Books of Europe

European literary heritage is inestimable. Such statement may sounds plain for Europeans who grow-up in a society shaped by literature. It reflects however an historical evidence, as the most prominent European writers influenced forevermore the destiny and philisophy of nations over the world.  In the history of mankind, few pages of paper were more efficient in transforming deeply the societies over centuries than the use of bombs in global conflicts. Shakespeare, Molière, Dante, Goethe… all those literature heroes are the true founders of the European spirit and remain the cornerstones of our common culture. This section pays tribute to this European literary heritage. It will try to present this common heritage in a transnational perspective, by putting together some of those treasures of literature.

European Philosophers

Think about: what is Europe, if not a community of philosophers? What would be Europe without its philosophy? Better than Tinder, faster than Meetic, just get to know now some of the best European philosophers!

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European Legends

Imagine the swiss William Tell, riding the polish Dragon of Krakaw in the french Broceliande Forest… Dream of the italian Befana joining the Mariatrost witch’s ride in Austria… Visualize the flying dutchman sailing on the scottish Loch Ness Lake…

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European Writers

English is then the language of Shakespeare, German, the language of Goethe, Italian the language of Dante or Dutch the language of Vondel. All these expressions refer to famous writers, who have built the basis for national cultures and histories…

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European Fairy Tales

Once upon a time, there was an old continent inhabited by fairies, witches and all sorts of creatures. In this magnificent kingdom that wise men called Europe, adventurers shaped their fate as they formed new friendship.

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