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Rottweil: Museen bieten Besinnliches

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Rottweil: Museums offer Merry
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In der Abteilung "Sakrale Kunst des Mittelalters – Sammlung Dursch" im Dominikanermuseum befinden sich bedeutende Werke mittelalterlicher ...
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The Department of "Religious art of the middle ages - collection Dursch" at the Museum of Dominican medieval are major works...
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Rottweil. Bereits im dritten Jahr steuern die Rottweiler Museen mit den beliebten Kurzführungen ein kulturelles Rahmenprogramm zum Weihnachtsmarkt bei. Dies ist eine gute Gelegenheit, für eine Viertelstunde dem vorweihnachtlichen Trubel zu entfliehen, innezuhalten und einzutauchen in die besondere Atmosphäre der Sammlungen. In der Abteilung "Sakrale Kunst des Mittelalters – Sammlung Dursch" im Dominikanermuseum befinden sich bedeutende Werke mittelalterlicher Kirchenkunst mit zahlreichen weihnachtlichen Motiven. Unter dem Titel "Weihnachten im Dominikanermuseum – ein kurzer Einblick" wird Cornelia Votteler jeweils ausgewählte Objekte der Sammlung vorstellen. Ochs und Esel Adventsbräuche stehen am Nikolaustag, 6. Dezember, unter dem Titel...
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Wohnen wie im Mittelalter

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Living as in the middle ages
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Der Heimleiter Uwe Ottmar (49) und der Therapeut Thomas Beez (46) haben eine besondere Vorliebe fürs Mittelalter. Die Schlossherren sind Mitte ...
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The National Director Uwe Ottmar (49) and the therapist Thomas Beez (46) have a particular fondness for the middle ages. The Lords of the Castle are middle...
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Uwe Ottmar und Thomas Beez haben sich einen Lebenstraum erf?lt. Sie haben das Geyer-Schloss in Reinsbronn gekauft. Am Wochenende ?fnet dort der Weihnachtsmarkt. Von der Galerie haben die Besitzer einen sch?en Blick in den romantischen Innenhof.
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Burg-Ambiente im Kanton Zürich | Mittelalterliches Gasthaus von L3P Architekten renoviert

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Castle atmosphere in the canton of Zurich. Medieval Guest House by L3P renovated architects
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Das Städtchen Regensberg im Kanton Zürich liegt 200 Meter über dem umliegenden Land – im 13. Jahrhundert hatte Freiherr Lüthold V. dort seine ...
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The town of Regensberg in canton Zurich, lies 200 metres above the surrounding land – in the 13th century, Baron Laird V. there had its...
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Das St?tchen Regensberg im Kanton Z?ich liegt 200 Meter ?er dem umliegenden Land ? im 13. Jahrhundert hatte Freiherr L?hold V. dort seine Burg errichtet. Die Oberburg wird von H?sern auf einer Mauer umschlossen. ?er dem Tor sitzt das Wirtshaus Krone. Zwei Br?de haben das malerische Fachwerkhaus im Abstand von 471 Jahren heimgesucht: der letzte im Jahr 2011. L3P Architekten haben das geschichtstr?htige Haus wiederhergestellt und in das Hotel Restaurant Krone verwandelt. Die ortsans?sigen Architekten kennen sich im historischen Bestand aus, sie haben bereits mehrere H?ser in der Gegend n?dlich von Z?ich saniert und erweitert.Da das Feuer 85 Prozent der Bausubstanz zerst?t hatte, musste ein gro?r Teil der Krone neu gebaut werden. Die urspr?...
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Community lecture to cover 'Town and Gown' relationships

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refers to the rallying cry of 14th-century Oxford students who protested watered-down drinks at a local bar establishment, which later led to a riot.
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Posted November 29, 2016 12:11 pm By CONTRIBUTED Flagler College continues its 2016-2017 Community Lecture Series with a talk about the relationship between institutions of higher learning and their respective communities at 10 a.m. Dec. 6 in the college’s Solarium. Will Miller, Ph.D., the college’s executive director of Institutional Analytics, Effectiveness and Planning, will discuss the relationship specifically between Flagler and St. Augustine in his lecture, titled “’Havoc! Havoc! Smyt Fast, Give Gode Knocks!’: The Role of Higher Education in the Modern American City.” “Smaller colleges and universities, and the urban setting they reside within, are trying to figure out how to dance with each other,” Miller said of the relationship...
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Medieval Masterpieces in Modern Manhattan

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The Cloisters is a museum on the extreme northern hills of Manhattan Island. Its collection, part of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, is a seamless ...
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COVERING HISTORY. The doorway of Moutiers-Saint-Jean, the Virgin and Child. (Courtesy of The Cloisters ) Travel  |  Nov. 29, 2016 The Cloisters is a museum on the extreme northern hills of Manhattan Island. Its collection, part of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, is a seamless mélange of Romanesque and Gothic architecture, sculpture and decorative art pieces. In other words, Catholic religious art.When one thinks of a “Catholic museum,” the Vatican or the great cathedrals of Europe may come to mind. Most would be surprised to learn that there’s one in Manhattan. In 1925, philanthropist John D. Rockefeller Jr. acquired the majority of the museum’s collection from George Grey Barnard, a U.S. sculptor and art dealer/collector. Rockefeller gr...
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Black Sea Project Discovers Unseen Medieval Ship

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But the medieval ship – dating from the 13th to the mid-14th century and probably of Mediterranean origin – provides the first view of a ship type ...
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A UConn researcher is part of an international team of scientists mapping ancient underwater landscapes in the Black Sea that has made dramatic discoveries of multiple shipwrecks, including a never-before-seen medieval seafaring vessel. Kroum Batchvarov, an assistant professor of anthropology whose specialty is nautical archaeology, is a co-director of the Black Sea Maritime Archaeology Project (MAP), which is described as one of the largest maritime archaeological expeditions ever undertaken. ‘A truly thrilling moment’ While conducting their mapping in late summer using the most advanced underwater survey equipment in the world, Batchvarov and his colleagues discovered a total of 43 shipwrecks. The team had expected to see sunken ships,...
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AMU: Prof. Iqtidar Siddiqui passes away

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... and Muslim in South Asia, Historical perspective”, “Authority and Kinship under the Sultans of Delhi”, “Indo-Persian Histography up to 13th Century”, ...
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ALIGARH : Professor Iqtidar Husain Siddiqui, noted historian, an expert in Medieval India’s history and former Chairman of Department of History, Aligarh Muslim University, today passed away on November 28 in Aligarh after a brief illness. The Vice Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University, Lt. Gen. Zameer Uddin Shah has expressed a deep sense of grief and sorrow on Prof. Siddiqui’s sad demise. He said that it was an irreparable loss for the academic world and the University which cannot be fulfilled in many years to come. AMU Pro-Vice Chancellor, Brig. Syed Ahmad Ali has deeply condoled the death of Prof. Siddiqui and prayed for his elevation hereafter. He said that Prof. Sidiqui was an authority on Medieval Indian history and his loss wi...
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The historic mosques of China

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For example, a ninth-century Buddhist temple, a 13th-century Daoist temple, a 15th-century mosque, a 16th-century funerary hall, a 17th-century ...
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Far more intriguing to us were the less-well-known, off-the-beaten-track historic mosques of central and northern China that adopted, adapted and built upon traditional Chinese building designs to meet Islamic needs.  Soon after we met in Beijing, a driver whisked us off for the western Hebei province, northwest of Beijing. Along the three-hour trip, we caught a passing glimpse of the Great Wall before stopping in the city of Zhangjiakou (jang-jea-koo) to visit the Xuanhua (shwen-hwua) North Mosque. There, outside a nearby bookshop, a casual greeting of “as salamu alaykum”-“Peace be with you” in Arabic-was understood with a smile, and it led to an invitation inside: The place was filled with Qur’ans, books and calligraphic inscriptions, ...
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Mönche, Jecken und Kommerz

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Monks, revellers and Commerce
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... Vortrag ein weniger bekanntes Sujet aus dem Mittelalter in den Fokus: „Guibert von Gembloux und der Kult des heiligen Martin im 12. Jahrhundert“.
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... Lecture a less well-known motif from the middle ages in the focus: "Guibert of Gembloux and the cult of St. Martin in the 12th century".
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Keine Kulisse scheint geeigneter als die der mittelfranz?ischen Loire-Stadt Tours, um sich intensiv mit dem heiligen Martin von Tours zu befassen, seinem Leben, seinem Erbe, seiner Wirkungsgeschichte. So fand in diesen Tagen an der dortigen Universit? Fran?is-Rabelais ein aus EU-F?dermitteln unterst?zter Studientag zum Thema „Die Rezeption des Martin von Tours im deutschen Raum“ statt. In diesem Zusammenhang muss ?erraschen, dass bei Martinsbrauchtum und -traditionen Frankreich dem Vergleich zu Deutschland nicht ansatzweise standhalten kann. Ob Martinsumz?e mit Laternen und Martin als Reitersmann an der Spitze oder lodernde Martinsfeuer in Schulh?en und andernorts – all das ist in Frankreich unbekannt. In diesem November habe es „allerdi...
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Gothic ice dome rises in Slovakia's High Tatra mountains

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... a statue of Virgin Mary with baby Jesus and a statue of Master Paul of Levoca, a 15th century woodcarver who made the world's highest gothic altar.
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HREBIENOK, Slovakia, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Fifteen sculptors worked three weeks to shape 90 tonnes of ice into a gothic-style dome that opened to visitors last week in the High Tatra mountains of Slovakia. Built 1,285 metres (4,240 feet) above sea level in the resort of Hrebienok, the ice dome also serves for weddings and engagement ceremonies and should last until April. It features replicas of gothic statues from the nearby Spis region, including a statue of Virgin Mary with baby Jesus and a statue of Master Paul of Levoca, a 15th century woodcarver who made the world's highest gothic altar. The ice dome is protected by a special tent which keeps the temperature at around minus seven degrees Celsius (20 degrees Fahrenheit) to keep it from...
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