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Les Médicis – Aux origines de la modernité occidentale

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The Medici - to the origins of Western modernity
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... fondateur de la banque qui porte son nom à la tout fin que XIVe siècle et sur la « vision » de ce dernier, convaincu d'être à l'origine d'une entreprise ...
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... founder of the Bank that bears his name at the very end that 14th century and on the 'vision' of the latter, convinced to be the source of a business...
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On se réfère le plus souvent au passé proche pour comprendre le présent. Les Médicis, première série originale diffusée par SFR à partir de mardi, propose de changer de focale et de porter le regard presque six siècles en arrière pour examiner notre époque. Cette fiction historique revient sur la naissance et le règne d’une des familles les plus puissantes d’Europe au travers d’une saga qui, pour l’instant, comporte huit épisodes mais a déjà été reconduite pour une deuxième saison. Un croisement entre Le Parrain de Francis Ford Coppola et Amadeus de Milos Forman, selon son co-créateur Frank Spotnitz. A six cents ans de distance, les Médicis inspirent toujours une fascination liée à leur réussite exceptionnelle, aux crimes dont ils se son...
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It most often refers to the near past to understand the present. The Medici, first original series broadcast by SFR from Tuesday, proposes to change focal length and look almost six centuries back to look at our time. This historical fiction talks about the birth and the reign of one of the most powerful families in Europe through a saga that for the moment, features eight episodes but has already been renewed for a second season. A cross between the godfather of Francis Ford Coppola and of Milos Forman's Amadeus, according to its co-creator Frank Spotnitz. Six hundred years of distance, the Medici always inspire fascination linked to their exceptional success of the crimes which they themselves sound...
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Mittelalterlicher Herbstmarkt Almena kommt bei den Besuchern gut an

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Medieval autumn market Almena is well received among the visitors
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Extertal-Almena. Almena an einem Samstagnachmittag im Oktober 2016 anno domini: Eine große Menschenschar pilgert zum ...
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Extertal-Almena. Almena on a Saturday afternoon in October 2016 anno domini: A great multitude of people pilgrimage to the...
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Extertal-Almena. Almena an einem Samstagnachmittag im Oktober 2016 anno domini: Eine große Menschenschar pilgert zum Dorfgemeinschaftshaus, um sich dort mit fröhlichen Minen auf dem ersten mittelalterlichen Herbst-markt zu vergnügen. Zu diesem außergewöhnlichen Fest, das sich auch rund ums Gebäude erstreckte, hatte der Heimat- und Kulturverein geladen. Eine Geschichtenerzählerin für Kinder, Spielleute, die ihren Instrumenten fröhliche Melodien entlockten, und Händler, die ihre Waren anboten – bei einem Rundgang über das Gelände lag mittelalterliche Stimmung so gut wie überall in der Luft. Denn nicht nur die Künstler und Aussteller hatten sich der damaligen Zeit entsprechend gekleidet, auch ein Teil der Besucher hatte sich dem Motto angep...
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Extertal-Almena. Almena on a Saturday afternoon in October 2016 anno domini: A great multitude of people pilgrimage to the village community House there with cheerful mines on the first medieval market fall to fun. For this unique Festival, which stretched around the building, invited home and cultural association. A storyteller for children, game people who made merry tunes their instruments, and merchants who offered their goods - a tour of the site was medieval mood as well as everywhere in the air. Because of the time according to not only the artists and exhibitors had dressed up, also a part of the visitors had the motto angep...
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In Herzogenaurach wurde es mittelalterlich

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It was medieval in Herzogenaurach, Germany
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Dort entstehen die meisten der verwendeten Musikinstrumente der Gruppe als Rekonstruktion mittelalterlicher Originale. Außerdem restauriert er ...
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Most of the used music instruments of the group as a reconstruction of medieval originals arise here. In addition he restored...
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?Nutzungsbedingungen f? interaktive Funktionen Stand: 1. Oktober 2016InFranken.de ist ein Internetauftritt der Zeitungstitel Fr?kischer Tag, Coburger Tageblatt, Bayerischer Rundschau, Saale-Zeitung und DIE KITZINGER.Die User, die die Funktionen auf InFranken.de nutzen, verpflichten sich, sich mit den nachfolgenden Nutzungsbedingungen einverstanden zu erkl?en. 1 Benutzerverhalten1. Wir legen Wert darauf, dass sich die Kommentatoren mit Respekt begegnen. Ziel unserer Moderation ist es, den Rahmen f? einen sachlichen Austausch von Argumenten zu schaffen.2. Die allgemeinen Gesetze und Rechtsvorschriften sind einzuhalten. Insbesondere darf niemand wegen seines Geschlechtes, seiner Abstammung, seiner Rasse, seiner Sprache, seiner Heimat und He...
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? Terms of use f? Interactivity level: 1 October 2016InFranken.de is a website of the newspaper titles FR? kambala day, Coburger Tageblatt, Bavarian Rundschau, Saale newspaper and THE KITZINGER. The users who take advantage of the features on InFranken.de, agree with the following terms of use agree to declared? en. 1 Benutzerverhalten1. We attach importance that meet the commenters with respect. Our moderation aims, the frame f? a substantive exchange of arguments to create. 2. The general laws and regulations must be complied. In particular, no one shall because of his sex, his parentage, his race, his language, his homeland and he...
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Fay-de-Bretagne Le pont romain restauré par Histoire et patrimoine

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Fay-de-Bretagne Roman bridge restored by history and heritage
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Il date vraisemblablement du XIIe siècle ou du XIIIe. Une chose est sûre, il était temps de s'en occuper, explique le président Gérard Portais.
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It likely dates from the 12th century or 13th. One thing is certain, it was time to take care of it, says president Gérard wore.
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Les bénévoles de l'association Histoire et patrimoine ont rénové le pont romain situé entre Fay et Bouvron. 19/10/2016 à 17:59 par gwendal.lepriellec Les membres de l'association se sont à nouveau transformés en maçons et autres tailleurs de pierre pour restaurer le pont romain.On l’appelle pont romain depuis toujours, mais il n’a rien de romain, ni même de gaulois, déclarent les bénévoles de l’association Histoire et Patrimoine. Il date vraisemblablement du XIIe siècle ou du XIIIe. Une chose est sûre, il était temps de s’en occuper, explique le président Gérard Portais. L’association l’a donc restauré, à l’ancienne, sans aucun outil électrique. Le pont est situé à côté du village de Vilhouin, entre Fay et Bouvron. C’est par un petit che...
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The volunteers of the association history and heritage have renovated the Roman bridge located between Fay and bond. 10 19, 2016 to 17:59 by gwendal.lepriellec the members of the association again turned into other Stonecutters and Masons to restore the Roman bridge. It is called Roman bridge has always been, but he has nothing of Roman, or even of Gauls, say the volunteers of the association history and heritage. It likely dates from the 12th century or 13th. One thing is certain, it was time to take care of it, says president Gérard wore. The association thus restored, the old, without any power tool. The bridge is located next to the village of Vilhouin, between Fay and bond. It's a little che...
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Two giant pages of ancient copy of Holy Quran on display in Washington

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Though the Arabic text of the Qur'an was fixed as early as the late 7th century, the exhibit showcases the variety of styles of calligraphy and ...
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Washington: Two consecutive giant pages of the Holy Qur’an are being displayed at the show “The Art of the Qur’an: Treasures from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts", which opened Saturday at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in Washington.The sprawling pages, each measuring 5 feet by 7 feet, have rows of calligraphy standing 8 to 9 inches high. They date from about 1400 and have been on long-term loan to the Smithsonian museum. The passage on display is from a chapter explaining that “signs of God and evidence of His goodness are all around,” according to Simon Rettig, assistant curator of Islamic Art.The show brings together manuscripts and folios from the museum in Istanbul with manuscripts from the collection of the Sackler and Freer...
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Old, rare Qurans displayed in Bethlehem

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The oldest piece in the collection dates to the 10th century, while other pieces spanning the last thousand years illustrate several different styles of ...
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BETHLEHEM — Visitors to Respect Graduate School in Bethlehem on Sunday afternoon saw something they had never seen before — an expansive exhibit of old and rare Qurans.The exhibit came to the Lehigh Valley courtesy of Naim Dam of Long Island, N.Y., who has been collecting unusual and rare Qurans for nearly 20 years. Dam was on hand at Sunday's event to answer questions and talk with people about his collection, which he has never shown publicly before. Most of the time, the rare pieces are kept in special boxes at his home, he said.He began his collection when he met a Hindu dealer who showed him one of his Qurans, and Dam said that began his collection, which he has added to "budget permitting." The collection features a wide array of p...
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Archaeology: Fragment of 13th C mural showing St Peter found at Plovdiv's Great Basilica site

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It was founded in the 10th to 11th century. The site has sufficient information to enable accurate dating, excavation head Zheni Tankova said. Tankova ...
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Archaeologists working at the site of the Great Basilica in Plovdiv, the largest early Christian church found on the Balkans, have uncovered a fragment of a mediaeval mural believed to depict St Peter. The fragment is estimated to date to the 13th to 14th centuries. It was found in the hitherto unexamined northern nave, not far from the city’s Roman Catholic church close to the intersection of Maria Louisa and Tsar Boris III boulevards. Two pictorial layers were found, each of them thought to be the work of a Constantinople master, featuring very precise and masterly work, Plovdiv Bulgarian-language news website podtepeto.com said. This proves that the church was of great importance in antiquity and in the Middle Ages, archaeologists wor...
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Zeitdokument und Müschterli aus dem Gäu

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Time document and Müschterli from the Gäu
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Im 15. Jahrhundert forderte Bern eine klare Ausscheidung der Rechte. So wurde 1463 der Buchsgau geteilt, das Territorium des Bipperamts kam zu ...
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In the 15th century, Bern called for a clear separation of rights. So the book worst case scenario was divided in 1463, came to the territory of the Bipperamts...
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Der Verein Freunde der Schälismühle hatte am Sonntag-Nachmittag zwei besondere Leckerbissen parat. Im Gäuer Forum Schälismühle zeigte er einen dreiundfünfzig Jahre alten Amateurfilm. Im zweiten Teil gab Elisabeth Pfluger einige Anekdoten zum Besten.Gäufest-FilmThema des Films war das Gäufest, das im Jahre 1963 in Neuendorf stattfand. Bei diesem Anlass drehte der in Niederbuchsiten wohnende Kantonsförster und Hobbyfilmer Jules Zeltner mit seiner Super-8-Kamera einen dokumentarischen Streifen und bannte die wichtigsten Szenen zur Erinnerung auf Zelluloid. Schälismüller Heiri Kissling ordnete den gezeigten Gäufest-Film geschichtlich ein.Der historische Buchsgau erstreckte sich zwischen den Flüsschen Siggern und dem Erzbach sowie der Aare un...
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The Club had two special treats on Sunday afternoon ready friends of Schälismühle. He showed a fifty-three-year-old amateur film in the Gäuer Forum Schälismühle. In the second part were Elisabeth Pfluger some anecdotes to the best Gäufest FilmThema of the film was the Gäufest, which took place in 1963 in new village. On this occasion, the canton of Forester inherent in Niederbuchsiten and amateur film maker Jules Zeltner turned a strip of documentary with his Super-8 camera and banned the main scenes in memory on celluloid. Schälismüller Heiri Kissling historical filed the shown Gäufest film. The historical book Gau is stretched between the river Siggern and the Erzbach and the Aare River un...
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Already in the Confessions, Augustine is the doctor of grace

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In the Church of San Marco in Milan, St. Augustine is seen in a detail from a 14th-century fresco of the Crucifixion. (Wikimedia Commons/Giovanni ...
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Editor's note: "Take and Read" is a weekly blog that features a different contributor's reflections on a specific book that changed their lives. Good books, as blog co-editors Congregation of St. Agnes Sr. Dianne Bergant and Michael Daley say, "can inspire, affirm, challenge, change, even disturb." Given the historical significance and classic nature of St. Augustine’s Confessions, two writers for Take and Read have reflected on this book. See also Wendy Wright’s earlier contribution. Confessionsby St. Augustine The Confessions of St. Augustine initiated a profound transformation of my life. In The Oil Has Not Run Dry: The Story of My Theological Pathway, to be brought out in January by McGill-Queen’s University Press, I wrote several pa...
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Rare and ancient Qurans display in US to form bridge between cultures

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There is a Quran on parchment paper copied by a calligrapher in Iraq or Iran between the late 8th and early 9th century. Another Quran, measuring ...
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The first U.S. showing of rare, old Qurans opened on Saturday in a Washington museum, highlighting the art of calligraphy in Islam.The manuscripts. which cover almost 1,000 years of the history of Islamic art between the 8th and 17th centuries, are hailed as artworks for their exceptionally fine calligraphy. More than 60 Quranic scripts will be featured in "The Art of the Quran," running through to Feb. 20, 2017 at the Freer and Sackler Museums at the Smithsonian Institute which is home to their Asian art collection.These majestic holy books were copied by hand for some of the richest and most powerful rulers of the Muslim world. Most of them - 47 out of 63 - were lent to Freer and Sackler from a single source, the Museum of Turkish and ...
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