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How to find German names of Slovenian places

Introducing a new practical genealogy tool. The Lokalis tool is intended for locating a place of origin and its historical administrative location in 1900. The name comes from German (Lokalisierung), which was the official language of Austro-Hungary. Genealogists in official documents of that time come across records of places of birth, marriage or death, which are difficult to understand or. do not know for which place [[]read more .

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A new assistant in reading colorful Gothic

Genealogists in Slovenia come across a lot of written Gothic, a German script that is quite difficult to read. That is why we present an interesting novelty, a gothic reading aid. Scriptis The Scriptis tool, developed by Uroš Ocepek, Doctor of Computer Science and Amateur Genealogist, is intended for printing text in old fonts, especially the German Kurent. For many at the beginning of genealogy [[]read more .

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World Genealogy Day, January 1st

On January 8, we can justifiably celebrate World Genealogy Day. There are three reasons. The starting point of history, chronology and genealogy On this day we began to count and measure time. It is otherwise a symbolic date, as Jesus Christ was born between 4 and XNUMX BC. Due to an error in the calculation, however, we have such a count. This is the starting date, [[]read more .

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We gathered courage

The 30th anniversary of our country’s independence compared to the hundred or even centuries of history of most countries in our neighborhood is really not much. But on the other hand, these thirty years were a period when, due to various historical events (joining the European Union, joining NATO…), we often forgot to look back and remember the origins […]read more .

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The Maribor Archive is asking for help

Registers from the area of ​​the Archdiocese of Maribor are available online free of charge from 20 October 2020. Digitized registers are stored on the memory server of the Archdiocesan Archives of Maribor, from where - through the Internet portal MatriculaOnline - they are displayed to the user on a home computer screen. In 2020, the Archdiocese of Mariborread more .

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Centenary of the death of Bishop Mahnič

Today marks the centenary of the death of dr. Anton Mahnič, Gorizia priest, bishop of Krk, professor, poet, writer, critic, Catholic ideologue, editor, educator and candidate for councilor. "Separation of spirits" Even today, Mahnič's advocacy for "separation of spirits" or the so-called cultural struggle and abuses of this concept, which are in the Slovenian public […]read more .

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The genealogical newspaper Slovenski rod was published

A new, fourth issue of the Slovenski rod newspaper has been published. 10.100 copies were printed as an appendix to the free Vipavska. An exclusive article is about the historical discovery that the village of Stomaž was first mentioned as early as 1481, and not in 1507 as has been the case so far. Attention will be drawn to the article about Marko Ivan Rupnik, a silenced world-class painter who [[]read more .

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In the Vatican, a Slovenian Christmas tree was erected - the Kočevje spruce,

On the square of St. Peter in the Vatican, a 30-meter-high, 75-year-old and 7-ton spruce tree from the Kočevje forests was erected. This was decided by the Government of the Republic of Slovenia and in agreement with the Holy See. It will be decorated with handmade Slovenian ethnographic ornaments. The placement of the Christmas tree and the accompanying promotional events will be a great promotion […]read more .

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(Un) happy first of December

Exactly 102 years have passed since the birthday of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, which was founded by Slovenes together with Croats and Serbs. As Belgrade gained political dominance in the new country, there is much debate among historians as to whether December 1 was happy or unhappy for Slovenes. The formation of the Yugoslav state after the end of the First World War has a longer beard, [[]read more .