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Townsmen: Gameplay-Trailer zur mittelalterlichen Städtebau-Simulation

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Townsmen: gameplay trailer for the medieval urban planning simulation
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Schon vor einiger Zeit berichteten wir von der Ankündigung der an „Die Siedler“ oder „Anno“ erinnernden Mittelalter-Städtebau-Simulation ...
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Some time ago we reported the announcement on "Settlers" or "Anno"-like medieval city Builder...
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19. November 2016 um 18:41 Uhr: "Townsmen" landet Ende dieses Monats im Steam-Store und wird euch die Möglichkeit geben, ganz im Sinne der "Die Siedler"-Reihe euer eigenes Imperium aufzubauen. Nun zeigen die Entwickler ein paar Spielausschnitte. Schon vor einiger Zeit berichteten wir von der Ankündigung der an „Die Siedler“ oder „Anno“ erinnernden Mittelalter-Städtebau-Simulation „Townsmen“, die am 30. November auf Steam auftauchen wird. Zu welchem Preis dies geschehen wird, ist indes unbekannt. Der Strategie-Ableger dürfte für einige Besitzer der Mobilsysteme iOS, Windows und Android bekannt sein – auf den Mobilgeräten ist „Townsmen“ kostenlos spielbar. Nun schafft es der Titel in einer erweiterten Version auch auf den heimischen Rechen...
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Fécamp : mais où sont les Ducs de Normandie, descendants du chef viking Rollon ?

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Fécamp: but where are the Dukes of Normandy, descendants of the viking Chief Rollo?
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En 1162, leurs restes furent exhumés et transférés derrière l'autel dans le chœur roman érigé à la fin du XIe siècle [b]. En 1518, leurs ossements furent ...
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In 1162, their remains were exhumed and moved behind the altar to the Romanesque chancel erected at the end of the 11th century [b]. In 1518, their bones were...
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En février dernier, les chercheurs norvégiens Sturla Ellingvåg et Per Holck sont venus en Normandie soulever la dalle de la sépulture des ducs Richard Ier et Richard II, en l’abbatiale de la Trinité à Fécamp, afin de prélever un petit fragment d’os de ces deux descendants directs de Rollon, le chef viking qui a fondé la Normandie. Le « projet Rollon » est le fruit d’une collaboration entre la Fondation pour la recherche Explico, le professeur émérite Per Holck de l’Université d’Oslo, le Centre de Géogénétique de Copenhague, le professeur émérite Jean Renaud de l’Université de Caen et le groupe norvégien Samlerhuset (pour le financement). Ce projet scientifique vise à découvrir d’où Rollon était originaire en Scandinavie et, s’il s’avère ...
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Spuren der Vergangenheit

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Traces of the past
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Gefunden wurden Spuren von vergangenen Bauphasen. „Einige Keramik-Scherben, die womöglich aus dem 14. oder 15. Jahrhundert stammen“, so ...
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Traces of past phases of its construction were found. "Some ceramic fragments, probably dating from the 14th or 15th century", so...
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Die Umbauarbeiten beim Bezirksgericht sind im vollen Gange. Wie es so ist bei historischen Gebäuden, findet man bei Grabungen auch Dinge aus der Vergangenheit. So auch beim Bezirksgericht in Purkersdorf. „Es wurde jedoch nichts Aufregendes gefunden“, sagt Alexander Stagl von der Firma „Novetus“, die archäologische Dienstleistungen und bauhistorische Untersuchungen anbietet. Gefunden wurden Spuren von vergangenen Bauphasen. „Einige Keramik-Scherben, die womöglich aus dem 14. oder 15. Jahrhundert stammen“, so Stagl.
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After Brexit, a timely read on Charlemagne, 'father of Europe'

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The biography offers a first-rate survey of the war-torn eighth century: the relations of the Franks with still-pagan Germanic tribes to their east, the ...
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Charlemagne receives Alcuin, 780. Found in the collection of Musee de l’Histoire de France, Chateau de Versailles. (Fine Art Images/Heritage Images/Getty Images) CHARLEMAGNE Johannes Fried History writing always reflects present-day preoccupations. And the current surge of interest in the Frankish ruler who managed to recreate, for a while, something resembling the Western Roman Empire, is closely tied to the recent Brexit-era vicissitudes experienced by the “European project.” For those who have revered him as “the father of Europe,” the greatness of Charlemagne, or Charles the Great, lies in the unifying forces he set in motion when he had himself crowned Holy Roman Emperor in the eternal city on Christmas Day 800 CE by Pope Leo III. T...
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L'église romane fait peau neuve

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The Romanesque church Gets a makeover
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Article abonnés Depuis 2010, de nombreux travaux ont été réalisés sur l'église romane du XIIe siècle. Dans un premier temps, la municipalité avait ...
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Article subscribers since 2010, much work was done on the Romanesque church of the 12th century. Initially, the municipality had...
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Depuis 2010, de nombreux travaux ont été réalisés sur l'église romane du XIIe siècle. Dans un premier temps, la municipalité avait fait faire un diagnostic par l'architecte Philippe Lebanc du cabinet Architecte patrimoine, suivi d'un projet de rénovation. Après avoir reçu l'accord d'une aide financière du Département et de l'État, des travaux de restauration ont débuté. Tout d'abord la remise en état de la toiture. Ensuite, courant 2010, la société Altarea Cogedim (Grand Tour 1 et 2) a financé, en tant que mécène, la restauration complète des peintures du chœur. En 2013, la restauration du porche et de la façade ouest a ensuite été faite avant des vitraux de la façade mi-2014. Les vitraux en priorité Le 28 juillet dernier, le Conseil mun...
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Students draw inspiration from Deeside castle

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"Their vision and creativity provides a fresh perspective on Drum and help keeps the 13th century castle relevant to young people in the 21st century.” ...
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Fashion and textiles students at Gray’s School of Art in Aberdeen have teamed up on a project with Deeside's Drum Castle. They have produced a range of tea towels, drawing inspiration from the 13th century building.The initiative has seen the 27 first-year students each produce their own unique design, with the cotton tea towels set to go on display later this month as part of a public vote.The most popular design will then be produced and sold in the castle shop, with the winner taking home a prize donated by the team at Drum.As part of the project, the students visited the castle to gain insight into the attraction, which is the conservation charity NTS’s oldest intact property, and enable them to capture the spirit of the building in ...
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'Lost City' of Trellech could become tourist attraction

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For 10 years, amateur archaeologists have been digging up the 13th Century "Lost City" of Trellech, which has appeared on several TV programmes, ...
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Image caption Scores of visitors have dug at the land to the south of modern-day Trellech over successive summers, with some having already enjoyed experience days there The archaeological ruins of a medieval city in Monmouthshire could be turned into a tourist attraction, under new plans. For 10 years, amateur archaeologists have been digging up the 13th Century "Lost City" of Trellech, which has appeared on several TV programmes, including Digging for Britain.Owner Stuart Wilson hopes to submit plans to Monmouthshire council to build a research centre and camp site there. He said it could boost tourism. Mr Wilson, 37, of Chepstow, is waiting for the council to remove a restrictive covenant on his 4.6 acre (1.86-hectare) plot, before he...
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Offenders take pride is restoring 13th century churchyard

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All Saints Church, Worlingham has seen some great imrovements to the churchyard thanks to the community payback service. PHOTO: Nick Butcher.
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06:57 19 November 2016 Amanda Ulrich All Saints Church, Worlingham has seen some great imrovements to the churchyard thanks to the community payback service. PHOTO: Nick Butcher ©archant2016 As a group of men pulled away weeds from the grounds surrounding All Saints Church in Worlingham, they discovered centuries of history hidden underneath. Email this article to a friend To send a link to this page you must be logged in. All Saints Church, Worlingham has seen some great imrovements to the churchyard thanks to the community payback service. Bishop Gavin Reid, Peter Hobbs,John Wesley and David Wilcock in the churchyard. PHOTO: Nick ButcherOne grave, marked 1913, was the final resting place for the rector who served at the church for 34 y...
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Marktplatz: Grabungen bringen Stadtgeschichte ans Licht : „Eine Chance vertan“

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Marketplace: Excavations bring history to light: "Missed an opportunity"
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Jahrhundert stammender Gewölbekeller des alten Rathauses dokumentiert, die Spuren führten auch bis ins frühe 12. Jahrhundert. Entlang der ...
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Century, vaulted cellar of the old town hall documented the tracks led also to the early 12th century. Along the...
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Einmal in der Woche ist Baustellentermin auf dem Marktplatz. Beim jüngsten Treffen erläuterte Archäologe Wolfram Essling-Wintzer (3.v.r.) vom Landschaftsverband Westfalen-Lippe Vertretern von Stadt und Baufirma sowie Planer Stephan Bracht (3.v.l.) den Fortgang der Grabungen. Foto: wer Lüdinghausen -  Parallel zur Umgestaltung des Marktplatzes haben auch die Archäologen des Landschaftsverbandes Westfalen-Lippe ihre Arbeit aufgenommen. Und diese sind mit der aktuellen Situation nicht glücklich. „Wir stehen uns gegenseitig im Weg“, beklagt Archäologe Wolfram Essling-Wintzer. Auf dem Markt ist mächtig was los. Wer durch die Gucklöcher der Banner rund um Lüdinghausens gute Stube blickt, kann nahezu täglich Neues entdecken. Entdeckt haben auch...
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Covenant School gets medieval at annual festival

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The festival is presented by fourth-grade students each year after they have studied the key people, places and events from the Middle Ages.
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HUNTINGTON - Students at Covenant School made their annual pilgrimage to the past during their Medieval Festival on Friday.The festival is presented by fourth-grade students each year after they have studied the key people, places and events from the Middle Ages.During the festival, the class performs "The Reluctant Dragon" as well as various songs, a jester act and a maypole dance.The Medieval Festival encompasses many genres, including music, history, art, theater and food.
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