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Guillaume le Conquérant, le destin d'un bâtard

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William the Conqueror, the fate of a bastard
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Au xie siècle, il n'est ni l'un ni l'autre. Il n'est connu que sous un prénom : Guillaume. Et ses titres : duc de Normandie puis roi d'Angleterre. Les 950 ...
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In the 11th century, it is neither one nor the other. It is known that as a first name: Guillaume. And his titles: Duke of Normandy and King of England. The 950...
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Le 14 octobre 1066 à Hastings, Guillaume, duc de Normandie, fait une entrée fracassante dans l'histoire en s'emparant  du trône d'Angleterre, fondant ainsi le premier empire transmanche. Sur fond de Brexit, le mensuel L'Histoire consacre ce mois un dossier complet sur celui qui a arrimé l'Angleterre au continent.   Bâtard ou Conquérant ? Au xie siècle, il n'est ni l'un ni l'autre. Il n'est connu que sous un prénom : Guillaume. Et ses titres : duc de Normandie puis roi d'Angleterre. Les 950 ans de la bataille d'Hastings, alors que le Brexit secoue l'Europe, sont l'occasion de revenir sur la figure de ce "héros normand" largement revisitée par les historiens anglais et français. Il s'impose définitivement comme celui qui a, le premier, att...
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At Hastings on 14 October 1066, William, Duke of Normandy, made a sensational entry into the story in seizing the throne of England, thus founding the first cross-channel empire. On bottom of Brexit, the monthly history devotes this month a complete dossier on the one that secured England to the continent.   Bastard or conqueror? In the 11th century, it is neither one nor the other. It is known that as a first name: Guillaume. And his titles: Duke of Normandy and King of England. The 950 years of the battle of Hastings, while the Brexit shakes Europe, are the opportunity to revisit the figure of this "Norman hero" widely revisited by historians English and french. It definitely stands out as one who was the first att...
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Das Rätsel der Erdställe in Aumbach

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The riddle of the Earth stables in Aumbach
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Gefunden wurden bisher vor allem Keramik, meist aus dem 13. und 14. Jahrhundert, aber auch aus dem 12. Jahrhundert. Ob sie bei uns entstand ...
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So far mainly ceramics, mostly from the 13th and 14th centuries, but also from the 12th century were found. If it was created with us...
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Forschung Die Sicherung und Wertung der Funde aus den Grabungen in Aumbach beschäftigt Archäologen und Mitglieder des Arbeitskreises. Von Peter Nicklas Birgit Symader präsentiert zwei der interessantesten Funde. Foto: Nicklas Rettenbach.„Auch wir werden wohl kaum das Rätsel der Bedeutung der Erdställe lösen. Vorrangig geht es uns darum, sie zu sichern“. So Birgit Symader, Vorsitzende des Arbeitskreises für Erdstallforschung. Mit einem Grabungsteam von gut einem Dutzend Helfern rückte sie dem Erdstall in Aumbach in der Gemeinde Rettenbach zu Leibe, der ganz bestimmte Eigenarten aufweist. Auch die Funde sind von Bedeutung, die hier aus dem Untergrund geholt wurden.Was die Erdstallforschung anbelangt, ist Roding so etwas wie der „Geburtsort...
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Research employs the assurance and evaluation of the finds from the excavations in Aumbach archaeologists and members of the working group. Two of the most interesting findings presented by Peter Nicklas Birgit Symader. "Photo: Nicklas Rettenbach." Also we will solve hardly the riddle of the importance of the Earth stables. Primarily it comes us to back them up". So Birgit Symader, Chairman of the Working Group for Earth stall research. With an excavation team of a dozen workers, it moved the Earth stable in Aumbach in the town of Rettenbach to body, which has very specific characteristics. Also the finds are of importance here taken from the ground. Roding regards the Earth stable research, is something like the "place of birth...
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Govt funds biopic on Devaraj Urs to mark his centenary year | Bengaluru NYOOOZ

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Summary: Mr. Nagabharana, who is giving final touches to his biopic on Allama Prabhu, the 12th century poet and social reformer, is scripting the film ...
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T.S. Nagabharana asked to direct the film with an estimated budget of Rs. 3 crore In a first for the Karnataka government, the Siddaramaiah dispensation is all set to produce a film. To mark the birth centenary of the former Chief Minister D. Devaraj Urs, who is regarded as the architect of land reforms in the State, the government is producing a full-length feature film on him. Renowned film-maker T.S. Nagabharana has been asked to direct the film with an estimated budget of Rs. 3 crore, according to Social Welfare Minister H. Anjaneya. Noting that Mr. Nagabharana has been given creative freedom in all sections of the film-making, including the script, Mr. Anjaneya said the focus would be on the social and economic policies ushered in b...
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Cathedral masterplan to be unveiled on Tuesday will reveal conservatory extension to cafe and ...

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The 12th century cathedral – that began as a monastery in the 7th century- attracts well over 250,000 visitors a year; it costs £6,000 a day to run.
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Ely Cathedral Masterplan, The University Of Maine Singers, in the Lady Chapel, where the display will be held. Ely Cathedral Masterplan, The University Of Maine Singers, in the Lady Chapel, where the display will be held. Ely Cathedral Masterplan, Ely Cathedral Masterplan, Ely Cathedral Masterplan, Ely Cathedral Masterplan, Ely Cathedral Masterplan, Ely Cathedral Masterplan,
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Sands Point Preserve offers the grandeur of Gatsby

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Falaise (French for “cliff”) was designed in the style of a 13th-century Norman manor house. From the front, the house looks like a small chateau, but ...
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Long Island estate includes public park, mansions, gardens and moreCastle Gould at Sands Point Preserve is a 100,000-square-foot limestone medieval castle modeled after Ireland’s Kilkenny Castle.(Photo: Provided)At the Sands Point Preserve on Long Island, you can step back in time to a world of opulence.The 216-acre public park includes castles, hiking trails, formal gardens and views of the Long Island Sound. Part of the original Guggenheim Estate, the preserve is said to be the inspiration for the setting of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel “The Great Gatsby.”The preserve is “a culturally significant historic site because of its ties to the Gold Coast era, and it is a natural resource that we hope everyone will integrate into their lives th...
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The stones cry out: on Medieval art in war-torn Syria

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The early 13th-century Madrasa Sultaniyya has been severely damaged and the great Medieval Souq, the most famous market in the Middle East, ...
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Museum With No Frontiers organises exhibitions in the form of visiting trails and the virtual environment, and The Ayyubid Era is the published version of its Medieval Syrian section. The Ayyubids, originally Kurdish, were the dynasty founded by Saladin in 1183. Their rule was effectively ended by the invasion of the Mongols who captured Aleppo and Damascus in 1260 and were in turn defeated by the militarily successful Mamluks. In their short rule, the Ayyubids were among the great building dynasties, founding fortresses, palaces and religious buildings. Saladin himself was buried in Damascus.The book takes the form of itineraries including museums, monuments and archaeological sites, stretching chronologically beyond the boundaries of t...
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Une hache viking sortie des eaux

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A viking axe out of water
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Le musée d'archéologie nationale de Saint-Germain met en valeur au mois de juin, cette hache viking, découverte dans la Seine aux Andelys.
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Saint-Germain National Arqueological Museum highlights in June, this axe viking, discovered in the Seine in les Andelys.
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  Cette hache aurait passé près de 1000 ans dans la Seine. © DR.Ce fer de hache, présenté au Musée de Saint-Germain avait été trouvé en 1882 près des Andelys, et offert par Madame Caméré, veuve d’un ingénieur chargé de travaux d’aménagement dans la Seine. Son assez bon état de conservation peut d’ailleurs s’expliquer par son séjour prolongé dans le fleuve. À n’en pas douter, c’est une arme de guerre, une “hache danoise”, dont le souvenir est associé aux guerriers vikings qui razzièrent l’Europe entre la fin du VIIIe et le milieu du XIe siècle. «Sa lame a l’aspect d’un triangle isocèle se resserrant vers la douille, laquelle adopte une forme hexagonale en raison des deux “lobes” qui se développent perpendiculairement au manche afin d’en a...
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  This axe would have spent almost 1000 years into the Seine. © DR. This axe, presented at the Musée de Saint-Germain railway was found in 1882 near les Andelys, and offered by Madam Caméré, widow of an engineer responsible for development work in the Seine. Its pretty good state of conservation can also be explained by his prolonged stay on the river. No doubt it is a weapon of war, a "Danish axe", whose memory is associated with the Viking warriors who razzièrent Europe between the end of the 8th and the 11th century. «Its blade has the appearance of an isosceles triangle is tightening to the socket, which adopts a hexagonal because the two "lobes" which grow perpendicular to the handle in order to in a...»
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Ming Dynasty Jar Sold for $20 Million

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According to analysis, the 15th-century jar came from the time of Emperor Xuande, who supported creation of the qinghua porcelain making which ...
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Ming Dynasty jar: File photo of the Ming Dynasty jar sold for $20 million(credit: China Daily) On Monday, a blue and white jar from the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) was sold by international auction house Christie's for a whopping sum of $20 million or HK$158 million yuan. The jar was originally owned by a Swiss woman who inherited the piece in 1997 from her uncle and it featured three major motifs popular in the Ming Dynasty: a dragon with four five-clawed feet and looking backwards, flowing clouds and four monster masks. It also has a luminous glazing with underglaze decoration, featuring Ming Dynasty mastery on colors as the application of color in porcelain was very difficult in the time. According to analysis, the 15th-century jar came ...
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Eisen im Mittelalter

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Iron in the middle ages
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SCHÖFFENGRUND-OBERQUEMBACH Der Verein für regionale Vorgeschichte lädt für Sonntag, 5. Juni, zur Dauerausstellung "Mittelalterliche ...
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SCHÖFFENGRUND OBERQUEMBACH the Association for regional prehistory loads for Sunday 5 June to the permanent exhibition "medieval...,
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SCHÖFFENGRUND-OBERQUEMBACH Der Verein für regionale Vorgeschichte lädt für Sonntag, 5. Juni, zur Dauerausstellung "Mittelalterliche Eisengewinnung im Lahn-Dill-Gebiet" mit Originalexponaten aus Fundorten im heimischen Raum ein. Die Ausstellung kann von 14 bis 17 Uhr im Haus der Vorgeschichte Oberquembach (Usinger Straße 14) besucht werden.Die Ausstellung ist zudem jeweils am ersten Sonntag des Monats von 14 bis 17 Uhr geöffnet. Der Eintritt ist frei. (red) Die ganze Zeitung auf Smartphone oder Tablet: Testen Sie jetzt gratis unsere E-Paper-App.
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SCHÖFFENGRUND OBERQUEMBACH the Association for regional prehistory for Sunday, June 5, to the permanent exhibition invites 'medieval iron ore in the Lahn-Dill area"with original exhibits from sites in the local area. The exhibition can be visited from 2-5 pm in the House of prehistory Oberquembach (Usinger road 14). The exhibition is also open on the first Sunday of the month from 2-5 pm. The admission is free. (red) The entire newspaper on Smartphone or Tablet: Test our E-paper app for free right now.
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Auf den Spuren der Pilger

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In the footsteps of the pilgrims
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Vorgestern wurde die Püttlinger Kreuzkapelle auf Grund ihres mittelalterlichen Ursprungs mit der „Jakobsmuschel“ als Wegezeichen geschmückt.
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The day before yesterday, the Püttlinger cross chapel was decorated on the basis of its medieval origin with the "scallop" as a sign of the way.
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Jakobspilger unterwegs: Die K?lertalschleife l? zur Spurensuche und zum Verweilen ein. Vorgestern wurde die P?tlinger Kreuzkapelle auf Grund ihres mittelalterlichen Ursprungs mit der „Jakobsmuschel“ als Wegezeichen geschm?kt.   „Die Wege der Jakobspilger gelten als die Wiege Europas“. Das sagte am Mittwoch an der P?tlinger Kreuzkapelle Regionalverbandsdirektor Peter Gillo. Anlass war die Einbeziehung der historisch bedeutsamen Kapelle des Klosters Heilig Kreuz – ihre erste urkundliche Erw?nung stammt aus dem 13. Jahrhundert – in den so genannten „Sternenweg – Chemin des ?oiles“. Dabei handelt es sich um ein europ?sches Modellprojekt, das Wegezeichen entlang der fr?eren Wege der Jakobspilger setzt – eine Muschel aus Stein. Gillo: „Die Reg...
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Pilgrims on the road: the K? lertalschleife l? to the clues, and to linger. The day before yesterday was the P? tlinger chapel on the basis of its medieval origin with the "scallop" as a sign of the way geschm? kt.   "The way of the pilgrims considered the cradle of Europe". That said on Wednesday at the P? tlinger Chapel of the cross regional association Director Peter Gillo. Occasion was the inclusion of historically significant Chapel of the monastery Holy Cross - their first documentary ERW? regulation dating back to the 13th century - in the so-called "star trail – Chemin the? oiles". This is a europ? c model project, the signs along the fr? eren routes of pilgrims sets - a shell made of stone. Gillo: "reg..."
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