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Râches : une journée dans la peau des Vikings

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Raches: a day in the shoes of the Vikings
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Jusqu'à créer il y a cinq ans l'association Les Temps anciens. Sa spécialité : les Vikings, « parce que ce sont les pirates du haut Moyen-Age, les plus ...
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To create the association the ancient times five years ago. His specialty: the Vikings, «because they are the pirates of the high middle ages, more...»
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Il aurait voulu être prof d’histoire, sa matière préférée. Mais « quand j’ai vu comment se comportaient les élèves, je me suis dit que ce n’était pas pour moi », sourit Rémy. Le Râchois a donc décidé d’embrasser une autre profession, et de consacrer tout son temps libre à l’histoire. Jusqu’à créer il y a cinq ans l’association Les Temps anciens. Sa spécialité : les Vikings, « parce que ce sont les pirates du haut Moyen-Age, les plus grands explorateurs de leurs temps. » Ce samedi, son association organisait une journée de reconstitution au stade au fil de laquelle les visiteurs ont pu découvrir quelques savoir-faire de ces guerriers venus du Danemark. Dont leur dextérité avec une hache ou une épée à la main : des duels et deux batailles ...
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He would have wanted to be teacher of history, his favourite subject. But «when I saw how behaved students, I thought that it was not for me», smiles Rémy. The Rachois decided to embrace another profession and devote all his spare time to the story. To create the association the ancient times five years ago. His specialty: the Vikings, "because they are the pirates of the high middle ages, the greatest explorers of their time." This Saturday, the association organized a day of recovery at the point over which the visitors were able to discover some know-how of these warriors from the Denmark. Including their dexterity with an axe or a sword in his hand: the duels and battles...
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Châteaubriant revient aux XIIe et XIIIe siècles

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Châteaubriant is back in the 12th and 13th centuries
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... en histoire de l'art, auteure d'un ouvrage de référence sur le sujet, animera une conférence sur « Le costume médiéval au XIIIe siècle » (gratuit).
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... in history of art, author of a book on the subject, will host a conference on "The medieval costume in the 13th century" (free).
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Nantes - Publié le 28/05/2016 à 19:14 Cet après-midi, au château de Châteaubriant. Ici, Hector, cheval de guerre, 1,55 m au garrot, « super maniable », dit sa cavalière. | Ouest-France Ce week-end, au château, des bénévoles en costumes d’époque font revivre le Moyen-Âge à travers plein d’animations. À quoi ressemblait la vie aux XIIe et XIIIe siècles ? Rendez-vous, ce dimanche, au château départemental de Châteaubriant où des associations et des troupes bénévoles sont les artisans d’une reconstitution historique.L’association de reconstitution historique Les Guerriers du Moyen Âge (région parisienne) remet au goût du jour le costume médiéval. Ces costumes de paysan ou de roi respectent les matières premières et les techniques de l’époque...
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Nantes - Published 2016-05-28 19:14 this afternoon, at the Château de Châteaubriant. Here, Hector, war horse, 1.55 m at the Withers, 'super handy', says his partner. | West-France this weekend, at the Castle, volunteers in period costumes relive the middle ages through full of animations. What life was like in the 12th and 13th centuries? Appointments, this Sunday, at the departmental Château de Châteaubriant where associations and volunteer troops are the craftsmen of a pageant. The pageant association the warriors from the middle ages (Paris region) presents the taste of the day medieval costume. These costumes from peasant and King meet the raw materials and the techniques of the time...
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„Sowas hat man vielleicht einmal im Leben“ Schatz auf Beelitzer Spargelfeld entdeckt

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"Something like that you have maybe once in life" treasure on Beelitz asparagus field discovered
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Spargel ist das weiße Gold, sagen manche. Doch Hobby-Archäologe hat einen ganz anderen Schatz auf einem Spargelfeld in der Nähe von Beelitz ...
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Asparagus is the white gold, some say. However, hobby archaeologist has a completely different treasure on an asparagus field near the town of Beelitz...
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Beelitz. In einem Spargelfeld in der Nähe von Beelitz hat Hobby-Archäologe Mario Lippert (36) einen kleinen Schatz entdeckt. Er stieß auf einen mittelalterlichen Münzhort. Hier lesen, wann man den Schatz bestaunen kann>> „Sowas hat man vielleicht einmal im Leben“, sagte der KFZ-Sachverständige, der nebenher ehrenamtlicher Bodendenkmalpfleger ist, der Deutschen Presse-Agentur. Das Brandenburgische Landesamt für Denkmalpflege berichtete jetzt über den Fund vom vergangenen November. Er sei in Absprache mit den zuständigen Behörden nicht aus Zufall an der Stelle mit seinem Metallsuchgerät unterwegs gewesen, sagte er. „Ich habe einen Faible für das Mittelalter. An der Stelle stand im Mittelalter ein Dorf.“ Die Münzen lagen nicht tief auf dem ...
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Beelitz. In an asparagus field near the town of Beelitz, hobby-archaeologist Mario Lippert (36) has discovered a small treasure. He came across a medieval hoard of coins. Here to read when you can admire the treasure > "you have something like this maybe once in life", said the car experts, which is alongside volunteer floor Restorer, the German press agency. The Brandenburg State Office for protection of monuments now reported the find last November. He had been in consultation with the competent authorities not by chance at the point on the road with his metal detector, he said. "I have a soft spot for the middle ages. The stood on site a village during the middle ages. " The coins were not deep on the...
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Elbows, skulls and holy hands: Venerating England's saintly relics

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His remains were given by the Pope to the Holy Roman Emperor Otto II in the 10th Century and were enshrined in the Abbey of St Pantaleon in ...
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More than 800 years after he was murdered at Canterbury Cathedral, a small piece of elbow bone thought to belong to St Thomas Becket has been the centrepiece of a week-long pilgrimage in London and Kent. Venerating saintly relics has long been a tradition of the faithful, with some of the more unusual attracting the most attention. Relics of St Thomas Becket reunited Image copyright Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk The small piece of bone thought to belong to St Thomas Becket has been temporarily reunited with several other relics revered for their associations with the assassinated archbishop.They formed the central part of a Solemn Mass held at Westminster Cathedral in his honour.A fragment said to be from Becket's skull, normally kept at Sto...
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13th C artefact may solve ancient mystery

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Trichy: A stone pillar dating back to CE 13th Century found near ... is learned to have been carved in the early 13th century which was part of a temple.
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Trichy: A stone pillar dating back to CE 13th Century found near Gandarvakottai in Pudukkottai district could finally unravel the mystery about the existence of 'Meepozhi Nadu' around Pudukkottai, says an archaeology enthusiast. The 2.5 feet tall rectangular pillar was found while desilting the Periyakulam tank near Pichanathur. This second record, if proved to be correct, would certainly confirm the existence of Meepozhi Nadu. "It was the stone inscriptions in Agatisvara temple near Varappur in Pudukkottai district which was the first finding that had the mention of Meepozhi Nadu," says science teacher in a government school, A Manikandan. An archaeology enthusiast, Manikandan was the first who went along with his team to interpret the ...
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Elbows, skulls and holy hands: Venerating England's saintly relics

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... Shrine of St Cuthbert in 1093, his body having been moved from Lindisfarne in Northumberland following Viking invasions during the 9th Century.
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More than 800 years after he was murdered at Canterbury Cathedral, a small piece of elbow bone thought to belong to St Thomas Becket has been the centrepiece of a week-long pilgrimage in London and Kent. Venerating saintly relics has long been a tradition of the faithful, with some of the more unusual attracting the most attention. Relics of St Thomas Becket reunited Image copyright Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk The small piece of bone thought to belong to St Thomas Becket has been temporarily reunited with several other relics revered for their associations with the assassinated archbishop.They formed the central part of a Solemn Mass held at Westminster Cathedral in his honour.A fragment said to be from Becket's skull, normally kept at Sto...
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In Bethlehem's Ancient Church, a Long Unseen Presence Appears

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... birthplace of Jesus Christ, the original church was destroyed by Samaritan rebels in the sixth century and subsequently rebuilt by Emperor Justinian.
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Hidden for centuries beneath layers of plaster, an angel made of mosaic tiles is being restored to its original glory.   Photograph by Nasser Nasser, Associated Press Silvia Starinieri, a young restoration technician, was slowly passing a thermographic camera over the smooth plaster walls of the Church of the Nativity, the traditional birthplace of Jesus Christ, when she spotted an intriguing shape. As she and her colleagues began painstakingly scraping away the plaster, a radiant face emerged, illuminated by mother-of-pearl. When the team saw the first golden tiles of a shimmering halo, “it was a very emotional moment,” says Starinieri, 28. Beneath the plaster stood an eight-foot-tall angel, lost for centuries but now rediscovered and r...
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Did the Devil Really Write This Bible?

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Theophilus was a sixth-century archdeacon who, with the help of a necromancer, made a pact with the devil that allowed him to become bishop.
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What is the secret to the longevity and brilliance of the largest surviving medieval manuscript? Lucifer himself is said to have made it.We have all heard that the Bible is the Word of God—but what if it were actually the work of Satan? Sure, there are various heretical groups throughout history that have thought that parts of the Bible were false, but in the case of the world’s largest surviving medieval manuscript some believe that Satan himself is the book’s scribe.While the technical name for the manuscript is Codex Gigas (literally “giant book” in Latin), it is better known as the ‘Devil’s Bible.’ It is currently housed in the National Library in Stockholm, but it was created in the twelfth century in Bohemia (the modern Czech Repub...
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Kräuter des Mittelalters Im Schatten der Paläste

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Herbs of the middle ages In the shadow of the palaces
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In Uzès ist das Mittelalter gegenwärtig wie kaum irgendwo. Mächtige Paläste und die dazugehörenden Türme dominieren die historische Altstadt, die ...
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In Uzès, the middle ages is currently as hardly anywhere. Mighty palaces and the accompanying towers dominate the historic old town, the...
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Kräuter des MittelaltersPastinaken, Zuckerwurzel, Meerkohl oder der Chenopode bon Henri – ein Garten im französischen Uzès führt zu vergessenen Nutzpflanzen. Das Zauberkraut, die Alraune  Foto: Imago/Blickwinkel In Uzès ist das Mittelalter gegenwärtig wie kaum irgendwo. Mächtige Paläste und die dazugehörenden Türme dominieren die historische Altstadt, die auf einem Hügel über der Eurequelle erbaut wurde. Nicht allzu leicht zu finden in den blitzblank geputzten Gassen ist ein kleines orangefarbenes Schild: „Jardin Médiéval“, mittelalterlicher Garten. Es weist in ein schmales Tor, durch das nur Fußgänger schlüpfen können. Dahinter führt eine ansteigende, von hohen Mauern begrenzte Gasse zu einem weiteren, halb verschlossenen Tor. Fast zöge...
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Herbs of the MittelaltersPastinaken, sugar root, sea cabbage, Chenopode bon Henri - a garden in the French Uzès leads to lost crops. The magic herb, the Mandrake photo: Imago/perspective in Uzès currently as hardly anywhere is the middle ages. Mighty palaces and the accompanying towers dominate the historic old town, which was built on a hill that dominates the Eure source. Spick and span cleaned streets is not too easy to find a small Orange sign: "Jardin Médiéval", medieval garden. It has a narrow gate, through which only pedestrians can slip. Behind it, a rising, limited by high walls lane leads to a further half closed gate. Almost could fly...
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Bringing the 13th Century days of King John to life

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Members of an re-enactment society that prides itself on its authenticity have started a three-day encampment in Newark Castle to recreate the life and ...
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Members of an re-enactment society that prides itself on its authenticity have started a three-day encampment in Newark Castle to recreate the life and times of King John. Warriors from Regia Anglorum staging a re-enactment from the time of King JohnAbout 80 members of Regia Anglorum will be in the castle grounds throughout the bank holiday weekend.Warriors from all ranks of society - knights, sergeants and peasants are putting on tournaments throughout the day with the main event being staged at 3pm.Visitors also have the opportunity to visit the living history encampment which shows how people would have fed and clothed themselves and the different roles in society.The chairman of the Friends of Newark Castle Mr Allan Towler said he fe...
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