Carmine Abate has 18 books on Goodreads with ratings. Carmine Abate’s most popular book is La collina del vento. Carmine Abate was born in Calabria, southern Italy. He immigrated to Germany at a young age and now lives in Trentino, northern Italy, where he teaches u. Buy La collina del vento by Carmine Abate (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

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Carmine Abate born 24 October is an Italian writer. He has written numerous short stories, novels and essays, mainly focusing on issues of migration and the encounters between disparate cultures. After graduating from the University of Barihe moved to Hamburgwhere his father had earlier emigrated. There he taught at a school for immigrants and began publishing his first stories.

Inhis first collection of short stories appeared under the title Den Koffer und weg! This was followed by a socio-anthropological study conducted jointly with Meike Behrmann ; their account of a community of Calabrian emigrants was published as I Germanesi. Having spent more than a decade in Germany, Abate returned to Italy and settled in Besenello in Trentinowhere laa continues to work as a writer and teacher.

Abate has published several acclaimed novels and short story collections. Two of his award-winning books have been translated into English – Tra due mari under the English title Between Two Seasand the novel La festa del ritorno as The Homecoming Party. His lx has also been translated into several European languages and is now being translated into Arabic. He is represented by the leading publishing house Mondadori. Calabria — Calabria, known in antiquity as Bruttium and formerly as Italia, is a region in Southern Italy and forms the traditionally conceptualized toe of the Italian Peninsula which resembles a boot.

The region is bordered to the north by the Basilicata Region, to the west by the Tyrrhenian Sea, the region covers 15, km2 and has a population carmiine just under 2 million.

The Romans later extended the name to cover Southern Italy and then the entire peninsula, the region is baate long and narrow peninsula which stretches from north to south for km, with a maximum width of km. All three mountain ranges are colllina with their own flora and fauna, the Pollino Mountains in the north of the region are rugged and form a natural barrier separating Calabria from the rest of Italy. Parts of the area are heavily wooded, while others are vast and these mountains are home to a rare Bosnian Pine variety, and are included in the Pollino National Park.

The highest point is Abaet Donato, which reaches 1, metres, the area boasts numerous lakes and dense coniferous forests. La Sila also has some of the tallest trees in Italy which are called the Giants of the Sila, the Sila National Park is also known to have the purest air in Europe. The Aspromonte massif forms the southernmost tip of the Italian peninsula bordered by the sea on three sides and this unique mountainous structure reaches its highest point at Montalto, at 1, metres, and is full of wide, collin terraces that slope down towards the sea.

In general, most of the terrain in Calabria has been agricultural for centuries. The lowest slopes are rich in vineyards and citrus fruit orchards, the Diamante citron is one of the citrus fruits. Moving upwards, olives and chestnut trees appear while in the regions there are often dense forests of oak, pine, beech. Calabrias climate is influenced by the sea and mountains, mountain areas have a typical mountainous climate with frequent snow during winter. Erratic behavior of the Tyrrhenian Sea can bring heavy rainfall on the slopes of the region, while hot air from Africa makes the east coast of Calabria dry.

The mountains that run along the region also influence the climate, the east coast is much warmer and has wider temperature ranges than the west coast.

Hamburg — Hamburg, officially Freie und Hansestadt Hamburg, is the second largest city in Germany and the eighth largest city in the European Union.

It is the second smallest German state by area and its population is over 1. The city is situated on the river Elbe, the official long name reflects Hamburgs history as a member of the al Hanseatic League, a free imperial city of the Holy Roman Empire, a city-state, and one of the 16 states of Germany.

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Before the Unification of Germany, it was a sovereign state. Prior to the changes inthe civic republic was ruled by a class of hereditary grand burghers or Hanseaten.

Though repeatedly destroyed by the Great Fire of Hamburg, collinna floods and military conflicts including WW2 bombing raids, the city managed to recover and emerge wealthier after each catastrophe.


The city is a fast expanding tourist destination for domestic and international visitors. Hamburg is a major European science, research and education hub with several universities and institutes and its creative industries and major cultural venues include the renowned Elbphilharmonie and Laeisz concert halls, various art venues, music producers ocllina artists.

It is regarded as a haven for artists, gave birth to movements like Hamburger Schule. Hamburg is also known for theatres and a variety of musical shows. Ventoo Reeperbahn is among the best known European entertainment districts, Hamburg is on the southern point of the Jutland Peninsula, between Continental Europe to the south and Scandinavia to the north, with the North Sea to the west and the Baltic Sea to the north-east.

The neighbourhoods of Neuenfelde, Cranz, Francop and Finkenwerder are part of the Altes Land region, neugraben-Fischbek has Hamburgs highest elevation, dwl Hasselbrack at Hamburg has a climate, influenced by its proximity to the coast.

Trentino — Trentino, officially the Autonomous Province of Trento, is an autonomous province of Italy, in the countrys far north. The province is divided into comuni and its capital is the city of Trento. The province covers an area of more than 6, km2, Trentino is renowned for its mountains, abats as the Dolomites, which are part of the Alps. The province is known as Trentino.

The name derives from Trento, the city of the province. Originally, the term was used by the population only to refer ventto the city. In its wider sense, Trentino was first used around in an article by a member of carmins Frankfurt National Assembly, since the new autonomous status, the administrative name of the province is Autonomous Province of Trento. The history of Trentino begins in the mid-Stone Age, the valleys of what is now Trentino were already inhabited by man, the main settlements being in the valley of the Adige River, thanks to its milder climate.

It was a territory, roughly corresponding to the present-day Trentino. The Council of Trent, held in three sessions from towith the first at Trento, was one of the important councils in the history of the Roman Catholic Church. It was an articulation of Roman Catholic doctrine in response to the Protestant Reformation, and specified doctrine on salvation, the sacraments, after the Napoleonic Wars of the early 19th century, the bishopric was secularized and absorbed into the Austrian County of Tyrol.

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It was governed by the House of Vengo, the region was the location of heavy fighting during World War I, as it was directly on the front lines between Austria-Hungary and Italy. Trentino remained a part of Austria-Hungary until after the end of the war insince this treaty, Trentino enjoys considerable autonomy from the Italian central government in Rome.

Vneto has its own elected government and legislative assembly, inthe Euroregion Tyrol-South Tyrol-Trentino was formed between the Austrian state of Tyrol and the Italian provinces of South Tyrol and Trentino. The boundaries of the association correspond to the old County of Tyrol, the aim is to promote regional peace, understanding abatf cooperation in many areas.

The regions assemblies meet together as one carmime various occasions and have set up a liaison office to the European Union in Brussels. It was established in for the purpose of assisting members of the National Diet of Japan in researching matters of public policy, the library is similar in purpose and scope to the United States Library of Congress.

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The National Diet Library consists of two facilities in Tokyo and Kyoto, and several other branch libraries throughout Japan. The Diets power in prewar Japan was limited, and its need for information was correspondingly small, the original Diet libraries never developed either the collections or the services which might have made them vital adjuncts of genuinely responsible legislative activity.

Until Japans defeat, moreover, the executive had controlled all political documents, depriving the people and the Diet of access to vital information. Hani envisioned the new body as both a citadel of popular sovereignty, and the means of realizing a peaceful revolution, the National Diet Library opened in June in the present-day State Guest-House with an initial collection ofvolumes.

At this time the collection gained a million volumes previously housed in the former National Library in Ueno. This branch contains someitems of literature from around the world. In the fiscal year ending Marchfor example, the library reported more thanreference inquiries, in contrast, as Japans national library, the NDL collects copies of all publications published in Japan. This collection include the documents prepared by General Headquarters and the Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers, the Far Eastern Commission, the NDL maintains a collection of somebooks and booklets and 2 million microform titles relating to the sciences.

Arabic — Arabic is a Central Semitic language that was first spoken in Iron Age northwestern Arabia and is now the lingua franca of the Arab world.


Arabic is also the language of 1. It is one of six languages of the United Nations. The modern written language is derived from the language of the Quran and it is widely taught in schools and universities, and is used to varying degrees in workplaces, government, and the media. The two formal varieties are grouped together as Literary Arabic, which is the language of 26 states. Modern Standard Arabic largely follows the standards of Quranic Arabic.

Much of the new vocabulary is used to denote concepts that have arisen in the post-Quranic era, Arabic has influenced many languages around the globe throughout its history. During the Middle Ages, Literary Arabic was a vehicle of culture in Europe, especially in science, mathematics. As a result, many European languages have borrowed many words from it.

Many words of Arabic origin are found in ancient languages like Latin. Balkan languages, including Greek, have acquired a significant number of Arabic words through contact with Ottoman Turkish.

Arabic has also borrowed words from languages including Greek and Persian in medieval times. Arabic is a Central Semitic language, closely related to the Northwest Semitic languages, the Ancient South Arabian languages, the Semitic languages changed a great deal between Proto-Semitic and the establishment of the Central Semitic languages, particularly in grammar.

Innovations of the Central Semitic languages—all maintained in Arabic—include, The conversion of the suffix-conjugated stative formation into a past tense, the conversion of the prefix-conjugated preterite-tense formation into a present tense.

These features are evidence of descent from a hypothetical ancestor. In the southwest, various Central Semitic languages both belonging to and outside of the Ancient South Arabian family were spoken and it is also believed that the ancestors of the Modern South Arabian languages were also spoken in southern Arabia at this time.

To the north, in the oases of northern Hijaz, Dadanitic and Taymanitic held some prestige as inscriptional languages, in Najd and parts of western Arabia, a language known to scholars as Thamudic C is attested. It is directed by the Ministry of Culture, the librarys main building is located in the historical Clementinum building in Prague, where approximately half of its books are kept.

The library has around 60, registered readers, as well as Czech texts, the library also stores older material from Turkey, Iran and India.

The project, which commenced ininvolved the digitisation of 1, documents in its first 13 years, the most precious medieval manuscripts preserved in the National Library are the Codex Vyssegradensis and the Passional of Abbes Kunigunde. In the Czech parliament approved funding for the construction of a new building on Letna plain.

Over 4, books were removed from the library in July following flooding in parts of the main building, there was a fire at the library in Decemberbut nobody was injured in the event. List of national and state libraries Official website. They are a provider, focusing on the exchange, storage and retrieval of data pertaining to research.

BIBSYS are collaborating with all Norwegian universities and university colleges as well as research institutions, Bibsys is formally organized as a unit at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, located in Trondheim, Norway. The board of directors is appointed by Norwegian Ministry of Education, BIBSYS offer researchers, students and others an easy access to library resources by providing the unified search service Oria.

They also deliver integrated products for the operation for research. As a DataCite member BIBSYS act as a national DataCite representative in Norway and thereby allow all of Norways higher education, all their products and services are developed in cooperation with their member institutions. The purpose of the project was to automate internal library routines, since Bibsys has evolved from a library system supplier for two libraries in Trondheim, to developing and operating a national library system for Norwegian research and special libraries.

The target group has expanded to include the customers of research and special libraries. All operation of applications and databases is performed centrally by BIBSYS, BIBSYS also offer a range of services, both in connection with their products and separate services independent cqrmine the products they supply.

From Wikipedia, dek free encyclopedia. Juvenilia, poetry I Germanesi: La collina del ventoMondadori, Premio Campiello. Retrieved from ” https: The mountains that run along the region also influence the climate, the east coast is much warmer and has wider temperature ranges than the west coast 2.