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Saint-Aquilin-de-Pacy : le centre équestre au temps des Vikings et des templiers

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Saint-Aquilin-de-Pacy: the equestrian centre at the time of the Vikings and the templiers
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... médiévaux, des combats à l'épée, initiations au tir à l'arbalète : ces Médiévales ont permis de remonter le temps (entre le XVIIIe et XIe siècle).
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... medieval combat sword, crossbow archery initiations: these medieval allowed back in time (between 18th and 11th century).
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Aux quatre saisons, Bettina et Christophe Boudeweel, responsables du centre équestre du Clos, à Saint-Aquilin-de-Pacy, organisent des animations diversifiées destinées à tous les publics et notamment lors de ce week-end. Démonstrations d’entraînements et de combats vikings, des jeux équestres médiévaux, des combats à l’épée, initiations au tir à l’arbalète : ces Médiévales ont permis de remonter le temps (entre le XVIIIe et XIe siècle). Ustensiles et fourrure Le spectacle « La légende du chevalier à la croix d’argent », a été présenté à deux reprises par les chevaliers du Clos sur la grande carrière de sable. Les visiteurs ont découvert un camp templier, un village viking et de l’artisanat illustrant cette époque, « des ustensiles de cui...
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The four seasons, Bettina and Christophe Boudeweel, the equestrian centre of the Clos, in Saint-Aquilin-de-Pacy, organize intended diverse animations for all audiences and in particular during this weekend. Demonstrations of Viking battles of medieval Equestrian Games, fights with the sword, crossbow archery initiations and trainings: these medieval allowed back in time (between 18th and 11th century). Utensils and fur show "The legend of the Knight of the silver cross", was presented on two occasions by the Knights of the Clos on the large sand pit. Customers have discovered a Templar camp, a viking and crafts village illustrating this time, "of cui... Cookware.
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Ruhig Blut. Sagt der Historiker

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Quiet blood. Says the historian
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Drăculea, der im 15. Jahrhundert die Walachei regierte. Ihr Projekt hält jetzt auch die Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft für förderungswürdig.
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Ţepeş, who ruled Wallachia in the 15th century. Her project considers worthy of support now also the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft.
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Das Verhalten eines Vampirs ist klar umrissen: Er schläft am Tag. Er beißt in der Nacht, vorzugsweise in weibliche Hälse. Er saugt. Und am besten schmeckt ihm Jungfrauenblut. So lautet die gängige Lehrmeinung, die sich nun schon über Jahrhunderte hält – und in den letzten Jahrzehnten von Hollywood bestätigt wurde. Forscher der Universität Gießen wollen sich damit nicht zufrieden geben. Sie wollen Dracula erforschen, genauer: Fürst Vlad III. Drăculea, der im 15. Jahrhundert die Walachei regierte. Ihr Projekt hält jetzt auch die Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft für förderungswürdig. Inspiriert habe ihn der Dracula-Film von Francis Ford Coppola, sagt Historiker Thomas Bohn. Historisches Vorbild zum Film, der den Vater aller Vampire hervorbra...
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The behavior of a vampire is clear-cut: he sleeps on the day. He bites at night, preferably in female necks. He sucks. And it tastes the best Virgin blood. This is the common doctrine, which has been for centuries - and has been confirmed in the last decades of Hollywood. Researchers of the University of Gießen want not satisfied it. Would you like to discover Dracula, more precisely: Prince Vlad III. Ţepeş, who ruled Wallachia in the 15th century. Her project considers worthy of support now also the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft. Inspired the Dracula film by Francis Ford Coppola, have him historian Thomas says Bohn. Historical model to the movie, which hervorbra the father of all vampires...
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Forscher Ulf Büntgen in der Stadtbibliothek Das Wetter schreibt Geschichte

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Researcher Ulf Büntgen in the town library writes the weather history
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... Stühle werden gestellt. als der Schweizer Forscher Ulf seinen Vortrag beginnt: „Das 14. Jahrhundert war klimatisch gesehen wenig aufregend.
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... Chairs are provided. as the Swiss researcher Ulf his talk begins: "the 14th century was little exciting climate seen.
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Bad Vilbel.  Der Saal in der Stadtbibliothek ist voll besetzt, sogar zus?zliche St?le werden gestellt. als der Schweizer Forscher Ulf seinen Vortrag beginnt: „Das 14. Jahrhundert war klimatisch gesehen wenig aufregend.“ Deshalb wolle er den Bad Vilbelern die Grundlagen der historischen Klimaforschung etwas n?er bringen. Jahresringe von B?men seien f? Forscher das wichtigste Klima- und Umweltarchiv. Im Gegensatz zu Bohrkernen aus dem ewigen Eis der Arktis sei es mit Holz m?lich, Klimaver?derungen relativ exakt zu datieren. „Von einer Stammscheibe nehmen wir ein Dichteprofil und messen die Jahresringbreite“, erkl?t der Wissenschaftler. Man schaue sich auch die Wasserstoff- und Kohlenstoffisotope an. Das „lebende“ Holz aus B?men werde mit a...
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Bad Vilbel.  The Hall in the town library is fully occupied, even additional? additional St? le provided. as the Swiss researcher Ulf his talk begins: "The 14th century was climatically bit exciting." Therefore, he wanted the bad Vilbelern the basics of historic climate research something n? he bring. Annual rings of B? men were f? Researchers the most important climate - and environmental archives. In contrast to drill cores from the eternal ice of the Arctic, unless m wood?, contributor? requirements relatively accurately to date. "From a root disk, we take a density profile and measure the width of the annual ring", l? t of the scientists. You look to hydrogen and carbon isotopes. The "living" wood from B? will together with a...
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Ancient Statues Found at Baset Temple

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The Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts uncovered several 11th century sandstone artifacts yesterday in Baset temple in Battambang's Sangke district, ...
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Khmer Times/Ven Rathavong Monday, 16 May 2016 151 views The Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts uncovered several 11th century sandstone artifacts yesterday in Baset temple in Battambang’s Sangke district, after officials were clearing one of the temple’s collapsed walls.   Prak Sunnara, the Director General of the Ministry’s Heritage General Department, said his officials found three statue torsos and two statue heads during its conservation efforts in repairing the dilapidated temple.   “We worked on repairing and conservation many days ago, but yesterday our officials found three statues’ torsos, and today we found two more statues’ heads,” he said.   “We found them after we moved the ancient bricks of the temple, which collapsed.”   Th...
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Scotland Back in the Day: Dream of Gaelic realm crushed on battlefield

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Fanciful, yes, but all of the above might well have transpired if a certain 12th-century battle had been won by the Norse-Gaelic force of Somerled, King ...
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IMAGINE a Scotland where Gaelic is the dominant language, in which the capital city is Glasgow, a Scottish kingdom where the Stewarts never ruled, and where William Wallace and Robert the Bruce would not have been necessary as the distinct identity of Gaelic Scotland and a massive Scottish navy would have ensured the nation’s independence for centuries – and where no Act of Union would even have been contemplated.Fanciful, yes, but all of the above might well have transpired if a certain 12th-century battle had been won by the Norse-Gaelic force of Somerled, King of the Isles, rather than the Scoto-Norman knights of King Malcolm IV.The Battle of Renfrew in 1164 is accorded nowhere near the significance it should have, for this bloody con...
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UFO-like object depicted in wall painting in medieval Romanian church

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The strange painting appears on one of the walls of the 13th century Monastery Church (Biserica Manastirii) located inside the Medieval Citadel in ...
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Tourists visiting an old church in the Romanian medieval town of Sighisoara will be surprised to see something that resembles an UFO painted on one of the walls. The strange painting appears on one of the walls of the 13th century Monastery Church (Biserica Manastirii) located inside the Medieval Citadel in Sighisoara, Transylvania region. The church, built in the 13th century, burned down in the 17th century and was then rebuilt. That is when a series of new paintings appeared in the church, including the one that depicts the strange object that looks like an UFO. “The church is Evangelical and the image has a secondary role or is less representative. Indeed, there is a painting in the sacristy of the church with a religious scene that ...
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Game of Thrones's new Spanish home: Girona

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Within its labyrinth of cobbled streets, there's a 15th-century synagogue that houses the Jewish History Museum, where you can learn how the city's ...
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Late-night eating: Like most Spanish cities, Girona gets lively late. Families dine out from 10pm onwards, and the bars stay open until the early hours. Time for tapas: There are tapas bars on practically every corner. Try Boira on the Plaça de la Independència for its innovative menu. The oldest restaurant: On the other side of the Plaça is La Casa Marieta, which serves traditional dishes including delicious monkfish. Local favourite: In the medieval quarter, the seafood restaurant Arròs I Peix on Carrer dels Ciutadans is popular with locals. Try arroz negro, a dish of cuttlefish and rice darkened with squid ink. The world's best: The three Michelin-starred El Celler de Can Roca on Can Sunyer has been voted the best restaurant in th...
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Me and my monarch: Athelstan (924-949)

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He made marriage alliances with the kings of what would become both France (Hugh the Great) and Germany (Otto the Great; the early 10th century ...
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The first Roman emperor was Augustus. The first US president was George Washington. The first English monarch, though, is a surprisingly contested matter. Some accounts start with Egbert of Wessex (802-839), or even Offa or Mercia (757-796), both of whom seem to have ruled large chunks of the country, at least briefly, before being succeeded by descendents who didn’t. Traditionally, though, lists of English kings have generally begun with Alfred the Great (871-899): the first man to proclaim himself “king of the Anglo-Saxons”, it was he who started the process of unifying the various English kingdoms in their fightback against the Viking invaders. Alfred, though, never actually managed to take back the whole country, and the east and the...
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Pfingstmontag – Ich wäre ja für jeden Montag frei

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Whit Monday - I'd be free for every Monday
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Der Schatz wird auf das 10. oder 9. Jahrhundert v. Chr. datiert, fällt also in die Periode der mitteleuropäischen Spätbronzezeit. Der Depotfund wurde in ...
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The treasure is on the 10th or 9th century BC, dated, so falls within the period of the Central European late bronze age. The hoard has been in...
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Goldschatz in Eberswalde entdeckt! Bernau – Barnim: Guten Morgen zusammen. An so einem freien Montag nach dem Wochenende könnte man sich schon gewöhnen. Auch wenn mein Wecker mich dummerweise heute Morgen ans Arbeiten erinnerte, so war ich doch ganz froh, nun in Ruhe auf der Terrasse sitzen zu können. Und sonst? Bei Ausschachtungsarbeiten auf dem Gelände eines Messingwerkes in Finow, einem Stadtteil von Eberswalde, wird heute, vor genau 103 Jahren, der Eberswalder Goldschatz entdeckt. Er gilt als bedeutendster mitteleuropäischer Bronzezeit-Fund und ist der größte vorgeschichtliche Goldfund aus Deutschland. Der Schatz stellt möglicherweise das Lager eines Kaufmanns dar; neue Forschungen gehen aber davon aus, dass die Pretiosen sich einst ...
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Gold treasure of Eberswalde discovered! Bernau - Barnim: good morning, everyone. So a free Monday after the weekend you could get used to it. Also when my alarm unfortunately today morning reminded me of working, so I was quite glad now to can sit on the terrace alone. And otherwise? During excavation work on the site of a brass factory in Finow, a district of Eberswalde, Eberswalde gold treasure is discovered today, exactly 103 years ago. He is considered the most important central European bronze age Fund and is the largest prehistoric discovery of gold from Germany. The Treasury may represents the camp of a merchant; new research but assume that once the valuables...
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Eine Freude für die Kinder, eine Lehre für die Erwachsenen

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A joy for the children, a lesson for adults
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Beim Klosterfest wurde das Mittelalter so authentisch wie möglich nachgelebt. Das Privileg, in der Moderne zu leben, wurde einem dadurch so richtig ...
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At the feast of the monastery, the Middle Ages was relived as authentic as possible. The privilege to live in the modern age, this was a really...
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Museumsbesuche dienen uns, um zu verstehen, wie die Welt früher war und wie sie zu dem geworden ist, was wir heute kennen. Umso besser wenn man diese Wandlung gleich in einer original mittelalterlichen Stätte wie das Kloster Wettingen und erst noch draussen an der frischen Luft erfahren darf. Dass diese Luft für Mitte Mai zwar noch etwas zu frisch war, schien den Kindern am Klosterfest gestern Nachmittag ziemlich egal zu sein: Mit Begeisterung probierten sie die schweren, mittelalterlichen Metallmasken aus, griffen zu Schild und Schwert und wagten sich in Duelle gegen die Grossen.Verletzt aus den Gefechten stieg niemand. «Zum Glück», dachte man sich beim Anblick des «Hospital»-Zelts, wo die Arztversorgung aus der Zeit um das Jahr 1200 pr...
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Museums serve us, to understand how the world was and how she has become, what we know today. All the better if you can just know this conversion in an original medieval site such as the monastery of Wettingen and only outside in the fresh air. That this air for mid-May was while still too fresh, seemed to be the children on the feast of the monastery yesterday afternoon really matter: with enthusiasm they tried out the heavy, medieval metal masks, attacked to shield and sword, and ventured into duels against the Grossen.Verletzt of the fray no one rose. «To happiness», you felt at the sight of the «hospital»-tent, where the physician supply from the period around the year 1200 pr...
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