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Exhibit of rare Qurans seeks to restore Islam in US eyes

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More than 60 Qurans and Quranic texts, dating from as far back as the late seventh century and considered works of art for their exceptionally fine ...
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Sections of Quran made in Baghdad during Il-Khanid period, 1307–8 (Freer and Sackler Museums)A first US showing of rare old Qurans opens on Saturday in a Washington DC museum, highlighting a different side of Islam at a time when the religion's image in America has been scarred by a divisive presidential campaign.More than 60 Qurans and Quranic texts, dating from as far back as the late seventh century and considered works of art for their exceptionally fine calligraphy, will be featured in "The Art of the Quran," running through 20 February 2017, at the Freer and Sackler museums, home to the Smithsonian Institution's Asian art collection.These majestic holy books were copied by hand for some of the richest and most powerful rulers of th...
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Wie Mittelalter

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As medieval times
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Des is nuch s reinste Mittelalter! Wisst de als Fraa de Tür zumachn, gibbts kann Verschluss. Mr koa när hoffn, ass niemand kimmt. Owischpapier is zen ...
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Is only s purest middle ages! You know de as a Fraa de door listening to, gibbts can closure. Mr. koa nær hoffn, ate no one kimmt. Owischpapier is zen...
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erschienen am 22.10.2016Ne 5. Oktober is dinn Blatt wieder emol im de Hygiene gange. Und des is nietig, ass mr de Leit ab und zu droa drinnert, wue und wie mr siech vierseh sell din Abort und aah sue. De Meta und dr Hans foahrn gern emol nüber auf Kraslice nein "Serverka" zen Forellnessn. Do trifft mr fast immer Verwandte und Bekannte. Sue gern wie de Meta und dr Hans neigenne, sue ugern benutzn se ne Abort. Des is nuch s reinste Mittelalter! Wisst de als Fraa de Tür zumachn, gibbts kann Verschluss. Mr koa när hoffn, ass niemand kimmt. Owischpapier is zen Glück dort, ober de Schnur zen Spüln is esue huech, ass de diech aushebn musst. Und Achting: Droa dr verrostn Dampfheizing koa mr siech aufroafeln! Saafe zen Händwaschn? Papier oder Ger...
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appeared again emol in the hygiene de is going to the 22.10.2016Ne 5 October dinn sheet. And is ate nietig, mr de leit to crowd drinnert, Syed and Teja vierseh as Mr. sell din abort and Jody sue. De meta and dr Hans foahrn like emol judgments on Kraslice no "Serverka" zen Forellnessn. Do meets mr almost always relatives and acquaintances. Sue like as de meta and dr Hans neigenne, sweet ugern benutzn se ne abort. Is only s purest middle ages! You know de as a Fraa de door listening to, gibbts can closure. Mr. koa nær hoffn, ate no one kimmt. Owischpapier is zen luck there, ober de Schnur zen football is esue huech, ate de diech do aushebn. And Achting: Droa Teja aufroafeln dr verrostn Dampfheizing mr no! Saafe zen Händwaschn? Paper or GER...
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Michelfeld: Seelsorgerin mag Ausflüge ins Mittelalter

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Michel field: Pastor like excursions in the middle ages
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MICHELFELD - Sie mag Mittelaltermärkte, die Musik der Gothic-Szene und vor allem die Arbeit am Nächsten. Seit sechs Wochen ist Silke Vollath bei ...
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MICHELFELD - like medieval markets, the music of the Gothic scene and especially the work on the next. For six weeks, Silke Vollath is at...
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Silke Vollath ist bei Regens Wagner für breite Aufgabenpalette zuständig — Tod Teil des Lebens - vor 57 Minuten MICHELFELD - Sie mag Mittelaltermärkte, die Musik der Gothic-Szene und vor allem die Arbeit am Nächsten. Seit sechs Wochen ist Silke Vollath bei Regens Wagner in Michelfeld für die Seelsorge zuständig und leitet sie — ein verantwortungsvoller und ungewöhnlicher Job für eine 27-Jährige, die vorher Angestellte einer Bank war. '); } Seit sechs Wochen ist die 27-jährige Silke Vollath mit der Seelsorgeleitung und auch Öffentlichkeitsarbeit bei der Regens-Wagner-Stiftung in Michelfeld betraut. Lange hat sie auf diese Stelle gehofft. © Andrea Munkert Seit sechs Wochen ist die 27-jährige Silke Vollath mit der Seelsorgeleitung und auch ...
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Silke Vollath is rain Wagner for wide range of task responsible - death part of life - 57 minutes ago MICHEL FIELD - like medieval markets, the music of the Gothic scene and especially the work on the next. For six weeks, Silke Vollath when rain is Wagner in Michel field for the pastoral charge and she - a responsible and an unusual job for a 27-year-old, has previously was a bank employee. '); } For six weeks, the 27 year-old Silke Vollath with the pastoral leadership and also public relations at the rain-Wagner-Stiftung is entrusted in Michelfeld. She has long hoped on this place. The 27 year-old Silke Vollath is © Andrea Munkert for six weeks with the pastoral leadership and also...
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Der mittelalterliche Dudelsack

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The medieval bagpipes
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Im Zentrum steht das sogenannte Hümmelchen; ein Dudelsack, welcher seit dem Mittelalter in ganz Europa verbreitet war. Der Workshop, der ...
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In the Centre stands the so-called Hümmelchen; a bagpipe, which was used since the middle ages in Europe. The workshop, the...
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Bad Fredeburg. Das Wochenende am 12. und 13. November gehört auch in diesem Jahr den Liebhabern des Dudelsackspiels. Im Zentrum steht das sogenannte Hümmelchen; ein Dudelsack, welcher seit dem Mittelalter in ganz Europa verbreitet war. Der Workshop, der inzwischen zum festen Angebot der Musikschule Hochsauerlandkreis gehört, findet nach alt bewährtem Konzept in der Musikakademie in Bad Fredeburg statt. In zwei Kursen können Einsteiger und fortgeschrittene Spieler das Spiel auf dem Hümmelchen erlernen oder vertiefen. Kostenfreie LeihinstrumenteDer Dudelsackkurs für Anfänger wendet sich an alle, die das Dudelsackspiel einmal unverbindlich ausprobieren möchten – auch ohne ein eigenes Instrument zu besitzen. Leihinstrumente werden kostenfrei...
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Bad Fredeburg. The weekend of the 12th and 13th November belongs to lovers of the bagpipe game this year. In the Centre stands the so-called Hümmelchen; a bagpipe, which was used since the middle ages in Europe. The workshop, which now belongs to the fixed offer of music school hochsauerland district, takes place according to old proven concept at the Music Academy in bad Fredeburg. In two courses, beginners and advanced players can learn the game on the Hümmelchen or deepen. Free LeihinstrumenteDer pipe course for beginners which applies to have all that even without obligation - for trying the bagpipes play even without a private instrument. Loaner Instrumentation will be charged...
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Exhibit of rare Korans seeks to restore Islam in US eyes

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Thus, there is a Koran on parchment copied by a calligrapher in Iraq or Iran between the late eighth and early ninth century. Another imposing Koran ...
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By Afp Published: 15:22 EST, 21 October 2016 | Updated: 15:22 EST, 21 October 2016 A first US showing of rare old Korans opens Saturday in a Washington museum, highlighting a different side of Islam at a time when the religion's image in America has been scarred by a divisive presidential campaign.More than 60 Korans and Koranic texts, dating from as far back as the late seventh century and considered works of art for their exceptionally fine calligraphy, will be featured in "The Art of the Qur'an," running through February 20, 2017, at the Freer and Sackler museums, home to the Smithsonian Institution's Asian art collection.These majestic holy books were copied by hand for some of the richest and most powerful rulers of the Muslim world...
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Glas aus Kisdorf für den dänischen König

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Glass of Kisdorf for the Danish King
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Die Anfänge der mittelalterlichen Glashütte gehen bis auf das 14. Jahrhundert zurück: Da die Menschen für die damalige Glasproduktion neben ...
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The beginnings of medieval glass works date back to the 14th century: as people then glass production in addition to...
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Interview mit Prof. Barbara Dölemeyer: „Ich will in keiner anderen Zeit leben“

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Interview with Prof. Barbara Dölemeyer: "I want to live in any other time"
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Homburg hat ja im 14. Jahrhundert das Stadtrecht bekommen – da hätten die Leute auf ihrem Wappen doch keine Hacken fürs Feld abgebildet!
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Homburg got its city rights in the 14th century - as people on its coat of arms would have shown but no hacking for the field!
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In welcher Epoche, die Sie erforscht haben, w?den Sie gern leben? PROF. BARBARA D?EMEYER: In keiner anderen als der jetzigen. Weil ich pragmatisch bin. Ich lebe gern, wie ich jetzt lebe. ?rigens auch, weil Frauen heute die besten Chancen haben. Welche historische Person imponiert Ihnen am meisten? D?EMEYER: (?erlegt, l?helt dann verschmitzt) Napoleon. Das ist eine Pers?lichkeit mit allen Licht- und Schattenseiten – auch als Gesetzgeber. Die napoleonische Gesetzgebung ist heute noch in Europa sp?bar. Ich meine, er hat schreckliche Schlachten gef?rt, war ein Eroberer, aber er hat unglaublich viel bewegt und Dinge geschaffen, die ?erdauern. Was ist das Faszinierende an Rechtsgeschichte? D?EMEYER: Es ist spannend zu erforschen, wie unsere Re...
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In what era you have explored, w? which you like to live? PROF. BARBARA D? ÉMEYER: in none other than the current. Because I'm pragmatic. I like to live, how I live now. ? rigens also because women today have the best chances. What historical person impresses you most? D? ÉMEYER: (?, l? helt then mischievously) Napoleon. This is a pers? sensitivity with all light and dark sides - as a legislator. The Napoleonic laws is still in Europe sp? bar. I mean, he has terrible battles f? a conqueror was rt, but he has moved incredibly much and created things, the? erdauern. What is the fascinating history of law? D? ÉMEYER: it's exciting to explore how our re...
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Palestinians show off rare floor mosaic near Jericho

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Dating from the eighth century, the floor covers about 820 sq. meters (8,825 sq. feet) at the desert castle known as Hisham's Palace, an important ...
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JERICHO, WEST BANK – The Palestinians on Thursday gave a rare glimpse of one of the Middle East’s finest mosaic floors near the occupied West Bank city of Jericho, journalists said. Dating from the eighth century, the floor covers about 820 sq. meters (8,825 sq. feet) at the desert castle known as Hisham’s Palace, an important Islamic antiquities site just north of the ancient city. It is made up of 38 panels bearing delicate floral and geometric designs and is one of the oldest and largest in the region to have never been moved, senior Palestinian Authority conservation official Ihab Daoud said. The floor was first excavated in 1930 but left largely untouched until the early 21st century, Daoud said. In recent years it has been recovere...
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Giant Pages From Ancient Quran on Display in Smithsonian Gallery

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Books come in all sizes, but one 15th-century Quran was so enormous, it's said that a wheelbarrow was needed to carry it. Two consecutive pages of ...
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What to KnowTwo pages of a giant, 15th century Quran will be displayed in the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in Washington, D.C.The pages are part of a show that brings together other manuscripts and folios.The pages will be displayed through Feb. 20, 2017.Books come in all sizes, but one 15th-century Quran was so enormous, it's said that a wheelbarrow was needed to carry it.Two consecutive pages of this Quran will be on display during the show "The Art of the Qur'an: Treasures from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts," which opens Saturday at the Smithsonian's Arthur M. Sackler Gallery on the National Mall.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,...
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Exhibit of rare Korans seeks to restore Islam in US eyes

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More than 60 Korans and Koranic texts, dating from as far back as the late seventh century and considered works of art for their exceptionally fine ...
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By Afp Published: 15:22 EST, 21 October 2016 | Updated: 15:22 EST, 21 October 2016 A first US showing of rare old Korans opens Saturday in a Washington museum, highlighting a different side of Islam at a time when the religion's image in America has been scarred by a divisive presidential campaign.More than 60 Korans and Koranic texts, dating from as far back as the late seventh century and considered works of art for their exceptionally fine calligraphy, will be featured in "The Art of the Qur'an," running through February 20, 2017, at the Freer and Sackler museums, home to the Smithsonian Institution's Asian art collection.These majestic holy books were copied by hand for some of the richest and most powerful rulers of the Muslim world...
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