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A 15 ans, il découvre une cité maya grâce à la forme des constellations

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At the age of 15, he discovers a maya city thanks to the shape of the constellations
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... dans le ciel n'est pas la même aujourd'hui qu'elle était à l'époque des Mayas, qui ont connu leur âge d'or entre le IIIe et le IXe siècle de notre ère.
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... in the sky is not the same today as it was at the time of the Mayans, who have experienced their golden age between the 3rd and the 9th century of our era.
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Un lycéen québecois a localisé une cité maya inconnue en découvrant une corrélation entre l'emplacement des cités mayas et la forme des constellations. On savait déjà que l'astronomie occupait une place importante dans la culture maya. Mais personne n'avait pensé à faire un lien entre l'emplacement de leurs cités et la position des étoiles dans les constellations.C'est ce qu'a fait William Gadoury, un lycéen québecois de 15 ans, originaire de Saint-Jean-de-Matha, une petite ville à 100 km au nord de Montréal.« Je ne comprenais pas pourquoi les Mayas avaient construit leurs cités loin des rivières, sur des terres peu fertiles et dans les montagnes, a expliqué l'adolescent au Journal de Montréal. Il fallait qu'il y ait une autre raison, et...
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A Quebec high school student located an unknown maya city discovering a correlation between the location of Maya cities and the form of the constellations. We already knew that astronomy had an important place in the Mayan culture. But nobody had thought to make a link between the location of their cities and the position of the stars in the constellations. This is what did William Gadoury, a high school student Quebecers 15, originating in St.-Jean-de-Matha, a small town 100 km north of Montreal. «» I did not understand why the Maya had built their cities away from the rivers, on little fertile land and the mountains, explained the young person at the Journal de Montréal. It was necessary that there is another reason, and...
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Cotillard's new film tipped for Palme D'Or at Cannes

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... stars Michael Fassbender - he plays Callum Lynch, a descendant of 15th century Spanish assassin Aguilar - Jeremy Irons and Brendan Gleeson.
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1 of 1 Marion Cotillard's new World War Two romantic drama From the Land of the Moon has been tipped to win this year's Palme d'Or at Cannes. Adapted from the novel by Milena Agus, the Nicole Garcia-directed film stars Cotillard as a woman caught in a dull marriage who is drawn to another man. Agus' acclaimed debut novel follows the troubled marital life of a Sardinian woman at the end of World War Two. She is obliged to marry a widower who regularly frequents the local brothel and is arrogant and insensitive to his new bride. Following a series of miscarriages, Cotillard's character is sent to thermal baths on the Italian mainland for a cure, where she becomes amorously involved with a married war veteran. A scene from From the Land of ...
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Review: The James Plays at Sheffield Lyceum

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James Trilogy Matthew Pidgeon as James III and Malin Crepin as Margaret, Queen of Scots. Credit Tommy Ga-Ken Wan ...
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In The James Plays, Rona Munro’s trilogy about James I, II and III of Scotland, an enormous sword dominates the set, dwarfing the actors. Some of the audience sit on the stage, in circular rows, giving this touring production an intimacy remarkable for such a large theatre as Sheffield Lyceum. The three plays are self-contained, but the combined effect is wonderfully resonant. The language is contemporary Scots, so that the presentation of 15th century history feels relevant to the present. In The Key Will Keep the Lock, James I struggles to assert his power; while his love for his wife, Joan, is corroded by her fear of the dangers of their life. In Day of the Innocents, the events are seen through the eyes of James II, a vulnerable chil...
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20th Century Fox Releases Two New Stills For 'Assassin's Creed'

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And due to highly sophisticated technology, Lynch is able to travel back in time to 15th Century Spain and live out certain moments in Anguilar's life, ...
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Henry Faherty May 8th, 2016 - 4:34 PM Buy movies on this topic at iTunes | Amazon As the December release date approaches, there has been little word about Assassin’s Creed, the adaptation of the acclaimed video game franchise. There were rumors that the first trailer for the film would be attached to Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice, but that fell through. A few still photos have been unveiled over the past few months, showing both the modern and historical settings that the story takes place in. And just to sweeten the pot before we can get our hands on the first official footage, 20th Century Fox has liberated a few more enticing photos. Similar to the video games, Assassin’s Creed begins in the modern day, following an imprisoned...
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NAU's Zsuzsanna Gulacsi snags Guggenheim award for humanities

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The movement rooted in cosmology and good versus evil was wiped out by persecution, coming to extinction in the late 14th century. Manichean texts ...
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Two full walls of Zsuzsanna Gulacsi’s small office are lined with hundreds of textbooks, historical references to some of the world’s oldest existing artworks. Three of those books are also her own.Flipping through each, she pointed to faded book and image fragments. Using digital reconstruction and diagrams, Gulacsi illustrates what she calls forensic art history: the foundation of her groundbreaking research on Manichean codices and picture books dating back to the third century.The ancient religion of Western Asia, her primary field of study, has intellectually challenged the Northern Arizona University professor of Art History and Asian Studies for decades. And for her work, in early April Gulacsi earned an esteemed John Simon Guggen...
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Turning poetry into music

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Kabir was a 15th century poet known for his iconoclasm and for offering fierce challenges to orthodoxy. At the same time, he was a poet of deep ...
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Two sets of musicians from two different western deserts of India, will bring to life the works of 15th century poet Kabir​Meditative and mesmeric. Ancient and relevant. It's this that you will experience at the Shabad Dhun Laagi—Struck by the Word—an evening dedicated to the work of renowned poet Kabir. This musical evening is being organised by Bhoomija on May 21. Two sets of musicians—Mahesha Ram and Mooralala Marwada—from two different western deserts of India; the sandy Thar desert in Rajasthan and the white salt desert of Rann in Kutch, Gujarat, respectively, will come together to bring alive different facets of Kabir through traditional folk music. Alongside them will be Shabnam Virmani and Vipul Rikhi (from the Kabir Project, whi...
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Un adolescent canadien découvre les traces d'une grande cité maya

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A Canadian teenager view traces of a large Mayan city
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L'adolescent commence à se passionner pour cette civilisation qui a dominé l'Amérique centrale de 2500 av J.C au VIIIe siècle environ. Les Mayas ...
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The young person begins to get passionate about this civilization, which dominated Central America from 2500 BC to the 8th century approximately. The Maya...
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Il s’appelle William Gadoury, il a quinze ans, et il vient ni plus ni moins de découvrir l’emplacement d’une ancienne cité maya. La prouesse de ce jeune Québécois de la ville de Saint-Jean-de-Matha fait l’admiration de la communauté scientifique internationale. L’Agence spatiale canadienne lui a d’ailleurs remis une médaille, signale Le Journal de Montréal. Tout commence quand la planète se prend d’intérêt pour le calendrier maya prédisant la fin du monde en 2012. L’adolescent commence à se passionner pour cette civilisation qui a dominé l’Amérique centrale de 2500 av J.C au VIIIe siècle environ. Les Mayas sont notamment connus pour leur maîtrise de l’écriture, de l’astronomie et pour les villes sophistiquées qu’ils ont construites au cœ...
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It is called William Gadoury, fifteen years ago, and it comes nothing more nor less than discover the location of an ancient Mayan city. The prowess of this young Quebecers of the city of Saint-Jean-de-Matha is the admiration of the international scientific community. The Canadian Space Agency also awarded him a medal, reported Le Journal de Montréal. It all starts when the planet takes interest in the Mayan calendar predict the end of the world in 2012. The young person begins to get passionate about this civilization, which dominated Central America from 2500 BC to the 8th century approximately. The Maya are especially known for their mastery of Scripture, astronomy and sophisticated cities they have built at the coe...
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Dom zu Riga renoviert

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Renovated Cathedral in Riga
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Im 14. und 15. Jahrhundert wurde die Kirche in eine Basilika umgebaut und der Kirchturm wurde erhöht, so dass er seitdem 140 Meter hoch ist.
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The Church into a basilica was rebuilt in the 14th and 15th centuries and the church tower was raised, so that he is since then 140 meters high.
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Der Dom zu Riga ist eines der ältesten Sakralbauten nicht nur in Lettland, sondern im gesamten Baltikum. Die Grundsteinlegung erfolgte 1211, bald wurden unmittelbar daneben das Kloster und die Domschule erbaut. Im 14. und 15. Jahrhundert wurde die Kirche in eine Basilika umgebaut und der Kirchturm wurde erhöht, so dass er seitdem 140 Meter hoch ist. Im Gebäude des Doms zu Riga vereinen sich Merkmale der romanischen Frühgotik, des Barocks und des Jugendstils. Der Dom zu Riga ist eines der beliebtesten Gebäude der lettischen Hauptstadt. Seine Silhouette bestimmt wesentlich die Panorama-Ansicht von Riga. Dom und Vorplatz gehören zum historischen Zentrum Rigas, das in die UNESCO-Welterbeliste aufgenommen wurde. Der Dom zu Riga ist die Kathed...
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Riga Cathedral is one of the oldest religious buildings not only in Latvia, but in the entire Baltic region. The stone was 1211, soon the monastery and the cathedral school were built immediately next to it. The Church into a basilica was rebuilt in the 14th and 15th centuries and the church tower was raised, so that he is since then 140 meters high. The building of the Cathedral in Riga combine characteristics of Romanesque-early Gothic, Baroque, and Art Nouveau. Riga Cathedral is one of the most popular buildings in the Latvian capital. His silhouette significantly determines the panoramic view of Riga. The historical centre of Riga, which was included in the UNESCO World Heritage list include Cathedral and square. Riga Cathedral is the Cathedral...
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Bischöfe eröffnen in Regensburg Ausstellung 800 Jahre Dominikaner

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Bishops 800 years Dominicans open exhibition in Regensburg
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Im 15. Jahrhundert zählte Sankt Blasius mit 49 Brüdern zu den größten Dominikanerklöstern Deutschlands. Das 1233 in der Donaustadt gegründete ...
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In the 15th century St. Blasius was the largest Dominican monasteries of in Germany with 49 brothers. 1233 in the Danube River town founded in...
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Regensburg, 09.05.2016 (KAP/KNA) Am Dienstagabend wird in Regensburg die Jubiläumsausstellung zum 800-jährigen Bestehen des Dominikanerordens eröffnet. Die Schirmherrschaft der Ausstellung liegt bei den drei Dominikaner-Bischöfen Kardinal Christoph Schönborn (Wien), Kardinal Dominik Duka (Prag) und Charles Morerod (Fribourg) sowie dem Regensburger Bischof Rudolf Voderholzer. Die letzteren beiden nehmen die feierliche Eröffnung vor.Bis 15. August werden in der dortigen Dominikanerkirche Sankt Blasius sowie in angrenzenden Räumen Exponate vom 13. Jahrhundert bis zur Gegenwartskunst gezeigt. Veranstalter der Schau "Mehr als Schwarz und Weiß. 800 Jahre Dominikanerorden" sind der Orden und das Regensburger Diözesanmuseum. Die Ausstellung them...
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Regensburg, 09.05.2016 (Cape/CBA) on Tuesday evening the anniversary exhibition the 800 year-old anniversary of the Dominican order opens in Regensburg. The patronage of the exhibition lies in the three Dominican bishops Cardinal Christoph Schönborn (Vienna), Cardinal Dominik Duka (Prague) and Charles Morerod (Fribourg), as well as the Regensburg Bishop Rudolf Voderholzer. The latter two make the inauguration. Until 15 August exhibits displayed in the Dominican Church Sankt Blasius, as well as in adjacent rooms from the 13th century to contemporary art. Organizer of the exhibition "more than black and white. 800 years Dominicans' are the order and the Regensburg Diocese Museum. The exhibition them...
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Mittelalter und Mummenschanz in Neuravensburg

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Middle ages and disguise in new Ravensburg
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Neuravensburg sz Zum zwölften Mal geht über die Pfingsttage in Neuravensburg „Mittelalter, Mummenschanz und Völlerei“ über die Bühne.
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New Ravensburg sz for the twelfth time goes "Middle ages, disguise and gluttony" across the stage beyond the days of Pentecost in new Ravensburg.
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Neuravensburg sz Zum zwölften Mal geht über die Pfingsttage in Neuravensburg „Mittelalter, Mummenschanz und Völlerei“ über die Bühne. Drei Tage lang, vom 14. bis 16. Mai, dreht sich auf dem Burggelände alles um edle Recken und holde Burgfräulein, um Gaukler, Feuerkünstler, Geschichtenerzähler und Musikanten. Dazu gibt es einen Markt mit alten Handels- und Handwerksberufen und jede Menge „Speys und Trank“.„Den ganzen Tag über wird ein unterhaltsames Programm geboten“, versprechen Harald und Inge Welker, die unter dem Firmenmotto „Wir schauen, was sich machen lässt – und machen dann, was sich sehen lässt“ das mittelalterliche Spektakel organisieren. Zur Freude nicht nur der vielen Besucher aus Nah und Fern, sondern auch von Ortsvorsteher H...
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New Ravensburg sz for the twelfth time goes "Middle ages, disguise and gluttony" across the stage beyond the days of Pentecost in new Ravensburg. For three days, from 14 to 16 may, noble Knights and fair damsels, revolves around the castle grounds to jugglers, fire performers, storytellers and musicians. To do this there is a market with old trade and craft professions and plenty of "Speys and potion"." Throughout the day an entertaining programme", Harald and Inge Welker, who organise the medieval spectacle under the corporate slogan"We look, what can do - and then make what look can be"promise. To the delight of not only of many visitors from near and far, but also from Mayor H...
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