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Why did Greenland's Vikings disappear?

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Greenland was a key source of walrus ivory, which was carved into luxury goods such as the famous 12th century Lewis chessmen from Scotland.
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By Eli KintischNov. 10, 2016 , 9:00 AM In 1721, missionary Hans Egede sailed a ship called The Hope from Norway to Greenland, seeking Norse farmers whom Europeans hadn't heard from in 200 years in order to convert them to Protestantism. He explored iceberg-dotted fjords that gave way to gentle valleys, and silver lakes that shimmered below the massive ice cap. But when he asked the Inuit hunters he met about the Norse, they showed him crumbling stone church walls: the only remnants of 500 years of occupation. "What has been the fate of so many human beings, so long cut off from all intercourse with the more civilized world?" Egede wrote in an account of the journey. "Were they destroyed by an invasion of the natives … [or] perished by th...
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See historical costumes of Georgian noble families at Art Palace museum

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Included among the exhibits is a costume of Georgia's 12th Century ruler Queen Tamar, created by celebrated late theatre designer Simon Virsaladze ...
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A collection of unique historical costumes of Georgian nobility will go on permanent display at Tbilisi's Art Palace museum venue this week. Adorned with precious stones, details and accessories, the royal dresses created centuries ago were brought back from near destruction by a group of expert restorers and will now be available for public viewing. The display will showcase five costumes that featured in Georgian theatre and cinema productions after they were created during a period spanning from the 18th to 20th Century. The restored dresses were placed inside special compartments with climate control systems to ensure their preservation. Photo from Art Palace. The masterful designs became a vivid part of the historical film and stage...
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Burial site of Siberian Robin Hood unearthed in Altai Republic

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Altai is a region where Mongolians sent their first external conquest in the 12th century. The area remained under Mongol sway until the 14th and 15th ...
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'This quiver is a great find, it is very well preserved. It will be important to examine it more thoroughly to understand its construction.' Picture: Almadakov E.A. Two local residents accidentally stumbled across the burial site, close to the village of Kokorya, which contains the bones of an adult man, his birch bark quiver, arrow shafts and iron arrow heads, intricate ornaments and utensils made from the roots of trees, as well as the remnants of silk ribbons.  He is believed to be a warrior with a talent for archery who lived around the 13th to 15th century like the legendary outlaw Robin Hood in England. The archer is likely to have been held in respect, confirmed by the location of his burial and the care taken to send him into the...
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Thursday Top Ten: Medieval Buildings And Architectural Sights In Hungary

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... namely those historic churches, abbeys, castles and fortresses that were built between the 10th and 15th century but visitors can find their remains ...
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In Hungary Today’s new weekly series “Thursday Top Ten” our readers can learn about the most interesting things one can find about Hungary in connection with a concrete topic. In the coming weeks we are focusing on the amazingly rich architectural heritage of the Carpathian basin either in chronological or thematic order from the ancient times to today. Our second target are the medieval architectural sights of Hungary, namely those historic churches, abbeys, castles and fortresses that were built between the 10th and 15th century but visitors can find their remains still today. 1. Benedictine Abbey of Pécsvárad  The Pécsvárad Abbey was a Benedictine monastery established by Hungary’s state founder king St. Stephen in the first decades o...
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Burial site of Siberian Robin Hood unearthed in Altai Republic

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He is believed to be a warrior with a talent for archery who lived around the 13th to 15th century like the legendary outlaw Robin Hood in England.
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'This quiver is a great find, it is very well preserved. It will be important to examine it more thoroughly to understand its construction.' Picture: Almadakov E.A. Two local residents accidentally stumbled across the burial site, close to the village of Kokorya, which contains the bones of an adult man, his birch bark quiver, arrow shafts and iron arrow heads, intricate ornaments and utensils made from the roots of trees, as well as the remnants of silk ribbons.  He is believed to be a warrior with a talent for archery who lived around the 13th to 15th century like the legendary outlaw Robin Hood in England. The archer is likely to have been held in respect, confirmed by the location of his burial and the care taken to send him into the...
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TFOU et HISTOIRE vous invite à l'exposition « Quoi de neuf au Moyen-Age ? »

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TFOU and HISTORY invites you to the exhibition "what's new in the middle ages?
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Plongez au cœur du Moyen Âge à la Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie ! ... naturelles ou encore aux innovations techniques » du Moyen-Âge.
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Dive into the heart of the middle ages at the city of Sciences and industry! ... natural or technical innovations"of the middle ages.
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Par Gauthier IVAIN|Ecrit pour TF1|2016-11-10T09:00:40.549Z, mis à jour 2016-11-10T09:55:51.366ZPlongez au cœur du Moyen Âge à la Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie !Du 11 octobre 2016 au 6 août 2017, la Cité des sciences et de l’industrie, en coproduction avec  l’Inrap et en partenariat avec TFOU et la chaîne Histoire propose aux petits comme aux grands de découvrir tous les secrets du Moyen Âge!Inscrivez-vous ICI et tentez de remporter des places pour l’exposition.Direction la Cité des sciences et de l’industrie à Paris pour découvrir tous les secrets de cette période allant du Vème au XVème siècle !A partir du 11 octobre 2016, les amateurs d’histoire à partir de 9 ans peuvent ainsi découvrir l’exposition Quoi de neuf au Moyen Âge ? Le...
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By Gauthier IVAIN | Written for TF1 | 2016-11 - 10T 09: 00:40.549Z, updated 11-2016-10 T 09: 55:51.366ZPlongez in the heart of the middle ages at the city of Sciences and industry! From October 11, 2016, to August 6, 2017, the city of sciences and industry, in co-production with the Inrap and partnership with TFOU and the history channel offers young adults to discover all the secrets of the middle ages! Sign up HERE and try to win tickets for the exhibition. Direction the city of science and industry in Paris to discover the secrets of this period from the fifth to the fifteenth century. From October 11, 2016, from 9 years history lovers can discover the exhibition what's new in the middle ages? The...
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Les expositions en Sud-Grésivaudan

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Exhibitions in South-Grésivaudan
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Du 7 mars au 11 novembre. http://www.musee-saint-antoine.fr - 04 76 36 40 68. Dès le Moyen Age, les jardins des cloîtres et les jardins des princes ...
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From 7 March to 11 November. http://www.Musee-Saint-Antoine.fr - 04 76 36 40 68. From the middle ages, the gardens of the cloisters and gardens of the princes...
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Publié le 10 novembre 2016 à 09h34 | Modifié le 10 novembre 2016 à 09h50 | Vu 20 fois Exposition « Visages d’un ailleurs » de Hachem Barakzaï, salle d’exposition, Espace Saint-Laurent, Saint-Marcellin. Envie d'une sortie culturelle ? Tout savoir des expositions, festivals et salons à découvrir sur notre territoire. - Exposition « Ils reposent loin… de leur village », salle du Clos (derrière la salle Collenot), Chatte. Vendredi de 11 h 30 à 18 h, samedi de 10 h à 18 h, dimanche de 10 h à 17 h. Proposé par le groupe patrimonial Amédé’us. Du 11 au 13 novembre. - Exposition « Chronique d’une abbaye », Musée départemental, Saint-Antoine l’Abbaye. Tous les jours de 14 h à 18 h sauf le mardi. Du 18 septembre au 11 novembre. http://www.musee-sai...
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Published November 10, 2016 at 09:34 | Modified November 10, 2016 at 9:50 | Seen 20 times exhibition "faces of a elsewhere" Hashem Barakzai, showroom, space St. Lawrence, Marcellin. Looking for a cultural outing? Know all exhibitions, festivals and fairs to discover our territory. -Exhibition "They are based far away... from their village", the Clos (behind the Collenot) room, pussy. Friday from 11 h 30 to 18 h, Saturday from 10: 00 to 18: 00, Sunday from 10 h to 17 h proposed by the heritage group Adkins ' us. From 11 to 13 November. -Exhibition 'An Abbey Chronicle', County Museum, Saint-Antoine l'Abbaye. Daily from 2 pm to 6 pm except Tuesday. From September 18 to November 11. http://www.Musee-Sai...
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Berlin's Pergamon Museum will spend next eight years without its famous altar

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Traveling merchants mentioned Pergamon as early as the Middle Ages: 14th-century Italian Cyriacus of Ancona claimed he had found the ruins of a ...
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President of the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation Hermann Parzinger was "shocked, to say the least" when he heard the news. The Federal Office for Building and Regional Planning, in charge of the renovation of the Pergamon Museum, revealed that the building's restoration was not progressing as planned and that the project would be almost twice as expensive as initially estimated. Hermann Parzinger is president of the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation Now parts of the monumental Pergamon Altar are to be moved into a privately financed "transition hall." In a building right by Berlin's Museum Island, the Wolff Group from Stuttgart plans to set up a temporary exhibition showing it. The company expects to recover their expenses thro...
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Berlin's Pergamon Museum will spend next eight years without its famous altar

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Traveling merchants mentioned Pergamon as early as the Middle Ages: 14th-century Italian Cyriacus of Ancona claimed he had found the ruins of a ...
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President of the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation Hermann Parzinger was "shocked, to say the least" when he heard the news. The Federal Office for Building and Regional Planning, in charge of the renovation of the Pergamon Museum, revealed that the building's restoration was not progressing as planned and that the project would be almost twice as expensive as initially estimated. Hermann Parzinger is president of the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation Now parts of the monumental Pergamon Altar are to be moved into a privately financed "transition hall." In a building right by Berlin's Museum Island, the Wolff Group from Stuttgart plans to set up a temporary exhibition showing it. The company expects to recover their expenses thro...
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Sonntagsführung: Ora et labora – Das Leben hinter Klostermauern im Mittelalter

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Sunday tour: Ora et labora - life behind monastery walls in the middle ages
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"Bete und arbeite“ – wie lebten Mönche im mittelalterlichen Brandenburg? Noch heute strahlt das Brandenburger Paulikloster etwas Geheimnisvolles ...
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"Pray and work" - How did monks in the medieval Brandenburg? Today, the Brandenburg Paulikloster radiates something mysterious...
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URL: http://www.meetingpoint-brandenburg.de/neuigkeiten/artikel/28490-Sonntagsfuehrung_Ora_et_labora_Das_Leben_hinter_Klostermauern_im_Mittelalter Sonntagsführung: Ora et labora – Das Leben hinter Klostermauern im Mittelalter Druckansicht Landesmuseum Erstellt: 10.11.2016 / 08:45 von grg Die nächste Sonntagsführung im Archäologischen Landesmuseum Brandenburg (27. November, 15 Uhr) steht bevor. "Bete und arbeite“ – wie lebten Mönche im mittelalterlichen Brandenburg? Noch heute strahlt das Brandenburger Paulikloster etwas Geheimnisvolles aus. Bei der Führung folgen Interessierte den Spuren des Dominikanerordens. Besucher erfahren etwas über den Tagesablauf der Mönche, wie sie lebten und arbeiteten. Warum war es ein Orden der Wissenschaft u...
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URL: http://www.meetingpoint-brandenburg.de/neuigkeiten/artikel/28490-Sonntagsfuehrung_Ora_et_labora_Das_Leben_hinter_Klostermauern_im_Mittelalter Sunday tour: ORA et labora - life behind monastery walls in the middle ages PrintView Landesmuseum created: 10.11.2016 / 08:45 by grg is imminent the next Sunday tour in the archaeological National Museum of Brandenburg (November 27, 15: 00). "Pray and work" - How did monks in the medieval Brandenburg? Today, the Brandenburg Paulikloster radiates something mysterious. During the tour, interested follow the tracks of the Dominican order. Visitors learn about the daily routine of the monks, how they lived and worked. Why was it an order of science u...
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