph Cohen or Lehman Brothers' Jeffrey Applegate.
www.businessweek.com /2000/00_14/b3675006.htm?scriptFramed   (478 words)

 Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Faculty - HOWARD CHILCOAT, Mental Health   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Breslau N, Kessler RC, Chilcoat HD, Schultz LR, Davis GC, Andreski P (1998) Posttraumatic stress disorder in the community: The 1996 Detroit Area Survey of Trauma.
Breslau N, Chilcoat HD, Kessler RC, Davis GC (1999) Prior trauma and the issue of sensitization in posttraumatic stress disorder: Results from the Detroit Area Survey of Trauma.
Breslau N and Chilcoat HD (2000) Psychiatric sequelae of low birthweight at 11 years of age.
faculty.jhsph.edu /?F=Howard&L=Chilcoat   (349 words)

 Breslau, Wroclaw Poland. My drawings with water colours of " Breslau and Dresden.
Visits to the main attractions in former Breslau today Wroclaw in Poland.
Breslau the capital of former " Schlesien " belonged to Germany for many many years.
As always in history political advantage and lies, made that part of the world a blocking stone to West and East understanding.
journals.aol.com /ageorgruf/Breslau/entries/925   (386 words)

 Citations: Web Caching and Zipf-like Distributions: Evidence and Implications - Breslau, Cao, Fan, Phillips, Shenker ...
Breslau, P. Cao, L. Fan, G. Phillips, and S. Shenker, "Web caching and zipf-like distributions: Evidence and implications," in INFOCOM (1), 1999, pp.
Breslau, P. Cao, L. Fan, G. Phillips, and S. Shenker, "Web caching and Zipf-like distributions: Evidence and implications," in Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM'99, pp.
Breslau, P. Cao, L. Fan, G. Phillips, S. Shenker, Web caching and Zipf-like distributions: evidence and implications, in: Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOMM), 1999, pp.
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 Case Study: Jahrhunderthalle
The City Building Commissioner, Max Berg(1), was under pressure to bring Breslau back into the limelight of the eastern part of the Preussen Empire as the "Metropole des Ostens." Berg had been chosen to come to Breslau in 1909 to begin the design of the main hall of the large exhibition.
Like von Thiersch before him, Berg was also faced with the difficult task of satisfying the specific wish of the city fathersto a multi-purpose hall: a longitudinally oriented plan was thought to be appropriate for an exhibition hall, and a central plan for a meeting hall.
The design and detailing of these was a direct result of the experience gained in the design and construction of the massive end arches at the Main Train Station in Leipzig (soon to be a case study!).
www.uoregon.edu /%7Estruct/resources/case_studies/case_studies_concrete/jahrhunderthalle/jahrhunderthalle.html   (3221 words)

 Jerusalem Post: AACI founder David Breslau dies at 86@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Monday, October 29, 2001 -- Immigrants from the US and Canada and many veteran Israelis will deeply regret the passing of David Breslau this weekend at the ripe age of 86.
He was buried at Eretz Hachaim Cemetery in Beit Shemesh yesterday.
Born in Jacksonville, Florida, on January 7, 1914, Breslau was for many years...
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1P1:47799247&refid=ip_encyclopedia_hf   (175 words)

 TSR: Historical Markers Guide: Lavaca County: Breslau School, Site of   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Their community, named Breslau in honor of the Prussian city of Breslau, was located on the east side of the Lavaca River.
The community of Breslau prospered, and in 1880 a post office was established.
The Breslau School provided quality education for the community until June 1963 when the school was closed and consolidated with Halletsville schools.
www.texas-settlement.org /markers/lavaca/5.html   (201 words)

 Müller über Kunicki: Germanistik in Breslau 1918-1945   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Die Darstellung ist gegliedert in einen institutionengeschichtlichen Teil, der die Organisation der Lehrstühle für Deutsche Philologie, Neuere deutsche Literaturgeschichte und Volkskunde 6 chronologisch beschreibt, und in einen personenorientierten Teil, der für die Breslauer Germanisten des genannten Zeitraums die Schwerpunkte in Forschung und Lehre sowie die geförderten Dissertationen erfaßt.
Das 1877 von Karl Weinhold begründete Germanistische Seminar der Universität Breslau wurde, wie erwähnt, bis weit in die 1920er Jahre von Max Koch und Theodor Siebs geprägt.
(Rezension über: Wojciech Kunicki: Germanistik in Breslau 1918-1945.
iasl.uni-muenchen.de /rezensio/liste/Mueller3933592976_1017.html   (1599 words)

 Das Erste online - Fremde Heimat Breslau
Wroclaw, die quirlige Metropole Schlesiens, hieß bis 1945 Breslau - bis dahin eine Stadt mit 600.000 Einwohnern, überwiegend Deutschen.
Und ein Alptraum für Zehntausende Zivilisten, die hier ausharren müssen, in den weiten Bunkeranlagen unter der Stadt.
Christian Frey hat in seiner eindrucksvollen Dokumentation das Schicksal von Menschen beider Völker in Wroclaw/Breslau geschildert - der hierher vertriebenen Polen, der wenigen gebliebenen Deutschen.
www.ndrtv.de /doku/20020925_breslau.html   (330 words)

 German boys clothes: early 20th century -- Breslau   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A Polish resercher has assessed boys' fashions in what was at the time the German city of Breslau.
While he has focused on Breslau, the results are a good reflection of German fashions in general at the time.
Although Breslauer Hausfrau (later called here just BH) is called Breslauer, it doesn't present fashion of Wroclaw (Breslau) or Silesia (a past German land which capital is Breslau, but now after World War II in Poland it's called Lower Silesia).
histclo.hispeed.com /country/ger/chron/20/ei/cg-bre.html   (1431 words)

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