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Mittelalter auf Burg Katzenstein

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Middle ages on Burg Katzenstein
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Bereits zum zehnten Mal findet am Pfingstwochenende auf der malerischen Festung ein mittelalterliches Spektakel mit Schaukämpfen, Lagerleben, ...
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Already for the tenth time a medieval spectacle with show battles, camp life, takes on the Whitsun weekend at the picturesque fortress...
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Vergangene Woche Oettingen, jetzt Katzenstein: Die Mittelalterfans kommen derzeit voll auf ihre Kosten. Bereits zum zehnten Mal findet am Pfingstwochenende auf der malerischen Festung ein mittelalterliches Spektakel mit Schaukämpfen, Lagerleben, Handwerksvorführungen und regem Markttreiben statt. Besonders Kinder liegen den Veranstaltern am Herzen. Daher wurde ein auserwähltes Angebot an Akteuren, Handwerkern und Händler engagiert, so die Pressemitteilung. Zum lebhaften Marktbetrieb und dem lärmenden Heerlager wird ein unterhaltsames Programm aus historischen Leben und kampferprobten Rittern mit 30 Zelten und 150 Akteuren geboten. Das Augsburger Heerlager führt die Besucher in das Lagerleben und die Waffenkunde ein. Die Frauen des siedel...
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Last week Oettingen, now cat stone: The middle ages fans get currently fully at their own expense. Already for the tenth time, a medieval spectacle with show battles, camp life, craft demonstrations and lively market takes place at Whitsun weekend at the picturesque fortress. Especially children are the organizers to the heart. Therefore, a select range of actors, artisans and traders was engaged, so the press release. The lively market operation and the noisy camp offered an entertaining program of historical life and battle-hardened Knights with 30 tents and 150 actors. The Augsburg camp introduces visitors to the camp life and the expertise. The women of Samanta...
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VIDEO. Des tableaux volés dans un musée de Vérone ont été retrouvés en Ukraine

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VIDEO. Paintings stolen from a Museum of Verona have been found in Ukraine
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Trois hommes masqués s'étaient introduits dans le musée du Castelvecchio, un édifice du XIVe siècle, le soir, au moment de la relève des vigiles, ...
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Three masked men were entering the Museum of Castelvecchio, a building from the 14th century, the evening, at the time of the changing of the guards...
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Francetv info avec Reuters Mis à jour le 12/05/2016 | 15:29, publié le 12/05/2016 | 15:29"C'est un grand jour", se félicite le ministre italien de la Culture, Dario Franceschini. Dix-sept tableaux estimés à quinze millions d'euros, dont des chefs-d'œuvre de Rubens et du Tintoret, dérobés en novembre dans le musée du Castelvecchio de Vérone, ont été retrouvés en Ukraine, a-t-il annoncé mercredi 11 mai.Les tableaux ont été découverts après l'arrestation en mars de douze personnes soupçonnées d'être les membres ou les complices d'un gang moldave, selon la police italienne. Trois hommes masqués s'étaient introduits dans le musée du Castelvecchio, un édifice du XIVe siècle, le soir, au moment de la relève des vigiles, après le départ des visi...
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Francetv info with Reuters Mis updated 12/05/2016. 15:29, posted 05/12/2016 | 15:29 "It is a great day," welcomes the Italian Minister of Culture, Dario Franceschini. Seventeen paintings estimated at 15 million euros, including the masterpieces of Rubens and Tintoretto, stolen in November in the Museum of Castelvecchio in Verona, have been found in Ukraine, announced Wednesday, May 11. The tables have been discovered after the arrest in March of twelve people suspected of being members or accomplices of a Moldovan gang, according to the Italian police. Three masked men were introduced into the Museum of Castelvecchio, a 14th-century building, in the evening, at the time of the changing of the guards, after the departure of the visi...
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La saga d'une stèle mérovingienne

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The saga of a Merovingian stele
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Les communes de Molondin et Chêne-Pâquier s'étaient alliées pour réclamer le retour de cette dalle funéraire du VIe ou VIIe siècle, découverte en ...
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The municipalities of Molondin and Chêne-Pâquier were allied to demand the return of this slab burial of the 6th or 7th century, discovered in...
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Le Canton a annoncé mercredi avoir trouvé une solution durable pour l’exposition au public de la stèle mérovingienne de la Tour Saint-Martin. Les communes de Molondin et Chêne-Pâquier s’étaient alliées pour réclamer le retour de cette dalle funéraire du VIe ou VIIe siècle, découverte en 1821. Autrefois installée à l’intérieur de la fameuse tour, dégradée par les intempéries, cette rare stèle, qui figure la plus ancienne croix connue du canton, avait été enlevée en 1993 pour être exposée à Lausanne, puis mise en dépôt.Elle sera désormais visible pour tout un chacun à la maison de paroisse de Chêne-Pâquier, derrière une vitre donnant sur l’extérieur. Elus locaux et fonctionnaires se disent satisfaits de cette solution. Il avait été envisag...
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The Township has announced Wednesday have found a sustainable solution for exposure to the public of the Merovingian stele of the Tour Saint-Martin. The municipalities of Molondin and Chêne-Pâquier were allied to demand the return of this slab burial of the 6th or 7th century, discovered in 1821. Once installed inside the famous Tower, degraded by weather, this rare stele, which is the oldest known cross of the canton, was abducted in 1993 to be exposed to Lausanne, then storage. Now, it will be visible for everyone at home of parish of Chêne-Pâquier, behind a glass exterior-facing. Local elected representatives and officials were satisfied with this solution. He had been considered...
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Compiègne : un rempart du XIIe siècle bien conservé sous l'école d'Etat major

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Compiègne: a bulwark of the 12th century well preserved under the major State school
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réagir Compiègne, le 28 janvier 2016. Le rempart mesurait de 2 m à 3,30 m de large et était haut de 6 m. L'Oise arrivait à son pied. (Eveha.) ...
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react Compiègne, January 28, 2016. The rampart was 2 m to 3.30 m wide and was top 6 Mr. L'oise arrived at his foot. (Eveha.) ...
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Nicolas Goinard | 12 Mai 2016, 17h48 | MAJ : 12 Mai 2016, 17h48 Alors que le tribunal administratif d’Amiens (Somme) examine ce vendredi une nouvelle requête opposant l’agglomération de la région de Compiègne (ARC) à la préfecture, au sujet des fouilles réalisées sur le site de l’ancienne école d’Etat major, la première phase touche à sa fin. Les archéologues auront terminé en fin de semaine prochaine de sonder le sous-sol de la cour d’honneur.Ces travaux ont permis de faire apparaître, à 40 cm sous le macadam, un rempart datant de Philippe-Auguste, à la fin du XIIe siècle. « On envisageait sa présence et les fouilles ont permis de le découvrir, s’enthousiasme Kateline Ducat, responsable des opérations chez Eveha, l’entreprise chargée de...
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Nicolas Goinard | May 12, 2016, 5:48 pm | Update: May 12, 2016, 17 h 48 so that the Administrative Court of Amiens (Somme) examines this Friday a new query between the agglomeration of the region of Compiègne (ARC) at the prefecture, about the excavations on the site of the former School of staff, the first phase draws to a close. Archaeologists have completed this weekend next to probe the basement of the cour d'honneur. These works allowed to appear, 40 cm below the macadam, a bulwark of Philippe-Auguste, at the end of the 12th century. «Was his presence and the excavations have allowed to discover, enthuses Donald Ducat, head of operations at Eveha, the company's...»
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Sevilla's convents to receive facelift following $1m fund from American Express

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Through the fund, an area of the 14th-century Santa Ines convent will be made accessible to the public, together with a guidebook showcasing the ...
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THE cloistered convents of Sevilla are to get a facelift following almost €1m of funding from the World Monument Fund. The WMF announced that the sum, donated by American Express, will go towards five historic sites around the world, one being the 15 convents in Sevilla, many of which have struggled with maintenance costs. Through the fund, an area of the 14th-century Santa Ines convent will be made accessible to the public, together with a guidebook showcasing the historic significance of the convents, built between the 13th and 17th centuries.
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A weekend of 3000 medievalists

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There are sessions devoted to “Beowulf,” the old English epic poem of revenge; to medieval sex; early Irish saints; the 14th century economy; and the ...
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This French manuscript from the 13th century depicts the knight Tristan from the King Arthur tales.(Photo: British Museum)The world’s largest gathering of medieval scholars starts Thursday, with close to 3,000 people and more than 550 presentations over 3 1/2 well-orchestrated days.You might expect it to take place in a city with cobblestone streets, historic buildings and a monument that makes reference to the plague.Nope. Try Kalamazoo, a southwestern Michigan city settled in 1829 and surrounded in spring by freshly plowed corn fields.The 51st International Congress on Medieval Studies is a big deal. Those attending run a gamut from established scholars to newbies whose interest in the Middle Ages grew from watching “Game of Thrones” o...
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Prague museum presents building boom under Charles IV

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Functioning replicas of the 14th-century construction machinery, such as a wooden crane for lifting stone blocks and massive beams and a battering ...
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ČTK | 12 May 2016 Prague, May 11 (CTK) - The National Technical Museum in Prague has prepared the exhibition "Civitas Carolina - Building under the Reign of Charles IV" (1316-1378) on the occasion of the 700th anniversary of his birth. The new display presents the atmosphere of a medieval building site, the construction of fortifications of the New Town of Prague, which Charles IV, King of Bohemia and Holy Roman Emperor, founded as well as the period construction technology, from stone mining and processing to transport. Functioning replicas of the 14th-century construction machinery, such as a wooden crane for lifting stone blocks and massive beams and a battering ram, are displayed outside the museum. "The most significant Czech ruler ...
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Auf geht's zurück ins Mittelalter auf Burg Posterstein

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Let's go back to the middle ages on Burg Posterstein
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Und das Umfeld ist für eine derartige Veranstaltung tatsächlich ein stimmiger Rahmen, geht doch die Geschichte der Burg bis ins 12. Jahrhundert ...
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And the environment is a coherent framework for such an event actually goes to the 12th century but the history of the Castle...
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12.05.2016 - 07:24 Uhr Ritter, fahrendes Volk, ­Händler, Gaukler und ­Handwerker schlagen für drei Tage wieder ihre Zelte an der Burg Posterstein auf. Dort ­werden an Pfingsten bis zu 7000 Besucher erwartet – wenn das Wetter mitspielt. Burg Posterstein erhebt sich weithin sichtbar über dem Ort. Das Gemäuer ist an Pfingsten wieder Schauplatz des Mittelalterspektakels. Foto: Cordula Fischer Posterstein. Die Reise zurück ins Mittelalter, auf die sich Besucher am Pfingstwochenende noch einmal hautnaher als sonst an Burg Posterstein begeben können, bedeutet jede Menge Arbeit im Vorfeld und an den drei Ritterturniertagen für das Team des Museums und den Förderverein. Natürlich nicht ganz ohne Eigennutz. „Das Ritterturnier ist ein wichtiges Ere...
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12.05.2016 07:24 Knights, moving people, jugglers and merchants pitch again their tents at the Burg Posterstein for three days. There, up to 7000 visitors are expected at Pentecost - if the weather plays along. Burg Posterstein visibly rises above the village. The walls on Pentecost is setting of the medieval spectacle. Photo: Cordula Fischer Posterstein. The journey back to the middle ages, on the visitors once again skin near than usual at Burg Posterstein can embark on Whitsun weekend, means lots of work and the three Knights tournament days in advance for the team of the Museum and the Foundation. Of course not without self-interest. "The tournament is an important ere...
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WATCH: Russian man uses SPEAR to take down 'annoying' drone at medieval festival

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The festival, which has been taking place annually since 2005, involves reenactments of battle scenes from the Middle Ages with performers dressing ...
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The quadcopter was filming live scenes from the annual Rusborg event in Russia’s Lipetsk Oblast region when some of the performers became increasingly frustrated with the reverberating sound it was generating.One man dressed as a medieval warrior had clearly been pushed too far and decided to launch his spear into the sky which sent the drone crashing to the ground in a single shot.The throw did not destroy the drone completely according to event organiser, Pavel Semyonov, who told the Rossiyskaya Gazeta that the spear "had a softened tip".Semyonov added: "The quadcopter was not destroyed, it just dropped to the ground."It is now believed that the javelin thrower has voluntarily compensated the owner of the drone for the damage he has ca...
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A weekend of 3000 medievalists

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Those attending run a gamut from established scholars to newbies whose interest in the Middle Ages grew from watching “Game of Thrones” or ...
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This French manuscript from the 13th century depicts the knight Tristan from the King Arthur tales.(Photo: British Museum)The world’s largest gathering of medieval scholars starts Thursday, with close to 3,000 people and more than 550 presentations over three-and-a-half well-orchestrated days.You might expect it to take place in a city with cobblestone streets, historic buildings and a monument that makes reference to the plague.Nope. Try Kalamazoo, a southwestern Michigan city settled in 1829 and surrounded in spring by freshly plowed corn fields.The 51st International Congress on Medieval Studies is a big deal. Those attending run a gamut from established scholars to newbies whose interest in the Middle Ages grew from watching “Game of...
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