I would like to share with you with an interesting legend about Gdańsk historical figure……a captain….
THE CAPITAIN’S SOUL
A LONG TIME AGO THERE WAS A CAPTAIN IN GDAŃSK WHO WAS VERY UNLUCKY : ONCE HIS SHIP WAS DESTROYED BY THE STORM ,THEN HIS STORAGE WAS ROBBED , FINALLY HIS FIANCEE LEFT HIM.TIRED OF ALL THESE FAILURES HE SAT BY THE RIVER AND SIGHED HEAVILY : Continue reading “Historical figure from Gdańsk- a captain”
GHOSTS FROM ADAM AND EWA ‘ S HOUSE
ADAM AND EWA’S HOUSE IS A BEAUTIFUL TENEMENT HOUSE BY THE DŁUGA STREET IN GDAŃSK .HE HOUSE TOOK ITS NAME BECAUSE OF THE SCULPTURES OF THE BIBLE COUPLE SITUATED ON THE FABULOUS, OAK , FRONT DOORS OF THE HOUSE.THE HOUSE BELONGED TO THE WELL – KNOWN AND POWERFUL FERBERS’ FAMILY . HOWEVER , IT HAD BEEN UNINHABITATED FOR A LONG TIME SINCE 1786 WHEN THE LAST HEIR OF THAT FAMILY DIED. OWLS AND BATS LIVED IN ITS NUMEROUS ROOMS AND BEAUTIFUL WINDOWS WERE COVERED WITH WEBS .SOME PEOPLE , WHO WERE BRAVE ENOUGH TO SPEND A NIGHT THERE , SAID LATER THAT THEY HAD BEEN VISITED BY GHOSTS . PEOPLE WERE TELLING THAT IT WAS THOSE DOORS, WHICH HAD EVIL POWER ,TO BLAME FOR EVERYTHING . IT ALL STARTED WHEN AN OLD MERCHANT MARIED A GORGEOUS , YOUNG , COUNCIL’S DAUGHTER . Continue reading “Historical Figures- The Eve’s and Adam’s House in Gdańsk”
Have a look at this presentation made by Romanian team about their choice of historical personalities.
We would like to tell the story about Jan from Kolno. I hope you will enjoy it, compared with Columbus.
Jan z Kolna”
(‘Jan from Kolno’)
Long time ago, at a small village Kolno where lived young Jan. He loved sea since his birth. He has really enjoyed to visit harbour city Gdansk with his cousin.
When they went by Royal Road Jan saw Neptune Foutain. Then Neptune told
‘I know your dreams, run to a harbour and find ship ‘Last Hope’.’ Jan sailed for many years and he became a brave man who always accompanied a good friend – Good Ghost Klabaternik. When they told one day Klabaternik said that it wasn’t Columbus discovered America, but it was Jan from Kashubia. Chronicles skipped the fact that Jan first discovered America.
Next year he made big money and he had his ship named ‘Jan from Kolno’. Then he remembered that good ghost told him he would discovere America. He started race with Columbus and he won it. A few months later all the world heard that Jan discovered America and made dreams come true. Currently one of streets Gdansk is named ‘Ulica Jana z Kolna’.
Have a look at this presentation about Slovak historical personalities. You might remember the story of Zofia Bosniakova from the Strecno castle which we visited during our stay in Slovakia in June 2017.
We all know that along the history there were many wars and many victims , we know that nothing will repair their damages, but we know one thing, that we can learn from their mistakes. For example we are here with two big enemies Decebal the king of Dacia (today the South part of Romania) and Traian the king of the Roman empire.
They hated each other very much. A lot of people died because of them. So why we don’t go back in time to see their mistakes. We are here in the year 106 now a big war is happening and as you can see there are only ruins and dead people, but wait it looks like there are 2 soldiers left… oh wait those are the two kings Decebal and Traian.
Alexandra, Andrei and Robert from Romanian team, present you a short performance about the last battle between the kings Traian and Decebal.
The end is very sad, Decebal killed himself, such a shame. Traian is going home to celebrate his victory , that got Dacia under his power for 170 years.
In Rome, the capital of Italy, is an important monument called Traian Column, where are sculptured in stone the sequences of the battles between Dacian and Romans, showing the Dacians’ bravery to defend their land.
Andreea, Ancuța and Miruna from Romanian team decided to make a short film for you about a great personality from Romanian history, Stefan the Great.
In the Suceava city, near Falticeni, is the citadel of Suceava which was the capital of the Principality of Moldavia and where Stefan the Great reigned 47 years (1457-1504).
During his reign, he strengthened Moldavia and maintained its independence against the ambitions of Hungary, Poland and the Ottoman Empire, which all sought to subdue the land. Stephen achieved fame in Europe for his long resistance against the Ottomans.
He was victorious in 46 of his 48 battles, after each battle he built a monastery.
Please watch the film and enjoy of our work !