C. Herndon Williams's Texas Gulf Coast Stories (American Chronicles) PDF

By C. Herndon Williams

ISBN-10: 1614232466

ISBN-13: 9781614232469

The center Texas coast, recognized in the community because the Coast Bend, is a space packed with interesting tales. From as early because the days of de Vaca and l. a. Salle, the Coastal Bend has been a domain of early exploration, bloody conflicts, mythical shipwrecks or even a buried treasure or . although, a lot of the genuine background has remained unknown, misunderstood or even hidden. For years, neighborhood historian C. Herndon Williams has shared his interesting discoveries of the area's early tales via his weekly column, "Coastal Bend Chronicle." Now he has chosen a few of his favorites in Texas Gulf Coast tales. subscribe to Williams as he explores the times of early payment and eu touch, Karankawa and Tonkawa legends and the Coastal Bend's tallest of tall stories.

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From the first section several statements are important for putting the second section in its proper context. And the first such thing is Orbini&s explanation of the origins of all the Slavs. He repeated the opinion of several authors that Scandinavia was the cradle of all the nations, and thus, of the Slavs as well. The Slavs, however, were not known in history under that name, but rather as the ^^Goths&&. Orbini thus assigns to the Slavs a Gothic theory about the origins of the Slavs, namely that the Goths are Slavs: the identification of the Slavs with the Goths is found in The Chronicle of the Priest of Dioclea.

E. it is written with an in-built message> it is a manifestation of Dubrovnik&s belief in the revival of the fortunes of the ªSouthº Slavs, and thus a manifesto of Dubrovnik&s own brand of PanSlavism usually referred to as ^Slavism& ªslovinstvoº. Îivo Gundulic;&s Osman is both a Pan-Slav and an anti-Turkish epic. It is an epic which is structured around the central theme of the Wheel of Fortune ªkolo od srec;eº. This central metaphor is extremely common in medieval and Renaissance literatures of both the East (Byzantium) and the West,17 but nowhere is it stated more powerfully than in the very opening verses of Gundulic;&s Osman> Ah, what are thou boasting of, O vain human arrogance$ The more thou spreadest thy wings, The lower wilt thou fall!

Ivo Gundulic;&s Osman is both a Pan-Slav and an anti-Turkish epic. It is an epic which is structured around the central theme of the Wheel of Fortune ªkolo od srec;eº. This central metaphor is extremely common in medieval and Renaissance literatures of both the East (Byzantium) and the West,17 but nowhere is it stated more powerfully than in the very opening verses of Gundulic;&s Osman> Ah, what are thou boasting of, O vain human arrogance$ The more thou spreadest thy wings, The lower wilt thou fall!

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