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Ivan Franko

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3rd quarter 2015

30 Sep 2015 New translations

In the section «Translations» we continue publishing of the cycle "History of ancient Roma" (1915 – 1916). Today – poem "Who will master whom? [509 BC]".

1. The Etruscans besieged Rome / 2. Plan Mucius Cord / 3. Mucius in the camp Etruscan / 4. Mucius reveals secrets to Porsena / 5. Attempt of consent.

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28 Sep 2015 New theater reviews

Published 3 theater reviews of 1893, including "Became a stupid" by M. Kropivnitsky".

This piece is made like a light French farce, shallow thing, but cheerful, written with comical expression and also decorated with enchanting music, written by the author.

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26 Sep 2015 New publicistic article

In the section "Publicistics" published an article "On the history of education in Galicia" (1893).

This contemptuous or hostile attitude of the Polish intelligentsia to educate the people began for a long time and is one of the "cultural experiences" gentry-corvee system in old Poland.

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24 Sep 2015 New obituary

In the section "Biographies. Obituaries" published obituary "Theodore Mommsen" (1903).

At the end of life Mommsen finally returned to its original starting point, the history of Roman law, worked out Roman state law, and in cooperation with the professor Marquardt – Roman criminal law.

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22 Sep 2015 New article on history

Published article "Lukyan Kobylytsja" (1902).

2. Boon in Bukovina 2 quarter 19th century. / 3. Events 1843 – 1847 / 4. Kobylytsja as ambassador in Vienna (1848) / 5. Kobylytsja as farmers leader / 6. Power hunts for Kobylytsja / 7. Evaluation Kobylytsja's activities.

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20 Sep 2015 New article on folklore

The section «Ethnography and folklore» is replenished with an article "On the legends about Muhammad among Slavs" (1894).

Do Slavic peoples in their contacts with Muslims have a clear idea of their religion, their faith and hierarchical order and how they comprehend it all from their Christian perspective?

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18 Sep 2015 New memorable place of Ivan Franko

The house on the former Benedictine square (present address: Lviv, Vichova str., 1) Ivan Franko hired an apartment in 1876 – 1877 years. This informs memorial plaque. The gallery of I. Franko's memorable places is replenished with photo of house in Lviv (1876 – 1877).

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16 Sep 2015 New article on history of literature

The section "History of literature" is replenished with article "Slavic reciprocity within the meaning of Jan Kollar and now" (1893).

1. Poetry in honor of Kollar / 2. Article by A. Kochubynski /. 3 Program work by J. Kollar / 4. Political strife of Slavs and growth Russophilism / 5. Thoughts by M. Murko about Kollar.

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14 Sep 2015 New critical article

The section "Literary criticism" is replenished with article "Reports by Miriam" (1894).

The new direction that there has been in the field of French poetry and her sister in Belgium, is completely unknown for us or presented very distorted, and often false.

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12 Sep 2015 New story

In the "Prose" section we publish story "Home handicraft" (1887).

How then, do not know that issued this right, so that no one dared to engage in any profession who has no evidence ability from his guild?

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10 Sep 2015 New poem

In the section "Poems" we publish poem «Ohr and Syrchan» (1914).

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8 Sep 2015 New verses

We continue to publish a collection of poems of Ivan Franko "Old and new". Today – begin of chapter «8. From the topic of the day».

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6 Sep 2015 New autograph of Ivan Franko

Page of autograph of I.Franko's article «Formal and real nationalism» (1889) The gallery of I. Franko's autographs and editions is replenished with page of autograph article «Formal and real nationalism» (1889).

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4 Sep 2015 New letters by Ivan Franko

We continue to publish Ivan Franko's correspondence. Today –next five letters of 1884.

Both your kolomyiky made a very good impression on me – I see them turning to realism and folk songs melodies. (16 May 1884, to Uliana Kravchenko)

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2 Sep 2015 New translations

In the section «Translations» we continue publishing of the cycle "History of ancient Roma" (1915 – 1916). Today – poem « First republican [509 BC]».

1. Tarquinia expelled from Rome / 2 Tarquinia Ambassadors in Rome / 3. Tarquinia give estates / 4. Conspiracy against the republic / 5. Brutus condemning his children to death.

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30 Aug 2015 New article

The article «Local studies in Galizia» (1892) now published.

Despite numerous but inevitable with such a volume of material deficiencies, book by Limanowski should become handbook for everyone who wants to have some idea about the affairs of the province.

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28 Aug 2015 New publicistic article

In the section "Publicistics" published review «K. Arabazhin. Galician-Russian literary and social movement».

Beautiful and actually right shows further movement caused by Shashkevych, Vahylevych and Holovatsky. Many facts of history to 1848 displayed.

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26 Aug 2015 New obituary

In the section "Biographies. Obituaries" published obituary «Nikolai Tikhonravov» (1894).

Died in Moscow scholar whom we, Ukrainian, wine appreciation and respect for his work, oftenly touch our literary past.

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24 Aug 2015 New article on history

Published article «Expressions of ukrainian-polish brotherhood in 1842» (1895).

Although these lines do not show Mr. Popel as the great poet, his poem still has for us certain value as historical and literary document.

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22 Aug 2015 New article on folklore

The section «Ethnography and folklore» is replenished with an article «From the filed of folklore» (1893).

Most of the book is devoted to the oral folklore of knights. In attachment one also find a map and statistical index of knights villages as well as notes to the songs.

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20 Aug 2015 New memorable place of Ivan Franko

In this house (Lviv, Krakovska str., 14 / Armenian str., 5) in 1876 had worked editorial board of Ukrainian magazine «Friend», in which Ivan Franko had taken active participation. The gallery of I. Franko's memorable places is replenished with photo of house in Lviv (1876).

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18 Aug 2015 New article on history of literature

The section "History of literature" is replenished with article «Literary revival of the South Russia and Jan Kollar» (1893).

Far more influence Kollar's ideas (especially the idea of Slavic reciprocity) had to have in Ukraine, but for the progress and spread of the ideas we still have very little news.

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16 Aug 2015 New reviews

The section "Literary criticism" is replenished with 2 reviews of 1893, including «Abgar-Sołtan. Rusini. Szkice i obrazki».

Mr. Abgar-Sołtan really knows Ukrainian only outside, knows a few types, with which men of his category are usually close encounter – tutor, a university student and… lackey.

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14 Aug 2015 New story

In the "Prose" section we publish story «How Rusyn visited another world» (1887).

What do you say, stutterer! – Lucifer barked at them. – Whether you did not know what was since 1860 "niema Rusi"? When it is not, then any Rusyns can not be. Maybe this is a Muscovite.

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12 Aug 2015 New poem

In the section "Poems" we publish poem «Legend about St. Marin» (1914).

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10 Aug 2015 New verses

We continue to publish a collection of poems of Ivan Franko "Old and new". Today – chapter «7. To Brasil!».

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8 Aug 2015 New edition of Ivan Franko

Beginning of I.Franko's critical article «The misery of Galicia in numbers» in the newspaper «Kurjer Lwowski (Lviv Herald)» (1888) The gallery of I. Franko's autographs and editions is replenished with critical article «The misery of Galicia in numbers» in the newspaper «Kurjer Lwowski (Lviv Herald)» (1888).

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6 Aug 2015 New letters by Ivan Franko

We continue to publish Ivan Franko's correspondence. Today –next five letters of 1884.

This accustom you to limit wings of your imagination, to search for poetic things close, extract poetry from reality, i. e. make you more realistic poetess. (9 May 1884, to Uliana Kravchenko)

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4 Aug 2015 New translations

In the section «Translations» we continue publishing of the cycle "History of ancient Roma" (1915 – 1916). Today – next 10 works, including poem «Tarquin and Lucretia [510 BC]».

1. Customs Fulvia and Lucretia / 2. Sextus appeals to Tarquin / 3. Suicide of Lucretia / 4. Collatin know about Lucretia / 5. Collatin calls for rebellion / 6. Exile of King Tarquin.

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2 Aug 2015 New theater reviews

Published 4 theater reviews of 1892, including "Blood-sucker, or spider" by M. Kropivnitsky and "Disciple" by M. Yanchuk."

After "Philip Music" this play means great progress. It is more real, its effect is quite lively, people shown as it is in reality, in daily life, at work.

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30 Jul 2015 New publicistic article

In the section "Publicistics" published article «From the field of our science» (1893).

So this is the fact that we have not ceased movements that divides science in canonical and non-canonical, allowed for Ukrainians in terms of nationality and unlawful.

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28 Jul 2015 New obituary

In the section "Biographies. Obituaries" published obituary «Alexii Plescheev» (1893).

Though always adhered to advanced views, was never as his other comrades, the object of attacks by rabid reactionaries.

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26 Jul 2015 New article on history

Published article «Expressions of ukrainian-polish antagonism in 1831» (1895).

Yes, but we can not admit true Polish patriots opinion that Ukrainian-Polish antagonism started up in 1848 under the influence of intrigue of Stadion and bureaucrats.

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24 Jul 2015 New article on ethnography

The section «Ethnography and folklore» is replenished with an article "Easter eggs" (1893).

Comparative studies show us that Easter eggs known among not for many European (old Christian) nations only, but also for numerous non-Christian tribes, for example in Northern Siberia.

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22 Jul 2015 New memorable place of Ivan Franko

Old building of Lviv National University (Hrushevsky str. 4), where in 1875 – 1877 years in the philological department had ben studied Ivan Franko. The gallery of I. Franko's memorable places is replenished with photo of Lviv University (1875 – 1877).

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20 Jul 2015 New article on history of literature

The section "History of literature" is replenished with article "New edition of Mickiewicz" (1893).

This work, which does afford a whole team of researchers, performed by Dr. Biegelaisen with remarkable diligence and pietism to memory genius poet.

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18 Jul 2015 New critical article

The section "Literary criticism" is replenished with article "Our literary life in 1892" (1893).

1. Ukrainian literature in the Russian Empire / 2 Ukrainian literature in Galicia.

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16 Jul 2015 New fairy tale

The fairy tale "How lord searching for a trouble" (1886) is now published.

But who don't sees trouble, he is happy in God, that's so, Mr. God – created that all good and only good in the world has seen, and no trouble. Clear sir! Let you don't harm god and does not cause the wolf out of the woods!

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14 Jul 2015 New autobiography

Published «Curriculum vitae» Franko (1893).

Despite the hard blows of fate, I don't lost a great goal – to be useful to my homeland and first – to Ukrainian people.

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12 Jul 2015 New poem

In the section "Poems" we publish poem "The thorns in the foot" (1907).

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10 Jul 2015 New verses

We continue to publish a collection of poems of Ivan Franko "Old and new". Today – chapter "6. In the villages".

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8 Jul 2015 New autograph of Ivan Franko

Page of autograph of introduction to I.Franko's doctor's thesis «Shevchenko's political poetry of 1843 – 1845» (1888) The gallery of I. Franko's autographs and editions is replenished with page of autograph of thesis «Shevchenko's political poetry of 1843 – 1845» (1888)

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6 Jul 2015 New letters by Ivan Franko

We continue to publish Ivan Franko's correspondence. Today –next five letters of 1884.

I think also that it would benefit more and would have been more desire to work if we had could hear from you more the words of friendly advice than a twinge. (26 Apr 1884, to M. P. Dragomanov)

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4 Jul 2015 New translations

In the section «Translations» we continue publishing of the cycle "History of ancient Roma" (1915 – 1916). Today – next 10 works, including poem "Lucius Tarquin on the throne [2 half 6 cent BC]".

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2 Jul 2015 New reviews

Published 3 reviews of 1892, including "The required textbook for Slavic studies".

This work is the result of excessively heavy and hard work and demonstrates extensive knowledge of the author.

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