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Rushden history group to unveil plaque as part of 25th anniversary celebrations

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“The hall goes back to the 13th century.” The Pemberton and Sartoris families, both of which are recognised in the town's history with streets named ...
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A plaque detailing the history of a hall dating back to the 13th century will be unveiled today (Saturday). Rushden and District History Society is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, and will be marking the occasion with a number of events. Rushden Hall in Hall Park This will include the unveiling of a plaque at Rushden Hall at 3pm today. The plaque will give a history of the families that have lived at the hall as well as a history of its architecture. Clive Wood, Rushden’s first mayor, will perform the unveiling and the town’s present mayor, Cllr Tracey Wood, will receive the plaque on behalf of Rushden Town Council.Society chairman Geoff Wiggins said: “We are celebrating our 25th anniversary this year and we decided that we w...
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Vortrag über Innovationen im Mittelalter Als die Zeit messbar wurde

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Lecture about innovations in the middle ages when the time was measured
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Erst ab dem 13. Jahrhundert setzten sich Brillen innerhalb von 30 Jahren durch. Ende des 13. Jahrhunderts waren Brillen eine gängige Handelsware.
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Until the 13th century glasses 30 years prevailed. At the end of the 13th century glasses were a common commodity.
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Bad Vilbel.  So vielschichtig und reichhaltig wie das Mittelalter ist auch Umberto Ecos epochaler Roman „Der Name der Rose“ (1980). Seine Komplexit? sei vergleichbar mit der Bibel. Das mehrschichtige Werk ist zugleich ein Portr? der Epoche, ein philosophisches Essay, ein breit angelegter historischer Kriminalroman, wie auch eine Anspielung auf das Italien in den 1970er-Jahren. Service: Letzter Teil am Montag Mit „Der Schwarze Tod – die gro? Pest und das Ende des Mittelalters“ beendet der Geschichtsverein am Montag, 23. Mai, 20 Uhr, in der Stadtbibliothek die Reihe der Vortr?e. clearing Brillen, Uhren, Kanonen: Diese drei Dinge wie auch die Erfindung des Kompasses und sp?er des Buchdruckes sowie die Reformation beschleunigten die Entwickl...
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Bad Vilbel.  Umberto Eco epochal novel "The name of the rose" (1980) is as complex and rich as the middle ages. Its complexity? is comparable to the Bible. At the same time, is the multi-layered work a Portr? the epoch, a philosophical essay, a broad historical crime novel as well as an allusion to the Italy in the 1970s. Service: Last part on Monday with "the black death - the biggest? The history club finished plague and the end of the middle ages"on Monday, May 23, 8: 00, at the city library the number of presentations? e. clearing eyewear, watches, guns: these three things as well as the invention of the compass and sp? it of publishing and the Reformation the developing accelerated...
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Nuits des cathédrales : samedi, vous pourrez admirer les peintures gothiques de la cathédrale ...

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Nights of the cathedrals: Saturday, you can admire the Gothic paintings of the Cathedral...
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Mais demain soir, pour la nuit des cathédrales, la plupart des échaffaudages auront été enlevés l'occasion d'admirer ces peintures du XIIIe siècle.
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But tomorrow night, for the night of the cathedrals, most of the scaffolds have been removed the opportunity to admire these paintings from the 13th century.
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FRANCE 3 POITOU-CHARENTES Samedi 21 mai, de 18h à minuit, la cathédrale Saint-Pierre de Poitiers sera animée et les peintures gothiques exceptionnelles du XIII ème siècle de la voute seront dégagées d'une grande partie des échaffaudages de chantier. C'est donc l'occasion de les découvrir.  Par Marine Rondonnier Publié le 20 mai 2016 à 15:57, mis à jour le 20 mai 2016 à 16:00 © Région ALPC Les peintures gothiques de la cathédrale Saint-Pierre de Poitiers dévoilées le 6 mai - exposition de tableaux - 19h30 : table ronde avec Brice Moulinier, conservateur restaurateur de décors peints, Anne Embs, conservatrice des monuments historiques, et Marie-Thérèse Camus, professeur honoraire d'histoire de l'art à l'université de Poitiers - visite guid...
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FRANCE 3 Poitou-Charentes Saturday, May 21, from 6 p.m. to midnight, the Cathedral Saint-Pierre de Poitiers will be lively and exceptional Gothic paintings of the XIII century, the Vault will be cleared of a large part of the construction scaffolds. This is the opportunity to discover.  By Marine Rondonnier published May 20, 2016, 15:57, last updated May 20, 2016 at 16:00 © Region SALW Gothic Cathedral Saint-Pierre de Poitiers paintings unveiled may 6 - exhibition of paintings - 7:30 pm: Roundtable discussion with Brice Moulinier, conservative Restorer of painted decorations, Anne Embs, curator of historical monuments, and Marie-Thérèse Camus, Honorary Professor of history of art at the University of Poitiers - visit guid...
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Vortrag über Innovationen im Mittelalter Als die Zeit messbar wurde

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Lecture about innovations in the middle ages when the time was measured
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... der Technischen Universität Chemnitz, schilderte seinem Publikum anschaulich das 14. Jahrhundert als Zeitalter der technischen Innovationen.
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... of the Technical University of Chemnitz, the 14th century as the age of the technical innovations described his audience vividly.
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Bad Vilbel.  So vielschichtig und reichhaltig wie das Mittelalter ist auch Umberto Ecos epochaler Roman „Der Name der Rose“ (1980). Seine Komplexit? sei vergleichbar mit der Bibel. Das mehrschichtige Werk ist zugleich ein Portr? der Epoche, ein philosophisches Essay, ein breit angelegter historischer Kriminalroman, wie auch eine Anspielung auf das Italien in den 1970er-Jahren. Service: Letzter Teil am Montag Mit „Der Schwarze Tod – die gro? Pest und das Ende des Mittelalters“ beendet der Geschichtsverein am Montag, 23. Mai, 20 Uhr, in der Stadtbibliothek die Reihe der Vortr?e. clearing Brillen, Uhren, Kanonen: Diese drei Dinge wie auch die Erfindung des Kompasses und sp?er des Buchdruckes sowie die Reformation beschleunigten die Entwickl...
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Bad Vilbel.  Umberto Eco epochal novel "The name of the rose" (1980) is as complex and rich as the middle ages. Its complexity? is comparable to the Bible. At the same time, is the multi-layered work a Portr? the epoch, a philosophical essay, a broad historical crime novel as well as an allusion to the Italy in the 1970s. Service: Last part on Monday with "the black death - the biggest? The history club finished plague and the end of the middle ages"on Monday, May 23, 8: 00, at the city library the number of presentations? e. clearing eyewear, watches, guns: these three things as well as the invention of the compass and sp? it of publishing and the Reformation the developing accelerated...
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Weiser Herrscher im Jahrhundert der Katstrophen: tschechisch-bayerische Ausstellung über ...

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Wise ruler in the century of catastrophes: Czech Bavarian exhibition on...
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„Das 14. Jahrhundert ist ein Jahrhundert der Krisen und der Katastrophen. Nicht nur der Naturkatastrophen, sondern auch der politischen.
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"The 14th century is a century of crises and disasters. Not only natural disasters, but also political.
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Der thronende Karl IV. begrüßt jeden Besucher der Wallenstein-Reithalle. Am Eingang lädt eine Nachbildung seiner Statue aus dem Altstädter Turm der Karlsbrücke zum Rundgang ein. Die gemeinsame bayerisch-tschechische Landesausstellung Kaiser Karl IV. (1316–2016) präsentiert eine Auswahl von rund 200 Kultur- und Kunstobjekten seiner Epoche. Ausstellung in der Wallenstein-Reithalle über Kaiser Karl IV. (Foto: Archiv der Nationalgalerie in Prag) „Es geht darum, dass wir Karl IV. ganz aus der Nähe zeigen wollen. Wir können das, weil wir eine wunderbare Kooperation mit den Wissenschaftlern vom Haus der Bayerischen Geschichte und mit den Kollegen von der Berlin-Brandenburgischen Akademie der Wissenschaften haben. Denn seit vielen Jahren bearbei...
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The enthroned Karl IV. welcomes every visitor of the Wallenstein riding school. At the entrance, a replica of his statue from the old town invites Tower of Charles Bridge to the tour. The common Czech-Bavarian country exhibition Emperor Charles IV (1316-2016) presents a selection of around 200 cultural and art objects of his epoch. Exhibition in the Wallenstein riding school of Emperor Charles IV. (photo: archive of the National Gallery in Prague) "it's about that we want to show Karl IV. close. We can, because we have a wonderful collaboration with scientists from the House of Bavarian history and with colleagues of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences. For many years editing...
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Rencontres de l'histoire. Landévennec à l'heure de Moyen Âge ce week-end

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Meetings of history. Landévennec to the time of middle ages this weekend
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Un campement de Bretons au XIe siècle sera aussi reconstitué pour l'occasion. Des démonstrations de combats sont aussi au programme (15 h 30 ...
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An encampment of Britons in the 11th century will also be restored for the occasion. Demonstrations of fighting are also on the programme (15 h 30...
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Au-delà de son exposition « Sur les pas de Brendan : l'enfant, le monastère et le livre au Moyen Âge », visible jusqu'au 2 novembre, le musée de l'Ancienne abbaye de Landévennec lance cette année les « Rencontres de l'Histoire ». Cet événement annuel a vocation à rassembler professionnels et amateurs autour de thématiques insolites. Pour la première édition, demain et dimanche, de 10 h 30 à 18 h, le site presqu'îlien accueille la troupe de reconstitution historique Letavia et proposera des animations autour des jeux et de la gastronomie du Moyen Âge. Petits et grands vont donc pouvoir s'initier à des jeux de table et d'adresse aujourd'hui oubliés. Un campement de Bretons au XIe siècle sera aussi reconstitué pour l'occasion. Des démonstra...
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Beyond its exhibition "footsteps of Brendan: the child, the monastery and the book in the middle ages", visible until November 2, old Landévennec Abbey Museum launches this year the "Rencontres de l'Histoire. This annual event aims to bring together professionals and amateurs around unusual themes. For the first edition, tomorrow and Sunday, from 10 h 30 to 18 h, the site almost ' resignation welcomes the cast of re-enactors Letavia and propose animations around the games, and the cuisine of the middle ages. Young and old will thus be able to learn games table and address now forgotten. An encampment of Britons in the 11th century will also be restored for the occasion. Demonstra...
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Central team detects cracks, plans 3D analysis of temple

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Sinha said the Centre will ensure that there is no threat to the 12th century edifice. He, however, admitted that cracks have developed in the beams ...
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BHUBANESWAR: Union Culture Secretary NK Sinha on Friday said, a 3D analysis of Sri Jagannath Temple at Puri is likely to be undertaken to understand the structural weaknesses of the 900-year-old shrine for long-term conservation measures.The immediate repair and restoration works of ‘Jagamohan’ will, however, be conducted by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) before Snana Purnima, which is a month away.Sinha, who led a Central team that took stock of the ‘Jagamohan’ earlier in the day, said an expert team of IIT Chennai will make a technical analysis basing on which the permanent repair works will start. The IIT Bhubaneswar and NIT Rourkela apart from the technical core committee would help the assessment. If need arises, internati...
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Centre may undertake Jagannath Temple's 3D structural analysis

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... 800-year-old Jagannath Temple in Puri to further strengthen it and assured the Odisha government that the 12th century shrine will remain intact.
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BHUBANESWAR: The Centre today said it would like to undertake a 3D structural analysis of the over 800-year-old Jagannath Temple in Puri to further strengthen it and assured the Odisha government that the 12th century shrine will remain intact. "We are taking steps to see that the structure remains intact. There should be no danger to the temple. We will ensure that nothing untoward happens to it," Union Culture Secretary Narendra Sinha said after a high-level meeting here. The meeting was attended by ASI Director General Rakesh Tiwari , Odisha Chief Secretary A P Padhi and others. Admitting that there were cracks in beams and columns of the temple, Sinha said "Short-term measures will be taken immediately to protect the temple." Stressi...
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FreizeitNeuburger Rundschau: Schloss Sandizell verwandelt sich wieder in ein Mittelalterdorf

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FreizeitNeuburger Rundschau: Castle Sandizell is again transformed into a medieval village
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Wie es Sitte und Brauch war im Mittelalter, findet sich viel Künstlervolk auf dem Markte ein. So unterhalten Gaukler und Bauchtänzerinnen das Volk.
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As it was custom and practice in the middle ages, artists a lot of people on the market is up. So, jugglers and belly dancers entertain the people.
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Für das Spektakel vom 26. bis 29. Mai verlost die Am letzten Mai-Wochenende heißt es auf Schloss Sandizell wieder „Seyed gegrüßt, Ihr edlen Herren und gar lieblich Damen, Ihr Bauernvolk und Reisende, die ihr das bunte Treyben auf Schloss Sandizell erleben wollet.“ Denn vom 26. bis 29. Mai öffnen sich die Türen des Wasserschlosses wieder zum mittelalterlichen Treiben. An diesen vier Tagen können Besucher mit allen Sinnen das historische Ambiente mit Spielen, Markt und Lagerleben bei Fackelschein bis 24 Uhr genießen. Am Freitag wird etwa eine echte keltische Hochzeit im Schlosspark am alten Teehaus vollzogen. Das traditionelle Handfasting des keltischen Stammes ist eine sehr eindrucksvolle Zeremonie zur Besiegelung des Ehebundes. Neu ist a...
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For the spectacle from 26 to 29 may, she is giving away on the last weekend in May says on Castle Sandizell again "Seyed your noble Lords and even lovely ladies, your peasants and travellers that you do experience the colorful Treyben on Castle Sandizell greeted." As from May 26 to 29 of the water Castle doors open again to medieval drive. During these four days, visitors can enjoy the historical atmosphere with games, market and camp life by torchlight until midnight with all your senses. On Friday, about a real Celtic is carried out wedding in the Park at the old teahouse. The traditional Handfasting of the Celtic tribe is a very impressive confirmation of the marriage ceremony. New is a...
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Pontoise au temps du Moyen âge

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Pontoise in the time of the middle age
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Pontoise Pontoise au temps du Moyen âge. Le temps d'un après-midi, Pontoise propose pour le 15e année de retourner au temps des chevaliers.
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Pontoise Pontoise in the time of the middle ages. The time of an afternoon, Pontoise offers for the 15th year of return to the time of the Knights.
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Depuis 2002, chaque année, le centre ancien de Pontoise fait un bond dans le passé jusqu’au Moyen Âge. Pour sa 15e édition, le Médiéval d’Oise s’annonce festif et ludique. En effet le thème de cette année 2016 est consacré aux jeux. Des jeux, mais aussi des spectacles, déambulations, théâtre de rue et concerts vous plongeront à nouveau au temps des chevaliers. Plusieurs lieux de la cité médiévale seront mis à profit pour cet événement. Un espace de jeux bois brut  sera aménagé place de l’Hôtel-de-Ville, où auront lieu aussi des combats de chevaliers. Sur les places du Petit et du Grand-Martroy, vous pourrez flâner dans le marché médiéval (gastronomie, jouets, costumes, savons, plats préparés, livres, bijoux). Une chasse au trésor occuper...
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Since 2002, each year, the old centre of Pontoise jumped in the past until the middle ages. For its 15th edition, the Medieval d'Oise looks festive and playful. In fact the theme of this year 2016 is devoted to games. Games, but also shows, wanderings, Théâtre de rue and concerts plummet you again at the time of the Knights. Several sites of the medieval city will be used for this event. Play raw wood area will be developed instead of the Hôtel-de-Ville, where will take place as knights fighting. In the squares of the small and Grand-Martroy, you can stroll through the medieval market (gastronomy, toys, costumes, soaps, dishes, books, jewelry). A treasure hunt deal...
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