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Drei Tage im tiefsten Mittelalter

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Three days in the deep middle ages
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Angeboten werden Programme für Steinzeit, Römer und Mittelalter. „Wir sind hauptsächlich in Jugendherbergen, kommen aber auch in Schulen.“
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Programs for stone age, Roman and medieval times are offered. "We are mainly in hostels, but also in schools."
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Von Anke MoschMARTIN-NIEMÖLLER-SCHULE Die sechs Klassen der siebten Jahrgangsstufe sollen mit allen Sinnen lernenGODDELAU - Die Königin ist unglücklich. „Ich will nicht verheiratet sein“, klagt sie, während ihre langen Haare unter dem festen Leinen-Schleier verschwinden. Doch die Zeremonienmeisterin ist unerbittlich: „Eine Königin ist nun mal verheiratet und verheiratete Frauen dürfen ihr Haar nicht offen tragen“, erklärt sie resolut. Da geht es Fiona und Alina als adeligen Zofen der Königin besser, ihre offenen Haare schmückt lediglich ein Schapel, ein Reif aus gewundenen Bändern. Doch den Zwölfjährigen droht ähnliches Ungemach wie ihrer Königin. „Seit eurem neunten Lebensjahr suchen eure Familien einen Ehemann für euch und mit 15, 16 J...
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Sotheby's The Bible Collection of Dr. Charles Caldwell Ryrie

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John Wycliffe. WYCLIFFITE NEW TESTAMENT IN THE LATER VERSION, IN MIDDLE ENGLISH [ENGLAND, 1ST HALF OF THE 15TH CENTURY].
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What: Sale of the Bible Collection of Dr. Charles Caldwell RyrieWhere: Sotheby’s, 1334 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USAWhen: December 5, 10AM ESTPublic Viewing: December 1, 10AM- 5PM EST; December 2, 10AM- 5PM EST; December 3, 10AM- 5PM EST; December 4, 10AM- 5PM EST; December 5, 10AM- 12PM ESTTop Lots of the Sale:The auction brings rare and early versions of English bibles from the collection of Dr. Charles Caldwell Ryrie, one of the best collections in the world, curated with more than five decades of extensive research and acquisitions. The top lots of the sale are:-A new testament in the later version, written in Middle English in the first half of the 15th century by John Wycliffe. Estimate: $500,000- $800,000;-A Holy Bible in E...
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Sky-Highlights im Dezember - Sky beendet das Jahr mit einer Vielzahl an Neuerungen

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In December - sky finished the year with a variety of new features sky highlights
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... "Die Medici - Herrscher von Florenz", die den Aufstieg und den Fall der intriganten Machtfamilie Medici im 15. Jahrhundert thematisiert. Die erste ...
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... "The Medici - ruler of Florence", which focuses on the rise and fall of the scheming power family Medici in the 15th century. The first...
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Sky Sport News HD wird Free-TV-Sender Schon Mitte Juli hatte Sky angekündigt, dass der Sport-Nachrichtensender Sky Sport News HD ab Dezember ins frei empfangbare Fernsehen wechseln wird. Am Donnerstag ist es nun soweit: Der 24-Stunden-Nachrichtenkanal wird für alle Interessenten fünf Jahre nach dem Start ohne Verschlüsselung zu empfangen sein. Sowohl über Satellit als auch über Kabelnetze und vereinzelt auch bereits bei Web- und IPTV-Diensten. Zudem steht ein Internet-Livestream unter www.sky.de zur Verfügung. Ab Sommer 2017 wechselt er dann auf die Adresse www.skysport.de. Zum Start haben sich die Macher etwas Besonderes einfallen lassen: Das Spiel in der Fußball Bundesliga, das am Freitag (2. Dezember) zwischen dem 1. FSV Mainz 05 und ...
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Hidden buildings at Pembroke Castle may reveal where King Henry VII was born

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Pembroke Castle played a pivotal role through history, dating back to the 11th century when the Normans invaded Wales, through to the Civil War in ...
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He was one of the most famous Kings of England, known for founding the Tudor dynasty.But until now, little has been known about the specific location of Henry VII's birth in 1457.Now, a new geophysical survey suggests that he may have been born in an outer ward in the late-medieval Pembroke Castle in Wales. A geophysical survey, along with aerial images, suggests that Henry VII may have been born in an outer ward in the late-medieval Pembroke Castle in Wales PEMBROKE CASTLE Pembroke Castle played a pivotal role through history, dating back to the 11th century when the Normans invaded Wales, through to the Civil War in the 17th century, when it was besieged by Oliver Cromwell.Some of the UK's best known barons were also residents at the c...
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The Unsolvable Mysteries of the Voynich Manuscript

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In the Middle Ages, people thought that ink burned its way into parchment, because iron-gall inks go onto the page pale, then darken. This is not ...
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The manuscript was made in the ordinary medieval way, but the script was apparently invented by whoever made it. Credit Photograph Courtesy Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale University / Wikimedia Commons The word “ink” is a child of the Latin incaustum, which means “having been burned.” In the Middle Ages, people thought that ink burned its way into parchment, because iron-gall inks go onto the page pale, then darken. This is not what’s happening, physically, but it makes sense as a metaphor: a medieval manuscript, because it was made by hand, is necessarily an original, even when it is a copy of something else. It cannot be standardized any more than a thing can be unburned. The Voynich Manuscript is a special kind of origi...
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Planning Authority schedules properties having rare 'muxrabija' feature

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In Maltese architecture, the earliest version of the Muxrabija, dates back to the late Middle Ages (1300-1400) and were probably introduced through ...
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The Planning Authority has recently scheduled, as a Grade 2 protection, 36 properties which incorporate within their facade the rare Mediterranean architectural feature consisting of a window-like element know as the Muxrabija. The respective properties are found in the localities of Balzan, Birkirkara, Lija, Marsascala, Naxxar, Qrendi, Qormi, Rabat, Siġġiewi, Żabbar, Żebbug and Żejtun, whilst in Gozo these can be found in Rabat, Għasri, Għarb and San Lawrenz. The Muxrabija is a Mediterranean feature and its earliest records date back to the 7th century in the Middle East.  They developed around the Middle East and North Africa, mainly to cool the building interior by allowing the breeze to circulate through the trelliswork and also allo...
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Skeletons of 27 children found in UK Black Death mass burial pit

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The mass grave was discovered by archaeologists from Sheffield Uni at the site of a 14th-century hospital at Thornton Abbey, near Immingham in ...
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The mass grave was discovered by archaeologists from Sheffield Uni at the site of a 14th-century hospital at Thornton Abbey, near Immingham in North Lincs.It is believed the bodies of 48 corpses – including 27 children – were buried in the pit during the Black Death.The devastating disease killed an estimated 75 to 200 million people across Europe between 1346 and 1353.The team said they sent teeth samples from the skeletons found in Lincs to McMaster University in Canada where ancient DNA revealed traces of bacteria responsible for the deadly plague.Dr Hugh Willmott, Sheffield University's Department of Archaeology, said: “It is estimated that up to half the population of England perished during the Black Death but mass graves are extre...
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Rare Black Death 'plague pit' discovered at 14th-century abbey

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Plague Pit: Black Death mass grave discovered in Thornton Abbey

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The University of Sheffield has discovered a huge burial site at a 14th century monastery in Lincolnshire. Lydia Smith. By Lydia Smith. November 30 ...
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An extremely rare mass grave of plague victims has been discovered at 14th century monastery hospital. The 48 skeletons – 27 of which were children – show how the small community was overwhelmed by the Black Death, one of the worst pandemics in human history.The bodies were excavated at Thornton Abbey in Lincolnshire by University of Sheffield archaeologists.The Black Death, which was most likely bubonic plague, claimed the lives of an estimated 75 to 200 million people across Europe between 1346 and 1353.Dr Hugh Willmott from the University of Sheffield's Department of Archaeology, who has been working on the excavation site since 2011, said: "The finding of a previously unknown and completely unexpected mass burial dating to this perio...
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Rare medieval plague pit found in Lincolnshire

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Forty-eight skeletons were found at the site of a 14th-century monastery hospital at Thornton Abbey and archaeologists from the University Of Sheffield ...
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Comments (0) Archaeologists have revealed the grim human toll of one of history's most devastating plagues after a medieval mass burial pit full of victims of the black death has been discovered in Lincolnshire. Forty-eight skeletons were found at the site of a 14th-century monastery hospital at Thornton Abbey and archaeologists from the University of Sheffield uncovered the bodies, some of them children, at the burial site. The black death was one of the worst pandemics in human history. It devastated the population of Europe between 1346 and 1353, resulting in an estimated 75 to 200 million deaths.READ MORE: Lost in the mists of time! Anglo-Saxon island is discovered...in a field near Louth The size of the burial site offers a sobering...
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