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Conradin

(kŏn`rədĭn), 1252–68, duke of Swabia, titular king of Jerusalem and Sicily, the last legitimate HohenstaufenHohenstaufen
, German princely family, whose name is derived from the castle of Staufen built in 1077 by a Swabian count, Frederick. In 1079, Frederick married Agnes, daughter of Holy Roman Emperor Henry IV, and was created duke of Swabia.
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, son of Holy Roman Emperor Conrad IVConrad IV,
1228–54, German king (1237–54), king of Sicily and of Jerusalem (1250–54), son of Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II. He was elected (1237) king of the Romans at his father's instigation after Frederick had deposed Conrad's older brother Henry in
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. While Conradin was still a child in Germany, his uncle ManfredManfred
, c.1232–1266, king of Sicily (1258–66), the last Hohenstaufen on that throne. An illegitimate son of Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II, Manfred was regent in Sicily for his brother Conrad IV.
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 made himself (1258) king of Sicily. When Manfred died the kingdom was seized (1266) by Charles ICharles I
(Charles of Anjou), 1227–85, king of Naples and Sicily (1266–85), count of Anjou and Provence, youngest brother of King Louis IX of France. He took part in Louis's crusades to Egypt (1248) and Tunisia (1270).
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 (Charles of Anjou). Young Conradin went to Italy in an attempt to recover his kingdom. Several cities rallied to his support, but he was defeated (1268) by Charles at Tagliacozzo. He was captured and executed at Naples.
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It tells the story of Italy's dismemberment by the Angevin Dynasty and Holy Roman Empire that culminated in the murder of Conradin (1252-1268), heir to the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies and the Holy Roman Empire.
Wanderlieder could be sung on a sophisticated recital by an advanced baritone singer, if combined with the Uhland settings by Conradin Kreutzer or Johannes Brahms, for example.
Oji's remarks are "nonsense," said Conradin Rasi, a spokesman for the Swiss Federal Office of Energy.
30) Heidegger's most pointed discussions of Gelassenheit come in a pair of discourses: (i) a talk commemorating the 175th anniversary of the birthday of the composer, Conradin Kreutzer, entitled "Gelassenheit", but known in English simply as "Memorial Address;" (ii) an essay called "Zur Erorterung der Gelassenheit: Aus einem Feldweggesprach uber das Denken," typically referred to in English as "Conversation on a Country Path about Thinking.
Conradin Kreutzer, Weber, Meyerbeer und Friedrich Kind," begins by tracing the rarely investigated relationships among the title figures (and Johann Baptist Gansbacher) and between them and the Harmonischer Verein.
El nombre, que aparentemente aparecio por vez primera en un drama medieval de 1456 escrito por Thuring von Ringoltingen, se hizo famoso durante el siglo XIX con el titulo de un drama (La bella Melusine), escrito por el dramaturgo austriaco Franz Grillparzer en 1833 y convertido en opera por Conradin Kreutzer al ano siguiente.
60) Heidegger's Memorial Address presented in honor of the German composer Conradin Kreutzer concludes with an adage from the German poet Johann Peter Hebel: "If releasement (Gelassenheit) toward things and openness to the mystery awaken within us, we then should arrive at a path that will lead to a new ground and foundation.
La scene finale du roman illustre de maniere exemplaire ce processus d'identification, etablissant une correspondance entre les deux amants et le Conradin et Frederic de Bade peint par Henry a partir d'une gravure tres populaire en Allemagne.
With papal encouragement, Charles of Anjou, younger brother of Louis IX of France (St Louis), took over the territories of southern Italy over which Frederick II had held sway, defeating the emperor's illegitimate son Manfred at the battle of Benevento in 1266 and his grandson Conradin at the battle of Tagliacozzo in 1268.
The Vespers of Palermo is set in medieval Italy and relies upon the legend of the actual Conradin (grandson of Frederick II of the House of Hohenstaufen and Holy Roman Emperor), the exiled and legitimate heir to the Sicilian crown whose efforts to regain his kingdom were defeated by forces of Charles of Anjou (brother of King Louis IX of France) in 1268.
The program includes "La Monica" for Bassoon and Basso Continuo by Philipp Friedrich Boddecker, Concertino for Bassoon and Orchestra by Rudolf Maros, Sonata for Bassoon and Piano by Andre Previn, Variations for Bassoon and Orchestra by Conradin Kreutzer and "Suite Argentina Para Jugar con Andrea" by Jorge Mockert.
Though Frederick's heirs, his sons Conrad and Manfred an d his grandson Conradin, continued to fight for the Ghibelline cause after his death, they all failed, leaving their supporters, like Dante Alighieri, to dream of what might have been.