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Akershus is a county in Norway, bordering Hedmark, Oppland, Buskerud, Oslo and Østfold; it also has a short border with Sweden. Akershus, with more than half a million inhabitants, is the second largest county by population after Oslo. The county is named after Akershus Fortress. The county administration is in Oslo, which is not part of the county per se.
"Akershus" is a book by Stephan Tschudi-Madsen.
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My Only Great Passion (2000)
The Life and Films of Carl Th. Dreyer by Jean Drum, Dale D. Drum
Akershus is a forbidding and rambling brick structure built by King Christian IV of Denmark in the seventeenth century, when Norway was under Danish sovereignty. Oslo did not have a thriving film industry with studio space available, and ...
Second book in Norse (1912)
literary selections by Johan Andreas Holvik
Akershus is an old castle and fortification on a low cliff ...
An Encyclopedia of Geography, History, and Culture by Roman Adrian Cybriwsky
Akershus Castle was built in the 1290s in order to defend the city. In 1350, the Black Death befell Oslo and killed about three-quarters of the population. In the Middle Ages there were many large fires that destroyed major parts of the city.
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chrisholm
the Akershus, are the ruins of a Cistercian monastery, founded in 1147 by monks from Kirkstead in Lincolnshire, England, and burnt down in 1 5 3 2. There are sana'toria and inns among the surrounding hills, on which beautiful gardens are ...
by Rocio Fernandez-Ballesteros
Michigan, USA Carmen Armengol de la Miyar, ABPP, Counseling and Applied Educational Psychology, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Erik Arntzen, Akershus University College, Sadvika, Norway Jens B. Asendorpf, ...
Volume 1: Europe by Peter Nagy, Philippe Rouyer
Ithas even renovated anold equestrian centreat Akershus Castleand Fortress in Oslo with a brandnew stage andrehearsal rooms. Most regional theatresuse these cultural centres which are of little architectural interest inand of themselves.
by David Coghlan, Mary Brydon-Miller
Michelle Driedger University of Manitoba Anne Duguid Independent scholar Olav Eikeland Oslo & Akershus University College Richard Ennals ...
by Karen Tracy, Cornelia Ilie, Todd Sandel
JENNIFER GERWING Health Services Research Unit, Akershus University Hospital; National Centre for Minority Health Research, Oslo University Hospital, Norway Citizens telephone emergency lines because they believe someone needs ...
An International Work of Reference by John Huston Finley
The Akershus. built in 1648. one of the few old buildings. was formerly a royal residence. but is now used as a garrison church. an arsenal. and a prison. Other public buildings are the Houses of Parliament (the Storthing). in which the national ...
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