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Schlossumbau fördert Überraschung zutage

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Castle reconstruction promotes surprise revealed
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So kamen bereits in der ersten Woche beim Entfernen eines Fussbodens im Neuschloss Mauerreste aus dem 13. Jahrhundert zum Vorschein.
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So walls were already in the first week when removing a floor in the new Castle from the 13th century found.
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Spiez21. Oktober 2016Während der Winterpause wird im Schloss Spiez rege an Schlosskirche und Neuschloss restauriert und umgebaut. Im Frühjahr 2017 präsentiert sich das Schloss neu. Erste Überraschung bei den Bauarbeiten ist die Entdeckung von Mauern aus dem 13. oder 14. Jahrhundert.Mauern aus vergangener Zeit: Beim Umbau der Schlosskirche wurden alte Gemäuer entdeckt.Foto: zvg In der Winterpause werden Fassade und Dach der Schlosskirche auf Schäden untersucht und Mängel behoben. Der Turmhelm erhält neue Schindeln, wofür bereits ein Gerüst bis zur Turmspitze gestellt wurde. Von Franz Josef Remigius Bossart im Jahre 1831 erbaut, ist die Orgel der Schlosskirche eines der letzten Werke der Orgelbauerdynastie Bossart aus Baar. Nach längeren w...
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Spiez21. October 2016 while of the winter break is in the castle of Spiez rege at Church of the Castle and New Castle, restored and rebuilt. The Castle newly presented in the spring of 2017. First surprise when the construction work is the discovery of walls from the 13th or 14th Jahrhundert.Mauern from the past: old walls were discovered during the reconstruction of the Castle Church. Photo: zvg during the winter break be facade and roof of the castle church examined for damage and defects corrected. The Spire receives new shingles, for which already a scaffolding was put up to the top of the tower. The organ of the Castle Church, one of the last works of the organ builder dynasty Bossart from Baar is by Franz Josef Remigius Bossart in 1831 built. After long w...
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Heritage campaigners praise restoration of Leicester Castle

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The castle, parts of which date from the 12th century, has been on the Heritage At Risk register for many years. Last year, De Montfort University ...
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Heritage campaigners have praised the restoration work being done at Leicester Castle which will become the home to the new Leicester Castle Business School.The castle, parts of which date from the 12th century, has been on the Heritage At Risk register for many years. Last year, De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) took over the building and began a careful restoration programme.Historic England, which published its annual Heritage At Risk register today welcomed the work being done to bring the former Great Hall of Leicester Castle – a Grade I listed building – back to its former glory.A spokesman said: “De Montfort University is transforming the fortunes of the former great hall of Leicester Castle as it develops its Business School...
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The history of Mosul, in five maps

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“To the right of the road to Mosul,” noted another 12th century Arab traveler, “is a depression in the earth, black as if it lay under a cloud. It is there that ...
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The complex military battle to retake Mosul from the Islamic State has begun. Here is what you need to know about the ancient Iraqi city. (Ishaan Tharoor, Kareem Fahim, Jason Aldag/The Washington Post) In 1165, Benjamin of Tudela, a medieval Spanish Jewish traveler, approached the city of Mosul on the banks of the Tigris. A visitor, even a thousand years ago, could marvel at its antiquity. "This city, situated on the confines of Persia, is of great extent and very ancient," he wrote in the chronicle of his journey. He gestured to the adjacent ruins of Nineveh, which had been sacked 15 centuries before his arrival. Mosul, perched in Mesopotamia's fertile river basin, was a walled trade city at the heart of the proverbial cradle of civiliz...
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"Quoi de neuf au Moyen Âge ?", l'exposition à faire en famille

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"What's new in the middle ages?", the exhibition family
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Votre enfant est passionné par le Moyen Âge ? ... La Galerie du Moyen-Âge immerge dans un premier temps le visiteur dans l'imagerie classique de ...
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Your child is passionate about the middle ages? ... Gallery of the middle ages immersed first visitor in classic imagery of...
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Jusqu'au 6 août 2017, la Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie organise l'exposition "Quoi de neuf au Moyen Âge ?" L'occasion de faire découvrir cette période de l'histoire à vos enfants ! Chevaliers, châteaux, princesses… Votre enfant est passionné par le Moyen Âge ? Il l'étudie à l'école cette année ? C'est le moment de l'emmener à la Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie voir l'exposition temporaire Quoi de neuf au Moyen-Âge ? Réalisée en collaboration avec l'Institut national de recherches archéologiques préventives (Inrap), cette exposition dresse jusqu'au 6 août 2017, un portrait novateur de cette époque en s'appuyant sur des découvertes récentes. L'exposition est organisée sur deux niveaux. La Galerie du Moyen-Âge immerge dans un prem...
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Until August 6, 2017, the city of Sciences and industry organizes the exhibition "What's new in the middle ages?" The opportunity to discover this period of history to your children! Knights, castles, princesses... Your child is passionate about the middle ages? He studied him in school this year? It's time to take him to the city of Sciences and industry see the temporary exhibition what's new in the middle ages? Carried out in collaboration with the national Institute for preventive archaeological research (Inrap), this exhibition portrays until August 6, 2017, innovative this time relying on recent discoveries. The exhibition is organized on two levels. The Gallery of the middle ages is immersed in a prem...
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Hidden treasure found inside ancient sculpture

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The head of an Australian auction house got quite a surprise while inspecting a Buddhist sculpture from the 14th century. Advertisement. Hidden ...
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ATLANTA — The head of an Australian auction house got quite a surprise while inspecting a Buddhist sculpture from the 14th century. Hidden within a cavity of the sculpture was a crumpled piece of paper that turned out to be a very old banknote.The note is 700 years old and goes back to the Ming dynasty in China, which is about the time when the nation stopped using gold and silver for currency.A warning appears on the banknote that states anyone who tries to print counterfeit money will be beheaded.The auction official was both astonished and excited about the find.The note is being added to an exhibition of Chinese art that will travel the world.
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Role-playing game Kingdom Come: Deliverance promises historically accurate adventure in 15th ...

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Kingdom Come: Deliverance is a first-person, open-world realistic RPG set in 15th century Bohemia, developed by Warhorse Studios in the Czech ...
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Kingdom Come: Deliverance is a first-person, open-world realistic RPG set in 15th century Bohemia, developed by Warhorse Studios in the Czech Republic and set for release in 2017. The cornerstone of the project is historical accuracy rarely seen in a video game, from battles which really happened to settings and characters that really existed. As a plug in a teaser on youtube reads: Dungeons, no dragons. 'Kingdom Come: Deliverance', photo: Warhorse Studios Recently, I met with Warhorse Studio’s PR manager Tobias Stolz-Zwilling. He began by discussing the game’s immersive setting. “Kingdom Come: Deliverance takes place in 15th century Bohemia after Charles IV’s death. Charles IV had been a very successful ruler and he had several sons, Ki...
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TV historian's new book launch on Julian of Norwich

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Speaking to the Eastern Daily Press, about the 14th century mystic Julian, Dr Ramirez said: “She is a remarkable mind and her voice is just so ...
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Historian, author and television presenter Dr Janina Ramirez will launch her new book on the life and times of Julian of Norwich at a free event in Norwich Cathedral on November 4. Medieval art historian and television presenter Dr Janina Ramirez will launch her new book ‘Julian of Norwich: A Very Brief History’ in the nave of Norwich Cathedral on Friday, November 4 at 7pm-8.30pm. Dr Janina Ramirez, an Oxford University historian, recently presented the BBC 4 documentary, ‘In Search of the Lost Manuscript: Julian of Norwich’ broadcast in July which was directed by Norfolk Christian Sally-Anne Lomas.This new book, published by SPCK Publishing, is a historical introduction to Julian of Norwich, exploring the social, political and religious...
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The history of Mosul, in five maps

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In 1165, Benjamin of Tudela, a medieval Spanish Jewish traveler, approached the city of Mosul on the banks of the Tigris. A visitor, even a thousand ...
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The complex military battle to retake Mosul from the Islamic State has begun. Here is what you need to know about the ancient Iraqi city. (Ishaan Tharoor, Kareem Fahim, Jason Aldag/The Washington Post) In 1165, Benjamin of Tudela, a medieval Spanish Jewish traveler, approached the city of Mosul on the banks of the Tigris. A visitor, even a thousand years ago, could marvel at its antiquity. "This city, situated on the confines of Persia, is of great extent and very ancient," he wrote in the chronicle of his journey. He gestured to the adjacent ruins of Nineveh, which had been sacked 15 centuries before his arrival. Mosul, perched in Mesopotamia's fertile river basin, was a walled trade city at the heart of the proverbial cradle of civiliz...
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Mosaik aus Kalifenzeit aus schützender Staubschicht geholt

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Mosaic from Caliph period of protective layer of dust collected
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Das 826 Quadratmeter große Mosaik stammt aus dem 8. Jahrhundert und war zu seinem Schutz 20 Jahre von Sand und Erde bedeckt gewesen.
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The 826-square-metre mosaic dates from the 8th century and had been covered to protect 20 years of sand and Earth.
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Lange verdeckter Teil der Palastruinen soll bis 2018 restauriert werdenfoto: apa/afp/abbas momani Jerusalem – Nach zwei Jahrzehnten ist ein Mosaikboden in Palastruinen der historischen Stadt Jericho nun erstmals wieder sichtbar. Das 826 Quadratmeter große Mosaik stammt aus dem 8. Jahrhundert und war zu seinem Schutz 20 Jahre von Sand und Erde bedeckt gewesen. Nun soll es bis 2018 restauriert werden, wie die palästinensische Tourismusministerin Rula Maaja am mitteilte. foto: apa/afp/abbas momani "Dieser Mosaikboden ist ein Zeugnis unserer stolzen historischen Präsenz auf diesem Land und einer der wichtigsten Pfeiler in unserer Geschichte", sagte Maaja. Jericho wurde schon in der Bibel erwähnt und liegt in der Nähe des Toten Meeres im östl...
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Long hidden part which should palace ruins until 2018 restored werdenfoto: apa/afp/abbas momani Jerusalem - is now visible for the first time again after two decades of a mosaic floor in the palace ruins of the historic city of Jericho. The 826-square-metre mosaic dates from the 8th century and had been covered to protect 20 years of sand and Earth. Now it should be restored until 2018, as the Palestinian Tourism Minister, Rula Maaja most informed. Photo: apa/afp/abbas momani "This mosaic floor is a testament to our proud historic presence in this country and one of the most important pillars in our history," Maaja said. Jericho has been mentioned in the Bible and is located near the dead sea in the East.
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Les vestiges découverts à l'église ont presque 1000 ans

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The remains discovered in the Church have almost 1000 years
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Comment une église «banale» du XIXe siècle devient «un monument majeur de la seconde moitié du XIe siècle»… c'est cette histoire hors du ...
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How a 'trivial' Church of the 19th century 'a major monument of the second half of the eleventh century'... is this story out of the...
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Des colonnes sculptées de 4 m de haut (photo 1), des chapiteaux (photo 2) et des décors peints (photo 3), quelques-uns des trésors mis au jour dans la tour Saint-Victor./Photos Ch. Balagna, Société archéologique du Gers L'église paroissiale du XIXe siècle cachait des vestiges remarquables d'une église du XIe : une découverte majeure que Christophe Balagna présentera au public samedi à Saramon. Comment une église «banale» du XIXe siècle devient «un monument majeur de la seconde moitié du XIe siècle»… c'est cette histoire hors du commun que Christophe Balagna racontera, ce samedi à 17 heures, au public qui fera le déplacement à Saramon. «J'en ai parlé à ceux qui suivent mes cours à Toulouse. Si on y ajoute les habitants de Saramon et les G...
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Columns carved 4 m high (photo 1), tents (photo 2) and painted decors (picture 3), some of the treasures brought to light in the Tower Saint-Victor. / Photos Ch. Balagna, archaeological society of Gers the parish church of the 19th century was hiding from the remarkable remains of a church of the 11th: a major discovery that Christophe Balagna will present to the public Saturday to Saramon. How a 'trivial' Church of the 19th century 'a major monument of the second half of the 11th century'... is this story out of the ordinary that Christophe Balagna will tell, this Saturday at 5 p.m., to the public who will travel to Saramon. "I told those who follow my course in Toulouse. If we add the inhabitants of Saramon and the G...
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