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  Alberto Moravia
Moravia was married to Elsa Morante (1941-1963), who also was a writer, best known for her novel LA STORIA (1974).
At the age of nine Moravia was stricken with tubercular infection of the leg bones, which he considered the most important factor in his early development.
Moravia's criticism of society is presented on an allegorical level - proletariat is raped by capitalism, Italy loses her innocence under Fascism.
www.kirjasto.sci.fi /moravia.htm   (1913 words)

  
  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Moravia
Moravia stood towards the Frankish Empire in relations of dependence; at least, the "Maharaner" brought presents to Emperor Louis at the Diet of Ratisbon in 822.
Moravia as a margraviate feudatory to the Bohemian crown.
Moravia, but the Battle of the White Mountain gave victory to the cause of the emperor and Catholicism, and the imperial generals occupied the land.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/10561a.htm   (2562 words)

  
  Moravia - LoveToKnow 1911
MORAVIA (Ger., Mahren; Czech, Morava), a margraviate and crownland of Austria, bounded E. by Hungary, S. by Lower Austria, W. by Bohemia and N. by Prussian and Austrian Silesia.
Physically Moravia may be described as a mountainous plateau sloping from north to south, just in the opposite direction of the adjoining Bohemia plateau, which descends from south to north, and bordered on three sides by mountain ranges.
Towards the close of the 12th century Moravia was raised to the dignity of a margraviate, but with the proviso that it should be held as a fief of the crown of Bohemia.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Moravia   (1442 words)

  
  Moravia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Moravia (Czech and Slovak: Morava, German: Mähren, Polish: Morawy, Hungarian: Morvaország) is an historical region in the east of the Czech Republic.
In the north, Moravia borders Poland and Czech Silesia; in the east, Slovakia; in the south, Lower Austria; and in the west, Bohemia.
Moravia's eastern boundary is formed by the White Carpathians which reach a maximum of 970 m at Velká Javořina.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Moravia   (854 words)

  
 Moravia
On the death of the childless Jobst, Moravia, as a vacant fief, reverted to the Bohemian Crown, and its administration was entrusted to certain district governors by Wenceslaus IV.
From 1642 Moravia was the theatre of the devastating wars between the imperial forces and the Swedes, who maintained a foothold in the land until the Peace of 1648 (in Olmütz 1650).
In 1866 Moravia was the scene of the latest war between Austria and Prussia, which was decided at the Battle of Königgrätz, and a Moravian town, Nikolsburg, witnessed the preliminary negotiations which resulted in the Peace of Prague.
www.catholicity.com /encyclopedia/m/moravia.html   (2663 words)

  
 MORAVIA - LoveToKnow Article on MORAVIA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Physically Moravia may be described as a mountainous plateau sloping from north to south, just in the opposite direction of the adjoining Bohemia plateau, which, descends from south to north, and bordered on three sides by mountain ranges.
Moravia had in 1900 a population of 2,435,081 inhabitants, which is equivalent to 284 inhabitants per sq.
Towards the close of the 12th century Moravia was raised to the dignity of a margraviate, but with the proviso that it should be held as a fief of the crown of Bohemia.
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 Moravia Worldwide - software localization, translation, testing, internationalization
Moravia Worldwide provides software localization, testing and engineering services, internationalization, multilingual publishing and technical translation.
Moravia Worldwide is a leading globalization solution provider, enabling companies in the information technology, e-learning, life sciences and financial industries to enter global markets with high quality multilingual products.
Moravia Worldwide maintains global headquarters in the Czech Republic and North American headquarters in California, with local offices and production centers in Ireland, China and throughout Europe.
www.moraviaworldwide.com   (353 words)

  
 Neorealist Authors: Moravia
Alberto Moravia was born in Rome the 28th November 1907 from Carlo Pincherle, architect and painter, and from the mother of Ancona of the family De Marsanich.
In 1960 Moravia faces in the character of Dino, protagonist of La noia the theme of the incommunicability, that is the most desolate aspect of the alienation.
After all Moravia, makes a careful analysis of his characters and he’s interested in the aspects of life and of the society that he represents, but he never arrives to deepen the causes of the phenomena.
library.thinkquest.org /28490/data/inglese/autori/moravia.htm   (2948 words)

  
 Great Moravia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Great Moravia (Old Church Slavonic approximately Велья Морава, Czech Velká Morava, Slovak Veľká Morava, Latin Magna Moravia) was a Slav state existing on the territory of present-day Moravia and Slovakia between 833 and the early 10th century.
"Moravia" did not refer (only) to present-day Moravia, but to the country on both sides of the Morava river, and/or to a country whose (currently unknown) capital was probably called Morava.
The western part of the core (present-day Moravia) was annexed by Bohemia in 955 (very disputed), in 999 it was taken over by Poland under Boleslaus I of Poland and in 1019 it finally became part of Bohemia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Great_Moravia   (1437 words)

  
 Moravia
Moravia (Czech: Morava, German: Mähren) is the eastern part of Czechia.
Greater Moravia was invaded by Arnulf of Carinthia, the East Frankish King, in 892.
Secondly, due to an accord made in 895 between Arnulf and the Duke of Bohemia, Borivoj[?], Bohemia was freed from the danger of invasion.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/mo/Moravia.html   (261 words)

  
 Moravia - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Moravia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
It was conquered by the Magyars in 906, and became a fief of Bohemia in 1029.
It was passed to the Habsburgs in 1526, and became an Austrian crown land in 1849.
Moravia was incorporated in the new republic of Czechoslovakia in 1918, forming a province until 1949.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Moravia   (243 words)

  
 Moravia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Moravia's different writing style brought him instant success and fame, however, his strong voice against Italian life, the bourgeois and the fascist regime would haunt him for the rest of his life.
Moravia credits his time in bed as a time of thought and recollection and it was during that time when he was able to form his opinions ascertaining family, religion and the bourgeois.
Moravia was also forced to spend the winter of 1943-1944 in the mountains, where he ate like a peasant and slept in a stable in fear of being arrested by German patrols who searched the hills looking for partisans.
www.uwgb.edu /galta/333/bios98/moravia.htm   (1470 words)

  
 Moravia. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The region is bordered on the W by Bohemia, on the E by the Little and White Carpathian Mts., which divide it from Slovakia, and on the N by the Sudetes Mts., which separate it from Silesia and which include the Moravian Gate, a historically strategic north-south route.
Central Moravia is a valley, opening in the S on Austria and drained by the Morava River and its tributaries.
In 863 the missionaries Cyril and Methodius were sent to Moravia on the appeal of Duke Rotislav, and the Moravians accepted Christianity, placing themselves under the Roman Catholic Church.
www.bartleby.com /65/mo/Moravia.html   (758 words)

  
 Biography of Alberto Moravia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Moravia became ill as a child with tuberculosis so he was deprived of a formal education.
Moravia was warned that the Gestapo was planning his arrest because of certain antifascist articles he had written after the fall of Mussolini in July 1943, so he packed up and headed south.
Moravia believed that the ultimate political sin was egotism or failure to comprehend or take into account the political needs of others; it is this characteristic that made fascism possible.
www.volny.cz /krivka/moraviae.htm   (1491 words)

  
 Moravia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Moravia was inhabited from the 4th century BC by Celtic and then Germanic tribes.
In 1029 Moravia (i.e., the western portion of Great Moravia) was incorporated as a distinct province into the Bohemian kingdom, and thereafter it generally remained closely attached to Bohemia.
In 1526 Moravia, with Bohemia and Silesia, was claimed through inheritance by Ferdinand of Austria, the future Holy Roman emperor Ferdinand I., and thus came under the rule of the Habsburgs.
www.hfac.uh.edu /gbrown/philosophers/leibniz/BritannicaPages/Moravia/Moravia.html   (569 words)

  
 Biography of Alberto Moravia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Moravia became ill as a child with tuberculosis so he was deprived of a formal education.
Moravia was warned that the Gestapo was planning his arrest because of certain antifascist articles he had written after the fall of Mussolini in July 1943, so he packed up and headed south.
Moravia believed that the ultimate political sin was egotism or failure to comprehend or take into account the political needs of others; it is this characteristic that made fascism possible.
www.uwgb.edu /galta/333/moravia.htm   (1491 words)

  
 Regents of Moravia
Moravia is the eastern part of the modern Czech Republic and its history is closely associated with Bohemia's (the western part of the Czech Republic).
Thereafter was Moravia a disputed region between Hungary, Bohemia and Poland until it definitely became a part of the Bohemian state 1029, though it received considerable autonomy and was ruled by Bohemian princes as a duchy.
Konrád Ota unified Moravia during the 1170s and he also tried to become duke of Bohemia, but he was prevented from this by the emperor who intervened in the Bohemian war of succession.
www.tacitus.nu /historical-atlas/regents/centraleurope/moravia.htm   (320 words)

  
 Search Results for "Moravia"
The region is bordered on the W by Bohemia, on the E by the Little and White...
Moravia, Alberto, (alber´to mora´vya) (KEY), 1907-90, Italian novelist born as Alberto Pincherle; husband of Elsa Morante.
Nikolsburg, town, SE Czech Republic, in Moravia, near the Austrian border.
www.bartleby.com /cgi-bin/texis/webinator/sitesearch?FILTER=col65&query=Moravia   (257 words)

  
 JewishEncyclopedia.com - MORAVIA:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The last provision was a concession to the rising hostility of the cities against the Jews, a hostility which affected the Jews of Moravia as those of other countries of western Europe until the beginning of the nineteenth century.
For the province of Moravia this edict was promulgated Jan. 2, 1745 (Trebitsch, "Ḳorot ha'Ittim," pp.
A peculiarity of Moravia is the fact that it still has (1904) twenty-five Jewish settlements which are regular townships, as they used to be up to 1848, when almost every Jewish settlement was governed as a political community ("Jüdisches Volksblatt," Vienna, June 24, 1904).
www.jewishencyclopedia.com /view.jsp?artid=761&letter=M   (2902 words)

  
 Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Legally, Bohemia and Moravia were declared a protectorate of the Third Reich and were placed under the supervision of the Reich protector, Baron Konstantin von Neurath.
Reinhard Heydrich was appointed Reich protector of Bohemia and Moravia.
The Jewish population of Bohemia and Moravia (118,000 according to the 1930 census) was virtually annihilated.
www.wiki.tatet.com /Protectorate_of_Bohemia_and_Moravia.html   (563 words)

  
 Moravia (Czech Republic)
In 1849 became a separate crown land of Austria with capital at Brno, and in 1918 organized as a province of Czechoslovakia.
Moravia - I think, that its flag is horizontal yellow-blue (this flag of Moravia was used by one separatist political party in 1st half of 1990s).
The regional flag of Moravia is yellow-over-red, not yellow-over-blue.
flagspot.net /flags/cz-morav.html   (474 words)

  
 The Woman of Rome, by Alberto Moravia
Alberto Moravia, Bertolt Brecht, and Jean Genet are of a family.
Moravia has magically created a woman with an enveloping personality, one that makes her assume good in those who are least good.
Moravia is one of those writers we've heard about all of our lives.
www.ralphmag.org /moraviaZA.html   (1773 words)

  
 Great Moravia
In the 20th century Moravia became part of the modern state of Czechoslovakia and subsequently of the Czech Republic.
In 1029 Moravia (i.e., the western portion of Great Moravia) was incorporated as a distinct province into the Bohemian kingdom, and thereafter it generally remained closely attached to Bohemia.
In 1526 Moravia, with Bohemia and Silesia, was claimed through inheritance by Ferdinand of Austria, the future Holy Roman emperor Ferdinand I, and thus came under the rule of the Habsburgs.
www.rkp-montreal.org /en/05moravia   (551 words)

  
 Great Moravia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
A conflict between the Slavonic and Latin liturgy could be understood as a conflict between the influence of East-Frankish Empire and that of Bysantium Empire.
Moravia was loosing its power due to these quarrels and could not resist to the attacks of the nomadic Hungarians.
They were devastating Moravia considerably in 905 - 908 and finally this State ceased to exist.
www3.europole.u-nancy.fr /anglais/RT/czech/1_01_3.htm   (563 words)

  
 moravia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In response to a Frankish alliance with the Bulgarians, who now border Moravia on the east at the Tisza River, in 862, Ratislav seeks an alliance with Byzantium.
After initial success in Moravia, and against the opposition of the Archbishop of Salzburg, Cyril and Methodius travel to Rome at the invitation of Pope Nicholas.
Methodius' disciple leave Moravia, and take the Cyrillic alphabet to Bulgaria, where it is accepted and established.
academic.evergreen.edu /g/greenw/moravia.html   (681 words)

  
 Moravia natives receive honors
MORAVIA - When he was in high school, all Anthony Foti wanted to do was get out of Moravia.
The military assistant to the deputy assistant of defense was one of three Moravia graduates inducted into the district's Hall of Achievement.
Moravia alumni are honored each year; the number of honorees varies from year to year.
www.auburnpub.com /articles/2005/10/02/news/local_news/news06.txt   (422 words)

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