Kauno Istorijos Metrastis, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Get this from a library! Kauno istorijos metraštis.. [Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas ( Kaunas, Lithuania);]. Kauno istorijos metraštis. Kaunas History Annals. Publishing House: Vytauto Didžiojo Universitetas Subject(s): History Frequency: 1 issues. Print ISSN: .

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At that time, the castle walls were over 11 metratie 36 feet high, when its firing galleries are factored in. Afterthe Teutonic Knights were no longer able to reconquer the castle.

Having lost the focus of the humanitarian culture, the university, Kaunas was being formed as a technocratic city. Kaunas is a free and developing city.

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During the assault, the Lithuanians deployed cannons and trebuchets ; the besieged Teutonic Knights had also installed cannons in the castle, which apparently destroyed the Lithuanians’ trebuchet. Photo by Anton Rohrbach [Antalis Rohrbachas: After three weeks, the Istorinos managed to breach the ustorijos walls, and soon afterwards the castle was taken. On Easter Sunday inthe knights conducted a Mass at the castle to commemorate their victory.

The castle was used as a prison in the 18th century; later the Russian administration granted permission for houses to be built in the castle’s territory, which resulted in kauo damage to the castle itself. Sigismund Augustus gave this castle to his wife Barbara Radziwill in During the 16th century, the castle was strengthened and adapted to new defensive purposes by the construction of an artillery bastion near the round tower.

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The remaining portions of the round tower were not reconstructed to their original height, nor were the castle walls; the bigger part of them are only remaining foundations of the walls. History reveals about the self-governed city created by a multi-ethnic and multicultural community. Apparently, of the castle’s defense force ofonly 36 survived. Archeological evidence suggests that istorikos was originally built during the midth century, in the Gothic style.

At this time the round tower underwent some repair; later the firing bastion was excavated from beneath several overlying strata. Wikimedia Ustorijos has media related to Kaunas Castle. Due to its convenient location, it was used by the Swedish military during its war with the Polish—Lithuanian Commonwealthafter which its military functions ceased.


The Second Republic of Lithuania Kaunas is a free and developing city. Metrratis project also covers all sorts of artistic performances and happenings taking place on the Owl Hill. The castle served administrative purposes after the death of Vytautas the Great.

It seems likely that the Lithuanians mustered an army near Vilnius as a strategic maneuver, since Lithuanians could use the downstream flow of the Neris River to transport artillery and military provisions from Vilnius; the Knights were forced to use overland or upstream transport.

Archeological excavations continued at Kaunas Castle, interrupted by periods of inactivity. Kaunas city and this castle was mentioned in the famous Lithuanian [1] [2] -Polish poet Adam Mickiewicz poem Konrad Istoeijosby set in the 14th-century Grand Duchy of Lithuania. During this attack, the Teutonic Knights constructed a siege tower and erected wall-penetration machinery; istorijis fire arms might have been used, since gunpowder technology was emerging in Europe.

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The largest rivers in Lithuania — Nemunas and Neris — were the engine of the city’s economic life, and the Hanseatic League witnessed close contacts of the merchants of Kaunas with Western Europe. Shibbolet Login Shibboleth metrafis is only available to registered institutions. Combining its kaunoo with the best traditions of the Provisional Capital, it is open to the contemporary innovations, active and visible in the world. Shibboleth authentication is only available to registered institutions.

The castle isotrijos open to tourism, and hosts occasional festivals. Interwar Kaunas was the Provisional Capital of Lithuania. The e-directory is being developed in collaboration with research institutions and experts, as well as museums, archives and owners of collections.

Adam Mickiewicz and his poem Pan Tadeusz, https: As part of its protection, temporary roofing was put in place there, as well as on the remaining towers and walls. The e-directory is being regularly updated and supplemented with new textual and visual information, references; inaccurate facts are being corrected. We can see the face of A. Kaunas Castle is a medieval castle situated in Kaunasthe second-largest city in Lithuania.


The spiritual connection is, kaumo, out there. The Anti-Soviet resistance movement grew up in the city.

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Cookies help us deliver our services. In Kaunas Castle was re-captured by the Teutonic Knights. The sculptures istorjjos created by Vincas Grybas —a student at Kaunas art school located on the very same hill. The diameter of the bastion was about 40 meters feet and the height of the bastion’s walls was about 12 meters 39 feet ; the wall worked in conjunction with a defensive trench.

The Lithuanian artist and political activist who also studied in France was killed together with hundreds of Jews in in Jurbarkas, a city on the banks of Nemunas, where he resided before WW2. Confronting this situation, the Lithuanians launched an attack on the castle later the same year.

Further efforts to preserve the castle were made in the s. For many years afterwards, Kaunas castle stood abandoned. Learn More I Agree. At the beginning of the 21st century, about one-third of the castle was still standing. After the Battle of GrunwaldKaunas Castle lost its strategic military importance and was used as a residence. The aim of the paper is to show the attributes of Kaunas bohemia and to describe its peculiarities, while examining memories of contemporaries and art works.

The subject of article is the image of Kaunas interwar bohemia, captured in iconographic materials art works, photographs, caricatures and in memories of contemporaries.

The lack of scientific view towards bohemia in Lithuania has influenced the origin of various stereotypes and myths, associated with bohemian counterculture.