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Mussolini and the Italian fascists used Latin – the language of powerful men like Caesar and Augustus — to portray themselves as the rightful heirs of the Roman Empire.
Martin Luther referred to her as "crazy Birgitta", while August Strindberg called her a "devilish woman". Saint Birgitta of Sweden had a strong influence on female writers and philosophers during the Renaissance in Italy. This is revealed by new research at UiO.
In the UiO’s papyrus collection are receipts, passport stamps and personal texts about love.
Ancient Constitutions and Modern Monarchy
Sep. 17, 2019 2:41 PM
Førsteamanuensis i idéhistorie Håkon Evju er aktuell med en bok som handler om historieskrivning og dens politiske betydning i dansk-norsk opplysningstid.
The Culture of Nature in the History of Design
May 6, 2019 3:51 PM
Professor i kunsthistorie ved IFIKK Kjetil Fallan har redigert boken, som han også har bidratt til med innledning