Slightly later Erasistratus BCE was also at Alexandria for a time where he helped establish the medical school and had influential ideas on the function of the heart and the blood system see p.An xray of her knees see Figure A shows deterioration of articular cartilage in the right knee with narrowing of the joint space.In winter the Christmas market on Marienplatz attracts many tourists.Munich is a major European cultural centre and is home to some of the world’s most important opera houses such as the Bavarian State Opera which staged many premiers, one of them being “Tristan and Isolde” by Richard Wagner. Englischer Garten, covering an area of 3.75 km2, is one of the world's largest urban public parks.The capital of Bavaria is one of the most important economic and cultural centres of Germany.Munich International Airport is the second largest Airport in Germany after Frankfurt.The city’s zoo Tierpark Hellabrunn was the first international Geozoo where the animals were displayed in zoogeographic regions. It hosted the 1972 Summer Olympics (overshadowed by the so-called Munich massacre).
About Austria: The name of Austria came from a Germanic word 'austro', meaning 'east'.Since then monasteries have always played an important role in the city’s history, especially as the monks introduced the tradition of brewing. Each year the love for beer is celebrated at the renowned Munich Oktoberfest.Millions of people from every part of the world come and visit this traditional festival taking place from the last week of September to the first week of October.The city covers an area of 310,74 km² and is home to 1,4m people.The city of Munich (= monk settlement) got its name from the area’s first monastery which was founded in the 8th century.