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Altarkreuz aus ältester Kirche gestohlen

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Altar cross stolen from oldest church
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Im Kern stammt der Kirchenbau allerdings aus dem 8. Jahrhundert. Damit ist die Michaelskirche das älteste bis heute bestehende Gotteshaus in der ...
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Essentially, the Church however comes from the 8th century. Thus, the St. Michael's Church is the oldest still existing Church in the...
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Unbekannte haben bereits am Allerheiligentag aus der Michaelskirche, der ältesten Kirche in der Salzburger Altstadt, ein kleines Altarkreuz gestohlen. Die Polizei sucht jetzt nach den Tätern. Laut Polizei dürfte sich der Diebstahl am 1. November zwischen 16.30 und 17.30 Uhr ereignet haben. In dieser Zeit wurde das Kreuz von einem Seitenaltar der Kirche direkt am Residenzplatz entwendet. Angezeigt wurde der Diebstahl aber erst am Freitag.Polizei SalzburgDas Kreuz wurde am 1. November zwischen 16.30 und 17.30 Uhr gestohlen40 Zentimeter hoch, aus Holz und SilberDas Kreuz ist etwa 40 Zentimeter groß. Es ist aus Ebenholz gefertigt mit Figuren von Jesus und Maria aus Silber mit silbernen Beschlägen. Der Kirchenrektor konnte die Höhe des Sachsc...
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Unknown have already stolen a small altar cross from the St. Michael's Church, the oldest church in the old town of Salzburg, the All Saints Day. Police are now looking for the perpetrators. According to the police the theft could have occurred on 1 November between 16.30 and 17.30. During this period, the cross was stolen from a side altar of the Church directly at the place of residence. Displayed was the theft but not until the Freitag.Polizei SalzburgDas was cross on 1 November between 16.30 and centimeters high, cross is about 40 centimeters tall 17: 30 gestohlen40 of wood and SilberDas. It is made with figures of Jesus and Mary in silver with silver fittings made of ebony. The Church Rector was the height of the Sachsc...
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That's one unique museum

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According to the article, the museum "started with the discovery of Gothic and Baroque toilets during a reconstruction of a 13th-century building near ...
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There's a museum of toilets, and it is relocating to Prague's Old Town in the Czech Republic.I recently read an article about this. Apparently, museum officials decided to move it to that section of Prague in an effort to make it more accessible to tourists.That strikes me as sort of a fitting gesture for the toilets: They all are a part of one big final movement.I'll just leave that joke behind us so we can rear up and push forward to the remainder of this issue, because I'm flush with excitement over it.According to the article, the museum "started with the discovery of Gothic and Baroque toilets during a reconstruction of a 13th-century building near Prague."From there, a museum of toilets opened in 2014 in Prague's 2 district. I cann...
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Meet the 800-Year-Old Golden Rhinoceros that Challenged Apartheid South Africa

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However, during the 13th century, gold increasingly became the most important trade export. Eventually it replaced glass beads as a symbol of elite ...
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It may be small enough to sit in the palm of your hand, but even now – nearly 800 years after it was lost to sight in what is now South Africa – the Golden Rhinoceros of Mapungubwe has powerful symbolism. It’s a representation of one of the region’s most physically powerful animals– the rhinoceros – and one of the region’s most enduring symbols of power – gold. And, on the eve of its first trip out of the country for a new exhibition in the UK, it bears witness to a powerful and sophisticated kingdom that existed in Africa hundreds of years before white settlement. The Lydenburg Head. Iziko Museums of South Africa, Social History Collections, Author provided The golden rhinoceros was recovered in 1934 from a royal grave at the site of Ma...
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Vergnügliches aus fünf Jahrhunderten

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Fun five centuries
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Historische Funde aus dem 13. Jahrhundert ließen dabei erkennen, dass das Alsfelder Kleinod am Marktplatz bereits bis um 1509 einen Vorgänger ...
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Historical findings from the 13th century were here realize that the Alsfeld gem on the square already has a up to 1509 predecessor...
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ERZÄHLCAFÉ Stadtführer Hans-Jürgen Stinder verleiht dem Alsfelder Wahrzeichen eine Stimme / Tanzboden im RathausALSFELD - (lb). „Wenn das Rathaus erzählen könnte“ lautete am Donnerstag ein neuer Beitrag des Alsfelder Erzählcafés. Zum Abschluss der „Erzählsaison“ kamen abermals viele Besucher ins Freiwilligenzentrum am Klostergarten. „Zum Abschluss des vierten Jahres unseres Erzählcafés schlagen wir einmal den Bogen von ‚damals vor 50 Jahren‘ zum ‚500. Geburtstag des Alsfelder Rathauses“, eröffnete Roland Heinrich die Heimatkundestunde mit Lokalhistoriker und Stadtführer Hans-Jürgen Stinder. Mit fundiertem Wissen verlieh der Alsfelder dem Fachwerkgebäude auf spätgotischem Unterbau von 1512 seine Stimme und ließ es vergnügt aus fünf Jahrhu...
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Storytelling CAFÉ guide Hans-Jürgen Stinder gives the Alsfelder landmark a voice / dance floor in the RathausALSFELD - (lb). "If the Hall could tell" was a new contribution of the Alsfelder he counting cafes on Thursday. Again many visitors in the volunteer centre in the monastery garden came at the end of the "Erzählsaison". "At the end of the fourth year of our storytelling cafés we beat once the arc from the 'old days 50 years ago' to the ' 500th anniversary of the birth of the Alsfeld Town Hall", Roland Heinrich opened heritage hour with local historian and tour guide Hans-Jürgen Stinder. With well-founded knowledge, giving the Alsfelder his voice, the timber-framed building on late Gothic Foundation of 1512 and gleefully left it five-century...
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Prayer Bead, 1500-30, Mouth of Hell Mouth of Hell

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Boxwood was prized, and not just by carvers: It was used (with a little cabbage added) to dye hair blond as early as the 11th century, and was traded ...
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The museum world is a tiny place with gigantic ideas. Four years ago, in 2012, to understand how the Thomson Collection of European Art’s miniature carved boxwood prayer beads at the Art Gallery of Ontario were made – a mystery that has defied human understanding for more than 500 years – curator Alexandra Suda and conservator Lisa Ellis took the radical step of radiating one of the pieces in an $800,000 micro-CT scanner. CT scanners X-ray infinitesimally thin slices of an object and then add them up; they’re good at revealing hidden interiors. The results were so astounding that Suda and Ellis called Barbara Drake Boehm, a renowned curator and medievalist at the even more renowned Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, and Pete Dandrid...
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New mobile app shows Coventry's St Michael's Cathedral in all its glory before its Blitz destruction

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Features of the 14th-century building, destroyed on November 14, 1940 by the German Luftwaffe, have been recreated including the vast medieval ...
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VISITORS to Coventry’s historic Cathedral will be able to get a taste of what the iconic building looked like before the infamous Blitz thanks to pioneering new technology. A brand new app called RISING Ruins allows visitors to stand in the ruins and hold up a Google Tango enabled device to view a reconstruction of St Michael’s Cathedral. Tango technology detects their position relative to their surroundings, letting the user peer into a virtual world through the device. Features of the 14th-century building, destroyed on November 14, 1940 by the German Luftwaffe, have been recreated including the vast medieval stained glass windows, stone pillars, wooden vaulted ceiling and even the original wooden pews. The ground-breaking app, which a...
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Patrimoine : Pierrefonds (60), un château « réenchanté »

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Heritage: Pierrefonds (60), a castle "re-enchanted.
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Sous de magnifiques voûtes du XIVe siècle, le mal nommé « bal des gisants » met en scène une danse immobile entre les grands noms de l'Histoire ...
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Under magnificent vaults of the 14th century, the misnamed "the recumbent ball" depicts a stationary dance between the great names of history...
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Chaque semaine, Le Parisien vous fait découvrir un site riche en histoire en région parisienne. Aujourd’hui : le château de Pierrefonds (Oise).On se sent tout petit au pied de ce colosse de pierre ancré dans l’Oise. Donjons hérissés vers un ciel lourd et gris, il ne manque plus que les chauves-souris pour parfaire le décor digne d’un roman de Bram Stoker, le « papa » de Dracula. Perché sur les hauteurs de la ville, le château médiéval de Pierrefonds en impose. Majestueux de loin, raffiné de près.Une fois dans la cour, il suffit de garder le nez en l’air pour apercevoir un nombre incalculable de petites sculptures. Des têtes d’animaux imaginaires aux coins des arcades, de la dentelle qui court sur le toit, des frises de végétaux, un croco...
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Each week, Le Parisien makes you discover a site rich in history in the Paris region. Today: the castle of Pierrefonds (Oise). Feels tiny at the foot of this colossus of stone embedded in the Oise. Dungeons spiky toward a sky heavy and gray, missing more than bats to perfect the setting worthy of a novel by Bram Stoker, the "father" of Dracula. Perched on the heights of the city, the medieval castle of Pierrefonds imposes. Majestic from a distance, almost refined. Once in court, just keep the nose in the air to see countless small sculptures. The heads of imaginary animals at the corners of the arcades of the lace that runs on the roof, friezes of plants, a Croc...
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Mittelalter zu Gast in Karlsruhe: Feiern wie die alten Landsknechte

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Medieval guest in Karlsruhe: celebrations such as the old landsknechts
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Auf der Reise durch das Mittelalter werden die Gäste von den Fanfarenzügen aus Bretten, Tamm und Schriesheim begleitet. Vereine aus der Region ...
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On the journey through the middle ages, the guests of the fanfare trains from be accompanied Bretten, Tamm and Schriesheim. Clubs from the region...
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Karlsruhe (ps/flk) - Der Fanfarenzug Europafanfare Karlsruhe veranstaltet am Samstag, 5. November, in der Kirchfeld-Kaserne (ehemals General-Fahnert-Kaserne) seinen f?ften Landsknechtsabend. Ab 19.30 Uhr erwartet den Besucher ein gemischtes Programm mit Fanfarenz?en, Gaukelei und Hexentanz, k?digen die Veranstalter in ihrer Pressemeldung an. Die Europafanfare er?fnet den Abend laut Pressemitteilung gemeinsam mit ihrem Kinder- und Jugendfanfarenzug und der befreundeten historischen Stadtwache aus Konstanz. Auf der Reise durch das Mittelalter werden die G?te von den Fanfarenz?en aus Bretten, Tamm und Schriesheim begleitet. Vereine aus der Region wie der Fanfarenzug Rintheim oder die Noten-Chaoten runden den Abend musikalisch ab, so die Ver...
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Karlsruhe (ps/flk) - the fanfare train Europe fanfare Karlsruhe held on Saturday, November 5, in the Church field barracks (formerly General Fahnert barracks) his f? shops Landsknecht evening. From 19:30, a mixed program with Fanfarenz awaits the visitor? en, eaters and Hexentanz, k? tent the organizers in their press release on. The clarion call of Europe he? fnet the evening according to the press release, together with their children - and youth fanfare train and the friendly historic town watch from Constance. On the journey through the middle ages are the G? te by the Fanfarenz? en accompanied Bretten, Tamm and Schriesheim. Clubs from the region such as the fanfare train Rintheim or the notes chaotic round the evening musically so that from, ver..
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Krannert Art Museum show brings together medieval manuscript collections

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The works on display range from the 12th century to the 20th century, but the vast majority were made between the 13th and 16th centuries. Most are ...
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Medieval artisans created manuscripts adorned with intricate, colorful hand-drawn illustrations and embellished with gold leaf. Some of those images have since been cut from books, leaving the books missing parts of pages, and other manuscripts have been scraped clean of text. Examples of such manuscripts – both intact and altered – will be displayed at Krannert Art Museum in an exhibition titled “Making and Breaking Medieval Manuscripts.” It will show how books were used and valued in the Middle Ages and since. The exhibition opens Nov. 17 and goes through Feb. 11. It is the first exhibition specifically of medieval art at the museum since 1997, and it is the first time the medieval manuscripts have been displayed together. The manuscri...
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CHARTRES - Conférence : Yves de Chartres (1040-1116)

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CHARTRES - Conference: Yves of Chartres (1040-1116)
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Par Jean-Hervé Foulon, maître de conférence Histoire du Moyen-Age à l'Université d'Aix-Marseille. Yves a été l'un des acteurs célèbres de la ...
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By Jean-Herve Foulon, lecturer of history of the middle ages at the University of Aix-Marseille. Yves has been one of the famous players of the...
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Vendredi 9 décembre à 17h à l'hémicyle du Conseil Départemental, conférence de la Société Archéologique d'Eure-et-Loir : Yves de Chartres et la réforme de l'Eglise, une ecclésiologie grégorienne ? Par Jean-Hervé Foulon, maître de conférence Histoire du Moyen-Age à l'Université d'Aix-Marseille. Yves a été l’un des acteurs célèbres de la Réforme dite « Grégorienne », du nom du pape Grégoire VII (1073-1085). La finesse de sa pensée et son sens des réalités permirent de résoudre la « Querelle des Investitures » (1075-1122). À travers l’affirmation du primat romain et de la liberté de l’Église, une Ecclesia Catholica achevait de naître, formant cet horizon de Chrétienté qui fait toujours débat aujourd’hui. Toutefois, le qualificatif de réform...
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Friday, December 9 at 5 pm in the Chamber of the County Council, conference of the company archaeological of Eure-and-Loir: Yves of Chartres and reform of the Church, a Gregorian Ecclesiology? By Jean-Herve Foulon, lecturer of history of the middle ages at the University of Aix-Marseille. Yves has been one of the famous actors of the 'Gregorian' so-called reform, of the name of the Pope Grégoire VII (1073-1085). The delicacy of his thinking and his sense of reality were able to solve the "quarrel of Investitures" (1075-1122). Through the affirmation of the Roman primacy and the freedom of the Church, an Ecclesia Catholica was born, forming this horizon of Christianity which is still debate today. However, the qualifier of reform...
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