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St. Thomas Church in Leipzig

St. Thomas Church in Leipzig

This is St. Thomas Church in Leipzig, Germany. It was here that Johann Sebastian Bach was kapellmeister here for most of his career. Martin Luther also preached here during the Reformation, and Mozart played the organ here. ... Read More
Tabor: A Hussite City

Tabor: A Hussite City

The city of Tabor was founded as a Christian community by the Hussites in Bohemia – modern day Czech Republic. The Taborites, under the brilliant leadership of Jan Zizka, are famous for their military victories against the Catholics. ... Read More
Marco Polo's House

Marco Polo’s House

This is the house of Marco Polo -almost certainly the most celebrated resident of Venice. He traveled to China and spent many years there, trading and working for the Grand Kahn Although he is the one famous for doing so, he was far from the first. In fact, his father and uncle had gone there befor ... Read More
Venice's Empire

Venice’s Empire

Although we may know Venice as a beautiful Italian city where travel is by gondolas, at one time Venice controlled an empire. As a merchant republic focused on trading and profit, Venice only ruled lands that furthered those ends. ... Read More
The Roman Forum

The Roman Forum

This is the Forum, the beating heart of Ancient Rome. It was an open square used for public meetings and orations, with temples and government buildings along the side. Some of the most important events in Roman history took place here, including triumphs, murders and riots. ... Read More