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Encyclopedia > Salem, Germany
Salem, ca. 1765, with the impressive bell tower that was demolished in 1807
Salem, ca. 1765, with the impressive bell tower that was demolished in 1807

Salem is a village in the Bodenseekreis district of Baden-W├╝rttemberg in Southern Germany, located 9 km north of Lake Constance, with a population of 11,206 (2003). Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1280x800, 255 KB) Please see the file description page for further information. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1280x800, 255 KB) Please see the file description page for further information. ... The Bodenseekreis is a district (Kreis) in the south-east of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... With an area of 35,742 km² and 10. ... Lake Constance, satellite photo Lake Constance (German Bodensee, also known as Schwäbisches Meer (informally) and sometimes written Lake of Constance) is a lake on the Rhine between Germany, Switzerland and Austria. ...


The monastery of the Cistercian in Salem was founded in 1134 when Ritter Guntram von Adelsreute donated land for the erection of an abbey. Already in the 12th century, the monastery had its own scriptorium which became one of the most important monastery libraries in Europe. Currently the grounds are home to the boarding school Schule Schloss Salem, founded in the 1930's by Kurt Hahn. Buddhist monastery near Tibet A monastery is the habitation of monks. ... The Order of Cistercians (OCist) (Latin Cistercenses), otherwise Gimey or White Monks (from the colour of the habit, over which is worn a black scapular or apron) are a Catholic order of monks. ... A Scriptorium was a room or building, usually within a Christian monastery where, during medieval times, manuscripts were written. ... German boarding school in Southern Germany. ... Kurt Hahn (1886 - 1974) was a German educationalist who founded such projects such as the Schule Schloss Salem in Germany, Gordonstoun in Scotland, Atlantic College in Wales, the United World Colleges movement, and the Outward Bound schools. ...

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Salem (Massachusetts), city in Essex County, northeastern Massachusetts, on Salem Bay (an arm of Massachusetts Bay).
The city of Salem is the focal point of the surrounding agricultural area.
Salem (New Hampshire), town, Rockingham County, southeastern New Hampshire; incorporated 1750.
Salem Abdul karem..... About me (848 words)
Salem Abdul-Karem was born in Raghibah Khaton-Baghdad-Iraq in 21/8/1957.Since his childhood the desire of studying music stick out with him but because of his family circumstances he couldn't start studying music until 1973 where he began study music at the Iraqi Institute for Musical Studies which he finished In 1978.
In 1994 Salem compose "Concerto for Oud and symphony orchestra in F-minor" in three movements, he presented it with Iraqi National Symphony Orchestra in the Feb.1994 with the conductor Mr.Mohammed Amen Ezzat.
Salem worked very hard to establish a new form in Arabic and Oriental music,he called it "The instrumental poem", he used to explain dramatic expression by this form which is completely new in Arabic and oriental music, among this form, Salem composed:
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