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The 16th century brought the Lutheran Reformation to Denmark and a new period in the nation's literature. Major authors of the time include the humanist Christiern Pedersen, who translated the New Testament into Danish, and Poul Helgesen who vigorously opposed the Reformation. The 16th century also saw Denmark's earliest plays, including the works of Hieronymus Justesen Ranch. The 17th century was an era of renewed interest in Scandinavian antiquities with scholars like Ole Worm at the forefront. Though religious dogmatism was on the rise the passionate hymns of Thomas Kingo transcended the ge ...more
“ The idea of a sandwich as a snack goes back to Roman times. Scandinavians perfected the technique with the Danish open-faced sandwich, or smorroebrod, consisting of thinly sliced, buttered bread and many delectable toppings. ”
“ In that memorable year, 1822: Oersted, a Danish physicist, held in his hands a piece of copper wire, joined by its extremities to the two poles of a Volta pile. On his table was a magnetized needle on its pivot, and he suddenly saw (by chance you will say, but chance only favours the mind which is prepared) the needle move and take up a position quite different from the one assigned to it by terrestrial magnetism. A wire carrying an electric current deviates a magnetized needle from its position ...more ”
En læseklub for medlemmer. Vi starter med Søren Kierkegaard og tager den derfra.
[close] En læseklub for medlemmer. Vi starter med Søren Kierkegaard og tager den derfra.
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Denne gruppe drejer sig kun om én ting: Udfordringer. Masser af udfordringer - små udfordringer,…more
[close] Denne gruppe drejer sig kun om én ting: Udfordringer. Masser af udfordringer - små udfordringer, store udfordringer, gigantiske udfordringer, uendelige udfordringer, skøre, tossede, mærkelige udfordringer.
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Thanks to a tattooed, adventurous , bisexual computer hacker named Lisbeth Salander, Scandinavia…more
[close] Thanks to a tattooed, adventurous , bisexual computer hacker named Lisbeth Salander, Scandinavian crime fiction is now one of the most popular categories among mystery readers around the world. So far Noir-flavored books from Scandinavia have sold more than 6 million copies in the United States and 35 million copies worldwide and have become a publishing phenomenon. Given the increasing interest in the Nordic works of crime fiction, Mystery Tribune has created this group for Goodreads members to discuss and exchange insights about this sub-category. We publish a weekly list of Best Sellers in Scandinavian Crime, based on the sales data in the United States and usually pick top sellers or new titles from this list for our discussions.
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En bogklub/gruppe for alle danske læsere. :) //A bookclub/group for all Danish readers. :)
[close] En bogklub/gruppe for alle danske læsere. :) //A bookclub/group for all Danish readers. :)
9 members, last active 2 years ago