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Recommended reading

In the crypt of the German church of Santa Maria dell'Anima in Rome lie 460 Austro-Hungarian soldiers from the First World War. It is a special kind of memorial. The remains were brought there from Campo Verano by Rector Hudal in 1937 and took on a pronouncedly Greater German significance after the Anschluss in 1938.

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Prof. Dr Rainald Becker (Augsburg) and Dr Christof Botzenhart (Munich) have written a high-profile part of recent history, namely the history of the prime ministers since the end of the First World War. There are 18 personalities (prime ministers without -*/innen) whose biographies and understanding of office are presented. It also shows the development of the Free State from an agrarian culture to a hypermodern state with all its advantages and risks.

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The papers presented at the conference on "Martyrdom in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages", which took place at the RIGG in February 2019, have been published by Aschendforff Verlag in the series "Koinonia - Oriens" as a 57th volume. The volume is edited by Peter Bruns (Bamberg), Thomas Kremer (Eichstätt) and Andreas Weckwerth (Eichstätt) and contains 18 essays (here the content).

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Waltrudis Hoffmann and Barbara Pfeffer, who have been offering courses on art and music in Rome for years, have published a marvellous book about the piano virtuoso, composer and writer Franz Liszt (1811-1886) in Rome and Tivoli, probably as a rich harvest of their experiences. Liszt lived in the Eternal City from 1861.

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The successful author of travel guides Stefan Gödde has published a Polyglot Rome Guide after his visit to Rome. In it, he not only gives a very detailed account of the Campo Santo Teutonico with a long interview with Rector Dr Hans-Peter Fischer, but also mentions the Roman Institute of the Görres Society (pp. 57-61).

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Uwe Michael Lang from the London Oratory, a profound connoisseur of Roman liturgical history, since 2012 is the editor of the liturgical journal "Antiphon", which has been in existence for 25 years, since 2012. Since 2017, "Antiphon" has been distributed by the Catholic University of America Publishing House on behalf of the Society for Catholic Liturgy, which hosts an annual liturgical conference at Notre Dame University.

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