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  Encyclopedia: Malbork   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
['malbork], Latin: Civitas Beatae Virginis, German: Marienburg) is a town in northern Poland in the Żuławy region, with 41,000 inhabitants (2001), capital of Malbork County.
Malbork County is a county of Pomeranian Voivodship in Poland with capital in Malbork.
Malbork (German Marienburg) is a city situated in Pomorskie voivodship in the Zulawy region of Poland.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Malbork   (460 words)

 Courtly Lives - Malbork Castle
Malbork (Marienburg): The Castle of the Teutonic Knights
Malbork changed from Teutonic Knight hands and became a seat of Polish administrators: the starost (district elder), the treasurer of Prussian lands, and the viovode.
In 1817 Malbork was reconstructed with Theodor von Schon, President of Prussia as the castle's patron.
www.angelfire.com /mi4/polcrt/malbork.html   (591 words)

 Malbork - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The city of Malbork was built around the fortress of 'Malbork' (originally Marienburg in German), founded in 1274 on the right bank of the river Nogat by the Teutonic Knights and named for their patron saint, the Virgin Mary.
However, it was sold during the Thirteen Years' War in 1457 to Casimir IV, the king of Poland, by the Bohemian king's imperial soldiers in lieu of their pay.
The city of Malbork under mayor Bartholomäus Blume resisted the Poles for three further years, until he was hanged.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Malbork   (413 words)

 The History of Malbork Castle
In September 1772 Malbork was captured by Prussian troops.
Malbork Castle Museum was founded on 1 January 1961.
The decision to create this museum was accelerated by a serious fire which had broken out on 7 September 1959 in the roofs of the west and north wings of the Middle Castle.
www.zamek.malbork.pl /en/historia/indexh.php   (795 words)

Malbork (pronounce: Image:Ltspkr.png ['malbork], Latin: Civitas Beatae Virginis, German: Marienburg) is a town in northern Poland in the Żuławy region, with 41,000 inhabitants (2001), capital of Malbork County.
The city of Malbork under mayor Bartholomäus Blume disobeyed the Poles for three further years until the mayor was hanged.
Since then Malbork became one of the Polish royal residences until the partitions of Poland in 1772.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Malbork   (399 words)

 Malbork on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Originally a castle founded (1274) by the Teutonic Knights, Malbork became the seat of their grand master in 1309.
It successfully withstood sieges by the Poles in 1410 and 1454, but in 1457 Malbork was sold to Poland by mercenaries whose pay was in arrears.
Germany took control of the town in 1920, and it was returned to Poland in 1945.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/M/Malbork.asp   (405 words)

 Malbork Sights and Activities, Malbork Sightseeing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Malbork - a town in eastern part of Pomerania province, on the edge of Vistula Lagoon (Zulawy Wislane), by the river Nogat; 33 km from Elblag, population 40.000.
Malbork is a living legend and because of this legend it is worth seeing indeed.
Malbork is really a place where the medieval ambiance is easily felt, especially during the son et lumiere (light and sound) performances held on summer evenings.
www.staypoland.com /info_malbork.htm   (671 words)

 Malbork castle
The Teutonic Order retained Malbork for another 56 years until subsequent wars and uprisings forced them into almost total destruction and a large portion of their territory was ceded to Poland.
Malbork remained Polish until the wars of the Polish Succession in the 18th century when it was ceded to Prussia.
Malbork castle was equipped with a surprising amount of luxuries.
www.geocities.com /picturesfrompoland2000/malbork.html   (562 words)

 Malbork I
Malbork I is the first of a loose series of chamber music pieces being connected to the work of Italo Calvino - respectively the first of these pieces that has a, however well hidden, reference to Calvino already in its title.
In the case of Malbork I this means that, besides the quotations and variations of preceding and futural material, the instruments are continuously grouped to smaller formations telling "their own stories" while always remaining connected to the altogether development of the composition.
Thus, the sextet Malbork I is at the same time a net of six partly independent monologues, their timbre being mostly tender, differentiated, sometimes fragile, but never lamenting.
www.benjamin-schweitzer.de /English/malbork_en.html   (370 words)

 Polish National Tourist Office
The castle was captured by Polish forces in 1475and subsequently became the residence of Polish kings visiting Prussia.
Following substantial World War II damage the castle was reconstructed by Polish specialists, who returned the historic halls, chapels, corridors and courtyards to their original 14th century splendor.
The Malbork castle is a classical example of a medieval fortress, one of the best of its kind in entire Europe.
www.polandtour.org /regionsandcities/uniquesites/malbork.html   (491 words)

 English: Mysteries of Malbork Castle
Because I was just leaving Malbork, I decided to go to any other statue of Virgin Mary, and ask this other statue to redirect my prayers to the Malbork one.
The castle in Malbork is a vivid proof that no matter how powerful something may look, it still is going to come down one day.
In the Malbork castle until today a tower is standing, in which Aldona supposed to be cemented, lover of the hero from poem by Mickiewicz, named Konrad Wallenrod (actually the real name of that cemented lady was Dorota).
malbork.20m.com /whats_new.html   (4728 words)

 Encyclopedia article: Malbork   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The city of Marienburg (now Polish: 'Malbork') was built around the fortress (A fortified defensive structure) of Marienburg, founded in 1274 on the right bank of the river Nogat (additional info and facts about Nogat) by the Teutonic Knights (additional info and facts about Teutonic Knights) and named for their patron saint, the Virgin Mary.
Since then Malbork became one of the Polish royal residences until the partitions of Poland (additional info and facts about partitions of Poland) in 1772.
It is sometimes referred to as 'the largest heap of bricks north of the Alps (A large mountain system in south-central Europe; scenic beauty and winter sports make them a popular tourist attraction) '.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/m/ma/malbork.htm   (532 words)

 Malbork Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
, Latin_languageLatin: ''Civitas Beatae Virginis'', German_languageGerman: ''Marienburg'') is a town in northern Poland in the ZulawyŻuławy region, with 41,000 inhabitants (2001), capital of Malbork County.
The city of Marienburg (now Polish: 'Malbork') was built around the fortress of ''Marienburg'', founded in 1274 on the right bank of the river Nogat by the Teutonic Knights and named for their patron saint, the Mary%2C_the_mother_of_JesusVirgin Mary.
Image:Marienburg 2004 Panorama.jpgthumbcentre600pxThe Teutonic Knights Castle of Malbork (Marienburg)
www.echostatic.com /index.php?title=Malbork   (388 words)

 English: Catalog of treasures of the Malbork Castle
The Malbork castle is so old, and contains so many unique architecture features, objects, pieces of art, and museum exhibits, that practically everything in it represents a real treasure for humanity.
The Malbork Castle is one of the largest examples of medieval (brick based) fortifications in the Northern Europe.
Interior of the Malbork castle is equipped with a large number of replicas of medieval furniture.
malbork.20m.com /catalog.html   (1216 words)

The Malbork exhibition dedicated to the bookplate is considered by specialists in the field as the most important and prestigious event of its kind in Europe and the world.
Setting precedence in the 43-year history of the Malbork exhibitions and in the 52-year history of FISAE congresses, this year's exposition of the XIX Biennial was a congressional exhibition at the XXIX FISAE Congress in Fredrikshavn in Denmark.
The Malbork Biennial fulfils an important role in the development and popularisation of the modern bookplate around the world, which also has a huge influence in stimulating the creative and collector circles in Poland.
www.zamek.malbork.pl /en/wystawy/w_bienale.php   (2870 words)

 Treasures and mysteries of the Malbork Castle (in English)
From 1457 till 1772 Malbork was part of Polish Royal Prussia.
Notice that the Malbork castle is located in a small township of Malbork in the northern part of Poland, around 50 km south-east from Gdansk.
There is good accomodation in Malbork, as well as exquisite dining facilities.
malbork.20m.com   (838 words)

 Malbork county (Poland)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Malbork (German: Marienburg in West Preussen) received townrights in 1276.
It is in North Poland, Malbork county, Pomorskie vojvodship, with (1981) 34.892 inhabitants.
Malbork: I guess this is only the Teutonic castle's historical flag: White, with a gold Scandinavian cross, bordered with fl and with edges.
www.hampshireflag.co.uk /world-flags/allflags/pl-pm-mb.html   (176 words)

 Polish culture: The Castle Museum in Malbork
The Malbork Castle is the largest brick building in Europe, boasting unique Gothic architecture and exemplary restoration work.
Of Malbork's pre-war museum holdings only a collection of architectural elements and details extending from the Middle Ages to Modern times has survived and is one of Europe's largest collections.
The Museum also preserves military and decorative arts objects and boasts rich holdings related to Malbork, including more than 350 prints with the views of the town and the castle.
www.culture.pl /en/culture/artykuly/in_mu_malbork   (465 words)

 Malbork Town Hall
Come and visit the castle of the Virgin Mary, the ancient capital of the Teutonic Order, the largest Gothic fortress in Europe, a UNESCO heritage site.
Not without reason has Malbork Castle been called “the largest mountain of bricks north of the Alps”;.
The fortress is stern, majestic, and at the same time beautiful, particularly when its walls are illuminated by the warm light of the sun setting over the river Nogat.
www.malbork.pl /en   (427 words)

 Poland Travel Log, 12 October 1999: Elblag and Malbork   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
I could have further explored the region of Gdansk, Sopot and the surround countryside towards Malbork.
After only a short time in Elblag, it was time to return to the train station and travel to Malbork.
I arrived in Malbork with about 1 1/2 hours of sunlight remaining in the day.
www.demel.net /poland/log/12oct1999.html   (1486 words)

 Dedal HOTEL, Malbork, Poland
The "Dedal" Hotel is situated close to the centre of this historical background city.
Malbork is frequently visited by the tourists from within the country and abroad.
It is famous for the Crusader's castle and old town charm.
www.comcat.com /~romwo222/Malbork/Dedal   (271 words)

 The Siege of Malbork
After the Grunwald battle - won by Polish - Lithuanian army - king Jagiełło headed to the Malbork Castle, the capital of Teutonic State, which turned out to be an inaccessible fortress.
The Director of the Castle Museum and the Mayor of Malbork invite you!!!
Staging of "The Siege of the Malbork Castle"-, von Plauen Rampart 22:00
www.zamek.malbork.pl /en/oblezenie/index.php   (439 words)

 Outside the town of Malbork: CNEWS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
If you see news happening, or are making some news, or happen to enjoy inventing spurious news items, please email me, Tazio Bazakbal, care of Outside the town of Malbork.
Your ocular, creative, or spurious news item will be posted post haste here, on the Outside the town of Malbork News Page.
-Updated Oct. 19, 2004; Outside the Town of Malbork was first programmed in Jan. 1999.
www.msu.edu /~comertod/calvino/cnews.htm   (586 words)

The Conference is sponsored by The Ministry of National Education and Sport, The Foundation for Polish-German Co-operation, The Cites of Kwidzyn and Malbork, The Malbork Castle Museum and The University of Nicholas Copernicus in Toruń.
This was the second conference at Malbork that dealt with this subject.
As was the case in the former conference, the subject area included matters relating primarily to the office (the production of documents, questions of diplomacy, sphragistics, and paleography), as well as dealing with office personnel and the careers of administrators and their origins and activities (including their activities outside the office).
www.zamek.malbork.pl /en/sesje/indexs.php   (2176 words)

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