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Un four de matériaux de construction de la dynastie des Tran découvert à Yen Bai

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An oven of construction materials of the Tran dynasty discovered at Yen Bai
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Les produits de ce four ont tous été datés d'entre le XIIIe et le XIVe siècle, c'est-à-dire durant la dynastie des Tran. Le professeur adjoint et docteur Bui ...
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The products of this oven have been dated of the 13th and the 14th century, i.e. during the Tran dynasty. The Assistant Professor and doctor Bui...
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  L'un des objets trouvés à Yen Bai (photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) - Des fouilles archéologiques sur le site Pu Luon Xe dans le hameau 7, commune de Tan Linh du district de Luc Yen, province de Yen Bai (Nord), ont mis à jour un four de matériaux de construction datant de la dynastie des Tran. L'information a été communiquée lors d'une réunion consacrée aux premiers résultats de la campagne de fouilles qui a été lancée le 27 octobre 2016 par le Centre de recherche de la Citadelle impériale (RCIC), sous couvert de l'Académie des sciences sociales du Vietnam et le musée de la province de Yen Bai. Le four a été utilisé pour produire divers matériaux tels que briques, tuiles, statues et divers types de tours préfabriquées utilisées pour dans la con...
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Scholars fret about fate of 'holy grail' German abbey books

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... 1496, the former Benedictine abbey in Altomuenster has housed a female religious order founded by Saint Bridget in Sweden in the 14th century.
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ALTOMUENSTER, Germany (AP) - It was filthy, cramped and in major disarray, but when art historian Eva Lindqvist Sandgren entered the library in Altomuenster Abbey, off-limits to all but the German monastery’s nuns for more than five centuries, she immediately knew she was looking at a major treasure.The dusty shelves held at least 500 books, by her estimate, including precious illuminated manuscripts from the 16th century, chants used by the uniquely women-led Bridgettine Order and processionals bursting with colorful religious and ornamental decoration in their margins.Unlike most Bridgettine libraries, the tomes had survived the Protestant Reformation, the 30 Years War and Germany’s “secularization,” when the state took most church pro...
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Calvados : un appel aux dons pour rénover une église du XIIe siècle

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Calvados: a call for donations to renovate a church of the 12th century
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Dans le Calvados, la commune d'Angoville, située entre Vire et Caen, lance un appel aux dons avec la Fondation du patrimoine pour restaurer son ...
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In Calvados, the town of Washington, situated between Vire and Caen, appealed for donations with the Heritage Foundation to restore sound...
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Le 25 décembre 2016 à 18:20 Par : Théophane Leroux Dans le Calvados, la commune d'Angoville, située entre Vire et Caen, lance un appel aux dons avec la Fondation du patrimoine pour restaurer son église du XIIe siècle, menacée de ruine. Une commune de 34 habitants lance un appel aux dons pour sauver son église du XIIe siècle. Il s'agit de la commune d'Angoville, dans le Calvados, située entre Vire et Caen. Une commune de 34 habitants Et pour cause : le montant des travaux, plus de 42 000 euros, correspond à deux fois le budget de la commune, qui ne compte que 12 foyers et 34 habitants. L'église souffre car sa toiture n'est plus étanche. "Le plafond de la sacristie s'est effondré" "Elle donne des signes de fragilité", peut-on lire sur la p...
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Rare “Robin Hood” Ring Found

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Sometimes, developments in the real world tap into our memories and feelings as they relate to a work of fiction. This is perhaps no more acutely felt ...
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Sometimes, developments in the real world tap into our memories and feelings as they relate to a work of fiction. This is perhaps no more acutely felt than in situations where real-life artifacts tell us something about a romanticized period in the past.In this case, the Sherwood Forest of Robin Hood lore has yielded an exceedingly valuable medieval ring that is expected to sell for almost six figures.Robin Hood RelicA 34-year-old amateur treasure hunter, Mark Thompson, had only been involved in the metal detecting hobby for about a year and a half before striking it big. His discovery of the medieval gold ring in Nottinghamshire is the stuff of hardcore treasure hunters’ dreams. He had only been searching for 20 minutes in the woods bef...
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Le Noël des animaux

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The animals Christmas
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Seigneur du Hohlandsbourg au XVe siècle, Jean de Lupfen est un personnage bien connu à Kientzheim, lui qui a fortifié le village qu'on appelait ...
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Lord of Hohlandsbourg in the 15th century, John of Lupfen is a character well known at Kientzheim, who fortified the village used to be called...
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24 décembre 1466 en fin d’après-midi. Depuis des semaines, il fait un froid glacial dans toute la région. Hier encore, on a trouvé deux colporteurs sur les hauteurs de Coenesheim, près du col de Riquewihr, morts, le nez dans la neige. L’un d’eux portait des traces de morsures.Le seigneur Jean de Lupfen, seigneur de Hohenlandsberg, grelottait, malgré la chaleur rayonnant de la cheminée. Coulant par les volets disjoints, l’air glacé empêchait la pièce de se réchauffer et la grosse veste de laine semblait ne servir à rien, dans ce château ouvert au vent.Il était perdu dans ses pensées quand il entendit hennissement affolé dans les écuries, de l’autre côté de la cour. Un voleur ? Il voulut appeler ses mercenaires suisses, mais il les savait ...
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Auf Zeitreise mit einer Germanistin

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On time travel with a German scholar
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Besonders angetan hat es der 26-jährigen Germanistin eine Sammelhandschrift aus dem mittleren 15. Jahrhundert. Sobald ihr der Codex 1253 in die ...
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The 26 year old German scholar especially done to it has a manuscript from the mid 15th century. Once your Codex 1253 in the...
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Edith Kapeller begann während eines Sommerpraktikums alte Bücher zu liebenWien – Jahrhundertealte Texte üben auf Edith Kapeller eine große Faszination aus. Besonders angetan hat es der 26-jährigen Germanistin eine Sammelhandschrift aus dem mittleren 15. Jahrhundert. Sobald ihr der Codex 1253 in die Hände gelegt worden war, strahlte die mit schlichtem Ledereinband über Buchenholz gebundene Handschrift eine ästhetische Anziehungskraft auf sie aus. Kapeller beschloss, ihre Masterarbeit über diesen 165 Blätter starken Papiercodex zu verfassen. Kürzlich bekam sie für ihr fertiges Werk den Anerkennungspreis für Wissenschaft des Landes Niederösterreich verliehen. In der Anfangsphase ihres Studiums der Deutsche Philologie bewarb sich Kapeller fü...
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Sensation: Über 800 Jahre alte Stadt bei Wolfhagen entdeckt

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Sensation: Discovered over 800-year-old city in Wolfhagen
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Zudem habe er ein Keramikrandstück aus dem frühen 13. Jahrhundert gefunden. Das sei ein wichtiger Hinweis auf eine Besiedelung gewesen.
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He also found a ceramic edge piece from the early 13th century. It had been an important clue to a settlement.
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Archäologie per Laser: Am Computer entsteht ein Bild, in dem kleinste Geländeversprünge sichtbar werden. © Priv atWolfhagen. Eine unbekannte Stadtwüstung unterhalb der Burgruine Rodersen bei Wolfhagen hat Bezirksarchäologe Dr. Klaus Sippel entdeckt. Die Nachricht ist eine Sensation.Nur ein Dutzend solcher Plätze gebe es in Hessen. Das Besondere: Die Stadt, die er Rodersen nennt – passend zur Burg - sei noch älter als die bekannte Wüstung Landsberg, die sich in der Nähe befindet. Nach Meinung Sippels ist Rodersen um 1200 entstanden, frühestens im Jahr 1180.Mit der Idee einer Stadtgründung am Erpebach beschäftigte sich Sippel schon länger. Während einer Exkursion im Jahr 2005 hatte er seinen Verdacht erstmals öffentlich geäußert. Belege ga...
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How the Catholic Church created democracy

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A good example of how mores have changed is illustrated by the 13th century biography of the knight William Marshal, in which he comes across an ...
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Going to spend Christmas with relatives you don’t really like? Well, you can thank God you only have to see them once a year rather than living as an extended family. Or more precisely you can thank the Catholic Church, without whom you’d all still be in the same house as your uncles and aunties and marrying your cousin. It is reasonably well known that the medieval Church’s ban on cousin marriage helped to make western Europe less clannish; but according to an interesting new paper from Nottingham University, by doing this the Catholic Church actually laid the foundations of democracy. The author, Jonathan F Schulz, argues: ‘The role of the family as one of the most fundamental institution for human society is unquestionable. The family...
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Rick Steves: Fierce castles dot friendly North Wales

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In the Middle Ages, the standard castle was a simple stone building (“keep”) on a hill (“motte”), surrounded by a wall that enclosed a yard (or “bailey”) ...
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Humble, charming little Wales is a land of lusty men’s choirs, salty harbours, slate-roofed villages, stunning mountains and stout castles. For many travellers, these mighty castles alone are reason enough to visit, and Wales is slathered with them. During the late 13th and early 14th centuries, English King Edward I started building these awe-inspiring fortresses — arguably the most breathtaking you’ll find anywhere in Europe — to subdue the rebellious Welsh. These castles were masterpieces of medieval engineering, built with state-of-the-art castle technology, with sea access to restock from England. In the Middle Ages, the standard castle was a simple stone building (“keep”) on a hill (“motte”), surrounded by a wall that enclosed a ya...
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Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts review: a splendid page-turner

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The author's pleasure and excitement at seeing and studying something numinous such as a sixth-century gospel book or a superb 16th-century book ...
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  Book Title:Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts ISBN-13:978-0241003046 Author: Christopher de Hamel Publisher:Allen Lane Guideline Price:£30.0 What connects a very large copy of the Bible written c.AD 700 in northern England and forgotten for centuries with a poem on classical astronomy copied at the Carolingian court in the ninth century and a compendium of commentary on the Apocalypse written in Spain in the 10th century or a book of songs in Latin and in a dialect of German from a monastery in Bavaria to a manuscript copy of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales in the National Library of Wales in Aberystwyth? Apart from the fact they were all written by hand on treated animal skin and embellished with painted scenes and ornament, they have be...
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