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Une nouvelle histoire se dessine sous l'abbatiale de Payerne

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A new story emerges under the Abbey of Payerne
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Les chercheurs croyaient avoir trouvé, juste sous l'abbatiale actuelle, une première église datée de la fin du Xe siècle. Selon la tradition, c'est là que ...
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Researchers are believed to have found, just under the Abbey, a first church dated from the end of the tenth century. According to tradition, this is that...
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Voilà, c’est fini. Le sous-sol de l’abbatiale de Payerne, la plus grande des églises romandes de Suisse et le troisième monument d’importance nationale du canton, vient peut-être de livrer ses derniers secrets. Au terme d’un imposant programme de sauvegarde du bâtiment menacé dans sa stabilité (lire ci-contre), les archéologues ont été contraints de fouiller les ultimes couches encore intactes sous la nef du bâtiment. Les premières recherches viennent de s’achever, après deux ans de travaux. De quoi relancer les études sur ce monument cher aux Payernois et aux spécialistes. Mais, pour l’heure, les premiers éléments dévoilés promettent déjà de renouveler toute l’histoire du vénérable édifice.Une villa plus ancienne et plus grandeTradition...
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That's it. The basement of the Abbey Church of Payerne, the largest of the French-speaking churches of Switzerland and the third monument of national significance in the canton, just maybe his last secrets. At the end of a large backup of the building threatened its stability (read opposite) program, archaeologists have been forced to search the ultimate layers still intact under the nave of the building. Early research recently completed, after two years of work. What raise studies on this expensive monument to the Payernois and specialists. But for the time being, the first revealed elements already promise to renew all the history of the venerable building. A villa more old and more grandeTradition...
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Home History Two 13th Century Shiva Temples belonging to Pandya Era Discovered in ...

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Tamil Nadu, November 11, 2016: The Ramanathapuram Archaeological and Historical Conservation Centre has discovered two Siva temples that ...
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Representational image. YouTube Tamil Nadu, November 11, 2016: The Ramanathapuram Archaeological and Historical Conservation Centre has discovered two Siva temples that might belong to the 13th century and built by Maravarman Sundara Pandyan I, in the coastal hamlets of Therkku Naripaiyur and Vettukadu off the east coast in the district. Fishing landing centres in the past were suffixed with the term ‘Padu’ in Tamil. Mr. Rajaguru, a school teacher and an amateur archaeologist, with his mechanical engineer friend, Kalimuthu, also an amateur archaeologist, have launched an exploration to find Shiva temple at Chokkanpadu as Shiva, which is also known as Chokkanathar. NewsGram brings to you latest new stories in India. Mr Rajaguru said to Th...
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Fascinating new theories about the disappearance of Greenland's Vikings

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The old theory about the mysterious disappearance of the Vikings that settled Greenland in the 10th century was roughly like this: when the climate got ...
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Archeology By Staff/> |Nov 11 2016 Hvalsey church The ruins of a Norse church in the Eastern settlement. Hvalsey church is the location of the last written record of the Norse settlement in Greenland, a 1408 wedding. Photo/Wikipedia under a Creative Commons license The old theory about the mysterious disappearance of the Vikings that settled Greenland in the 10th century was roughly like this: when the climate got colder the Norse did not adapt, refused to learn hunting techniques from the Inuit and eventually all ended up dead in the 15th century. On the cover Science November issue 2016. A cover story published in the November issue of Science magazine, however, paints a fascinating and much more complex picture. Greenland was settled ...
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Letzte große Grabung auf dem Dresdner Neumarkt

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Last major excavation on the Dresden Neumarkt
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„Wir haben aus den kleinen Hauskellergruben Keramik geborgen, die aus dem 12. Jahrhundert stammt“, berichtet Susanne Schöne. In einer großen ...
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"We have recovered pottery from the small house cellar pits, which dates back to the 12th century", Susanne Schöne reported. In a large...
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Dresden. Was man nicht alles findet, wenn man nur lange und gründlich genug gräbt: Am 11. November präsentierte Susanne Schöne das erste vollständig erhaltene Gefäß, das ein zehnköpfiges Grabungsteam des Landesamtes für Archäologie bei den Ausgrabungen an der Schloßstraße / Ecke Sporergasse hinter dem Kulturpalast gefunden hat. „Es könnte aus dem frühen 14. Jahrhundert stammen“, vermutet die Grabungsleiterin. Seit September bis voraussichtlich Ende Januar kommenden Jahres untersuchen die Archäologen bei Wind und Wetter im Quartier VII 1 die Überreste der freigelegten Kellergewölbe und Grundmauern der ehemaligen Bebauung genauer und dokumentieren sie. Es handelt sich um die letzten großflächigen Ausgrabungen auf dem Neumarkt. Wenn das ges...
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Dresden. What one finds everything, if only long and thoroughly digs enough: on November 11, Susanne Schöne presented the first fully preserved vessel, which took a ten person excavation team of the State Department for archaeology, excavations at the Castle street / corner spor seitzergasse behind the Palace of culture. "It might have come from the early 14th century", suggested the head of the excavation. Since September to expected end of January next year, archaeologists at wind and weather in the District VII 1 closer examine the remains of exposed basement and foundation walls of the former building and document them. It's the last large-scale excavations on the Neumarkt. If the ges...
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Medieval Europeans had noses, eyes and ears — and they used them

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BALTIMORE — It can be dizzying to keep up with all the numbers that had symbolic significance during the Middle Ages. There was, of course, the ...
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Tapestry with the Offering of the Heart, ca. 1400-1410, wool and silk. (RMN-Grand Palais / Art Resource, NY) BALTIMORE — It can be dizzying to keep up with all the numbers that had symbolic significance during the Middle Ages. There was, of course, the union of three in the Holy Trinity, four cardinal virtues, five wounds delivered to Christ, seven gifts of the Holy Spirit and 39 names for Jesus Christ. And not all the numbers expressed religious symbolism. There were also four points on the compass, four seasons and four phases of the moon, plus five essences and five categories for living things, and seven liberal arts. An engrossing exhibition at the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore focuses on the five senses as a unifying theme, and i...
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On this day: priests were banned from trying people by fire – paving the way for modern juries

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However, in 1215, one of the largest gatherings of the medieval world took place – and many of its decisions shaped the High and Late Middle Ages.
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On this day in 1215, the Fourth Lateran Council ended one of the period’s most infamous judicial practices. Church councils are rarely the stuff of legend. However, in 1215, one of the largest gatherings of the medieval world took place – and many of its decisions shaped the High and Late Middle Ages.  Pope Innocent III called the council in 1213, and it finally met on 11 November 1215. The lengthy notice period meant that an astonishing number of delegates were able to attend. The records show that the Lateran Palace welcomed 71 patriarchs, 412 bishops, 900 abbots and priors, representatives of most of Europe’s kings, and all their retinues.  
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Bizarre remains of medieval GIANTESS discovered in 12th century grave has one of biggest ...

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Archaeologists have uncovered the skeleton of a medieval GIANTESS - a woman seven foot two inches tall. The mysterious 12th century remains ...
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Archaeologists have uncovered the skeleton of a medieval GIANTESS - a woman seven foot two inches tall. The mysterious 12th century remains were discovered buried close to a church on an island called Ostrów Lednicki in Poland. At more than two metres tall (215.5cm) - she also had one of the largest EVER skulls to be dug up. A giant is classified as someone who has not just abnormally tall height but also greater girth. The condition - which was first diagnosed in the 19th century - is usually first noticed in children and is caused by a non-cancerous tumor on the pituitary gland that creates too much growth hormone. Januscz Gorecki The woman's head was found to be facing in the opposite direction from other corpses Researchers analysing...
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Lewis Chessmen Subject Of Book Talk

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The public is invited to join author Nancy Marie Brown at Titcomb's Bookshop in East Sandwich as she discusses her new book “Ivory Vikings: The ...
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The public is invited to join author Nancy Marie Brown at Titcomb’s Bookshop in East Sandwich as she discusses her new book “Ivory Vikings: The Mystery of the Most Famous Chessmen in the World and the Woman Who Made Them” on Sunday, November 13, from 3 to 4 PM.In the early 1800s, on a Hebridean beach in Scotland, the sea exposed an ancient treasure cache: 93 chessmen carved from walrus ivory. Norse netsuke, each face individual, each full of quirks, the Lewis Chessmen are probably the most famous chess pieces in the world. Harry played Wizard’s Chess with them in “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.” Housed at the British Museum, they are among its most visited and beloved objects in the museum. Questions concerning the chessmen aboun...
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Fin des fouilles à l'Abbatiale de Payerne

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End of the excavations at the Abbey of Payerne
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... de la première église bâtie entre le VIIe et le Xe siècle, et de clarifier les étapes de construction du XIe au XVe siècle de l'abbatiale actuelle.
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... of the first church built between the 7th and the 10th century, and to clarify the steps of construction of the eleventh to the fifteenth century of the Abbey today.
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Après deux ans de fouilles sur le site de l'abbatiale de Payerne, les premiers résultats des recherches ont été présentés vendredi, clarifiant notamment les étapes de sa construction.Un colloque international aura lieu ce week-end dans la cité broyarde.Dans le cadre des travaux de restauration de l'édifice roman, en cours depuis deux ans et prévus jusqu'en 2017, des fouilles se sont déroulées dans le sous-sol et à l'extérieur de la nef. Elles ont permis de confirmer, ou au contraire d'infirmer, d'anciennes hypothèses, de révéler de nouveaux éléments et de combler certaines lacunes, indique le canton de Vaud vendredi dans un communiqué.Cimetière médiévalLes archéologues ont découvert notamment une première construction en bois remontant a...
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After two years of excavations on the site of the Abbey of Payerne, first results research were presented Friday, including clarifying the stages of its construction. An international symposium will be held this weekend in the city broyarde. As part of the restoration work of the novel, current building for two years and planned until 2017, excavations took place in the basement and outside the nave. They helped confirm, or instead set aside, old assumptions, to reveal new items and to fill certain gaps, said the canton of Vaud on Friday in a statement. Cemetery Medievalles archaeologists have discovered including a first wooden back construction has...
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Repairs to historic Chester bridge

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Chester's historic Watergate Bridge will be restored to its former glory thanks to a comprehensive programme of works to repair the structure costing ...
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Chester’s historic Watergate Bridge will be restored to its former glory thanks to a comprehensive programme of works to repair the structure costing £500,000. The Grade I listed bridge has been supported by scaffolding since late in 2012 and thorough investigations have been carried out to assess the condition of the bridge and its red sandstone. The structure spans the A548 between Watergate Street and New Crane Street. It forms part of the city walls and carries a footpath over the road. The Council’s Cabinet Member for Environment, Councillor Karen Shore said: “The work will include a programme of masonry repairs. There are cracks through some of the balustrades and the stonework has started to ‘delaminate’ – a condition where the ou...
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