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'Jerusalem 1000–1400 Every People Under Heaven' at the Met

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Date:mid-13th century, Geography:Made in Syria, Culture:Syrian, Medium:Glass, gold and enamel, Dimensions:11 1/8 × 7 in. (28.2 × 17.8 cm) ...
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The Met in New York is hosting a historic exhibition, “Jerusalem 1000–1400 Every People Under Heaven,” through January 8, 2017. Curated by Melanie Holcomb and Barbara Boehm, this exhibition is the first to explore the unparalleled diversity of culture and art that flourished in the Holy City from the 11th to 14th century. The cultural and artistic vibrancy of medieval Jerusalem went on to shape the art of that period. The exhibition features almost 200 works of art from 60 lenders worldwide, of which more than 40 pieces are sourced from the diverse religious communities of Jerusalem. Some of the exhibition objects have never been seen outside Jerusalem’s walls. It displays works from various religious faiths and highlights the artists, p...
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15th Century Saint Kabir's Timeless Poetry now inspires Rock Music, Mumbai-based Band Kabir ...

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The inspiration of the band is the 15th century poet, fronted by rhythm guitarist Neeraj Arya, and the other members in the band include Raman Iyer ...
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A Music Band (Representational Image), Pixabay Varanasi, November 8, 2016: Poetry of Kabir has inspired many classical songs, but now a Mumbai-based band Kabir Café is interpreting his verses through rock music and is giving a modern twist to his mysticism. The inspiration of the band is the 15th century poet, fronted by rhythm guitarist Neeraj Arya, and the other members in the band include Raman Iyer (mandolin), violinist Mukund Ramaswamy, and percussionist Viren Solanki. NewsGram brings to you latest new stories in India. The band, which has pioneered the genre Kabir Rock, fuses Carnatic elements with Kabir’s popular verses such as ‘Chadariya jheeni re bini…’, ‘Moko kahan dhoondhe re bande’, ‘mann lago mero yaar fakiri mein’. Accordin...
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Sneak peek: Viking-themed restaurant sets sail for Montrose with unique perspective

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A restaurant that's set to open on the border of Midtown and Montrose wants to give diners something totally different: a taste of the 10th century.
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Although many new restaurants fit into the general designation of New American — that is, they serve regionally-inspired dishes made with locally-sourced ingredients — some new restaurants come from a different perspective. A restaurant that’s set to open on the border of Midtown and Montrose wants to give diners something totally different: a taste of the 10th century. Meet Ship & Shield. Located in former home of Byzantio, Ship & Shield takes its inspiration from Viking cuisine and culture. Table tops are decorated to look like Viking shields, and the bar is a Viking ship. Owner Hans Gerner is the Houston hospitality industry veteran who established Hans’ Bier Haus and currently owns popular Scottish pub The Kelvin Arms in Rice Village...
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Bronzezeit-Siedlung entdeckt

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Discovered bronze age settlement
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„Hier war eine Menge los, auch bevor das Kloster im 12. Jahrhundert gegründet wurde!“ Unter anderem hatte Dietlind Paddenberg ein schönes Gefäß ...
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"Here a lot was going on, even before the monastery was founded in the 12th century!" Among other things, Sheela Paddenberg had a beautiful vessel...
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Die Elblandschaft zwischen Jerichow und Fischbeck war einst weitaus gro?fl?chiger besiedelt als heute. Das zeigen arch?ologische Funde. Jerichow l Eine ganz kleine Auswahl von Funden hatte Dr. Dietlind Paddenberg vom Landesamt für Denkmalpflege und Archäologie Sachsen-Anhalt kürzlich zu der Info-Veranstaltung im Jerichower Bürgerhaus mitgebracht. Thema waren der bisher erfolgte und weitere Deichneubau sowie die Deichsanierung und -erhöhung zwischen Fischbeck und Jerichow. An jeder Stelle, die dabei „angefasst“ wird, kommen nach der Munitionssuche erstmal die Archäologen an die Reihe, um zu bergen, was sonst unwiederbringlich verloren wäre. In diesem Bereich lohnt sich ihre Tätigkeit wirklich, das wurde bereits bei früheren Berichten vorg...
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The Elbe river landscape between Jerichow and Fischbeck was once far more great? fl? probing populated than it is today. Show arch? archaeological finds. Jerichow l had brought a very small selection of findings by the State Office of historic preservation and archaeology Saxony-Anhalt recently to the info event at the jerichower land citizens House Dr. Dietlind Paddenberg. The previously carried out and more dike construction as well as the dike renovation and increase between Fischbeck and Jerichow were subject. Anywhere that "touch it", come after finding ammunition for now archaeologists on the series, to recover what would be otherwise irretrievably lost. In this area their activity is really worth, it has already been introduced in previous reports...
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Talk on Byland Abbey

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Byland Abbey was described in the 12th century as one of the shining lights of northern monasticism. Its beginnings were unpromising – it was only ...
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Byland Abbey was described in the 12th century as one of the shining lights of northern monasticism. Its beginnings were unpromising – it was only after 43 years and numerous moves that the community of Byland found a permanent home – yet the abbey rose to be one of the largest of the Cistercian order in Britain. The remains of the buildings, particularly the great church with its magnificent west front, are important in the development of northern monastic architecture in the second half of the 12th century. Byland Abbey Stuart Harrison, Cathedral Archaeologist at York Minster, will be talking about the archaeology and architecture of Byland Abbey at the next meeting of the Helmsley Archaeological and Historical Society.  In particular,...
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Reviews from the Brighton Early Music Festival

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One song, the first of three by Hildegarde of Bingen, the now familiar 12th Century abbess, is sung by mezzo Ariane Prüssner as she walks slowly ...
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‘The Lily And The Rose’ – The Telling (Clare Norburn, soprano; Ariane Prüssner, mezzo soprano; Leah Stuttard, harp, voice, frame drum) in Brighton Early Music Festival at St Paul’s Church, Friday November 4. A concert of ancient songs themed on the symbolism of two flowers, the lily with its purity and brightness, the rose representing love, evidently seems not to be the kind of event into which male performers uninhibitedly unloose their talents and interpretations.Women like these three from The Telling, two English, one German, had no such admittedly hypothetical hesitation, even though almost all the florally inflected words were written by men. Although, how frequently do female song lyrics extol a man in such imagery?The deep, spac...
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TVCC Drama presents 'Everyman'

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A cornerstone of English drama since the 15th century, it now explodes onto the stage in a startling production with words by Carol Ann Duffy, poet ...
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The Trinity Valley Community College Drama Department will present “Everyman,” a new adaptation by Carol Ann Duffy, Nov. 10-13 in the auditorium adjacent to the Orval Pirtle Administration Building on the Athens campus. “Everyman” is successful, popular and riding high when Death comes calling. He is forced to abandon the life he has built, and embark on a last, frantic search to recruit a friend, anyone, to speak in his defense. But Death is close behind, and time is running out. One of the great primal, spiritual  myths, “Everyman” asks whether it is only in death that we can understand our lives. A cornerstone of English drama since the 15th century, it now explodes onto the stage in a startling production with words by Carol Ann Duff...
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Columbus ships "Pinta" and "Nina" to land in Chattanooga Nov. 10

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Historians consider the caravel the Space Shuttle of the 15th century. Both ships tour together as a new and enhanced "sailing museum" for the ...
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The Nina and Pinta arrive Nov. 10 Posted: Tuesday, November 8, 2016 3:18 pm | Updated: 3:26 pm, Tue Nov 8, 2016. Columbus ships "Pinta" and "Nina" to land in Chattanooga Nov. 10 Columbus Foundation, Inc. press release northwestgeorgianews.com On Thursday, Nov. 10, the "Pinta" and the "Nina," replicas of Columbus' ships will open in Chattanooga, Tenn. They will be docked at Chattanooga Pier, next to the Tennessee Aquarium, 100 Riverfront Parkway, until their departure early Monday morning, Nov. 28. They will be closed Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 24. The "Nina" was built completely by hand and without the use of power tools. Archaeology magazine called the ship "the most historically correct Columbus replica ever built." The "Pinta" w...
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1000-Year-Old Rock Art Found in India

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ANDHRA PRADESH, INDIA—The Hindu reports that a rock art site thought to date to the tenth century A.D. has been found near the southeastern ...
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ANDHRA PRADESH, INDIA—The Hindu reports that a rock art site thought to date to the tenth century A.D. has been found near the southeastern coast of India by a team led by Sivakumar Challa of Yogi Vemana University. The researchers had been investigating a megalithic site in the area when they found the artwork. The drawings had been made with white pigment, and depict a woman warrior wearing head gear and shoes, and holding a lance with both hands. She is carrying two daggers, on each side of her waist. A horse stands near her. Other images include circle and floral designs, a parrot, and an elephant. To read more about archaeology in southern India, go to "India's Village of the Dead." 
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Zur 1000-Jahr-Feier: "Oberpfälzer Heimatspiegel" mit drei Neunburger Beiträgen Ritter, Post und ...

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To the 1000-year anniversary: "Oberpfälzer home mirror" with three Neunburger contributions Knight, post...
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Sie führt vom mittelalterlichen Meldereiter über das kaiserliche Postregal der Familie Thurn und Taxis in die Zukunft: im nächsten Jahr erscheint die ...
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It runs from the medieval despatch rider on the Imperial post shelf in the family Thurn and taxis in the future: next year which appears...
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Neunburg/Pressath. In der neuesten Ausgabe des "Oberpfälzer Heimatspiegels" steht Neunburg mit seiner 1000-Jahr-Feier im Mittelpunkt. Gleich drei Artikel beschäftigen sich mit der Pfalzgrafenstadt.Der Heimatspiegel erscheint jährlich im Pressather Verlag Eckhard Bodner. Stets bietet er ein buntes Kaleidoskop mit Gedichten, Erzählungen und Geschichtlichem. Hervorragende Fotografien ergänzen die Texte; die erwähnten Orte erstrecken sich von Ost nach West und von Nord nach Süd. Der Zeitbogen spannt sich vom Mittelalter bis ins Heute.Die aktuelle Auflage rückt Historisches aus Neunburgs Vergangenheit in den Fokus. Da sich wegen der Stadt- und Schlossbrände, welche die Archive stark in Mitleidenschaft zogen, außer Allgemeinplätzen kaum etwas ...
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Neunburg/Germany. In the latest edition of the "upper Palatine of home mirror", nine Castle stands with its 1000-year celebration in the Centre. Three articles deal with the Pfalzgrafenstadt.Der home mirror is published annually in the Pressather Verlag Eckhard Bodner. He always offers a colorful kaleidoscope of poems, short stories and historical. Excellent photographs complement the text; the mentioned places extend from East to West and from North to South. Time extends historical from nine city past in focus from the Middle Ages until current edition comes in the Heute.Die. There is due to the city - and Castle fires, which greatly moved the archives affected, except commonplaces hardly anything...
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