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Joseph, German anatomist and physiologist, 1768-1808. See: Wenzel ventricle.
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Immersed in the historical background of the 10th century, this true tale of Good King Wenceslaus, as told by his faithful servant Poidevin, brings the reader into the Dark Ages.
The story of beer in Pilsen -- Plzen in Czech -- goes back to its founding in 1295 by King Wenceslaus II who granted 260 citizens the right to brew beer in their homes.
According to some testimonies, the Bohemian king Wenceslaus I was also on his way to join Henry but arrived only a day later.
For this medley, arranger Michael Kibbe has chosen five holiday favorites: I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day; Bring a Torch, Jeannette Isabella; Good King Wenceslaus; O Little Town of Bethlehem; Joy to the World.
They range from William Dugdale's 1658 History of St Paul's Cathedral in London with engravings by Wenceslaus Hollar to two seventeenth-century French translations of Boethius's Consolatio Philosophiae by Rene de Ceriziers and Nicolas Regnier.
His opposition was against the emperor Sigismund, brother of Wenceslaus that took place of this and this would be one of the protagonists in the condemnation of Hus, and not against the imperial institution.
Helen Mallinson then took us north to the architectural story of Covent Garden's 17th-century church and piazza, before Zanne Lyttle opened out a more turbulent aspect of the London story, tracing political and religious revolutionary currents through the profilic etchings of Wenceslaus Hollar, including the only remaining drawings of St Paul's Cathedral before the fire of 1666.
Dugdale paid for the whole thing himself and enrolled the Bohemian artist Wenceslaus Hollar to provide engravings, considerably raising the quality (and the cost) of the final work.
Wenceslaus Church in New Prague, MN, and then in English.
An admirer of Lipsius's inscriptions of antiquities, (17) Peacham wrote inscriptions for engravings by Wenceslaus Hollar, whom he knew through the Earl of Arundel, one of the three "greatest of English (indeed European) collectors" (Levy 175).
"Excuse me for interrupting," I said, but I fear you may be subscribing to a common confusion between Vaclav the Good, commonly known as Wenceslas, who was a 10th century Duke of Bohemia and King Wenceslaus I of Bohemia who lived some 300 years later.