Ah, young sir, the Szekelys, and the Dracula as their heart's blood, their brains, and their swords, can boast a record that mushroom growths like the Hapsburgs
and the Romanoffs can never reach.
The museum, which holds the outstanding ethnographic collections of the Hapsburgs
, is located in the last completed wing of the Hofburg, the former imperial palace; the room we are in now looks in one direction towards the parliament building and city hall, and in the other along the facade of the rest of the Hofburg, with a good view of the balcony from which Hitler made a speech acclaiming the annexation of Austria by Nazi Germany in March 1938.
The Slovenes, governed for hundreds of years by the Austrian Hapsburgs
, had in 2016 a per-capita income of $32,000 (Dh117,696).
At the height of their power the Hapsburgs
governed territories that today are located in twelve different countries.
Add to that 40 years in a Communist comma, the retribution for the 1954 Hungarian Revolution, laboring under the Hapsburgs
and Turks and battling the Mongols.
However, though the Hapsburgs
intended to fortify their present rule by endowing it with an idealized, ancient history, that same history provided the public with a means of criticizing the monarchy.
Bukovina was a conscious experiment, and it worked; its dissolution at the end of WWI was no accident, however, and it was sacrificed to punish the Hapsburgs
This year's 2013 performing arts program, curated by Stefanie Carp, embraces the contradictions of European intellect and politics, in such works as Martin Kugej's production of Miroslav Krleia's In Agmie, a Croatian trilogy about the Hapsburgs
and the demise of Old Europe.
The Heritage of the Hapsburgs
cruise departs on June 3 and July 1 with seven nights' full board from PS1,199pp.
were unwilling to negotiate on Austrian territory in which Italians were living.
The destruction of the Hapsburgs
' central European empire by Woodrow Wilson and his allies through the Treaty of Trianon in 1920 for the sake of "self-determination" ennobled and legitimized racial nationalism throughout the world, nowhere more than in the former Hapsburg
Absorb the history of Gutenberg and the splendour of the Hapsburgs
whilst on a truly relaxing holiday.