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Moyen-Age et nouvelles technologie

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Middle ages and new technology
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Comment préserver des manuscrits qui nous viennent du Moyen-Age? C'est une des missions de Stéphane Lecouteux, responsable de la ...
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How to preserve manuscripts which come to us from the middle ages? It is one of the missions of Stéphane Lecouteux, responsible of the...
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Le 13 décembre 2016 à 14:01 Comment préserver des manuscrits qui nous viennent du Moyen-Age? C'est une des missions de Stéphane Lecouteux, responsable de la bibliothèque du Fonds Anciens. La campagne de préservation des manuscrits médiévaux du Mont Saint Michel a débuté en octobre et devrait bientôt prendre fin. 99 manuscrits, dont le plus ancien date du IXe siècle, seront numérisés afin de mettre en place la Bibliothèque virtuelle du Mont Saint Michel. Ce projet résulte d'un...
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US returns stolen 14th century image of saint to Italy

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A stolen 14th century illustration of a Roman Catholic saint was returned on Friday to Italy, where it will be put in a museum, US Customs officials said.
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File image A stolen 14th century illustration of a Roman Catholic saint was returned on Friday to Italy, where it will be put in a museum, US Customs officials said. The image, an ink, tempera and gold image of a haloed Saint Lucy, had spent decades at the Cleveland Museum of Art, which bought it in good faith in 1952, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency said in a statement. It said the artifact was turned over in a ceremony at the Italian Embassy. A two-year investigation determined that the item, a leaf of the book, had been stolen and the museum turned it over to US officials last month after another stolen leaf from the same book turned up in the Swiss market. That leaf has also been returned to Italy. The Cleveland leaf, ...
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Page d'histoire à l'église

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History to the Church
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Au cœur du village, à Moussoulens, dans l'église, lumineuse au sein de la nuit, des textes liturgiques : un sacramentaire du XIIe siècle et un missel du ...
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At the heart of the village, at Moussoulens, in the Church, light in the night, liturgical texts: a sacramentary of the 12th century and a Missal of the...
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Publié le 13/12/2016 à 03:51, Mis à jour le 13/12/2016 à 09:03 Église comble pour cette belle page d histoire./Photo DDM Au cœur du village, à Moussoulens, dans l'église, lumineuse au sein de la nuit, des textes liturgiques : un sacramentaire du XIIe siècle et un missel du XIVe, offerts par le curé de la paroisse à Mgr Armand Bazin de Bezons, en 1762, ensuite l'évêché, enfin les Archives. Jean Blanc, attaché du patrimoine, à l'initiative de l'association Patrimoines, vallées des Cabardès, à l'aide de projections, les livres ne pouvant sortir de leur abri, nous éclaira sur ces textes. Jean Blanc est d'une richesse remarquable. Mais il sait l'offrir, allant toujours à l'essentiel, émaillant ses descriptions d'un mélange d'humour et de sage...
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£1.2m work starts at Framlingham Castle to improve visitor experience

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A new 40-seat café, improved exhibition space and the reinstatement of an original mezzanine level in the 12th century castle's Poorhouse were ...
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08:00 13 December 2016 Matt Stott Impression of how Framlingham Castle will look after the visitor improvement project Archant A £1.2million major upgrade of Framlingham Castle to improve its visitor experience and public exhibitions has been announced. Email this article to a friend To send a link to this page you must be logged in. Impressions of how Framlingham Castle will look after the visitor improvement project. Pic: English Heritage.A new 40-seat café, improved exhibition space and the reinstatement of an original mezzanine level in the 12th century castle’s Poorhouse were revealed in a package of planned improvements yesterday.English Heritage has started work on the first phase of a two-stage project.An aerial picture of Framli...
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600 Jahre altes Haus in Muttenz entdeckt

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Discovered 600-year-old house in Muttenz
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Dieses sogenannte "Flösserholz" wirft laut der Archäologie Baselland Fragen auf zur regionalen Versorgung mit Baumaterialien im späten Mittelalter.
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This so-called "rafters wood" raises questions about the regional supply of construction materials in the late Middle Ages according to the archaeology of Basel-land.
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Im Zusammenhang mit einem Baugesuch hat die Archäologie Baselland ein unscheinbares Häuschen in Muttenz untersucht. Dabei stiess sie laut einer Mitteilung auf "eine kleine Sensation": Das Holz für den Hausbau war im Winter 1417/18 geschlagen worden. Das zeigte die Jahrringanalyse. Demnach sei mit dem Bau im Frühjahr 1418 begonnen worden. Nach bisherigen Kenntnissen ist das Gebäude damit das älteste nicht dem Adel und der Kirche zugehörige noch erhaltene Haus im Kanton Baselland.Urform der FachwerkhäuserDas kleine Haus an der Burggasse misst sechs auf sieben Meter. Es bestand ursprünglich aus zwei Geschossen, die mit einer Innentreppe verbunden waren. Die Wände bestanden aus Lehmflechtwerk. Das einräumige Erdgeschoss besass in halber Tief...
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In Search of King Arthur's Roots

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Instead, researchers found what may be a royal palace probably from the fifth or sixth century — when Arthur enthusiasts believe the mythic ruler lived, ...
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Archaeologists struck pay dirt in July at the start of a five-year excavation at Tintagel Castle on England’s southwest coast. The site, dominated by a medieval castle, has long been claimed as the spot of legendary King Arthur’s conception. No fabled round table here, though. Instead, researchers found what may be a royal palace probably from the fifth or sixth century — when Arthur enthusiasts believe the mythic ruler lived, which has fueled new speculation. Just don’t ask the properties curator responsible for the Tintagel project, Win Scutt, about the link, which media have embraced. “If they’ve got to hang it on Arthur, OK, but we’re not trying to associate it with Arthur. That would be dodgy archaeology,” Scutt says.
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US Returns Stolen Artworks to Italy

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A fourteenth-century illuminated manuscript page depicting Saint Lucy, Pagina Miniata, was taken from “Codex D,” which was created …
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December 2016PressThe United States’ Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agencies have repatriated two looted artworks to Italy at a ceremony at the Italian Embassy in Washington DC on Friday, December 9.  A fourteenth-century illuminated manuscript page depicting Saint Lucy, Pagina Miniata, was taken from “Codex D,” which was created …
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Ihre Passion gehört der Musik des Mittelalters

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Their passion is the music of the middle ages
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LÜGDE. Sie nennen sich „Zeit-Sprung“ und machen Musik vom Mittelalter bis zur Renaissance: Gudrun Woznitza aus Elbrinxen und Antje Schmidt ...
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LÜGDE. They call themselves "Time leap" and make music from the middle ages to the Renaissance: Gudrun Woznitza from Elbrinxen and Antje Schmidt...
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Den Ort, die älteste romanische Kirche mit einer 1200jährigen Geschichte, haben sich die Musikerinnen bewusst ausgesucht. „Wie im Mittelalter“ sollen sich die Besucher in dem kargen Kirchengebäude fühlen, das auch nur mit Kerzen beleuchtet wird.Außergewöhnlich ist die instrumentale Zusammensetzung dieses Duos, das mit alten Instrumenten sein Programm mit Werken aus der Gregorianik (darunter das älteste bekannte Weihnachtslied), einer Vertonung der Matthäus-Passion und Choralsätze aus dieser Epoche bestreiten wird.Gudrun Woznitza hat schon als junger Mensch die Liebe zu alten Instrumenten und zur Musik vom Mittelalter entdeckt. „Ich habe damals ein Krummhorn-Quartett gehört und war fasziniert von dem Instrument“, erzählt sie. Vor etwa zwa...
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York early music Christmas festival review – ferocity and adrenaline for Trevor Pinnock

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The earliest, by the 15th-century English composer John Dunstaple was a sublimely minimal three-part setting sung by medieval specialists Gothic ...
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The birth of the early music movement, like the beginnings of British rock’n’roll, was a baby-boom phenomenon whose pioneers are now reaching their 70s. To hear the harpsichordist and conductor Trevor Pinnock launch into the opening cadence of the fifth Brandenburg Concerto is a bit like hearing Keith Richards cranking out the riff to Satisfaction – it’s incredible to think that he still has the motivation and excitement to make it sound so vital and authoritative after all these years. Pinnock eventually ceased performing with the English Concert – the pioneering group he founded with violinist Simon Standage in 1972 – because he grew weary of incessant touring. But here he played Bach and Handel for fun and among friends, in honour of ...
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Review: York Early Music Christmas Festival, Gothic Voices, National Centre for Early Music, York ...

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Rhythms crackled in the anonymous 15th-century carol Alleluya: A Newe Werk, while the anonymous narrative Nowell, Nowell, Nowell had an ...
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DURING its 30 years, the distinguished vocal group Gothic Voices have built up quite a following. The National Centre for Early Music was full for their evening of late medieval music for Advent and Christmas last Friday. Their authority in this repertoire was obvious, and made for characterful and convincing performances. Close harmonies in the 12th-13th century Verbum Patris Humanatur sounded both ancient and curiously modern, while In Natali Novi Regis was touchingly intimate. The 13th-century Dou Way Robin/Sancta Mater Gratiae exuded seemly humility, and Alleluia Psallat brought a joyfully energetic close to the first half; its solo verse interlude showed mezzo-soprano Catherine King at her vibrant, intense best, with power in reserv...
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