Solotareff war zuerst als Arzt tätig und lebt zurzeit in Paris. Im Jahre 1997 erhielt er den Deutschen Jugendliteraturpreis für das Buch Du groß, und ich klein. Auf Deutsch sind nur einige seiner Werke erschienen, u. a. auch das Kleine Museum, in dem knapp 150 Ausschnitte aus Gemälden Begriffe von Adler bis Zylinder zeigen. Continue reading Grégoire Solotareff→
My taste for Ancient Egypt dates back some thirty years and was fed by numerous trips there, which allowed me to accumulate a large collection of photographs and make many friends. Despite a very involved job, I was able to study hieroglyphs for several years at the Kheops Institute (Paris), in addition to attending many educational courses and conferences.
My main areas of interest are in the religious and funerary aspects of this brilliant civilisation, which naturally led me to the interesting study of tombs and mastabas. Curiously, though, the pyramids do not interest me.
Bénédict Augustin Morel (22 November 1809 – 30 March 1873) was a French psychiatrist born in Vienna, Austria. He was an influential figure in the field of degeneration theory during the mid-19th century. He earnt his living as a teacher for English and German during his studies. Continue reading Bénédict Morel→
Albert Schweitzer is OrganDoc, CharityDoc, MuseumDoc, TheologyDoc, PhilosophyDoc, NobelPrizeDoc, PeaceDoc, WriterDoc, MusicologyDoc, StampDoc, CoinDoc, CoverDoc, InventorDoc, InstrumentBuilderDoc
Albert Schweitzer (14 January 1875 – 4 September 1965) was a German—and later French—theologian, organist, philosopher, physician, and medical missionary in Africa, also known for his historical work on Jesus. He was born in the province of Alsace-Lorraine, at that time part of the German Empire, though he considered himself French and wrote mostly in French. Continue reading Albert Schweitzer→