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Les musées essonniens vous ouvrent leurs portes !

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Essonniens museums open their doors!
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Vous seront proposés des parcours d'interprétation de l'histoire du château, l'exposition À table au Moyen-Age, des visites à thèmes avec les ...
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You will be offered courses of interpretation of the history of the Castle, exposure to table in the middle-ages, visits to themes with the...
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Coup d’envoi de la 12e édition de la Nuit Européenne des Musées ! Ce samedi 21 mai, près de 3 000 musées en France et en Europe ouvre leurs portes au grand public pour une visite nocturne et gratuite. Notre rédaction vous livre la programmation de cette nuit féerique de découverte en Essonne.   Juvisy > La Maison de la Banlieue et de l’Architecture vous invite à sa visite nocturne « Juvisy en vitrine ! ». Une balade nocturne qui retracera l’histoire des commerces de la rue piétonne d’hier à aujourd’hui, la Grande Rue et sa vocation commerciale et les commerces de proximités. Avec la présence d’Enrico D’agostino, architecte au CAUE 91 et Béatrix Goeneutte, directrice de la Maison de Banlieue. Dès 22h. Gratuit sur inscription au 01.69.38.0...
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The 12th edition of the European museums night kickoff! This Saturday, May 21, near 3 000 museums in France and Europe opened their doors to the public for a night and free visit. Our writing delivers to you the programming of this magical night of discovery in Essonne.   Juvisy > House in the suburbs and Architecture invites you to his nocturnal visit «Juvisy showcase! An evening stroll that will trace the history of the businesses on the pedestrian street of yesterday and today, the Grande Rue and commercial vocation and nearby shops. With the presence of Enrico of agostino, architect with CAUE 91 and Beatrix Goeneutte, Director of the suburban home. As early as 10 pm. Free registration to the 01.69.38.0...
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There have been five Pope Felixes, only three of whom were actually Pope

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Part of the explanation for this mess seems to lie in the fact that regnal numbering wasn't imposed until the 10th century: that implies a lot of minor ...
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Admin’s always a nightmare, isn’t it? Trying to keep track of your finances. Casually wondering where you filed your warranty documents, as the toaster ignites yet again.  And you only need to worry about the last couple of years. The Catholic Church has got nearly 2,000 years of poor record keeping to contend with: centuries of paperwork, from before computers, before even paper, and covering a period including at least five different sacks of Rome. Consider: the list of Popes on Wikipedia includes no fewer than 266 holders of the title Bishop of Rome, from St Peter (1 April 33 - 29 June 67) to Francis (13 March 2013 - date). It includes important figures in European history, like Urban II (1088-1099; launched the Crusades) and Gregory ...
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Da Vinci's inventions exhibited at EXPO 2016 in Antalya

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A true model of a unique 15th-century design, the da Vinci's "Robot-Soldier" is one of the most striking pieces of the exhibition. The "Multi-Cannonball ...
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The designs and inventions from one of the greatest inventors of all times, Leonardo da Vinci, are on display at EXPO 2016 at the Antalya Congress Center, with an exhibition titled "The World of Leonardo da Vinci." The exhibition reveals new discoveries, features da Vinci's drawings and 20 designs, and will remain open until July 15.Organized with the participation of 53 countries, Antalya's hosting of EXPO 2016 with the theme "Children and Flowers" has exhibits which go well beyond botanical richness. The exhibit of "The World of Leonardo da Vinci - Machines" takes visitors on a journey into history and the incredible mind of the versatile genius. The exhibition includes 20 designs by da Vinci regarding flight, music, architecture and m...
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Prague sous Charles IV : la Nouvelle-Ville, un projet ambitieux (II)

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Prague under Charles IV: the new-city, an ambitious project (II)
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La place Charles, photo: Kristýna Maková Après l'arrivée de Cyrille et Méthode au IXe siècle, les messes célébrées dans cette langue accessible au ...
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Place Charles, photo: Kristýna Makova after the arrival of Cyril and Methodius in the 9th century, the masses celebrated in this accessible language to the...
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Sous le règne du roi de Bohême et empereur du Saint-Empire, Charles IV, dont on célèbre cette année les 700 ans de la naissance, Prague est devenue un vrai cœur de l’Europe centrale. Dans la dernière rubrique touristique, nous avons parlé de ses principales constructions dans la Vieille-Ville, la cathédrale Saint-Guy et le pont Charles, qui ont donné à la ville son visage caractéristique, si admiré des touristes. Mais Charles IV est responsable également de la réalisation d’un projet ambitieux qui a fait de Prague l’une des plus grandes villes de l’époque, la Nouvelle-Ville. Prague comme un centre politique et économique La plan de la Nouvelle-Ville de Prague Même s’il l’a fondé officiellement en 1348, l’idée de Charles IV de créer un no...
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During the reign of the King of Bohemia and Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, Charles IV, which is celebrating the 700th anniversary of the birth, Prague has become a true heart of Central Europe. In the last tourist section, we talked about its main buildings in the old town, St. Vitus Cathedral and Charles Bridge, who gave the city its characteristic, so admired by the tourists face. But Charles IV is also the achievement of an ambitious project that has made Prague one of the largest cities of the time, responsible for new town. Prague as a political and economic plan of the new town of Prague even if he founded officially in 1348, the idea of Charles IV to create a no...
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Jousting 'spectacular' at medieval castle

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... to speak with the knights and find out more about jousting in the 14th century, the weapons they used, the equipment and of course, their horses.”.
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The Knights of Royal England jousting team will thrill spectators in Carrickfergus when the town hosts the Bruce Festival next month. To commemorate the seizing of Carrickfergus Castle by Edward Bruce in 1316, the Ulster-Scots Agency and Mid and East Antrim Borough Council, in partnership with the Department of Communities, are holding the event on June 4 and 5.Taking place at Carrickfergus Castle, High Street and Marine Gardens, it will feature a range of medieval entertainment including jousting, dramatic re-enactments, street theatre, falconry, traditional storytelling, blacksmith demonstrations, archery, medieval battle workshops and family fun. Ulster-Scots music, drama, battles and arts and crafts will combine to make a great day o...
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Fun-filled programme for Lynn's Hanse Festival

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Father William Sawtrey, a 14th-century parish priest, introduces his own story, which the company will act out in medieval style as a Morality Play.
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The Hanse Festival will bring Lynn’s medieval history to life this weekend – and now there are even more events which have been added to the schedule. The Newport Ship mobile museum exhibition will be in the Hanse House on both days of the festival. The award-winning Zalvarinis will be on stage at the King Staithe Square on Saturday from 9pm This fascinating exhibition tells the story of the discovery, excavation and conservation of the Newport Ship, a 15th-century sailing vessel. The ship was built around 1450, and then lay undisturbed on a riverbed in Newport, Wales, for over 500 years. It is the best preserved example of a 15th-century ship ever found. Hundreds of artefacts were found during the excavation and the mobile exhibition wi...
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Ritterschlag und Wettschießen

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Knighthood and shooting competition
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Schießwienix - Sohn von Treffnix - zeigt Bogenschützen und denen, die es werden wollen, wie sie mit mittelalterlichen Bögen um die Wette schießen: ...
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Schießwienix - son of Treffnix - archers and those who want to be there, shows how they shoot with medieval arches to the bet:...
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Hundheim. Schie?wienix - Sohn von Treffnix - zeigt Bogensch?tzen und denen, die es werden wollen, wie sie mit mittelalterlichen B?gen um die Wette schie?en: Das mittelalterliche Bogensch?tzenturnier, das Kurf?rst Balduins Bogenspectaculum zur Baldenau seinen Namen gegeben hat, ist der H?hepunkt des Mittelaltermarkts am Wochenende des 28. und 29. Mai. Es sei das einzige echte Bogensch?tzenturnier in Deutschland nach mittelalterlicher Tradition, sagt Veranstalter Axel Schmitt von der Gemeindeverwaltung Morbach. Im vergangenen Jahr beteiligten sich 100 Sch?tzen am Kampf um "Balduins goldenen Pfeil". Schmitt rechnet in diesem Jahr mit noch mehr Zuspruch, da die Veranstaltung mittlerweile bundesweit beworben werde. 300 mittelalterliche Gestal...
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Dog home. Schie? Waly - son of Treffnix - shows Bogensch? records and those who want to become like them with medieval B? gen shoot to the bet? en: medieval Bogensch? protect tournament, the Kurf? rst has given its name to the Baldenau Baldwin's Bogenspectaculum, is the H? peak of the medieval market at the weekend of the 28th and 29th of May. It was the only real Bogensch? tzenturnier in Germany according to medieval tradition, says Organizer Axel Schmitt of the municipality of Morbach. Last year involved 100 Sch? records on the struggle for "Baldwin's Golden arrow". Schmitt anticipates even more popular this year because the event will become nationally advertised. 300 medieval design...
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Zeitsprung in die Vergangenheit

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Fast forward to the past
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Rainer Suttner ist einer der Mittelalter-Darsteller im Geschichtspark Bärnau. Sehr authentisch, auch was die Kleidung anbelangt. Und da beantwortet ...
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Rainer Suttner is one of the medieval actors in Historical Park Bärnau. Very authentic, also the clothing as regards. And it answered...
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Rainer Suttner ist einer der Mittelalter-Darsteller im Geschichtspark Bärnau. Sehr authentisch, auch was die Kleidung anbelangt. Und da beantwortet er auch ganz ehrlich die Frage: "Was trägt der Mann von damals eigentlich so darunter?"Tirschenreuth. Die beiden großen Freilandmuseen der Oberpfalz, den Geschichtspark Bärnau - Tachov und das Bauernmuseum Neusath-Perschen besuchte die Volkshochschule bei einer Bildungsreise. Komplett in Gelb getaucht durch den blühenden Löwenzahn präsentierte sich am Vormittag Bärnau. Thomas Sporrer und Cornelia Stahl entführten die Gäste 1200 Jahre zurück in die Oberpfälzer Vergangenheit. Architektur, Religion, Tierhaltung, Hauswerk und natürlich der ganz normale tagtägliche Überlebenskampf der Slawen und s...
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Rainer Suttner is one of the medieval actors in Historical Park Bärnau. Very authentic, also the clothing as regards. And since he also honestly answers the question: "What does the man of yesteryear so including wearing?" Tirschenreuth. The two large outdoor museums of the Upper Palatinate, the historical Park Bärnau - Tachov and the farmer Museum Neusath Perschen attended the Community College on an educational trip. Completely immersed in yellow through the blooming dandelion Bärnau presented itself in the morning. Thomas Sporrer and Cornelia Stahl kidnapped guests 1200 years back in the upper Palatine past. Architecture, religion, animal husbandry, home work and of course the normal day-to-day struggle for survival of the Slavs and s...
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Regional government rules Toro de la Vega bull will be spared, not speared

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... Toro de la Vega, a hunt using lances and clubs dating back to the Middle Ages organized by locals from the town of Tordesillas each September.
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Video of the 2006 Toro de la Vega spear hunt in Tordesillas (Valladolid). LUIS SEVILLANO / EL PAÍS The regional government of Castilla y León has announced it is to ban the killing of bulls during festivities that take place outside a bull ring, among the most famous of which is the Toro de la Vega, a hunt using lances and clubs dating back to the Middle Ages organized by locals from the town of Tordesillas each September. Spokeswoman Rosa Valderón explained on Thursday that the hunt will go ahead this year as usual, but that the bull will not be speared. In recent years, opposition to the Toro de la Vega has grown throughout Spain, with animal rights activists from home and abroad traveling to Tordesillas, in the northwestern province o...
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12th century music on bill at Pershore Abbey

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AN EXCITING night of 12th century music will be performed at Pershore Abbey to help raise awareness of the work carried out by Friends of Pershore ...
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Updated: 4:40 pm, May 19, 2016 AN EXCITING night of 12th century music will be performed at Pershore Abbey to help raise awareness of the work carried out by Friends of Pershore Hospital. The concert, to be held on Saturday, May 28 from 7.30pm, will see Aphelion, made up of composer-pianist Chris Long and singer Paula Evans; perform ‘Towards the Within’- a night of vocal and instrumental music from the 12th century. As well as Chris and Paula, performers include vocal ensembles Voice7 and Excelsa Voices, cellist Michael Whiteway, and a range of other instrumentalists. The concert is being held to raise awareness of the work of the Friends of Pershore Hospital who help support local medical services thanks to the generosity of the group’s...
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