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Maxim Bogdanovich
Maksim Adamavič Bahdanovič (Belarusian language: Максім Адамавіч Багдановіч) (December 9, 1891 – May 25, 1917) was a Belarusian poet, journalist, translator, literary critic and historian of literature. He is considered as one of founders of the modern Belarusian language.[1]Contents1 Life 2 His standing in Belarusian literature 3 References 4 External linksLife[edit] Bahdanovič was born in Minsk
Minsk
in the family of Adam Bahdanovič, an important Belarusian ethnographer who through most of his career worked as a bank clerk.[1] Maksim was born in a family apartment at Karakazov House located at Trinity Hill
Trinity Hill
where beside the Bahdanovich's apartment was located the First Parish School
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Minsk
Minsk
Minsk
(Belarusian: Мінск, pronounced [mʲinsk]; Russian: Минск, [mʲinsk]) is the capital and largest city of Belarus, situated on the Svislach and the Nyamiha Rivers. As the national capital, Minsk
Minsk
has a special administrative status in Belarus
Belarus
and is the administrative centre of Minsk Region
Minsk Region
(voblast) and Minsk
Minsk
raion (district). In 2013, it had a population of 2,002,600. Minsk
Minsk
is the administrative capital of the Commonwealth of Independent States
Commonwealth of Independent States
(CIS) and seat of the Executive Secretary. The earliest historical references to Minsk
Minsk
date to the 11th century (1067), when it was noted as a provincial city within the Principality of Polotsk. The settlement developed on the rivers
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Horace
Quintus Horatius Flaccus (December 8, 65 BC – November 27, 8 BC), known in the English-speaking world as Horace
Horace
(/ˈhɒrəs/ or /ˈhɔːrəs/), was the leading Roman lyric poet during the time of Augustus
Augustus
(also known as Octavian). The rhetorician Quintilian
Quintilian
regarded his Odes as just about the only Latin
Latin
lyrics worth reading: "He can be lofty sometimes, yet he is also full of charm and grace, versatile in his figures, and felicitously daring in his choice of words."[nb 1] Horace
Horace
also crafted elegant hexameter verses (Satires and Epistles) and caustic iambic poetry (Epodes)
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Guberniya
A governorate, or a guberniya (Russian: губе́рния, IPA: [ɡʊˈbʲɛrnʲɪjə]; also romanized gubernia, guberniia, gubernya), was a major and principal administrative subdivision of the Russian Empire
Empire
and the early Russian SFSR and Ukrainian SSR. The term is usually translated as government, governorate, or province. A governorate was ruled by a governor (губернатор, gubernator), a word borrowed from Latin gubernator, in turn from Greek kybernetes. Sometimes the term guberniya was informally used to refer to the office of a governor. Selected governorates were united under an assigned governor general such as Grand Duchy of Finland, Tsardom of Poland, Russian Turkestan and others. There also were military governors such as Kronshtadt, Vladivostok, and others
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Crimea
Crimea
Crimea
(/kraɪˈmiːə/; Ukrainian: Крим, Krym; Russian: Крым, Krym; Crimean Tatar: Къырым, translit. Qırım; Turkish: Kırım; Ancient Greek: Κιμμερία/Ταυρική, translit. Kimmería/Taurikḗ) is a peninsula on the northern coast of the Black Sea
Black Sea
in Eastern Europe
Eastern Europe
that is almost completely surrounded by both the Black Sea
Black Sea
and the smaller Sea of Azov
Sea of Azov
to the northeast. It is located south of the Ukrainian region of Kherson
Kherson
and west of the Russian region of Kuban. It is connected to Kherson
Kherson
Oblast by the Isthmus of Perekop
Isthmus of Perekop
and is separated from Kuban
Kuban
by the Strait of Kerch
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Russian Civil War
Victory for the Red Army
Red Army
in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, South Caucasus, Central Asia, Tuva, and Mongolia; Victory for pro-independence movements in Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Poland Revolutionary Insurrectionary Army of Ukraine
Ukraine
(1919–20)
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Maksim Bahdanovič Literary Museum
Maksim Bahdanovič Literary Museum is a museum in Minsk, Belarus. It is dedicated to the writer Maksim Bahdanovič (1891–1917). References[edit]This section needs expansion. You can help by adding to it. (December 2010)External links[edit] Media related to Maksim Bahdanovich Museum, Minsk at Wikimedia CommonsCoordinates: 53°54′29″N 27°33′22″E / 53.9081°N 27.5560°E / 53.9081; 27.5560This article about a museum in Belarus is a stub
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Opera
Opera
Opera
(Italian: [ˈɔːpera]; English plural: operas; Italian plural: opere [ˈɔːpere]) is an art form in which singers and musicians perform a dramatic work combining text (libretto) and musical score, usually in a theatrical setting.[1] In traditional opera, singers do two types of singing: recitative, a speech-inflected style[2] and arias, a more melodic style, in which notes are sung in a sustained fashion. Opera
Opera
incorporates many of the elements of spoken theatre, such as acting, scenery, and costumes and sometimes includes dance
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Paul Verlaine
Paul-Marie Verlaine (/vɛərˈlɛn/;[1] French: [vɛʁlɛn]; 30 March 1844 – 8 January 1896) was a French poet associated with the Decadent movement. He is considered one of the greatest representatives of the fin de siècle in international and French poetry.Contents1 Biography1.1 Early life 1.2 Marriage and military service 1.3 Relationships with Rimbaud and Létinois 1.4 Final years2 Style 3 Portraits 4 Historical footnote 5 In popular culture 6 Works 7 See also 8 References 9 External linksBiography[edit] Early life[edit] Born in Metz, Verlaine was educated at the Lycée Impérial Bonaparte (now the Lycée Condorcet) in Paris and then took up a post in the civil service. He began writing poetry at an early age, and was initially influenced by the Parnassien movement and its leader, Leconte de Lisle. Verlaine's first published poem was published in 1863 in La Revue du progrès, a publication founded by poet Louis-Xavier de Ricard
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Heinrich Heine
Christian Johann Heinrich Heine
Heinrich Heine
(German: [ˈhaɪnʁɪç ˈhaɪnə]; 13 December 1797 – 17 February 1856) was a German poet, journalist, essayist, and literary critic. He is best known outside of Germany
Germany
for his early lyric poetry, which was set to music in the form of Lieder (art songs) by composers such as Robert Schumann
Robert Schumann
and Franz Schubert. Heine's later verse and prose are distinguished by their satirical wit and irony. He is considered part of the Young Germany
Germany
movement. His radical political views led to many of his works being banned by German authorities
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Alexander Pushkin
Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin (/ˈpʊʃkɪn/;[1] Russian: Алекса́ндр Серге́евич Пу́шкин, tr. Aleksandr Sergeyevich Pushkin, IPA: [ɐlʲɪˈksandr sʲɪˈrɡʲejɪvʲɪtɕ ˈpuʂkʲɪn] ( listen); 6 June [O.S. 26 May] 1799 – 10 February [O.S. 29 January] 1837) was a Russian poet, playwright, and novelist of the Romantic era[2] who is considered by many to be the greatest Russian poet[3][4][5][6] and the founder of modern Russian literature.[7][8] Pushkin was born into Russian nobility
Russian nobility
in Moscow. Нis father, Sergey Lvovich Pushkin, belonged to Pushkin noble families. His matrilineal great-grandfather was Abram Petrovich Gannibal. He published his first poem at the age of fifteen and was widely recognized by the literary establishment by the time of his graduation from the Tsarskoye Selo Lyceum
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Ovid
Publius Ovidius Naso (Classical Latin: [ˈpu:.blɪ.ʊs ɔˈwɪ.dɪ.ʊs ˈnaː.soː]; 20 March 43 BC – AD 17/18), known as Ovid
Ovid
(/ˈɒvɪd/)[1] in the English-speaking world, was a Roman poet who lived during the reign of Augustus. He was a contemporary of the older Virgil
Virgil
and Horace, with whom he is often ranked as one of the three canonical poets of Latin
Latin
literature. The Imperial scholar Quintilian
Quintilian
considered him the last of the Latin
Latin
love elegists.[2] He enjoyed enormous popularity, but, in one of the mysteries of literary history, was sent by Augustus
Augustus
into exile in a remote province on the Black Sea, where he remained until his death
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Janka Kupala
Jánka Kupála (akas: Yanka Kupala, Janka Kupała, Belarusian: Я́нка Купа́ла; July 7 [O.S. June 25] 1882 – June 28, 1942) – was the pen name of Iván Daminíkavich Lutsévich (Ivan Daminikavič Łucevič, Belarusian: Іва́н Даміні́кавіч Луцэ́віч), a Belarusian poet and writer. Kupala is considered one of the greatest Belarusian-language writers of the 20th century.Contents1 Biography1.1 Early life 1.2 In Vilnius
Vilnius
and St. Petersburg 1.3 During the Soviet period2 Legacy 3 References 4 External linksBiography[edit]This section does not cite any sources. Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed
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Anton Luckievich
Anton Ivanavich Lutskyevich (Belarusian: Антон Іванавіч Луцкевіч, Polish: Antoni Łuckiewicz; 1884 – 1942?) was a Belarusian publisher, journalist, literary critic, historian and politician. He served as the Prime Minister of Belarus in 1918. He was born on 29 January 1884 in Šiauliai, Lithuania to a Belarusian family. His brother Ivan Lutskyevich was also a politician. He began working in journalism, such as history, publishing and critics. He was raised as a Roman Catholic. After the Belarusian People's Republic was proclaimed on 25 March 1918, Lutskyevich was appointed prime minister.[1] His predecessor was Raman Skirmunt and he was replaced by Vaclau Lastouski. The Belarusian People's Republic was short-lived. In 1920, Lutskyevich settled in Vilnius, then in Poland, where he worked as a secondary school teacher and newspaper publisher
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Taras Shevchenko
Taras Hryhorovych Shevchenko[6] (March 9 [O.S. February 25] 1814 – March 10 [O.S. February 26] 1861) was a Ukrainian poet, writer, artist, public and political figure, as well as folklorist and ethnographer. His literary heritage is regarded to be the foundation of modern Ukrainian literature
Ukrainian literature
and, to a large extent, the modern Ukrainian language. Shevchenko is also known for many masterpieces as a painter and an illustrator.[7] He was a member of the Sts Cyril and Methodius Brotherhood and an academician of the Imperial Academy of Arts
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Ivan Franko
Ivan Yakovych Franko (Ukrainian: Іван Якович Франко, pronounced [iˈvɑn ˈjɑkovɪtʃ frɐnˈkɔ]) (August 27 [O.S. August 15] 1856 – May 28 [O.S. May 15] 1916) was a Ukrainian poet, writer, social and literary critic, journalist, interpreter, economist, political activist, doctor of philosophy, ethnographer, and the author of the first detective novels and modern poetry in the Ukrainian language. He was a political radical, and a founder of the socialist and nationalist movement in western Ukraine. In addition to his own literary work, he also translated the works of such renowned figures as William Shakespeare, Lord Byron, Pedro Calderón de la Barca, Dante Alighieri, Victor Hugo, Adam Mickiewicz, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Friedrich Schiller
Friedrich Schiller
into Ukrainian
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