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THE SPIRIT OF MAJAPAHIT

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Ship20160601 A replica of the 13th century vessel that sailed across Southeast Asia and Japan during the height of Majapahit Kingdom—has arrived ...
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THE SPIRIT OF MAJAPAHIT May 31, 2016 8:03 pm A replica of the 13th century vessel that sailed across Southeast Asia and Japan during the height of Majapahit Kingdom—has arrived in Manila on May 29. This expedition started its journey in Jakarta Indonesia earlier this month and has sailed through Pontianak in West Kalimantan in Indonesia and Brunei Darussalam before reaching Philippines. It will continue its journey to Taiwan before reaching its final destination in Tokyo, Japan.
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Zuhause auf Zeit für junge Flüchtlinge

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Temporary home for young refugees
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Im Historischen Museum gingen Schüler auf Zeitreise ins mittelalterliche ... Im Mittelalter ging es kampfeslustig zu – davon zeugen heute noch viele ...
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In the historical Museum, students on time travel were in the medieval... In the Middle Ages it was combat-funny - of which today still many witnesses...
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Geschichte Im Historischen Museum gingen Schüler auf Zeitreise ins mittelalterliche Regensburg und lernten auch viel über Redewendungen. Von der Klasse 8a der Mittelschule am Mönchsberg Hemau 31. Mai 2016 15:28 Uhr Im Mittelalter ging es kampfeslustig zu – davon zeugen heute noch viele Redewendungen. Hier sieht man Hans Dollinger im Kampf gegen den Ritter Craco. Foto: Cultheca Regensburg. „Etwas im Schilde führen“ – „im Visier haben“ – „etwas ausfechten“? Solche Redewendungen begegneten den Achtklässlern der Mittelschule Hemau im Deutschunterricht immer wieder. Vorstellen konnten sich die Schüler und Schülerinnen dabei aber wenig, haben diese Redewendungen doch häufig ihren Ursprung im Mittelalter. Deshalb freuten sich die Jugendlichen b...
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History In the historical Museum were students on a journey through time in the medieval Regensburg and learned too much about idioms. The class 8a of high school on the Mönchsberg Hemau May 31, 2016 15:28 o'clock In the middle ages went from combat-funny - of which bear witness to many phrases. Here you can see Hans Dollinger in the fight against the Knights of Craco. Photo: Cultheca Regensburg. "Do something" - "in my sights have" - "something fight it out"? Such phrases again and again met the middle school Hemau in the German classroom tutorial. Imagine students were able to get and students doing but little, these phrases but often have originated in the middle ages. Therefore delighted the young b...
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How to visit the real Horn Hill from Game of Thrones (Randyll Tarly won't be there)

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The castle dates from the 11th century but was built, by Guadimir de Canet, on the foundations of an ancient Roman domus. It was expanded in the ...
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Samwell Tarly’s return to Horn Hill in the latest episode of Game of Thrones introduced viewers to yet another new filming location. His palatial ancestral home is actually Castell de Santa Florentina in the town of Canet de Mar in the Spanish region of Catalonia. The castle dates from the 11th century but was built, by Guadimir de Canet, on the foundations of an ancient Roman domus. It was expanded in the 14th century under Ferrer de Canet, a noble knight and advisor to the kings of Aragon. He added fortifications including two towers to protect it from pirates. Inside the beautiful Spanish castle It passed into the hands of Felipe Dimas de Montaner, a lawyer from Barcelona, in the 16th century. His ancestors, who still own the castle t...
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Pontine to Present THE MILLER'S TALE, 6/24-26

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Dressed in 14th century attire and playing a number of period instruments, the Nelsons perform parts of the play in view of the audience. In other ...
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Nationally acclaimed puppeteers Valerie and Michael Nelson of the Little Blue Moon Theatre, based in Vallejuo, CA, return to Pontine Theatre's stage with their original stage adaptation of The Miller's Tale drawn from Geoffrey Chaucer's renowned 14th century masterpiece, The Canterbury Tales. This production is underwritten by arts patron, Gillian Aguilar. Performances are Friday at 7:30pm, Saturday at 4pm and Sunday at 2pm, at Pontine's West End Studio Theatre located at 959 Islington St in Portsmouth NH. The hour-long, one-act show is designed for audience members eighteen and older. Advance tickets are $24. and may be purchased online at www.pontine.org. Tickets may also be purchased at the door a half-hour prior to each show, based o...
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Medieval Festival in Rebellious Catalonia Takes on Modern Meaning

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Performers during the Patum, a festival in Berga, Spain, on Sunday. Catalonia's independence drive has imbued the Patum, like so many other ...
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The Smithsonian Uses High-Resolution 3D Scanning, Autodesk's Ember to Reveal the Secrets of ...

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The Cosmic Buddha, or Vairochana, is a life-sized headless Buddha statue that was carved from limestone in the sixth century. What makes it special ...
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The Cosmic Buddha.The Cosmic Buddha, or Vairochana, is a life-sized headless Buddha statue that was carved from limestone in the sixth century. What makes it special is its robe, which has been carved with intricate illustrations and detailed narrative scenes of Buddhist stories, including several based on the past lives of the Historical Buddha. The illustrations completely cover the entire robe, though over time the delicate carvings have started to fade. Scholars and historians have never been able to examine all of the carvings completely because many of them had faded entirely. However with new advances in high-resolution 3D scanning, researchers have finally been able to get a look at many of the illustrations that had previously b...
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3D printed antiquities with Autodesk and Freer Sackler Museum‏

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But what makes this sixth-century Chinese object exceptional are the detailed narrative scenes that cover its surface, representing moments in the life ...
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May 31, 2016 | By Faith The juxtaposition between new and old is a common theme as far as 3D printing goes. The ways in which cutting edge techniques can support ancient aesthetic certainly stands as an inspiring application, but it’s the importance of cultural history that such processes render most relevant. As predicted by numerous professionals over the years, the use of 3D printing to preserve heritage – most notably within Museums worldwide – has continued to develop: providing everyday people a very real (and often tangible) glimpse into the past. An enlightening experience for many. However, one particular project’s focus on the Buddha (a fully enlightened being himself) figure has delivered some stunning results. The Smithsonian...
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Battista da Varano (1458-1524)

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Battista da Varano (1458-1524)
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„Die hl. Battista Camilla Varano, eine Klarissin aus dem 15. Jahrhundert, bezeugte zutiefst den im Evangelium gründenden Sinn des Lebens, und sie ...
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"The Saint" Battista Camilla Varano, a Clare nun from the 15th century, witnessed the founding of the Gospel meaning of life, and they deeply...
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„Die hl. Battista Camilla Varano, eine Klarissin aus dem 15. Jahrhundert, bezeugte zutiefst den im Evangelium gründenden Sinn des Lebens, und sie tat dies insbesondere durch ihr beharrliches Gebet“, beschrieb Benedikt XVI. die aus Camerino (in der Region Marken, Italien) stammende Heilige während der Heiligsprechungsfeier 2010. Camilla wurde am 9. April 1458 geboren; ihr Vater war der Herzog Giulio Cesare da Varano. Als sie im Alter von neun Jahren eine Predikt des Franziskaners Domenico da Leonessa hörte, legte sie das Gelübde ab, jeden Freitag ein Träne für den Herrn zu vergießen. Das Mädchen wuchs im Palast seines Vaters auf und erfreute sich aller weltlichen Vergnügungen. Mit der Zeit spürte sie immer stärker, dass sie sich für einen...
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"The Saint" Battista Camilla Varano, a Clare nun from the 15th century, witnessed the founding of the Gospel meaning of life deeply, and she did so in particular by their persistent prayer", Benedict XVI described from Camerino (in the region of Marche, Italy), Saint was born during the canonization ceremony of 2010 Camilla on 9 April 1458; her father was the Duke Giulio Cesare da Varano. When she at the age of nine because Leonessa heard, put down the vows, to every Friday of a tear for the Lord shed a Predikt of the Franciscan Domenico. The girl grew up in the Palace of his father and enjoyed of all worldly pleasures. With time, she felt more and more, that it is for a...
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Hawkwood : Survivrez vous à la guerre de 100 ans?

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Hawkwood: Survive to the 100 years war?
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Un homme ayant écumé l'Europe de l'ouest durant le XIVe siècle. Il a combattu sous les bannières de l'Angleterre, de la France mais aussi de l'Italie.
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A man having scoured the West during the 14th century Europe. He fought under the banners of England, the France but also the Italy.
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Avec Hawkwood de Tommy Ohtsuka, les éditions DOKI DOKI s’aventurent dans l’ère médiévale en plongeant au cœur de la guerre de cent ans en compagnie du mercenaire anglais Sir John Hawkwook.L’action prend place dans la petite ville de Carentan alors sous la menace de l’ennemi. Devant ses murs se presse l’armée régulière anglaise, lancée à la conquête de la France. À sa tête, le prince Edouard, fils légitime du roi d’Angleterre. Pour se sortir de cette situation désespérée, les assiégés font appel à la «compagnie des corbeaux blancs» de John Hawkwood, un officier audacieux dont les stratégies outrepassent les règles de la chevalerie. Le mercenaire de légende affronte le Prince Noir dans un duel acharné.Une reconstitution historique ha...
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With Hawkwood by Tommy Ohtsuka, DOKI DOKI editions ventured into the medieval era by diving in the heart of the hundred years war in the company of the English mercenary Sir John Hawkwook.L'action takes place in the small town of Carentan then under the threat of the enemy. Before its walls to press the English, launched regular army to the conquest of the France. At its head, the prince Edouard, legitimate son of the King of England. To get out of this desperate situation, the besieged rely on the "company of the white crows" of John Hawkwood, a daring officer whose strategies go beyond the rules of chivalry. Mercenary legend confronts the Black Prince in a hard duel. A reconstruction history ha...
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Cité de l'architecture : rencontres et activités gratuites pour les enseignants

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Cité de l'Architecture: meetings and free activities for teachers
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Focus sur une rencontre consacrée au Moyen Age. La Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine de Paris propose régulièrement aux enseignants des ...
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Focus on a meeting dedicated to the middle ages. The city of Architecture and heritage in Paris offers regular teachers of...
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La Cité de l’Architecture organise des rencontres enseignants gratuites autour du patrimoine architectural. Focus sur une rencontre consacrée au Moyen Age. La Cité de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine de Paris propose régulièrement aux enseignants des visites gratuites de 2 heures, durant lesquelles ils peuvent, accompagnés par un guide, découvrir les principales œuvres du patrimoine architectural. Le but étant, selon Claire Ducoq, chargée d’action culturelle à la Cité, d’obtenir des « clés de lecture » afin de préparer une visite avec leur classe.  Nous avons suivi l’une d’entre elles, sur la thématique des arts figurés au Moyen Age. Découverte de l’architecture romane et gothique Galerie des moulages – Cité de l’architecture & du patrimo...
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The city of Architecture organizes free teachers meetings around the architectural heritage. Focus on a meeting dedicated to the middle ages. The city of Architecture and heritage in Paris offers regular teachers to free visits of 2 hours, during which they may, accompanied by a guide, discover the main works of the architectural heritage. The aim, according to Claire Ducoq, responsible for cultural activities in the city, to get the "reading keys" to prepare for a visit with their class.  We followed one of them, on the theme of arts depicted in the middle ages. Discovery of the Romanesque and Gothic architecture Gallery of castings - city of architecture & the cultural...
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