Turin hosted the 2006 Winter Olympics in February 2006. Turin is the largest city to have ever hosted a Winter Olympics, and was the largest metropolitan area to host them at the time. The city was awarded with the title of European Capital of Sport 2015. The candidature sees the City strongly committed to increasing sports activities.
Turin a été la capitale des États de Savoie de 1563 à 1713, du royaume de Sicile de 1713 à 1720, du royaume de Sardaigne de 1720 à 1861 et du royaume d'Italie de 1861 à 1865.
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Túrin Turambar is a fictional character in J. R. R. Tolkien's legendarium. "Turambar and the Foalókë", begun in 1917, is the first appearance of Túrin in the legendarium. J.R.R. Tolkien consciously based the story on the medieval tale of Kullervo in the Finnish mythological poem Kalevala compiled by Elias Lönnrot, saying that it was "an attempt to reorganize...the tale of Kullervo the hapless, into a form of my own".[T 1] Also called "The Tale of Grief", "Narn i Chîn Húrin", commonly...
Túrin was the son of Húrin Thalion, Lord of the Folk of Hador, and Morwen Eledhwen of the House of Bëor. He was born in the month of Gwaeron of the Year of the Sun 464.[T 3] He had a younger sister, Lalaith, but she died of a plague at the age of three, when a pestilent wind came from Angband. Túrin was also taken sick at that time, but recovered. His closest childhood friend was Sador One-foot. The Siege of Angband was already broken at that time, but Túrin's homeland of Dor-lómin ...
Túrin is said to have been one of the fairest Men to have ever lived: "dark-haired and pale-skinned,... his face more beautiful than any other among mortal Men, in the Elder Days."[T 19] In this he is stated to have taken after his mother Morwen,[T 20] descended from the House of Bëor, in contrast to his fair-haired father Húrin from the House of Hador.[T 3] According to Gwindor's words, Túrin was very tall, "as tall as are the Men from the misty hills of Hithlum,"[T 19] in which he ...
Resemblance of Túrin to figures from medieval tales can be confirmed by a letter which Tolkien wrote to Milton Waldman, a publisher from the HarperCollins, concerning the fate of his works: There is the Children of Húrin, the tragic tale of Túrin Turambar and his sister ...
The idea of Túrin changing his name to escape his doom is present already in the original versions of the tale, although to a lesser extent. The name Turambar goes to preliminary drafts, where however it was taken by Túrin at his first encounter with Glaurung after the ...
Several artists have created illustrations of Túrin's story. A stand-alone novel The Children of Húrin contains images by Alan Lee, while various editions of The Silmarillion and Unfinished Tales were illustrated by Ted Nasmith. Other images were made by John Howe and Anke Eißmann.
Turín (en italiano: Torino, en piamontés: Turin) es una ciudad, importante centro cultural y de negocios del norte de Italia, capital de la región de Piamonte, localizada principalmente en el margen izquierdo del río Po y rodeada por los Alpes. El área metropolitana de Turín, según la Organización para la Cooperación y el Desarrollo ...
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The Turin King List, also known as the Turin Royal Canon, is an ancient Egyptian hieratic papyrus thought to date from the reign of Pharaoh Ramesses II, now in the Museo Egizio (Egyptian Museum) in Turin.
Turín (tal. Torino, po piemontsky: Turin) je jedno z hlavných priemyselných a kultúrnych miest severozápadného Talianska, hlavné mesto regiónu Piemont. Mesto leží z veľkej časti na západnom brehu rieky Pád. Turín mal v novembri 2017 883 281 obyvateľov, ale v metropolitnom regióne žije až 1,7 milióna obyvateľov.
Turin är också en stor tillverkare av choklad. Det var för övrigt i Turin som man uppfann maskinen för att tillverka chokladkakor. Andra kända företag från Turin är Invicta, etablerat 1821, Lavazza, Martini, Kappa och chokladfabriken Caffarel. Man brukar i Turin tala om begreppet dopo Fiat (efter Fiat).
Turín Turín (italsky Torino, v piemontském dialektu Turin) je velké průmyslové město v severozápadní Itálii, správní centrum Piemontu a metropolitního města Turín (odpovídající úrovni italských provincií). Leží v severozápadní části Itálie na řece Pádu, přibližně 70 km východně od hranic s Francií.