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Nazi Medievalism

Published: January 14, 2019

Dr. Martin Shichtman’s talk explicitly addresses how the medieval continues to be an influence in the modern world. He will focus on Wewelsburg castle, a seventeenth-century palace remodeled by Heinrich Himmler to be a center for what Himmler envisioned as a new breed of Germanic warrior, with architectural symbolism and… Read More


Music in the Middle Ages: from Plainchant to Parts

Published: December 3, 2018

When most people think of medieval music, they think of Gregorian chant—made especially popular by the album Chant by the Benedictine Monks of Santo Domingo de Silos—but Dr. Mary Natvig will playing samples of medieval music for the audience and connect developments in medieval music in Europe to the history… Read More


“We Will Remember Them” WWI Address & Armistice Day Celebration

Published: November 11, 2018

Columbus Historical Society marks the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I. Participants will gather in Memorial Hall’s atrium to view newly unveiled commemorative artifacts and hear Dr. Julie Mujic discuss the historical significance of memorialization and Columbus Historical Society’s efforts over the last year to uncover… Read More

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