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Friedrich Salomon Krauss
Friedrich Salomon Krauss (7 October 1859, Požega, Croatia, Požega, Kingdom of Hungary – 29 May 1938, Vienna, Austria) was a Croatian Austrian Jewish sexology, sexologist, ethnography, ethnographer, folkloristics, folklorist, and Slavistics, Slavist. Education In 1877–78, Krauss attended the University of Vienna. Career One of his first publications was a translation of Artemidoros' of Daldis ''Interpretation of Dreams'' was cited in Sigmund Freud's book ''The Interpretation of Dreams''. He began his career as a folklorist and ethnologist. In 1884–85, Krauss received funding from the Crown Prince Rudolf to gather folklore and ballads of the gusle, Guslar singers in Bosnia, Croatia and Herzegovina. As a result of this field research, he published a two-volume collection of fairytales, ''Sagen und Märchen der Südslaven''. Perhaps his most famous work was the ''Anthropophytia'' (1904–1913), a scholarly yearbook which published folklore of erotic and sexual content. In ...
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Požega, Croatia
Požega () is a city in western Slavonia, eastern Croatia, with a total population of 26,248 (census 2011). It is the administrative center of the Požega-Slavonia County. Name Between 1921 and 1991, the town was known as ''Slavonska Požega''. In German language, German, the town is known as ''Poschegg'', in Hungarian language, Hungarian as ''Pozsega'', in Turkish language, Turkish as ''Pojega'', and in Latin language, Latin as ''Incerum'' (-i, n.) and ''Possega''. There is a town in Serbia with same name (see: Požega, Serbia). "Požega" is supposed to be related to the Croatian word "požar", meaning "forest fire". "Incerum" is supposed to come from Proto-Indo-European words *h1eyn (valley) and *kjer (heart), so that it means "the heart of the valley". Geography Požega (elevation: ) is located in the south-western part of the Valley of Požega, or Požega basin, in Croatian: ''Požeška kotlina''. This fertile valley has been important since the antiquity - its Ancient Rome, ...
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