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Wen·ce·slas

also Wen·ce·slaus  (wĕn′sĭ-slôs′), Saint c. 907-935?
Duke of Bohemia who encouraged Christianization and was murdered by his brother Boleslav. He is popularly associated with Christmastide charity and is the patron saint of the Czech Republic.
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The quartet comes to St Paul's Hall, University of Huddersfield, on Monday, February 12, with a programme that includes Debussy's String Quartet in G Minor, Beethoven's String Quartet in C sharp minor, and Suk's Meditation on the Old Czech Hymn St Wenceslas.
GOOD KING WENCESLAS Written around 1853 by John Mason Neale, with Scandanavian music There really was a Wenceslas - Vaclav in Czech - although he was Duke of Bohemia, rather than a king.
More than 100 music lovers listened to the handbell choir Random Ringers play songs such as "Good King Wenceslas," "Up On the Housetop " and "We Three Kings.
And I've got a winner for Domino's - the Good King Wenceslas pizza.
Wenceslas Music Festival in Ostrava, of having it in the autumn and only in sacred spaces?
929: King Wenceslaus of Bohemia, Good King Wenceslas of the Christmas carol, was murdered by his younger brother, Boleslaw.
Contract notice: Technical inspection mission necessary for the rehabilitation of the Wenceslas Cobergher college in Bergues for the Department of the North.
A public event to remember the invasion will take place at Wenceslas Square starting at 12:40 pm and run to 10 pm on Monday, Aug.
While working on the Zbraslav Chronicle--one of the longest chronicles of medieval Bohemia, Antonin became distracted and annoyed at all the cliched praise of King Wenceslas II, one of the chronicle's main heroes.
Prague's most iconic traditional landmark is the equestrian statue of St Wenceslas which dominates Wenceslas Square.
In which European capital city is Wenceslas Square?
Fly to Prague to enjoy the delightful stalls of the Christmas Markets in Wenceslas Square, a tradition that stretches back over a thousand years.