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Columbia University Slavonic Studies Volume 1 (Paperback) Loot Price: R278
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Columbia University Slavonic Studies Volume 1 (Paperback): Anonymous, Books Group
Columbia University Slavonic Studies Volume 1 (Paperback): Anonymous, Books Group

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1922 Excerpt: ... THIRD PERIOD THE AGE OF DECLINE CHAPTER VII THE ACADEMIES AND SOCIETIES I In the 18th century Jugoslav literature began to decline, not only in Ragusa but also in the other provinces. Serbia proper was under the domination of the Turks; Croatia and Slovenia, under Austria, while the Republic of Dubrovnik, after the terrible earthquake of 1667, was reduced in wealth and population. Besides, Ragusa was suffering from the vexatious attitude of the Venetians and the Turks, who were conspiring together for the destruction of the last Antemurale Christianitatis in the Balkan Peninsula. So long as the Ragusan commonwealth was independent and vigorous, Slavonic life rested on the identity of the man with the citizen. The city state, as in old Greece and later in Rome, was the highest unit of social organization.1 The whole training and character of the man were planned for his membership in the city. The market-place, the assembly, the "academies" were places of frequent meetings, where the sense of citizenship was quickened, and where common standards of opinion or feeling were formed. Poetry, music, sculpture, literature and art, in all their forms, were matters of public interest. The cultural achievements of Dalmatia reached their apex in the 17th century. No doubt many exquisite works were produced at a later period, but they do not exhibit any creative talent, and more or less conspicuously belong to the decadence 1 Cf. Ivan Smirnov, "Gorodskija obsciny Dalmacii v X-XI vSkS," Zurnal ministerstva narodnago prosvescenija, cast 214, pp. 289-306, April, 1881. See also his study, "Otnosenija Venecii k gorodskim obscinam Dalmacii s XII do poloviny XIV veka" (1880). of Ragusan learning. The only new literary phenomenon of the period was the rise of a school of histo...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Anonymous • Books Group
Creators: General Books
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 30
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-48693-6
Barcode: 9781151486936
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-151-48693-0

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