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Banat Writer & Translator

Nick Tullius

Born in Alexanderhausen, Banat; lived in Timisoara and immigrated to Canada, where he lives today.  Nick Tullius has been a part of the DVHH project almost since it's inception.  Being fluent in English, German, Romanian and French he has translated numerous items for the project.   Nick was born and raised in Banat, which provides us with first hand information and experience.  His many Donauschwaben memories are an asset to our project.

Besides being a Resource Contributor and a Mentor, Nick is an member of the DVHH Administration Team, one of the Banat Regional Coordinators and an active participate on the DVHH Mail List

Nick set up the DVHH project's copyright guidelines and maintains our records of authorization.  He is instrumental in project correspondence with our German speaking associates.

Nick has been very generous with his time and contributions to the DVHH project, which generations to come will enjoy and appreciate.  Thank you Nick for keeping the Danube Swabian legacy alive!

More about Nick:

Movers & Shakers Interview with Nick Tullius

Journey from Alexanderhausen to Ottawa 'Sketch of a memoir'

Village Coordinator for: Alexanderhausen

Author of:

New: My journey from the Banat to Canada

Publisher: Author House (August 18, 2011), Language: English.  German version: Vom Banat Nach Kanada

 

 

 

 

About the Banat Area

Sausage Descriptions

Banat Floods Remembered

Review: Danube Swabians seen by Claudio Magris

DVHH.org Roles:

  • Member of the original DVHH.org Administration team

  • Former member of DVHH Board of Directors

  • DVHH Editorial & Translation Committee

  • Banat Region Coordinator

  • Banat Lookups Guide

Articles translated by Nick:

How that hat got on top of the church
The original version of this article was written in the “schwowische” dialect of Alexanderhausen and published in the biweekly newspaper “Banater Post”, Nr. 23-24, of December 10, 2010. The English translation was done by the author.

Threshing machines, steam engines and tractors
The original version of this article was written in the “schwowische” dialect of Alexanderhausen and published in the biweekly newspaper “Banater Post”, Nr. 23-24, of December 10, 2010. The English translation was done by the author.

Herta Müller Short Biography

The Shadow of Herta Müller at the Nitzkydorf Cemetery By Viorel Ilişoi

Settlements in the Banat (1763‑1773) [Chapter 10 from volume 3, of the book "Ethnographie der Oesterreichischen Monarchie" by Karl Czoernig, 1857]

Florimund Claudius Graf Mercy (1666-1734) ~ "Count Mercy – Colonizer and Governor" by Wilhelm Reiter

The Banat – a “Penal Colony“ of Maria Theresia? by Dr. Hans Dama

Colonization of the Banat Following its Turkish Occupation, The - With particular emphasis on emigration from Lorraine and Luxemburg (Southern Belgian province of Luxemburg) (on translation team)

He immortalized his Banat in pictures. The death of the painter and commercial artist, --Obituary of Franz Bittenbinder

Robert Reiter/Franz Liebhard Biographical Note

Shift of Languages in the Works of Robert Reiter

Deported to the USSR - Frankfurt/Oder - Door to Freedom and End Station for Many by Peter Krier

Last Letters from a Deportee by Peter Krier, translated by Nick Tullius, 18 Aug 2007

From the West to the East and from the East to the West: identity avatars of the French Banaters by Smaranda Vultur, translated by Nick Tullius, 2007

Colonization of the Banat Following its Turkish Occupation, The - With particular emphasis on emigration from Lorraine and Luxemburg (Southern Belgian province of Luxemburg), Author Unknown, translated by Nick Tullius, 22 Feb 2007

Rosemary in the Life of the Danube Swabians

The Sathmar-Swabian Dialects & Their Carriers

Banat Swabians, Danube Swabians & Their Future

Dr. Hans Gehl Publications

100th Year Banater Swabian in Austria 1907-2007

Memorial to the Expulsion of the Germans in Budaörs

The 'Ship of Girls' (Moidle-Schiff)

Freundeskreis Donauschwäbische Blasmusik (Friendship Circle Danube Swabian Brassband Music)

Your Homeland Is Now Here (Poem)

Then and Now (Poem)

“Ackre” Plowing (Poem)

Wines & Grapes in Bakowa (Banat)

Wine Producing in Rekasch (Banat)

“Ratschen” Holy Week in Banat (My Personal Recollection)

Published at DVHH.org 17 Nov 2009; Last Updated 8 Sep 2011

 

Latest additions:

DAMA, Hans Update

GRIMM, Hans *1929 Neubeschenowa +2012
Banat Historian, Researcher & Author

GRÜNN, Karl *1855 Perjamosch +1930
Banat Catholic Priest, Poet & Author

KAPPUS, Franz Xaver *1883 Temeschwar +1966
Banat Journalist, Writer & Author
; founder of the Free Democratic Party in Berlin.

KIRCHNER, Rudy *1933-2008 Canada
Banat Historian
, Village Website Pioneer in English

HORWATH-TENZ, Maria *1931 Weißkirchen, + 2007 Banat Death Camp Survivor & Author 


Biographies began publication at DVHH.org, 17 Nov 2009;
Publisher: Jody McKim Pharr

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