What is Berlin known for?

social ties

accessdate 11 June 2013 location The two towns over time formed close economic and social ties. In 1307 they formed an alliance with a common external policy, their internal administrations still being separated. Stöver B. Geschichte Berlins. Verlag CH Beck, 2010. ISBN 978-3-406-60067-8 Stadtgründung Und


is divided into various blocks. Between 1949 and 1989, it was the main center of East Berlin. The Königsallee in Düsseldorf is known for its many famous fashion stores and showrooms. The symbol's popularity and widespread use began during the lead-up to the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin. Carl Diem, president of the Organizing Committee of the 1936 Summer Olympics, wanted to hold a torchbearers' ceremony in the stadium at Delphi, site of the famous oracle, where the Pythian Games were also held. For this reason he ordered construction of a milestone with the Olympic rings carved in the sides, and that a torchbearer should carry the flame along with an escort of three others from there to Berlin. The ceremony was celebrated but the stone was never removed. Later, two British authors Lynn and Gray Poole when visiting Delphi in the late 1950s saw the stone and reported in their "History of the Ancient Games" that the Olympic rings design came from ancient Greece. This has become known as "Carl Diem's Stone". Commons:Category:Berlin Wikipedia:Berlin Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany States Berlin

quot combination

as a "combination of sugar, cream, mulberry juice, sunbeam (Sunlight) and velvet", but the criticism is a little unjust and one or two of his works, for example the "Resurrection" in the church of San Francesco di Paolo at Venice, can claim to be masterly. This picture is certainly a fine piece of colouring, well composed and well carried out. Jacobus was born at Allegheny, Pennsylvania, the son of pastor Melancthon Williams Jacobus, Sr. He graduated

played works

there by his composition pupil, the violinist Iosif Kotek, who had been in Berlin for violin studies with Joseph Joachim. The two played works for violin and piano together, including a violin-and-piano arrangement of Édouard Lalo's ''Symphonie espagnole'', which they may have played through the day after Kotek's arrival. This work may have been the catalyst for the composition of the concerto. Brown, ''Crisis Years'', 260. He wrote to his patroness

major solo

, which traveled to the Vancouver Art Gallery, Canada; the Museo Tamayo, Mexico City; and the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C. In 2005 he put together an exhibition at the Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin called 'The Vanity of Allegory'. In 2006 ''Douglas Gordon Superhumanatural'' opened at the National Galleries of Scotland complex in Edinburgh, being Gordon's first major solo exhibition in Scotland since he presented ''24 Hour Psycho'' in 1993. Also in 2006 there was an exhibition of his at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York, called "Timeline". "New" Museum of Modern (Contemporary) Art by Rebecca Lane in Fillip A 2006 retrospective was on view at the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany, and the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh. Douglas Gordon: Fog, November 4 - December 23, 2004 Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles. Like many other neighborhoods on Manhattan’s Lower East Side (Lower East Side, Manhattan), Alphabet City became home to a succession (Ethnic succession theory) of immigrant groups over the years. By the 1840s and 1850s, much of present-day Alphabet City had become known as "Kleindeutschland" or "Little Germany (Little Germany, New York)"; in the mid-19th century, many Commons:Category:Berlin Wikipedia:Berlin Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany States Berlin

original architectural

neighborhood of Berlin. It has a height of 46 meters with a shape resembling that of an observation tower - the original architectural idea was that of a tree shape. It was built from 1972 to 1976. *1788: '''Augustus Siebe''' was born in Saxony in Germany, named Christian Augustus Siebe. pages 16 etseq, ''The International History of Diving History'' vol 4 no. 1, publ. Historical Diving Society Commons:Category:Berlin Wikipedia:Berlin Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany States Berlin

period working

Deutschmark per line." Hofmann, Michael. "About the author", ''The Wandering Jews'', Granta, p.142. ISBN 1-86207-392-9 In 1925 he spent an influential period working in France and never again resided permanently in Berlin. He started studying sociology in 1981 in Groningen (Groningen (city)), Netherlands at the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen but changed to Berlin in 1982. There he studied sociology, journalism

to Norway for a short time period, working in a locomotive facility of Norges Statsbaner, where he fulfilled his 72-day military service. He went back to Germany in 1925. There he studied at the Technical University at Aachen (RWTH Aachen University), where he proposed a thesis in 1927 for an experimental betatron accelerator, incorporating the work of Swedish scientist Gustav Ising of 1924, Commons:Category:Berlin Wikipedia:Berlin Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany States Berlin

centuries made

in various museums of the world. A Karabakh silk carpet (''zili'') of 16th-17th centuries made in Barda (Barda, Azerbaijan) is currently kept in Berlin in the Museum of Arts. Boston Museum of High Arts holds a Shusha carpet of 18th century. US Museum of Textiles possesses Shusha carpet of 18th centurty, called "Afshan", and the Metropolitan museum in New York (New York City) has in its collection a Karabakh carpet of "Verni" group. The Ethnographic Museum in Munich

opera appearing

in the 1920s. He made his debut at the Semperoper in Dresden in 1927, becoming a principal tenor. From 1929 to 1944 he was a member of the ensemble at the Berlin State Opera, appearing also at the New York Metropolitan Opera (1931–34), the Bayreuth Festspielhaus (1933–39, 1952, 1954) and the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (1934 and 1937). He sang, too, at the Vienna State Opera (1929–33, 1936–44, 1954). 150px thumb Schelling (Image:Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph von Schelling.png) In 1841–1842, Kierkegaard attended the Berlin lectures of Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph von Schelling. Schelling was a critic of Georg Hegel and a professor at the University of Berlin. The university started a lecture series given by Schelling in order to espouse a type of positive philosophy which would be diametrically opposed to Hegelianism. Kierkegaard was initially delighted with Schelling. Before he left Copenhagen to attend Schelling's lectures in Berlin, he wrote to his friend Peter Johannes Sprang: Commons:Category:Berlin Wikipedia:Berlin Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany States Berlin

buildings starting

Estate . He had responsibility at the end of the twenties for the development plan of a large housing estate, Siemensstadt, in Berlin. Hugo Häring's theory of the ''new building'' inspired Scharoun in a new architectural direction that departed from rationalism and from preformulated schemata, in order to develop buildings starting in each case from a unique functional character. The organisation of social living space played a central role. Louis Ferdinand was born


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First documented in the 13th century, Berlin became the capital of the Margraviate of Brandenburg (1417), the Kingdom of Prussia (1701–1918), the German Empire (1871–1918), the Weimar Republic (1919–1933) and the Third Reich (1933–1945).

Berlin is a world city (Global city) of culture, politics, media, and science. Significant industries also include IT (information technology), pharmaceuticals, biomedical engineering, clean tech, biotechnology, construction, and electronics.

Modern Berlin is home to renowned universities, orchestras, museums, entertainment venues, and is host to many sporting events. Over the last decade Berlin has seen the upcoming of a cosmopolitan entrepreneurial (entrepreneurship) scene.

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