The National Corpus of Polish Narodowy Korpus Języka Polskiego Nowadays, without access to a language corpus, it has become impossible to do linguistic research, to write dictionaries, grammars and language teaching books, to create search engines sensitive to Polish inflection, machine translation engines and software of advanced language technology. Language corpora have become an essential
National Museum in Krakow Muzeum Narodowe w Krakowie It was established in 1879 and is the main branch of Poland’s National Museum and has several independent branches with permanent collections around the country. It holds some 780,000 art objects, spanning from classical archeology to modern art, with particular focus on Polish painting.
National Museum in Warsaw Muzeum Narodowe w Warszawie This museum is the largest in the capital and one of f the largest in Poland. It contains a rich collection of ancient art, an extensive gallery of Polish painting since the 16th century, and also has a wide collection of foreign art.
Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum Miejsce Pamięci i Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau The post-camp relics are protected by the Museum created in 1947. The Memorial today is i.a. the Archive and Collections as well as research, conservation and publishing center.
The Royal Castle in Warsaw Zamek Królewski w Warszawie This castle once served as the official residence of Polish monarchs. It is located in the Castle Square at the entrance to the Warsaw Old Town.
Museum of Polish Arms Muzeum Oręża Polskiego This museum is dedicated to the Polish military from the early Middle Ages to present. It also focuses on the history of the city of Kołobrzeg. Mission: The mission of the Museum of Polish Arms is to protect the material and heritage linked to the history and tradition
Jan Karski, the subject of the latest exhibit on the ground floor of the Allen Library. Karski was the Polish resistance fighter and intelligence courier who brought the first eye-witness reports out of the Jewish Warsaw Ghetto and the transit depot outside of the Bełżec death camp. Karski’s biography reads like a spy-novel and his heroic legacy speaks powerfully to the virtues of courage, tolerance, and compassion. Karski is remembered and valorized among the Polish and Jewish communities disseminated around the world, as a true hero of WWII and the 20th Century as a whole. However, many remain woefully ignorant of his efforts.
2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games REECA medal count
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