A significant part of the citizens of Pozsony
, Buda and Pest was German in the 18th-19th centuries.
Istvan, A betegseg--az elo letlehetosege / Illness--A Possibility of the Living Being, (Pozsony
: Kalligram), 2011.
: VEDA, vydatel'stvo Slovenskej akademie vied.
The author chose to study Christian Hercules, which is an allegoric drama and was performed in Pozsony
(Bratislava) in 1729.
The university he founded at Pozsony
(Bratislava) had rather faded away after the death of Vitez, but during the 1480s he tried to persuade Ficino to come in person and set up a Platonic Academy in Buda.
A remarkable leader, at the time of his death, Matthias was the most powerful monarch in central Europe; he was a vigorous and effective commander; he was also a talented statesman, administrator, law-maker, and orator; he continued his father's policy of strengthening the standing army, and his Black Companies were the envy and terror of his neighbors; although ambitious and easily angered, he was neither cruel nor vindictive; his camp and court were the envy of civilized Europe, and his library attracted learned men from all over Europe; a literate man himself, Matthias set up Hungary's first printing press at Buda and established a university at Pozsony
He worked in laboratories at universities in Pozsony
(Bratislava), Prague, Berlin, Hamburg, Leyden and Groningen.
The popular re-enactment of glorious events that took place in historical Bratislava has found a competitor this year, again ndash and thus, a whole series of events lasting until June 29.The Bratislava Coronation Days, opened in the Slovak capital on June 22 and lasting for one week, commemorate the famous royal past of Bratislava ndash variously called Pressburg, Pozsony
and Prescaronporok in each of the languages that were spoken here.The event opened with a concert in the Main Square and a new element to this year's festivities was a childrens coronation procession.