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  JewishEncyclopedia.com - CRACOW   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The students of the Cracow University were generally prominent in attacks on the Jews, and their persecutions led to the establishment of relations between the Jews and the authorities of the university, in the records of which the Jews of Cracow are first met with as a corporate body.
Cracow was the first city in Galicia to adopt (1872), with some modifications, the new order of management for Jewish communities which was suggested by the "Musterstatut," the model plan issued by the representative of the central government after the emancipation.
Cracow, from the earlier part of the sixteenth century, was known as a great center of Talmudical learning, and counted among its citizens some of the greatest rabbinical scholars of Poland.
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 ICDERS and IWOMIC (1997)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The royal city of Cracow - the former capital, is rich in national and historical monuments and objects of art, and is a place where various styles and cultural influences succeeded one another and all left their mark.
Cracow is a centre of both arts and sciences, vibrant with life since the Middle Ages, when the kings of Poland resided at the Wawel castle and the University was first founded.
Cracow lies in the south of Poland, 300 km SW of Warsaw, 400 km from Vienna and about 100 km from the borders of the Slovak and Czech republics.
www.ma.umist.ac.uk /CTM/Meetings/icders97.html   (1026 words)

 The Warsaw Voice - POT
Cracow, Poland's former royal capital, is one of the most attractive spots on the tourist map of Europe.
The Tatars withdrew from the gates of Cracow, and the joyous victors-with a raftsman dressed as the khan at the front-triumphantly entered the city.
Cracow's Kazimierz district, established in the 14th century by King Kazimierz the Great, used to be a separate town where Christianity and Judaism coexisted for nearly five centuries.
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 Cracow University of Technology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Starowolski, Simon Born at Stara Wola, near Cracow, 1585; died at Cracow, 1656; studied at Louvain, but took his degrees in the University of Cracow, after which he travelled in various countries of Western Europe.
Stanislaus of Cracow, Saint Bishop and martyr, born at Szczepanów (hence called Szczepanowski), in the Diocese of Cracow, 26 July, 1030; died at Cracow, 8 May, 1079.
Cracow Tours Cracow city sightseeing, tour to Wieliczka Salt Mine, Auschwitz and many other.
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 DISC 2005 - Cracow
Cracow has been the centre of Polish cultural, artistic and academic activity over the centuries.
The first university in the country was established in Cracow in 1364 by king Casimirus the Great.
Although Cracow lost its political importance in the beginning of the 17th century, after moving the capital of the country to Warsaw, it remains a place famous for its historical monuments and vibrant artistic life.
www.mimuw.edu.pl /~disc2005/index.php?page=location   (81 words)

 Krakow Travel Guide -
Cracow (Krakow), long heralded as ‘The New Prague’, is now well established as a major tourist destination.
In fact, Cracow’s cultural attractions in general are manifest, with almost a quarter of Poland’s museum holdings housed here and the city’s cultural scene is without equal in Poland — the city was justifiably named as one of the nine European Cities of Culture in 2000.
However, come summer, the quintessential Cracow experience is relaxing in a pavement café on the main square enjoying one of the long and balmy nights.
www.explore-krakow.com   (598 words)

 Municipia: Konferenznachlese ECLAS: Public spaces in the Third Jagiellonian University Campus in Cracow   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Cracow is a city with hundreds of years of history, a former capital of Poland and an important academic centre; it will become one of the nine European Cultural Capitals and the site of the Festival of European Culture - Cracow 2000.
The 600th anniversary of the foundation of university in Cracow, was celebrated in 1964.
Cracow has a progressive and sophisticated planning system, even if its implementation is not always sufficiently effective.
www.municipia.at /infothek/konferenz/eclas/e_12.htm   (2121 words)

 ENERGEX '2002 - Cracow, Poland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Cracow proves to be Poland's prime tourist attraction.
The famous Cracow Academy (Jagiellonian University) founded in 1364 by King Casimir the Great is one of the oldest universities in Europe.
Wawel Hill in Cracow, the Mecca of every Pole and a must for foreign tourists, is a microcosm of Polish history and culture.
www.min-pan.krakow.pl /energex2002/cracow.htm   (217 words)

 HOTEL CRACOW POLAND. Booking Center. Your Hotel in Poland.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Cracow, the former capital of Poland, was established at the junction of trade routes.
A bishopric was established in Cracow in 1000.
In 1083, during the reign of the Piat Dynasty, the royal capital was transferred from Gniezno to Cracow.
www.onetravel.pl /hotels/cracow_poland   (531 words)

 The Virtual Jewish History Tour - Cracow
Limited Jewish economic activity was permitted in Cracow proper and depended on bribery; nevertheless, Jewish trade continued to develop in Cracow and was recognized by de facto royal decisions.
Cracow’s population grew during the 1630's with a large immigration from Jews fleeing from Germany during the Thirty Years’ War.
Cracow was emancipated in 1867-68 and Jews were given permission to settle in Cracow proper.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/vjw/Cracow.html   (2467 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: St. Stanislaus of Cracow
Lambert Zula, Bishop of Cracow, ordained him priest and made him pastor of Czembocz near Cracow, canon and preacher at the cathedral, and later, vicar-general.
All being in vain, Boleslaw was excommunicated and the canons of the cathedral were instructed to discontinue the Divine Offices in case the king should attempt to enter.
Stanislaus retired to the Chapel of St. Michael in a suburb of Cracow.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/14246a.htm   (397 words)

 - GLOSSA - learning Polish, Polish for foreigners, summer courses, summer Polish courses in Cracow, study Polish as a ...
Cracow is full of history, as the royal capital for half a millennium, Cracow has witnessed and absorbed more history than any other Polish city.
Cracow is a city with a centuries-old traditions in academic excellence.
Cracow is easy to reach whether you come by plane, train or car from all over the world.
www.glossa.pl /pff_whycracow.php   (224 words)

 Department of Leptonic Interactions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In addition the Cracow group is responsible for the software alignment of the SVD and participates in the calculations of the radiation damage.
In the physics analysis the Cracow activity is concentrated in the fields of heavy quarks, search for exotics, study of four-lepton events, investigation of particle correlations and two-photon physics.
The first hardware contribution of the Cracow group to the H1 was the design and construction of Faraday cages for the analog electronics of the calorimeters.
www.ifj.edu.pl /Dept5/pedc.html   (1331 words)

From the dawn of Polish history Wawel Hill in Cracow was a centre of secular and ecclesiastical power.
The establishment in 1000 of the bishopric of Cracow was soon followed by the construction on Wawel of the first cathedral.
The Wawel castle functioned as the residence of the Polish rulers from the mid-11th to the early 17th century.
www.cyf-kr.edu.pl /wawel/ehistori.htm   (644 words)

 Cracow University of Technology
The Cracow University of Technology (CUT) for nearly 60 years educates young technical cadres and performs scientific research in basic technological disciplines.
Traditions of technical education in Cracow go back to the end of XVII century (Chair of Architecture, Mechanics and Hydraulics at the Jagiellonian University).
A strong impact towards the development of co-operation with industry is given by a multilateral initiative (CUT is one of the founders) of creation of the Cracow Technology Park, under the management of the Centre for Advanced Technologies (the company with CUT as a shareholder).
www.pk.edu.pl /e-pk.html   (692 words)

 Cracow Revolution 1846   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
On February 18-19 the Austrian troops seized the Cracow Republic to prevent an outbreak of the uprising; the struggles with them were initiated by several hundred peasants from the Cracow region and miners from Jaworzna; as a result, Austrians were ousted from Chrzanów and Krzeszowice.
In the Cracow region, where peasants cooperated with the revolution, the agitation was successful; in the Bochnia and Wadowice communities villagers took a wait-and-see attitude; but in the Tarnów region, where Austrian agitation outpaced the revolution, peasants attacked manors under the veil of a fight against the revolution.
Soon after the events of the Cracow revolution Russia and Austria came out with a demand to the French government of strengthening supervision over the Polish emigration in France; thanks to the pro-Polish attitude of a large part of French public o pinion, the postulates were not realized.
www.ohiou.edu /~Chastain/ac/cracow.htm   (552 words)

 Krupskaya:Reminiscences of Lenin-Cracow-1914
The Cracow police wired that there were no grounds for suspecting Ulyanov of espionage.
In Cracow we went to the landlady with whom Kamenev and Inessa had lodged.
The money was deposited in a Cracow bank, and to get it from there we had to resort to a broker in Vienna, who got the money for us and took exactly half of it for his fee.
www.marxists.org /archive/krupskaya/works/rol/rol18.htm   (1929 words)

 Cracow - the short history   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
During the disintegration, there was an active, patriotic and autonomic centre in Cracow, which caused several conflicts with the occupants (Kosciuszko Insurrection in 1792, Cracow Uprising in 1846).
Cracow was one of the first places where Poland reborn in 1918 led by marshal J. Pilsudzki.
During German occupation, Cracow witnessed such tragic events as the arresting of professors of the Jagiellonian University and University Of Science And Technology in Cracow and genocide of Jewish and Polish community.
cracow.republika.pl   (240 words)

 Kraków (Cracow) Pub Guide: the best beer bars, pubs and brewpubs
You could call Kraków (Cracow) the Prague of Poland, a place thankfully spared the ravages of the last war and with a beautiful collection of late medieval and baroque buildings.
If you want to see how beautiful the city really is, have a look here at photos of the city by Piotr Zgodzinski.
Cracow Online provides all sorts of useful tousist stuff and background articles.
www.xs4all.nl /~patto1ro/krakpubs.htm   (1800 words)

 Cracow's Historic Centre - World Heritage Site - Pictures, info and travel reports
Cracow also has one of the world's oldest university buildings and the Kazimierz district containing many Jewish memorial sites.
Most impressive monument of Cracow is the 14th century Cloth Hall (Sukiennice), situated at the centre of the square.
The Jewish community in Cracow has been minimalized for long, so these synagogues and the adjacent Jewish cemeteries are merely reminders from the past.
www.worldheritagesite.org /sites/cracow.html   (1164 words)

 Cracow Gay Guide Poland :: by GayGuide.Net
All gay accommodations listed in our guide are in the center of Cracow and we believe staying at gay accommodations makes it a lot easier to get access to Cracows gay life than if you stay islated at regular hotels.
Our Cracow Gay Guide has also info about saunas, restaurants, media, groups and associations, condoms and lubricant, AIDS, events, cruising, sex shops, escorts, laws plus gay listings for Polands countryside and links.
Cracow is still not a major tourist destination, but gay accommodation is limited and we recommend to book early.
cracow.gayguide.net   (557 words)

 cracow hotels - cheap and good cracow hotels   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
cracow In the year 1978 Cracow was entered onto the List of World Heritage UNESCO, and in 1992 Cracow was chosen to be the city of the European Culture Month.
Finally, in the last year of the 20th century, together with 8 other cities from the continent it is has the honor to be a city of European culture.
Cracow hotels In Krakow, all roads lead towards the Marker Place.
www.cracow-hotels.turist.com.pl   (144 words)

 St. Hedwig Virtual Tour: St. Stanislaus Statue   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
His body was initially at Skalka church in Cracow, but in 1088 it was transferred to Wawel Cathedral.
Stanislaus reproached King Boleslaw for his immoral way of life, since it was his practice to have mothers suckle dogs instead of their children as a punishment for crimes against their husbands.
Stanislaus is the national saint of Poland, and patron saint of the archbishops of Cracow.
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 Restaurants in Cracow
Cracow residents take pride in the fact that Vienna also has a cafe called Haweˆka which was established by a relative of Antoni's, Leopold.
Though it's located just near the main Cracow to Zakopane highway (or "Zakopianka", as the route is known here), it's unusually picturesque here, the restaurant being located on the property of an erstwhile country manor, surrounded by century-old trees.
Cracow's oldest confectioners' shop, taken over by the state-run "Spoˆem" concern immediately after WW II, is thankfully once again privately owned, though no longer strictly a confectioners' shop.
www.fema.krakow.pl /~restaura/rrev_en.htm   (2427 words)

Brought to Cracow by king Sigismundus the Old, Franciscus Italius and Bartolomeo Berrecci, both Florentines, were involved in rebuilding the royal palace and building the chapel by the Wawel Cathedral.
It was in Cracow, the capital of Poland, that the unique conditions for the development of science, culture and art were created.
Padovano was also an author of the ciborium in the Cracow church of Saint Mary and a tombstone of bishop Samuel Maciejowski in the Wawel Cathedral.
www.fondazione-delbianco.org /inglese/testi_Kra.htm   (2314 words)

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After the Second World War, he continued his studies in the major seminary of Cracow, once it had re-opened, and in the faculty of theology of the Jagiellonian University, until his priestly ordination in Cracow on November 1, 1946.
In 1948 he returned to Poland and was vicar of various parishes in Cracow as well as chaplain for the university students until 1951, when he took up again his studies on philosophy and theology.
On July 4, 1958, he was appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Cracow by Pope Pius XII, and was consecrated September 28, 1958, in Wawel Cathedral, Cracow, by Archbishop Baziak.
www.vatican.va /news_services/press/documentazione/documents/santopadre_biografie/giovanni_paolo_ii_biografia_breve_en.html   (746 words)

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