Prunksaal, Austrian National Library, Vienna

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Viktorija Valenta
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published on 26 January 2022

Prunksaal (State Hall) is the central structure of the old imperial library and part of the Hofburg palace in Vienna, Austria. It was build between 1721-1723. The hall is divided, after the original list of the books, into "war" and "peace" sides, which is reflected also in the wall frescoes. It holds numerous literary treasures on display.

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About the Author

Viktorija Valenta
Victoria holds a MA degree in Art History. She is an avid observer of the society, its past and development of the philosophical thought. Fan of Socrates! Native speaker of Croatian language, based in England.

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APA Style

Valenta, V. (2022, January 26). Prunksaal, Austrian National Library, Vienna. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15144/prunksaal-austrian-national-library-vienna/

Chicago Style

Valenta, Viktorija. "Prunksaal, Austrian National Library, Vienna." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 26, 2022. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15144/prunksaal-austrian-national-library-vienna/.

MLA Style

Valenta, Viktorija. "Prunksaal, Austrian National Library, Vienna." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 26 Jan 2022. Web. 04 Feb 2023.

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