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Apocalypse - La tenture de Louis d'Anjou

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Apocalypse - The hanging of Louis of Anjou
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Commandée par le duc Louis Ier d'Anjou, frère de Charles V, à la fin du XIVe siècle, la tenture de l'Apocalypse est une réalisation monumentale ...
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Commissioned by the Duke Louis Ier of Anjou, brother of Charles V, at the end of the 14th century, the tapestry of the Apocalypse is a monumental achievement...
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Commandée par le duc Louis Ier d'Anjou, frère de Charles V, à la fin du XIVe siècle, la tenture de l'Apocalypse est une réalisation monumentale exceptionnelle de l'art lissier, tant par ses dimensions et son histoire que par son sens et sa symbolique. Illustrant le dernier livre de la Bible, écrit par saint Jean à la fin du Ier siècle de notre ère, elle montre les fléaux qui s'abattent sur l'humanité et les combats entre le Bien et le Mal, avant de s'achever par la victoire de Dieu, délivrant ainsi un grand message d'espoir. Véritable manifeste de la puissance princière, elle reflète aussi, en interprétant cette vision eschatologique que propose la Bible, l'esprit de son temps, ses peurs et ses attentes, ses fastes et sa violence. La tap...
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Grundschüler erobern Burgruine Weißenstein

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Primary school students conquer castle ruins of Weißenstein
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Die Burganlage Weißenstein war im Mittelalter eine der größten Burganlagen im Bayerischen Wald, im ehemaligen Herzogtum Straubing-Holland ...
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The white stone castle was one of the largest castle in the Bavarian Forest, in the former Duchy of Straubing-Holland in the middle ages...
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08.12.2016 Gotteszell Exkursion Foto: M?lbauer Burgruine Wei?nstein r?kte in den Unterricht. Ausflug ins Mittelalter mit den Viertkl?slern aus Gotteszell. Die Burganlage Wei?nstein war im Mittelalter eine der gr鲞ten Burganlagen im Bayerischen Wald, im ehemaligen Herzogtum Straubing-Holland gelegen. Das m?htige Rittergeschlecht der ?Degenberger? herrschte hier von 1308 bis 1602. Rektorin Gerti Thurnbauer hatte k?zlich mit den Viertkl?slern der Volksschule in Gotteszell eine Unterrichtsfahrt zur Burgruine Wei?nstein unternommen und mit den Sch?erinnen und Sch?ern auch das Grab des Dichters Sigfried von Vegesack besucht. Eine Menge dazugelernt hatten durch dieses Exkursion die Viertkl?ser. ? ? Ganz im Zeichen des Mittelalters stand dieser A...
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Sous les ors de l'art primitif italien

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Under the gold of the Italian primitive art
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Ou de ce plateau dit d'accouchée (Florence, XVe siècle) réalisé à l'occasion de la naissance du premier enfant dans les familles les plus aisées.
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Or this says plateau of nifaas (Florence, 15th century) made on the occasion of the birth of the first child in the wealthier families.
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Un collectionneur italien a choisi Paris, pour y vendre chez Piasa, à Paris le 9 décembre, sa collection de tableaux et objets d'art, allant du XIIIe au XVIIIe siècle. Ce n'est pas fréquent qu'une collection faite en Italie arrive en France. Surtout aux vues des lois très protectrices pour la conservation du patrimoine dans ce pays. Le vendeur se sépare de cet ensemble consacré notamment à la Toscane pour des raisons familiales. Et la jeune experte Giulia Ponti, l'a convaincu de le mettre aux enchères chez Piasa, maison qui a toujours eu une légitimité dans ce domaine. Santo Stefano, Taddeo di Bartolo, Tempera sur panneau de bois (90.000 à 120.000 euros). DR Le catalogue compte 85 pièces, souvent des fragments sauvés par miracle de la de...
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'Power and Protection: Islamic Art and the Supernatural' at the Ashmolean Museum of Art and ...

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... objects and texts related to the supernatural in Islamic art, marking regional disparities in belief and aesthetic from the 12th century to the present.
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An exhibition of historical Muslim artifacts related to the mystic arts is on show at the Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford through January 15, 2017.From the interpretation of omens to the casting of horoscopes, the show displays several objects and texts related to the supernatural in Islamic art, marking regional disparities in belief and aesthetic from the 12th century to the present. The relics on view have been used as sources for guidance and protection in both personal spheres and larger events, such as royal births and battles, with many items exhibited in public for the first time ever. These include bejeweled amulets, dream journals, astrological charts and talismans. “Power and Protection: Islamic Art and the Supern...
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Creil : venez découvrir l'histoire de la ville au Moyen-Age

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Creil: discover the history of the city in the middle ages
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Baptisée « Le Moyen-Age à Creil et dans sa région », une conférence gratuite attend les férus d'histoire locale. Elle sera construite sous la forme ...
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Known as "the middle ages in Creil and its region", a free conference expected local history buffs. It will be built in the form...
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L’événement promet un voyage au temps des seigneurs et des chevaliers. Baptisée « Le Moyen-Age à Creil et dans sa région », une conférence gratuite attend les férus d’histoire locale. Elle sera construite sous la forme d’une balade dans l’Oise et dans les rues creilloises de l’époque.On pense notamment au château de Creil, bâti en 1375, sous Charles V. Cette opération organisée par la commune de Creil sera animée par Jean-Marc Popineau, docteur en histoire médiévale et vice-président de la Société d’histoire et d’archéologie de Senlis.Rendez-vous samedi 10 décembre à 15 h 30 à la médiathèque Antoine-Chanut, près de la Faïencerie, allée Nelson. Entrée libre. Renseignements au 03.44.25.25.80. ou par mail mediatheque@mairie-creil.fr.  lepar...
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'Game of Queens' profiles a savvy set of bold European queens

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Such was the lot for Europe's royal ladies in the Middle Ages, who were more vulnerable in many ways than the men they married. They faced the ...
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A handy trick to remember the fates of King Henry VIII's wives may be the saddest memory device of all time: "Divorced, Beheaded, Died. Divorced, Beheaded, Survived."Such was the lot for Europe's royal ladies in the Middle Ages, who were more vulnerable in many ways than the men they married. They faced the ever-present danger that misfortune or misbehavior would rob them of their positions or even their heads.It's a recipe for weakness, especially in a time of tremendous antagonism toward women in power. But a savvy set of bold queens in the 1500s changed the storyline. They expanded and protected their roles, refusing to be dominated by men, and several would rule alone."From now on, in the Western world, the tally card would record th...
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APSU alumna Orton heading to grad school at Cambridge

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Orton submitted her application, hoping that Keynes would like her topic, “Queenship in 9th century Wessex.” She then waited to hear back, ...
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Charles Booth, Contributed 9:49 a.m. CST December 8, 2016Brittany Orton poses during a photo shoot pertaining to her acceptance into Cambridge for Anglo-Saxon studies.(Photo: Henry Kilpatrick)In certain academic circles, Dr. Simon Keynes, Elrington and Bosworth professor of Anglo-Saxon history at the University of Cambridge, is considered a “rock star.” In addition to being the great-great-grandson of Charles Darwin and the grandnephew of economist John Maynard Keynes, the renowned professor is a member of the British Academy and a fellow with the Royal Historical Society. As a scholar, he isn’t easily impressed, but earlier this year, Keynes was intrigued enough by recent Austin Peay State University graduate Brittany Orton’s research t...
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Face of Robert the Bruce revealed from cast of Scottish king's skull

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... forces of Edward, “the Hammer of the Scots”, scientists revealed a recreation of the face of “The Bruce” from a cast of the 14th-century warrior's skull.
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newScientists and historians have joined forces to create detailed virtual images of what could be the head of Robert the Bruce, reconstructed from the cast of a human skull held by the Hunterian MuseumUniversity of GlasgowHe sent Edward I’s army homewards to think again and inflicted a military defeat on the English that still resounds today.Despite him being depicted on Scottish bank notes and lionised in O Flower of Scotland, the country’s unofficial national anthem, what Robert the Bruce actually looked like has remained shrouded in mystery.Today, more than 700 years after he led the charge at Bannockburn and beat back the forces of Edward, “the Hammer of the Scots”, scientists revealed a recreation of the face of “The Bruce” from a ...
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14th century inscription found

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Vijayawada: A 14th century AD inscription was found amidst thorny bushes at Mallavaram village in Prakasam district, says Dr E Sivanagi Reddy, CEO ...
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Public lecture to discuss Norman settlement in Aughrim

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Throughout the 13th century, the English kings, the Irish barons, and the Gaelic chieftains in the region performed an un-choreographed dance around ...
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Galway Archaeological and Historical Society will host an illustrated lecture on the Norman settlement of Aughrim next week. The lecture, entitled "Making a Manor — the Norman Settlement of Aughrim", will be given by Patrick Larkin in the Harbour Hotel, Dock Road, Galway on Monday December 12 at 8pm. Throughout the 13th century, the English kings, the Irish barons, and the Gaelic chieftains in the region performed an un-choreographed dance around the River Shannon, each seeking to dominate the turbulent kingdom of Connacht. One hundred years after the Norman invasion of Ireland, following a generation of military prodding and political machinations, Connacht was finally invaded, opening the door for new Norman settlements. The first stop...
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