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rape of Europe

Luis DГ­ez del Corral

rape of Europe

by Luis DГ­ez del Corral

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Europe -- History. -- Philosophy

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    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Luis Diez del Corral. Translated from the Spanish by H.V. Livermore.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination310 p.
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16343059M

    THE RAPE OF EUROPA takes the audience on a journey through seven countries telling a story of greed and warfare that threatened the artistic heritage of Europe. For twelve years, the Nazis looted and destroyed art. Stalin implicitly authorized the Red Army to rape its way through Eastern Europe. Stalin’s cavalier attitude toward rape had earlier begun through the process of dehumanizing women, by referring to women employed by the Red Army as “campaign wives” (pokhodno-polevaya zhena) for the officers. Stalin’s casual attitude toward sexual.

    In Greek mythology, Europa (/ j ʊəˈr oʊ p ə, j ə-/; Ancient Greek: Εὐρώπη, Eurṓpē, Attic Greek pronunciation: [eu̯.rɔ̌ː.pɛː]) was the mother of King Minos of Crete, a Phoenician princess of Argive origin, after whom the continent Europe is named. The story of her abduction by Zeus in the form of a bull was a Cretan story; as classicist Károly Kerényi points out, "most Abode: Crete. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Díez del Corral, Luis, Rape of Europe. London, G. Allen and Unwin [] (OCoLC)

    Titian's painting of Rape of Europa tells the story of a young woman, named Europa, who was abducted and raped by the god Zeus, who had taken the form of a docile white bull. According to legend, Europa was a Phoenician princess and descendent of the nymph Io. "The Rape of Europa," a startling documentary, puts the number rather higher: One-fifth of all the known significant works of art in Europe -- millions. Incredibly, Hitler maintained shopping lists of art for every country he invaded, and dispatched troops to secure (i.e., plunder) the works and ship them back to Germany.


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Nowhere together. The father and chief of the gods, whose right hand is Armed with the triple-forked lightning, who shakes the whole world with a nod, laid. From the Nazi purges of "Degenerate Art" and Goering's shopping sprees in occupied Paris to the perilous journey of the Mona Lisa from Paris and the painstaking reclamation of the priceless treasures of liberated Italy, The Rape of Europa is a sweeping narrative of greed, philistinism, and heroism that combines superlative scholarship with a /5(10).

Storyline. THE RAPE OF EUROPA takes the audience on a journey through seven countries telling a story of greed and warfare that threatened the artistic heritage of Europe. For twelve years, the Nazis looted and destroyed art.

Young art historians and curators from America and across Europe fought back, mounting a campaign to rescue /10(K).

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By telling the history of this painting from its origin to the present day, Charles FitzRoy includes fascinating accounts of King Philip II of Spain and how his art collecting reveals a dichotomy at its heart.

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The cast of characters includes Hitler and Goering, Gertrude Stein and Marc Chagall--not to mention works by artists from Leonardo da Vinci to Pablo Picasso. And the story told in this superbly researched and suspenseful book is that of the Third Reich's war on European culture and the Allies' desperate effort to preserve by: Nicholas's lavishly illustrated work chronicles the transfer, trading and looting of a large proportion of Europe's cultural treasures by the Nazis and the recovery of most of them during the.

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Taken by surprise, Europa is carried off, arms and legs flying, on the back of Jupiter in the form of a garlanded white bull. A putto (chubby, naked. THE RAPE OF EUROPA tells the epic story of the systematic theft, deliberate destruction and miraculous survival of Europe’s art treasures during the Third Reich and World War II.

.The Rape of Europa examines the artistic tastes of Hitler and his leading advisors, and how they looted many of the great museums and private art collections of Europe during the course of World War II in order to stock museums built during the Third Reich (and benefit the collections of Germany's leaders).

In addition, Axis forces actively /5(8).The Rape of Europa is a painting by the Italian artist Titian, painted ca. It hangs in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum of Boston, oil-on-canvas painting measures by centimetres (70 in × 81 in).Artist: Titian.