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Barnard Castle museum to host first public event to celebrate acquisition of rare painting

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A lecture by Dr Jeanne Neuchterlein, of York University, entitled St Luke as an Artist in the 15th- Century Netherlands will then be given in the Jubilee ...
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With NEH and Fulbright grants, Irish language and literature assistant professor studies poetics of ...

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Sitting on the grass, the students take turns reading aloud passages from a 12th-century Irish text. “We make these campus pilgrimages to consider ...
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Amy Mulligan On a sunny spring afternoon, Amy Mulligan leads a class of Notre Dame undergraduates to the shore of Saint Mary’s Lake. Sitting on the grass, the students take turns reading aloud passages from a 12th-century Irish text. “We make these campus pilgrimages to consider how a text is transformed when you move into a natural environment,” said Mulligan, an assistant professor of Irish language and literature. “When you read or hear these stories outside as a community, you start to think about how literature shouldn’t just be read in classrooms—it is meant to be performed. It can be so powerful and moving if we let it do what it was intended to do.” Now, with a fellowship from a National Endowment for the Humanities and a Fulbrig...
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Archäologen entdecken Bohlingens Keimzelle

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Archaeologists discover Bohl in gene germ cell
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Archäologen machen bei Grabungen im Baugebiet Hinter Hof 3 erstaunliche Funde aus dem frühen Mittelalter. Der Ort ist älter als bislang gedacht.
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Archaeologists during excavations in the construction area behind farm make 3 amazing finds from the early middle ages. The site is older than previously thought.
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Arch?ologen machen bei Grabungen im Baugebiet Hinter Hof 3 erstaunliche Funde aus dem fr?hen Mittelalter. Der Ort ist ?lter als bislang gedacht. Sch?n, dass Ihnen S?DKURIER Online gef?llt. Unser Dankesch?n f?r Ihre Treue Ihr 5 €-Gutschein f?r den S?DKURIER Onlineshop* DANKE2016 *Bitte geben Sie den Gutscheincode DANKE2016 im daf?r vorgesehenen Feld im Warenkorb an. Nachtr?glich kann der Gutschein leider nicht mehr verrechnet werden. Eine Barauszahlung ist nicht vorgesehen. Bohlingen – Da staunte selbst der erfahrene Kreisarch?ologe J?rgen Hald. Bei den Grabungen im neuen Baugebiet Hinter Hof 3 am ?stlichen Ortsausgang Richtung Moos entdeckten die Mitarbeiter zahlreiche Rarit?ten. „Ein sogenannter einreihiger Dreilagenkamm, reich verziert...
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L'invention des Assassins : genèse d'une légende médiévale

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The invention of the Assassins: genesis of a medieval legend
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La légende des Assassins se développe en Orient latin pendant le XIIe siècle, en raison du contact des européens (les « Francs ») avec une ...
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The legend of Assassins develops in the latin East during the 12th century, due to contact with the Europeans (the "Franks") with a...
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La légende des Assassins se développe en Orient latin pendant le XIIe siècle, en raison du contact des européens (les « Francs ») avec une importante communauté de l’Islam chiite, celle des ismaéliens nizarites. Miniature tirée du Livre des Merveilles (section sur Marco Polo, fol. 16v ) « Les jeunes dames avec le Vieux »• Crédits : MS BnF, fr. 2810 Conférence donnée par Laura Minervini, professeur de philologie et de linguistique romane à l’Université de Naples Federico II, le 9 novembre 2016 à l'École des chartes. En savoir plus ...
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Kingdom Come: Deliverance Is So Historically Accurate Historians Are Consulting The Dev Team

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"We had real sword fighters who came to the studio, and who showed us what Medieval fencing looked like in the 15th Century," Stolz-Swilling ...
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Kingdom Come: Deliverance is an open world RPG game whose gameplay philosophy is apparently 'dungeons, but no dragons'.  And it turns out the research the developers have been doing on the game has been so in-depth that other production companies and historians are coming to the devs in order to learn more about the period. The developer - Warhorse Studios - has set the game in early summer 1403, in the region of Bohemia (now known as the Czech Republic). Revolving around the silver mining city of Skaliz and the story of protagonist Henry, the game takes all its locations and story from real world events and locations. The game is being developed with a full-time historian on-staff, and Warhorse Studios has been working closely with Univ...
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Climate record reveals cruelty of an unusually cold decade in 15th century

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"Compared to the 15th century we live in a distinctly warmer world," Keller said. "As a consequence, we are affected by climate extremes in a different ...
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BERN, Switzerland, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- What was the climate of the Europe's Low Countries -- modern-day Belgium, northern France, Luxembourg and the Netherlands -- during the 15th century? That's what historian Chantal Camenisch was trying to find out when she happened upon evidence of cruel cold spell. "I realized that there was something extraordinary going on regarding the climate during the 1430s," Camenisch, a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Bern in Switzerland, said in a news release.She found historical records of icy wine, frozen rivers and lakes, unusually late frosts and ruined crops. Winters went long, often into April, while summers were moderate and brief. Seed stocks were damaged, growing seasons shortened. "For th...
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Medieval Cold Snap That Caused Famine And Death Reveals Danger Of Climate Change

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One decade in the 15th century was the most miserable, bitterly cold winter for hundreds of years, causing famine and disease across Europe, ...
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Stalagmites and stalactites hold clues to the Earth’s past climate and were one of the archives used by researchers to find out more about the 1430s climate. Here climate scientists Dominik Fleitmann (who took part in the study) and Anamaria Häuselmann drill a calcite core in a stalagmite from Milandre Cave in Switzerland to verify its age and calcite quality before taking the sample to the laboratory. (Credit: Adam Hasenfratz) One decade in the 15th century was the most miserable, bitterly cold winter for hundreds of years, causing famine and disease across Europe, an international group of researchers has found. Using multiple lines of evidence from different scientific disciplines, the scientists have managed to reconstruct this ancie...
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Archäologie-Sensation: Diese Schiffe begründeten die Macht der Hanse

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Archaeological sensation: These ships established the power of the Hanseatic League
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... untersuchen: Im niederländischen Kampen wird jetzt eine Kogge der Hanse aus dem 15. Jahrhundert geborgen – nach fünf Jahren Vorbereitung.
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... study: the Dutch Kampen a cog of the Hanseatic League from the 15th century is recovered in now - after five years of preparation.
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Geschichte Archäologie-Sensation Diese Schiffe begründeten die Macht der Hanse Von Florian Stark | Stand: 11:33 Uhr | Lesedauer: 4 Minuten Stück für Stück bergen Taucher die Wrackteile zweier mittelalterlicher Schiffe vor Wismar Quelle: Jens Büdpa Vor Wismar werden zwei Wracks aus dem Mittelalter geborgen. Alter und Erhaltungszustand verblüffen die Wissenschaftler. Möglicherweise handelt es sich um Koggen, die wichtigsten Schiffe der Hanse. Anzeige Im September 1259 kamen in Wismar an der Ostsee Abgesandte mehrerer Hafenstädte zusammen. Das Ergebnis war ein Vertragswerk, in dem sich Lübeck, Rostock, Stralsund, Kiel und Wismar verpflichteten, gegen die ausufernde Piraterie vorzugehen. Bald trat Hamburg dem Pakt bei, der sich damit zu eine...
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Light the world with his light

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One of the great texts of the Islamic tradition, al-Ghazali's early 12th-century “Niche of Lights” (published by BYU's Islamic Translation Series in a ...
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In 1994, Elder Neal A. Maxwell of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles was scheduled to preside over the Christmas lighting ceremony at the Washington D.C. Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Egypt’s ambassador to the United States would actually flip the switch, and many Muslim ambassadors and diplomats would be in attendance. One day, Elder Maxwell asked me whether I could recommend a passage in the Quran that he might appropriately quote in his remarks. I instantly thought of the famous “light verse” (24:35): “Allahu nuur al-samawaat wa al-ard” (“God is the light of the heavens and the earth”). We practiced it off and on before the event Nov. 30, 1994. He called me several times to ensure that his Arabic pronunciat...
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Ulster Museum keen to display rare find

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Dr Greer Ramsey, curator at National Museums Northern Ireland, said he hoped the Ulster Musuem would be able to add the 11th century coins to its ...
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Two extremely rare Viking coins found in Northern Ireland would be a very welcome addition to the collection at the Ulster Museum, according to the museum’s curator. The coins are currently resting in the museum until they can be independently valued. An extremely rare Viking Hiberno-Manx silver coin found on farmland near Newcastle in Co Down. Photo credit: National Museums NI/PA Wire Dr Greer Ramsey, curator at National Museums Northern Ireland, said he hoped the Ulster Musuem would be able to add the 11th century coins to its Viking collection.The coins were found by Moneymore man Brian Morton in May, who did not immediately realise the significance of his discovery on farmland near Newcastle, Co Down.The 43-year-old, who takes his me...
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