Zwinger


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Zwinger

The protective fortress of a city; the modern name of several German palaces or parts of palaces.

zwinger

The protective fortress of a city.
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The Zwinger Museum, which houses the Dresden porcelain collection is an exquisite example of Baroque architecture, and highlights a portion of the historic collection within inset arched niches running along the curvilinear walls of sunlit galleries.
In Approaches to Teaching Faulkner's "As I Lay Dying," 113-22, edited by Patrick O'Donnell and Lynda Zwinger.
the two most famous structures are the Frauenkirche and the Zwinger.
I'm short-term bearish and on the longer term, I'm quite bullish," Jeremy Zwinger, chief executive officer of The Rice Trader, a Durham, California-based researcher, said in Bangkok.
El denominado Neumarfet o casco antiguo, con el Zwinger, un palacio de arte barroco, y la monumental Frauenkirche no eran en absoluto objetivos militares estrategicos, como tampoco lo eran los barrios poblados en su periferia.
Jeremy Zwinger president and CEO of The Rice Trader the organizer said at the sidelines that there are 15 different countries joining the competition with a total of 25 samples.
Algunos de los textos clasificados bajo ese nombre son: Walden (1854), de Henry David Thoreau, The Mountains of California (1894), de John Muir, Pilgrim at Tinker Creek (1974), de Annie Dillard y The Mysterious Lands (1989), de Ann Zwinger, entre otros.
This “Elbflorence” has many wonderful sights worth seeing like the Semperoper, the rebuilt Frauenkirche, the Zwinger, as well as more than 30 museums among them the Royal Treasure Chamber known as the Green Vault or the “Alte Meister” gallery where Raphael's “Sistine Madonna” can be admired.
Start at the Theaterplatz--a square bordered by the iconic Semper Opera, the palatial Zwinger and the Dresden Palace--all reconstructed with great pains to look like they did before they were bombed.
North Dakota State University research specialist Steve Zwinger says avoiding a too-thin planting is crucial, because leaving too much space between wheat plants invites weed problems.
The fourth chapter covers the Calvinist Reformation, including John Calvin himself, Zwinger, van Giffen, Daneau, Case, and Keckermann.