Kristiania


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Kristiania:

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, city (1995 pop. 482,555), capital of Norway, of Akershus co., and of Oslo co. (175 sq mi/453 sq km), SE Norway, at the head of the Oslofjord (a deep inlet of the Skagerrak).
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, Norway.
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When these paintings were exhibited at the 'Black and White Exhibition' of 1893 in Kristiania (now Oslo), the critic Andreas Aubert compared them to traditional Norwegian tapestries.
There are observations of "glows" on 29 and 30 November 1883 from Kristiania and these continued until February 1884, although there are no specific dates given.
In the case of Norway's capital, I have referred to the city either by the name as it appears in the source under discussion, or by the spelling in use during the year in question (e.g., Christiania before 1877, Kristiania after 1877, and Oslo in contemporary usage).
Indeed, as Gide affirms, in Hamsun's novel there is "aucune intrigue, aucune histoire", it actually tells anything more that the wanderings through the streets of Kristiania of an anonymous young creative mind and body that through the physical and spiritual suffering of hunger experiences various form of rejection and isolation: sexual, as in his relationship with the young girl that he named Ylajali; physical, as in his continuous necessity of food; social, as in his quest for a bed and a room; political, as in his frictions with authorities and policemen.
The head office was not initially located in Kristiania (then the name of Norway's capital city; the name of Oslo was not restored until 1925), as stipulated by the Act in the event that the capital was procured through voluntary subscription, but in Trondheim instead.
After entering the Technical College in Kristiania to study engineering, Munch transferred in 1880 to the Royal School of Drawing.
Sometimes his erratic nature could be rather endearing: Once, when preparing to give a speech at a formal event in the capital of Kristiania, he could not find studs for his dress shirt.
(39) Pace Georg Brandes, Wolfgang Goethe, 2 vols (Copenhagen and Kristiania: Gyldendal, 1915), i, 101-02, who reads 'Prometheus' as a herald of Feuerbach's atheism.
The most lyrical passage of the essay, the midpoint of the spiral of repetition of words associated with earth, nature, and unearthliness, is a description of Hansteen guiding de Cleyre through the art galleries of Kristiania, drawing on his experiences hiking as a boy with his grandfather: "He knew the lights upon the snow and rocks, just what time of the year shone on the leaves, where the wood-paths wound, the dim glories of the mist upon the fjords, the mountain stairways in their craggy walls, and the veiled colors of the summer midnight.
Born to an upper-class family on the capital's fashionable west side, he sensed the hypocrisy of his parents' lifestyle already as a child; his subsequent revolt from their bourgeois milieu led to a stint of semicriminal activity -- smuggling, as befits the Prohibition Era -- use of drugs, and various other questionable practices in Copenhagen, Kristiania (now Oslo), and Paris.
The company was founded by the pharmacist Morten Nyegaard (1844-1921), who established in 1874 an agency for pharmaceutical products in Kristiania (Oslo).
The Kristiania Conference in 1901 endorsed scientific inquiry as the basis for a rational exploitation of the sea, and laid down rather precise plans for hydrographical and biological work.