Category: Literature

4. August 2017

Modern AgeLiterature | Literature

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The Swiss foundation legend

William Tell and the Rütli Oath – the first person to commit this to paper was Petermann Etterlin. The Lucerne city clerk wrote the first comprehensive chronicle of the Swiss Confederation.

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31. March 2017

Modern Age | Jewelry

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Goethe’s Heart Throb for Young Miss Herzlieb

What does a poet do when his lyrical wooing falls on deaf ears? He presents his queen of hearts with a ring. Alas, this too did not change Wilhelmine Herzlieb’s mind.

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