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  STYRIA - LoveToKnow Article on STYRIA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
South of the Enns, Styria is traversed by groups of the central zone of the eastern Alps: the Niedere Tauern, the primitive Alps of Carinthia and Styria and the Styrian Nieder Alps.
The principal ramifications of the primitive Alps of Carinthia and Styria are: the Stang Alps with the Knigsstuhl (7646 ft.) and Eisenhut (8oo7 ft.), the Judenburger or Seethaler Alps with the Zirbitzkogel (7862 ft.), and the Koralpen which culminates in the Grosser Speikkogel (7023 ft.).
Styria belongs to the watershed of the Danube and its principal rivers are: the Enns with its affluent the Saiza, the Raab with the Feistritz, the Mur with the Murz, the Drau or Drave, and the Sau or Save, which receives the Sann and the Sotla.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /S/ST/STYRIA.htm   (1456 words)

 AllRefer.com - Styria (Austria Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Styria was originally settled by Celts and later was part of Roman Noricum and Pannonia.
It was made a duchy in 1180 and in 1192 passed to the Austrian house of Babenberg.
Rudolf declared (1282) Styria, Austria, and Carniola hereditary Hapsburg possessions.
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 STYRIA (DUCHY) FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Duchy of Styria (German: ''Herzogtum Steiermark'') was a duchy of the Holy_Roman_Empire until its dissolution in 1806, and a crownland of Austria-Hungary until its dissolution in 1918.
When Styria came under the hegemony of Charlemagne as a part of Karantania (Carinthia), erected as a border territory against the Avars and Slavs, there was a large influx of Bavarii and other Christianized Germanic peoples, whom the bishops of Salzburg and the patriarchs of Aquileia kept faithful to Rome.
During the reign of Margrave Ottokar IV (1164-92) Styria was raised to a duchy by the Emperor Frederick_Barbarossa, in 1180.
www.witwib.com /Styria_(duchy)   (1058 words)

 Styria (state) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Styria (die Steiermark in German, Štajerska in Slovenian) is a federal state or Bundesland, located in the south east of Austria.
The term "Upper Styria" used by an Austrian refers to the geographical area around Bruck an der Mur in the north of the federal state.
The 2004 Nobel Laureate in literature Elfriede Jelinek was born in Styria, too.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Styria_(state)   (284 words)

 Styria - Wikitravel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Styria was a duchy of the Holy Roman Empire and later a crown-land of Austria-Hungary.
Eastern Styria lies to the east of the Mur and to the south of the Mur-Muerz valley.
Western Styria lies to the west of the Mur and to the south of the Mur-Muerz valley.
wikitravel.org /en/Styria   (546 words)

 Julia Sevenich - Styria's New Generation of Winemakers
There is, in fact, with 3,700 hectares of vineyards in Styria and 3,500 grape growers, an average of less than one hectare of vines per farm.
Styria's climate and soil are predestined for Sauvignon Blanc.
This vintage was a great one in Styria and this wine was allowed to mature for two years in small oak barrels and an additional 6 months in large casks.
www.stratsplace.com /7ich/styria_winemakers.html   (2363 words)

 Styria Austria Steiermark Tourismus
The country between the Dachstein in the west and the wine-covered hills in the south-east is characterised by steep mountains, succulent pastures, quiet Alpine valleys, thermal springs, orchards and fields, castles and palaces.
Styria is part of the Austrian heartland and belongs to Austria since 1192.
Styria became a duchy under the rule of the Ottokares and named after there royal seat Steyr in Upper Austria; in 1192 Styria went to the Austrian ruling dynasty the Babenbergers.
myaustria.info /provinces/styria/styria.htm   (1060 words)

 Wine Review Online - South Styria: Austria's Little-Known Paradise
This capital of greater Styria may not be widely known among Americans, but Graz was designated the Cultural Capital of Europe in 2003, and its Old Town was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1999.
Styria's varied soils impart differing characteristics to wines sourced from different vineyards, but it is rare to find a Sauvignon from the region that isn't both complete and convincing.
This practice is less common in South Styria than in many other regions, and the finished wines are often fleshy and even rich, yet balanced and very restrained and refined in aroma and flavor.
www.winereviewonline.com /south_styria.cfm   (3022 words)

Ninety-eight per cent of the population is Catholic; one per cent Protestant; the rest are Jews or belong to the Orthodox Greek Church.
Styria came under the supremacy of Charlemagne as a part of Karantania (Carinthia).
During the reign of Margrave Ottokar II (1164-92) Styria was raised to a duchy by the Emperor Frederick Barbarossa in 1180.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/14318a.htm   (1082 words)

 Styria : Introduction | Frommers.com
Styria (Steiermark in German) is the second-largest province in the country.
Styria is a province deeply steeped in tradition, and the costume that some of the men still occasionally wear demonstrates this point.
Graz, the capital of Styria, is the second-largest Austrian city, and in imperial times it was known as the place to which state officials retired -- the city even acquired the nickname Pensionopolis (City of the Retired).
www.frommers.com /destinations/styria/1915010001.html   (467 words)

 JewishEncyclopedia.com - STYRIA:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The first documentary mention of Jews in Styria occurs in connection with the village of Judenburg under date of 1075 (Peinlich, "Judenburg und das Heilige Geistspital," p.
On the 11th of May, 1421, all the Jews of Styria were, almost at the same hour, thrown into prison.
The Jews of Styria are occupied mainly in trade and commerce; but there are also some farmers among them; and, curiously enough, one of the greatest swineries near Graz is maintained by a Jew.
www.jewishencyclopedia.com /view.jsp?artid=1144&letter=S   (781 words)

 Virtual Austria Net: Styria
Styria is frequently referred to as Austria's "green province".
Styria is the country's leading province in terms of mining: nine-tenths of the iron ore mined in Austria as a whole come from the Styrian Erzberg, or "ore mountain".
Styria's cluster of Viticulture in southern Styria car firms is one of Austria's top business projects.
www.virtualvienna.net /austria/states/styria/styria.html   (305 words)

 Civilization.ca - Imperial Austria: Treasures of Art, Arms and Armor from Styria
The objects in the exhibition are graciously lent by the Government of the State of Styria from the Steiermärkisches Landesmuseum Joanneum in Graz, Austria, and private lenders.
Imperial Austria surveys a period in Styria's history when the province was a borderland held by the Hapsburg dynasty, often serving as a point of collision between the Catholic Holy Roman Empire and the Islamic Ottoman Empire.
In the last quarter of the fifteenth century, the Ottomans invaded Styria three times, beginning two hundred years of aggression against the territory, and culminating in the Ottomans' final confrontation in Styria at the Battle of Mogersdorf (1664).
www.civilization.ca /milhist/austria/aus00eng.html   (520 words)

 SingaporeMoms - Parenting Encyclopedia - Ottokar III of Styria
Ottokar III (born 1124, died December 31, 1164), was Margrave of Styria from 1129 until 1164.
From the Marburg line of the Counts of Sponheim, he inherited parts of Lower Styria between the Drave and Save rivers in what is today Slovenia.
To improve the connection to that territory, he improved the road accross the Semmering, and he also erected a hospital in Spital am Semmering in 1160 and completed the colonization of the area around the Traisen and Gölsen rivers.
www.singaporemoms.com /parenting/Ottokar_III_of_Styria   (184 words)

 The Styria (1902)
The Styria was an Austrian steamship, owned by the Austro-Americana Steamship Company, and Burrill and Sons of Glasgow were her managing agents.
The district court found for the libellants, holding that the discharge of the cargo was too hasty and precipitate, and not justified by the facts of the case; and entered decrees for the libellants in small amounts, and dismissed the cross libels.
And it is mere matter of conjecture whether, if the Styria had sailed, even as late as May 10, with sulphur on board, and had been arrested by a Spanish war vessel which had not received orders countermanding the proclamation, the sulphur would not have been confiscated by a Spanish prize court.
www.admiraltylawguide.com /supct/TheStyria.htm   (4360 words)

 Styria on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Suburbia undermined: an underground kindergarten near Graz in Styria that protects and cherishes small children, while being a fairy story in itself in its evocation of archetypes.(Brief Article)
The provinces of Carinthia and Styria have announced they will each contribute 40 million [euro] towards construction of the proposed Koralm tunnel, which forms part of a 4.2 billion [euro] project for a new line...
Age dependency of selenium and cadmium content in human liver, kidney, and thyroid.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/s/styria.asp   (603 words)

 :STYRIA - Styria Medien AG
Styria is, along with others, incorporated with 5 daily and 14 weekly newspapers, 6 magazines, 4 online services, 5 radio and 3 TV programmes, 5 book publishers and also a large retail book company.
Furthermore the Styria Medien AG dedicates much entrepreneurial attention to all those areas with a large significance to the success of the main areas of competence –with independence also in mind - such as newspaper print, logistic and information technology.
The states of Steiermark (Styria) and Carinthia are the main regional markets where the Styria Medien AG claims leadership in every area of media.
www.styria.com /en/styria   (342 words)

 Styria (Austria)
The people of Styria are very proud of their well-preserved forests of fir trees.
Nowadays Styria and the Free State of Bavaria are the only states using the panther on their arms.
The animal on the arms of Styria is a "heraldic panther".
atlasgeo.span.ch /fotw/flags/at-st.html   (731 words)

 STYRIA | People | Traditional Styrian Dress | Women's Traditional Dress   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In Upper Styria, for example, the bright red, finely patterned upper part is tied at the back with a white ribbon.
In Styria, the apron is usually made of fl or blue material.
In Upper Styria, women may also wear a fl headscarf, which is wrapped and tied stylishly.
www.jahr-des-radsports.at /en/page.asp?id=162   (263 words)

 styria integra/English Version   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
For the purpose of the European public spirit styria integra is part of the transnational cooperation of several development partnerships.
Besides styria integra there are three additional development partnerships in the field of responsibility of the Federal Ministry for Social Affairs.
styria integra has joined forces with the two development partnerships "youth entry" (in the region of Upper Austria) and "INTequal" (Lower Austria) to the formal network of pons integra.
www.styria-integra.at /integra_800/ev.htm   (1088 words)

Mariazell - Mariazell, town, Styria prov., E central Austria.
7,569), in Styria prov., central Austria, at the northern foot of the...
14,046), in Styria prov., E central Austria, at the confluence...
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 H-Net Review: Jeremy King on Die Steiermark im Dritten Reich, 1938-1945   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In the Habsburg hereditary duchy of Styria, German National political and cultural figures such as Rosegger and Svoboda helped lay the foundations of an aggressive, racist, even fascist movement that displayed remarkable and fateful affinities to Adolf Hitler's National Socialism.
Not until April of 1941, when Hitler's armies destroyed Yugoslavia and annexed Lower Styria, did the two parts of the duchy belong once again to the same country (although, as Karner notes, the much-discussed unification of the two parts into a single National Socialist administrative district, or Gau, never took place).
The occupation and "re-Germanization" of Lower Styria occurred under their direction, with little interference from Berlin and according to elaborate plans they had developed in Graz during the 1930s.
www.h-net.org /reviews/showrev.cgi?path=13852850532035   (2363 words)

 Welcome to hotel Parkhotel Styria in Steyr, Austria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
There is always a corner to enjoy quiet company, to sit together for a nice chat, or - if you feel like being alone for a change - to ship a glass of good wine and let the day pass in review, at the bar, in the reading corner, in front of the fireplace.
Hotel Styria is the secret tip for closed conferences, meetings and festivities.
Parkhotel Styria is a house with character and delightful ambiance, with personal and attentive service, with many charming details.
www.lodgingaustria.com /Steyr/ParkhotelStyria   (317 words)

 Customs and tradition in Upper Styria - Province of Styria
The mountainous region of Upper Styria in the north of the province was once called the "Iron Marches" because of the prevalence of the iron processing industry there.
The Dachstein, which at 2995m is the highest peak in the limestone Alps in northern Styria, is also the highest mountain in Styria as a whole.
The north-eastern part of the Upper Styrian landscape is dominated by the Lower Tauern range, the largest mountain range in Styria with a total of 47 peaks over 2500m.
www.steiermark.at /cms/beitrag/10036715/1490?cms_textonly=J   (207 words)

 Province of Styria
Central Styria consists of the central Mur area, the Graz Basin, the Grazer Feld and the Leibnitzer Feld.
The southern Gleinalm region of Western Styria is home to a form of traditional costume which, unlike many other dirndl types, has a stand-up collar rather than a low-cut neckline.
Until 1919, the part of Styria which was surrendered to the former Yugoslavia during World War I was known as Southern Styria.
www.steiermark.at /cms/ziel/75707/EN?cms_textonly=J   (422 words)

 STYRIA | People | Traditional Styrian Dress | Men's Traditional Dress
In Styria, men's traditional dress varies much less from region to region than is the case with women's traditional attire.
In the last few decades, the gray-green jacket has spread all over the province and in Austria, this type of outfit is known as the "Styrian jacket" - synonymous with men's traditional dress in Styria.
Of course, there are other forms of men's traditional dress found in Styria.
www.jahr-des-radsports.at /en/page.asp?id=163   (104 words)

 Austrian Press & Information Service   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Styria is frequently referred to as Austria's "green province." This is due to its extensive forests which cover about half of
The Mining University in Leoben is a scientific center for the mining and steel industries.
Styria's cluster of car firms is one of Austria's top business projects.
www.austria.org /lstyria.shtml   (251 words)

 STYRIA | The Country | Regions | South western Styria
The south of Styria is dominated by the Southern Styrian wine country.
Follow the ‘White Horse’ — the hallmark of ‘Schilcher’ wine from Western Styria — and enjoy the charm of the West Styrian countryside along the Schilcher wine road.
From the grape to the wine — from the virgin pumpkin seed to the finished oil — Western Styria both brings the uniqueness of its surroundings to full expression thanks to its Schilcher wine, and the Styrian oil trail also serves to round off the entire experience.
www.steiermark.com /en/page.asp?id=138&mm_play=94   (251 words)

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