An eminent diplomat of the Habsburg Empire in the 16th century, Sigismund (Žiga) von Herberstein (1486-1566) was the first to make use of his knowledge of Slovenian language in his diplomatic career and in research.
Anton Janša: "Among all of God’s creatures there is none as industrious and as useful, and needing less care, nourishment, or costing less than the bee".
At that time, and some time after, no other country could boast of such a publication. In this work he describes Carniola, the central Slovenian region.
The third defining event in Slovenian history is the emergence of reformation and its guiding spirit – Primož Trubar, a priest and disciple of Martin Luther. Trubar argued for Slovenian …
Characteristically baroque traits are dynamism, ornamentation, sharp contrast, individualism, but most of all, affective representation.