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Neuer Film über Schloss Hemmingen: Einblicke in die Geschichte eines historischen Bauwerks

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New film about Castle Hemmingen: insights into the history of a historic building
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Der älteste Teil, das eigentliche Schloss neben der Laurentiuskirche, ist im 14. Jahrhundert oder früher erbaut worden. Bis ins 19. Jahrhundert wurde ...
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The oldest part of the actual Castle next to the Church of St. Lawrence, was built in the 14th century or earlier. In the 19th century was...
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Von Franziska Meißner 22. Dezember 2016 - 16:25 Uhr Vom Herrschaftssitz über eine Kleiderfabrik bis zur Verwaltungs-Stätte – das Varnbüler’sche Schloss in Hemmingen hatte seit seiner Entstehung schon viele Zwecke. Ein neuer Film zeigt die Geschichte des denkmalgeschützten Bauwerks. Das denkmalgeschützte Schloss besteht aus dem alten Teil (links im Bild) und den neueren Anbauten.Foto: factum/Archiv Hemmingen - Sechs Jahrhunderte sind eine lange Zeit. Um genau zu sein, geht es hier um 624 Jahre. So lange gibt es den alten Teil des Varnbüler’schen Schlosses in Hemmingen schon. Mindestens, denn das Jahr 1392 markiert nur die erste urkundliche Erwähnung. Vermutlich gibt es das Gebäude schon viel länger. Im Laufe seiner Geschichte war das Schl...
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Medieval Islamic gold coin found in Israel

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... this article were found, saying: “The coins were found in 7th to 8th century buildings along with fragments of pottery, metal objects and animal bones.
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The discovery of a single coin may be exciting, but it is seldom of any consequence. When that coin is high enough in value that it could have purchased a house when it was accepted as money makes that find significant. The Israeli Antiquities Authority announced the discovery of such a coin on Nov. 1, the coin being a medieval Islamic gold dinar found by two teenagers participating in an organized archaeological dig in Kafr Kana in lower Galilee. Dor Yogev was one of the two students involved in the dig. According to Yogev on Oct. 30, “While digging I found a shiny coin. When I realized what it was I screamed, and we were so excited!” Yogev was not the only person at the dig site who became excited. IAA numismatist Dr. Robert Cole said ...
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New York Antiquities Dealer Charged With Trafficking Looted Artifacts

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An 8th-century Indian panel (L) and a 10th-century stele seized from Christie's in March 2016 by the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) ...
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New York antiquities dealer Nancy Wiener was arrested yesterday, December 21, in Manhattan, on charges of possessing stolen property and conspiring to buy and sell looted antiquities from East Asia since at least 1999, the New York Times reports. Her lawyer says she “surrendered voluntarily.” The proprietor of the eponymous Upper East Side gallery was arraigned at Manhattan Criminal Court and posted $25,000 in bail, but stands accused of selling objects she knew were stolen to Christie’s and Sotheby’s as well as private collectors and institutions. A criminal complaint filed by the Manhattan district attorney’s office claims she provided the antiquities with false paperwork, and had them cleaned to conceal that they had been looted. Wien...
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Arnold Esch: Rom vom Mittelalter zur Renaissance

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Arnold Esch: Rome from the middle ages to the Renaissance
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... Kirchen- und Wirtschaftsgeschichte dar, wie die Renaissance aus Florenz nach Rom kam und die Päpste im 15. Jahrhundert wieder potent machte.
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... Church and economic history dar, came as the Renaissance from Florence to Rome and the Popes again potent made in the 15th century.
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Anzeige Alle Wege führen bekanntlich nach Rom, aber: „In das Rom der Renaissance kommt man nur über Florenz.“ Kein Satz fasst Arnold Eschs Buch besser zusammen. Und man muss diese Pointe erst einmal in ihrer ganzen Tragweite erfassen. Keine Hauptstadt der Welt lässt sich ihren historischen Fortschritt (in dem Fall sogar: ihre Wiedergeburt) freiwillig aus einem Mittelzentrum beibringen. Aber manchmal geht es eben nicht anders. Hier schreibt ein Kenner Esch, der exzellente Kenner des ausgehenden Mittelalters, hat 25 Jahre das Deutsche Historische Institut (DHI) in Rom geleitet. Er ist genau so rombeflissen, wie die Ewige Stadt (wahrscheinlich seit Goethe) ein Habitus für deutsche Bildungsbürger ist – oder sogar ein Bildungsroman? Anzeige „...
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Histoire de la personne au Moyen âge

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History of the person in the middle age
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Ce faisant, il démontre bien que le Moyen-Age n'est pas une époque dualiste séparant le corps et l'âme. Bien au contraire, c'est une pensée positive ...
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In doing so, he demonstrates that medieval is not a dualistic time separating the body and soul. On the contrary, it's a positive thought.
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Par Jean-Baptiste Noé. Voici un livre magistral pour appréhender la formation de la personne dans la culture européenne. Jérôme Baschet est historien médiéviste et il s’attache à mieux lire les sources et à mieux les comprendre. À travers ce livre il a voulu cerner les conceptions de la personne humaine et la façon dont celle-ci a été formée tout au long de l’époque médiévale. Ce faisant, il démontre bien que le Moyen-Age n’est pas une époque dualiste séparant le corps et l’âme. Bien au contraire, c’est une pensée positive qui s’est développée, réfléchissant aux liens entre l’âme et le corps. Or cette réflexion permet certes de penser l’homme, mais également l’ordre politique où l’homme évolue, cet ordre politique étant lui-même pensé co...
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Christie's Sells Chinese Bronze Buddha For $14.3 Million

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A rare Chinese gilt-bronze figure of Buddha Vairocana from the Liao dynasty, Eleventh Century, sold for an impressive $14,358,000 – the top price for ...
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PARIS — Christie’s set a new record for the most expensive work of Asian art to be sold at the firm’s Paris saleroom in its December 14 Asian art sale. A rare Chinese gilt-bronze figure of Buddha Vairocana from the Liao dynasty, Eleventh Century, sold for an impressive $14,358,000 – the top price for a work of art sold at Christie’s France since 2010 and the top lot for Christie’s Paris in 2016. The firm’s French arm ends the year 2016 with $255 million, realizing the second best year since 2009 (Yves Saint Laurent – Pierre Bergé Collection), with an average sell-through rate of 75 percent by lot and 90 percent by value. The 12 collections presented this year, such as the Zeineb and Jean-Pierre Marcie-Rivière collection, the Claude Berri...
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English minificence: why Opus Anglicanum can no longer be dismissed as a minor art

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By the first half of the 14th century Opus Anglicanum had found its way across Europe, not least because it was a sensational weapon in the armoury ...
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To captivate and amuse: musical angels on horseback, a detail from the Steeple Aston Cope (1330-40). Courtesy of the Victoria and Albert Museum Few English medieval works of art grip the imagination quite like the ferocious and racy Bayeux Tapestry, the embroidered epic of the Norman Conquest. So many storytelling and aesthetic words come from stitching and weaving: the words “text” and “textile” both stem from the Latin word “texere”—to weave. We spin a yarn, weave a story, embroider or embellish an argument. The word “subtlety” derives from the Latin “subtilis”—the thread that passes under a warp. Embroidering between the Middle Ages and the 19th century was a feminine skill, a mark of patience, virtue, prudence. The French still assoc...
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Catholic Monastery Built as Penance Hides Ancient Iraqi Texts

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Written between the thirteenth century and twentieth century, the texts were hidden behind a wall built only a few weeks before ISIS occupied and ...
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More than 400 texts, some of which date back to the Middle Ages, have been recovered after being hidden for over two years at the Mar Behnam monastery while it was occupied by the Islamic State group (ISIS). Written between the thirteenth century and twentieth century, the texts were hidden behind a wall built only a few weeks before ISIS occupied and partially destroyed the monastery. The texts are written in various languages, including Syriac (commonly used in Iraq during medieval and ancient times), Turkish, Arabic and Neo-Aramaic, according to Amir Harrak, an expert in Syriac from the University of Toronto. He told Live Science: “Each one contains lengthy colophons [notes] written by the scribes, telling historical and social, and r...
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Il trouve la bague de Robin des Bois dans la Forêt de Sherwood

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He found the ring of Robin Bois in the Sherwood Forest
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Il a donc contacté des experts qui pensent que la bague aurait été fabriquée au XIIIe siècle. Il faut qu'elle soit examinée de plus près par le British ...
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He contacted experts who think that the ring was made in the 13th century. There she is examined more closely by the British...
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Mark Thompson, 34 ans, un chasseur de trésors a retrouvé dans la Forêt de Sherwood une ancienne bague associée à la légende de Robin des Bois. Découverte grâce à un détecteur de métaux, elle ornée d'une pierre précieuse semblable à un saphir. Selon certaines estimations, le prix de l'artéfact pourrait atteindre 87 000 dollars (soit 83 700 euros). Treasure hunter finds medieval ring in Robin Hood's Sherwood Forest https://t.co/DkaZr0Hv8H — Katherine Gilraine (@kgilraine) 20 décembre 2016   "Dès que j'ai déniché cette bague, j'ai pensé que c'était la trouvaille de ma vie. Je suis toujours dans un état de choc quand j'y pense ", a avoué Mark Thompson.Il a donc contacté des experts qui pensent que la bague aurait été fabriquée au XIIIe siècl...
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Sid Meier's Civilization VI

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Sid Meier's Civilization VI
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Plus jeune fille de Louis Ier le Grand, Hedwige fut la première femme souveraine du royaume de Pologne à la fin du XIVe siècle. Elle fut couronnée en ...
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Youngest daughter of Louis Ier, Hedwige was the first female sovereign of the Kingdom of Poland at the end of the 14th century. She was successful in...
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Les packs Pologne et Scénario Vikings sont disponibles PC [ Take Two Interactive ] 2K et Firaxis Games dévoilent que le "roi" Hedwige est à la tête de la Pologne dans Sid Meier's Civilization VI. Plus jeune fille de Louis Ier le Grand, Hedwige fut la première femme souveraine du royaume de Pologne à la fin du XIVe siècle. Elle fut couronnée en 1384, et passa les premières années de son règne à gagner le respect et la fidélité de la noblesse polonaise, aux côtés de son mari et codirigeant, le grand-duc de Lituanie Ladislas II Jagellon. Hedwige était une négociatrice hors pair, protégeait les nécessiteux, et avait une foi si grande qu'elle fut canonisée par l'église catholique en 1997. Elle fonda une école réservée aux Lituaniens à Prague,...
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