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Archaeologists Discover Remains of Viking Parliament of Medieval Norse King in Scotland

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On October 27, 2013, Ancient Origins informed that archaeologists discovered an 11th century Viking parliament underneath a parking lot in the town ...
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A place where Vikings settled disputes, made key political decisions, and decided laws has been unearthed on the Isle of Bute, in Scotland. The history of the Isle of Bute is connected with the Norse King Ketill Flatnose, whose descendants were the earliest settlers of Iceland. The site which was recently discovered has been identified as the location of a Norse parliament, known as a ''thing''. 'Althing in Session' (19th century) by W. G. Collingwood. ( Public Domain ) Although in our times this word is mostly related to unimportant objects, in Viking times this term had a different meaning . According to specialists in old Scandinavian languages, the word ''thing'' came from the old Norse word ''ping'', meaning assembly. The mound site...
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Farmer handed £1m Stansted payout says he has not received a penny because of a WHITE LINE

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The farm owner states that his 13th century seven-bedroom farmhouse, only 1,5000m from the end of a Stansted runway, shakes so badly when ...
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Patrick Streeter, 69, claimed airport cheifs of exploited a legal loophole to deny him the money he is entitled to, because the value of his £2m Grade II listed farmhouse halved as Stansted expanded. Almost 20 years after the father-of-three was awarded compensation, he says he still has not received a penny, because the money only has to be paid when all the work is finished on the Essex airport. Mr Streeter said airport chiefs have told him that because white lines have not been painted on a strip of airport apron and a fuel pump not installed, he is not entitled to his pay-out. He said: "One of their clever lawyers saw a loophole and realised that if the work isn't finished they don't have to pay out."It's 95 per cent completed but th...
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Ormskirk Medieval Weekend to take people back in time with superb free event

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West Lancashire Borough Council Parks and Countryside Service has organised the event where 12th century re-enactment group Historia ...
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People are invited to head down to Coronation Park this Saturday and Sunday (May 14 and 15) to enjoy this year’s Ormskirk Medieval Weekend. The free two-day extravaganza will give visitors the chance to experience the sights, smells, sounds and tastes of medieval England. West Lancashire Borough Council Parks and Countryside Service has organised the event where 12th century re-enactment group Historia Normannis will take you on a journey through time. The park will come alive with medieval-themed activities, entertainment and displays for people of all ages to enjoy between 11am and 5pm on both days. Last year’s event was hugely successful, with about 6,000 people attending. Dave Tilleray, director of leisure and wellbeing, said: “The O...
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Geld für Potsdamer Friedenskirche: Erste Hilfe gesichert

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Money for Potsdam Church of peace: first aid backed up
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Bedrohtes Kulturerbe. Die Friedenskirche im Park Sanssouci ist dringend sanierungsbedürftig. Durch das Dach regnet es rein. Auch die Apsis mit ...
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Endangered cultural heritage. The Church of peace in the Park Sanssouci is urgently in need of renovation. It's raining in through the roof. Also the apse with...
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von Stefan Engelbrecht Bedrohtes Kulturerbe. Die Friedenskirche im Park Sanssouci ist dringend sanierungsbedürftig. Durch das Dach regnet es rein. Auch die Apsis mit einem Mosaik aus dem 13. Jahrhundert droht zu verfallen. Foto: Andreas Klaer Die Friedenskirche Potsdam erhält Geld von Bund und Land. Insgesamt stehen 990 000 Euro für die dringend nötige Sanierung bereit. Potsdam – Die dringend erforderlichen Sanierungsarbeiten an der Potsdamer Friedenskirche im Park Sanssouci können beginnen. Wie Kulturstaatsministerin Monika Grütters (CDU) am gestrigen Montag mitteilte, erhält die zwischen 1845 und 1848 erbaute Kirche in den kommenden drei Jahren einen sechsstelligen Betrag aus dem Denkmalpflegeprogramm „National wertvolle Kulturdenkmäle...
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by Stefan Engelbrecht endangered cultural heritage. The Church of peace in the Park Sanssouci is urgently in need of renovation. It's raining in through the roof. Also the apse with a mosaic of the 13th century threatens to decline. Photo: Andreas clarifying the Potsdam Church of peace receives money from federal and State. Total available 990 000 euros for the much-needed renovation. Potsdam - the much-needed renovation of the Potsdam Church of peace in the Park Sanssouci can begin. As Minister of culture Monika Grütters (CDU) announced yesterday Monday, receives a six-figure sum from the historic preservation program between Church, built in 1845 and 1848 in the next three years ' national valuable Kulturdenkmäle... "
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Das sind die Ergebnisse der archäologischen Ausgrabungen in Berglern

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These are the results of the archaeological excavations in Berglern
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Den größten Teil stellen erwartungsgemäß frühmittelalterliche, also "bajuwarische" Befunde aus dem 7. bis 9. Jahrhundert n. Chr. dar. Neben ...
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As expected early medieval, so "bajuvarian" findings from the 7th to 9th century A.d. represent the majority. In addition to...
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10.05.2016 Berglern "Bajuwaren in Mitterlern am Kleinfeld-Ost" Foto: Jakob Leicht Der Arch?ologische Verein Erding e.V. veranstaltet auf Einladung der Gemeinde Berglern einen ?ffentlichen Vortrag zu den arch?ologischen Ausgrabungen im Gemeindegebiet der letzten Jahre. Im Vordergrund stehen die teils Aufsehen erregenden Ergebnisse aus dem Gewerbegebiet Glaslern und der Erweiterung des Wohnbaugebietes in Mitterlern (Kleinfeld Ost). Der Ausgr?ber Dr. Jakob Leicht wird ?ber seine Feldarbeit berichten, Harald Krause vom Museum Erding/AVE e.V. f?hrt in die arch?ologisch reiche Fundlandschaft der Gemeinde ein. ? Von 2011 bis 2015 wurden sukzessive die Fl?chen im neuen Gewerbegebiet von Glaslern untersucht. Das Gel?nde zeichnet sich durch einen ...
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10.05.2016 Berglern "Bavarii in Mitterlern on the small field-East" photo: Jakob Leicht of arch? archaeological Association he Reding e.V. organised at the invitation of the municipality one Berglern? public lecture to the arch? Archeological excavations in the area in recent years. In the foreground, the sometimes sensational results from the commercial area are Glaslern and the expansion of the residential area in Mitterlern (small field East). The Ausgr? ber Dr. Jakob Leicht is? about his field work report, Harald Krause of the Museum he Reding / AVE e.V. f? hrt in the arch? ecologically rich fund landscape of the municipality. ? 2011-2015 were successively the FL? chen studied in the new commercial area of Glaslern. The gel? nde is characterized by a...
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Ausstellung über Dominikanerorden in Regensburg

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Exhibition of Dominican order in Regensburg
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Gezeigt werden Exponate vom 13. Jahrhundert bis zur Gegenwart. Unter dem Titel „Mehr als Schwarz und Weiß. 800 Jahre Dominikanerorden“ ...
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Are exhibits from the 13th century to the present. Under the title "more than black and white. 800 years Dominicans'...
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Alt-OB Georg Kronawitter wurde heute in der Stadtpfarrkirche St. Peter in einem Requiem gedacht. Neben der Familie kamen auch zahlreiche Wegbegleiter seiner politischen Laufbahn, um persönlich Lebewohl zu sagen. Domdekan Lorenz Wolf erinnerte in seiner Predigt an den Familienmenschen, der auch stolz darauf war, aus kleinen Verhältnissen zu stammen.
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Old-OB Georg Kronawitter was thought today in the parish of St. Peter in a Requiem. In addition to the family, numerous companions of his political career came to say goodbye personally. Cathedral Dean Lorenz Wolf recalled in his homily to family man, who was too proud to come from small ratios.
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Faites un don pour la restauration de l'église du village

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Make a donation for the restoration of the Church of the village
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La seconde phase se concentrera sur l'intérieur de cette église romane construite au XIIe siècle. « Les travaux de restauration passés ont masqué ...
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The second phase will focus on the inside of this Romanesque church built in the 12th century. "Restoration work past have masked...."
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Une vue de ce à quoi devrait ressembler l'intérieur de l'église après les travaux de rénovation. - Patrimoine. Si depuis plusieurs années, la municipalité parait au plus pressé pour effectuer des menus travaux de réparation dans l’église de la commune, elle a récemment fait le choix d’entreprendre de grands travaux de restauration pour lui rendre tout son cachet. « L’architecte a été choisi et le projet a été validé par les différentes instances administratives concernées. Le chantier, qui commencera à l’automne, devrait durer deux ans. Cela engendrera au fil du temps des fermetures partielles ou totales de l’église Saint-Pierre », explique Pascal Prompt, maire adjoint chargé de la communication, de la culture et de la vie associative. L...
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A view of what should look like the Interior of the Church after the renovation. -Heritage. For several years, the municipality seems to urgent to make menus repair work in the Church of the municipality, it has recently made the choice of major work of restoration for him make all his character. "The architect has been selected and the project has been validated by the various administrative bodies concerned. The construction, which will begin in the fall, is expected to last two years. It will lead over time to partial or total of the Saint-Pierre church closures", explains Pascal Prompt, Deputy Mayor responsible for communication, culture and community life. L...
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NON au spectacle d'Ours à Montseveroux (38)

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NON-Montseveroux bear show (38)
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Je n'ai aucune animosité envers les fêtes médiévales et je peux comprendre l'engouement pour la période du Moyen Age étant moi-même ...
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I have no animosity towards the medieval festivals and I can understand the craze for the period of the middle ages being myself...
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L’association « Découverte Médiévale » de Montseveroux (38) a l’intention pour sa fête médiévale d’octobre 2016 de proposer un spectacle d’ours. Je n’ai aucune animosité envers les fêtes médiévales et je peux comprendre l’engouement pour la période du Moyen Age étant moi-même médiéviste, mais il y a des limites à la récréation! Et un ours n’a pas sa place dans une foire, sur les routes, ou à jouer les saltimbanques ! J’ai pris la peine d’écrire à la mairie, à l’association en question et je n’ai jamais eu de réponse, j’ai écrit au site de financement participatif leur soulignant mon étonnement de la validation de ce projet sur la plateforme. Leur réponse s’est axée sur la réglementation et la campagne de communication du dresseur.Je ne f...
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Montseveroux ' discovery medieval' association (38) intends for its medieval festival of October 2016 to propose a bear show. I have no animosity towards the medieval festivals and I understand the craze for the period of the middle ages being myself medievalist, but there are limits to the recreation! And a bear has no place in a fair, on the roads, or to play the acrobats! I took the trouble to write to the Town Hall, to the association in question and I have never had a reply, I wrote to the site of participatory financing emphasizing them my astonishment of the validation of this project on the platform. Their response is focused on regulation and the communication campaign of the trainer. I don't f...
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Visite accompagnée « Trésors du Moyen-Âge »

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Tour «Treasures of the middle ages»
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Le Musée de l'hôtel Sandelin conserve une exceptionnelle collection médiévale. Grâce à cette visite, vous découvrirez combien la ville était riche et ...
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The hotel Sandelin Museum maintains an outstanding medieval collection. With this tour, you will discover how the city was rich and...
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Le Musée de l'hôtel Sandelin conserve une exceptionnelle collection médiévale. Grâce à cette visite, vous découvrirez combien la ville était riche et puissante, notamment au 14e siècle. Les secrets de plusieurs prestigieux édifices vous seront révélés et vous permettront de comprendre le rôle joué par le pouvoir politique et religieux dans cette ville alors très développée. Des sculptures aux objets d'orfèvrerie en passant par les peintures, les collections du musée vous feront voyager dans ce Saint-Omer médiéval, influent de par son commerce et son rayonnement spirituel, et qui sut attirer la Renaissance italienne sur ses terres avant même la Provence… Dimanche 15 mai au Musée Sandelin de St Omer, à 15h30 (Il est conseillé de réserver)
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The hotel Sandelin Museum maintains an outstanding medieval collection. With this tour, you will discover how the city was rich and powerful, including in the 14th century. The secrets of several prestigious buildings you will be revealed and will allow you to understand the role played by the political and religious power in the then highly developed city. Sculptures objects to silverware through the paintings, the Museum's collections will make you travel in this medieval, influential Omer due to its commerce and its spiritual influence, and who knew how to attract the Italian Renaissance on his land before even Provence... Sunday May 15 at the Museum Sandelin of St Omer, at 3.30 p.m. (it is recommended to book)
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Spektakulärer Fund: Existenz einer Stadtmauer belegt

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Spectacular discovery: existence of a city wall
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Eschweiler. Vermutet haben es viele. Bewiesen ist es erst jetzt: Eschweiler war im Mittelalter ein Flecken, der von einer massiven Stadtmauer ...
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Eschweiler. Many suspected to have it. It has been proven until now: Eschweiler was in the middle ages a stain, a massive city wall...
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