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Bulgarian Architect Shoots Documentary on Glagolitic Script

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The Glatolitic script was created in the 9th century by Saint Cyril, who along with his brother Saint Methodius was sent by Byzantium on a proselytizing ...
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A Bulgarian architect has made a documentary about the Glagolitic alphabet, the oldest known Slavic alphabet, daily 24 reports.Plamen Miryanov, 27, has shot the film inside a derelict church in northwestern Bulgaria and the Prohodna cave in Stara Planina. The Glatolitic script was created in the 9th century by Saint Cyril, who along with his brother Saint Methodius was sent by Byzantium on a proselytizing mission to Great Moravia.It was subsequently used for a while in Moravia (but was abandoned after the brothers died), Bulgaria (which later switched to Cyrillic, created by a disciple of Cyril and Methodius) and Croatia (which gradually phased it out between the 12nd and the 20th century). Bulgaria honours St Cyril and St Methodius and ...
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Wooden head sculpture hid rare Ming Dynasty banknote

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China began to issue banknotes made with mulberry skin as early as the 10th century, and until the late Ming Dynasty banknotes were widely used in ...
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A wrinkled banknote dating from the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) was found hidden in a Chinese wood sculpture from the 13th century by specialists from the Australian auction house Mossgreen, according to Financial Times. The banknote was issued in 1370, when the first Ming emperor Zhu Yuanzhang was in his third year of reign. The wooden head which the banknote was inserted into was believed to be carved one century before the issuing. China began to issue banknotes made with mulberry skin as early as the 10th century, and until the late Ming Dynasty banknotes were widely used in place of coins. The banknote was printed with 10 piles of coins, which signified its value during that time, and was marked with three official red seals. The note ...
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Villenave-d'Ornon : des fouilles archéologiques sur le chantier du golf

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Villenave of Ornon: archaeological excavations on the site of the golf
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Les archéologues devront percer le secret du bateau, qui pourrait dater du haut Moyen Age (entre 476 et l'an 1000). Huit autres périmètres proches ...
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Archaeologists will have to discover the secret of the boat, which could date from the early middle ages (between 476 and the year 1000). Eight other perimeters are close...
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Ce n'est pas vraiment une surprise : la présence d'une embarcation très ancienne était connue sur le site de Villenave-d'Ornon. A l'endroit même où un golf est en cours de construction derrière la zone commerciale d'Arcins, en bordure de Garonne. La nouveauté, c'est que le chantier va être l'occasion de lancer une campagne de fouilles archéologiques. Les archéologues devront percer le secret du bateau, qui pourrait dater du haut Moyen Age (entre 476 et l'an 1000). Huit autres périmètres proches de l'embarcation ont été placés à l'abri du chantier. Le 18 juin 2016, des opposants à la construction du golf avaient installé une ZAD (zone à défendre) sur ce site. Ils entendaient défendre une zone humide à la riche biodiversité, théoriquement ...
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This isn't really a surprise: the presence of a very old boat was known on the site of Villenave of Ornon. The very spot where a golf course is being built behind the commercial property area, along the Garonne. The novelty is that the site will be an opportunity to launch a campaign of archaeological excavations. Archaeologists will have to discover the secret of the boat, which could date from the early middle ages (between 476 and the year 1000). Eight other close areas of the boat have been placed away from the construction site. June 18, 2016, opponents of the construction of the golf course had installed a ZAD (zone to defend) on this site. They will defend a wetland biodiversity rich, theoretically...
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Über Graf Günther XXI. von Schwarzburg

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About count Günther XXI of Schwarzburg.
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Der Referent wird einen Blick in das dramatische 14. Jahrhundert mit seinen Kriegen, Hungersnöten und Seuchen gewähren und die politischen ...
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The speaker will provide a look in the dramatic 14th century with its wars, famines and epidemics and the political...
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Der Geschichts- und Altertumsvereins Sondershausen e.V. lädt nächste Woche zum Vortragsabend in den Carl-Schroeder-Saal ein... Der langjähriger Museumsleiter und das Vereinsmitglied Herr Dr. Manfred Ohl spricht zum Thema: Graf Günther XXI. von Schwarzburg und sein Griff zur deutschen Krone 1348/1349.Der Referent wird einen Blick in das dramatische 14. Jahrhundert mit seinen Kriegen, Hungersnöten und Seuchen gewähren und die politischen Konstellationen beleuchten, die 1349 zur Wahl des Schwarzburgers zum deutschen König führten. Dem Beginn, Verlauf und dem Ende des Königtums Günther XXI. wird ebenso nachgegangen wie den Resultaten und dem Vermächtnis des bedeutenden Schwarzburgers.Der Geschichts- und Altertumsvereins Sondershausen e.V. lä...
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The history and Antiquities Association Sondershausen e.V. Invites to next week the evening of the lecture in the Carl Schroeder Hall... The Museum Director and the Club Member Mr. Dr. Manfred Ohl speaks about: count Günther XXI of Schwarzburg and his grip to the German Crown 1348/1349.Der speaker is in the dramatic 14th century with its wars, famines and plagues grant views and illuminate the political constellations, which led to the election of Schwarzburgers 1349 King of Germany. The beginning, history, and the end of the Kingdom Günther XXI. are discussed as well as the results and the legacy of the major Schwarzburgers.Der history and Antiquities Association Sondershausen e.V. lÄ...
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Carcassonne: du neuf pour la Cité

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Carcassonne: new to the city
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... visiteurs de découvrir le système défensif du monument daté du XIIe siècle, bénéficiaire au XIXe de la vaste œuvre de restauration de Viollet-le-Duc ...
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... visitors to discover the defensive system of the beneficiary, dated the 12th century monument to 19th of the vast work of restoration of Viollet-le-Duc...
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PHOTO/ Amenvals Nathalie Un chantier de neuf mois consacré aux hourds du château comtal est programmé. Les lieux accueillent chaque année les dizaines de milliers de visiteurs qui se pressent pour découvrir le château comtal et les remparts de la Cité. Après avoir lourdement investi pour ouvrir la visite des remparts Ouest en 2015, le centre des monuments nationaux va ouvrir un autre chantier. C’est une restauration des hourds des courtines Nord et Sud mais aussi de la tour des Casernes qui est désormais programmée pour la période 2016-2017 : une nouvelle jeunesse, donc, pour ces échafaudages placés au sommet des murailles et tours, qui avaient vocation à accueillir les défenseurs du château, des arbalétriers pour exemple. Avec les rempa...
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PHOTO / Amenvals Nathalie Un site of nine month dedicated to the hourds of the castle of count is programmed. The locations host annually tens of thousands of visitors who flock to discover the County Castle and the ramparts of the city. After investing heavily to open the visit of the Western ramparts in 2015, the center of national monuments will open another project. It is a restoration of the hourds of the north façade and South but also the Tower of the barracks which is now scheduled for the period 2016-2017: a new youth, so for these scaffolds placed at the top of the walls and towers, which were intended to accommodate the defenders of the Castle, archers for example. With the rempa...
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The Met Cloisters: New York City's Hidden Treasure

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The famous Unicorn Tapestries from the late 13th century in the Netherlands are a prize in the collection. The one called “Unicorn in Captivity” is ...
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By  The Met Cloisters feature several gardens modeled after those in medieval European monasteries, exuding peace. (Courtesy of Flickr). Elizabeth SmislovaAs a Washington, D.C. native, I adored the multitude of free and incredible Smithsonian museums on the National Mall. Throughout my life, I have turned to them as a refuge from a hectic life and reminder of the unimaginable history of and beauty in the world. However, the National Gallery of Art has always been my favorite — I know it like the back of my hand. I thought the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Fifth Ave. or the Museum of Modern Art would take on that role of sanctuary in a busy city as the National Gallery did, but to no avail. I found my haven where some of the city’s best g...
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Bernard Rio sort un magnifique « livre des saints Bretons »

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Bernard Rio has a beautiful «book of saints Bretons»
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La Bretagne armoricaine jouit durant le haut Moyen Âge, Ve -Xe siècle, d'une si-tuation originale. Elle participa à cet élan chrétien et monastique qui ...
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Armorican Brittany enjoys during the high middle ages, 5th - 10th century, of an original situation. She attended Christian and monastic momentum which...
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02/11/2016 – 09H45 Rennes (Breizh-info.com) – C’est un superbe ouvrage illustré que vient de sortir – en octobre 2016 – Bernard Rio, intitulé « le livre des saints Bretons », aux éditions Ouest France. Journaliste de formation mais également historien de renom Bernard Rio a publié de nombreux ouvrages sur l’histoire, le patrimoine, l’environnement, les traditions de Bretagne notamment.Après Le Guide du Tro Breiz, en 2014, il a publié Sur les Chemins des pardons et pèlerinages en Bretagne (2015) puis Pèlerins sur les chemins du Tro Breiz (2016) et donc désormais « Le livre des Saints Bretons». Nombre de ces saints – dont on retrouve une partie en sculpture à La Vallée des Saints, en Locarn –  sont venus d’Irlande ou de Grande-Bretagne pou...
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11/02/2016 - 09 H 45 Rennes (Breizh - info.com)-it's a beautiful book illustrated that comes out - in October 2016 - Bernard Rio, titled "the book of the saints Bretons", in West France editions. A journalist by training but also renowned historian Bernard Rio has published many books on history, heritage, the environment, the traditions of Britain including. After the Guide of the Tro Breiz, in 2014, he published on the paths of the pardons and pilgrimages in Brittany (2015) then pilgrims on the paths of the Tro Breiz (2016) and so now «the book Saints Bretons» Number of these saints - which we find some in sculpture at the Valley of the Saints, in Locarn - came to Ireland or Britain pou...
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Propsteichor öffnet Blick für 1000 Jahre Musikgeschichte

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Priory choir opens look for 1000 years of music history
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Von Hildegard von Bingen, der klugen und musikalisch kompetenten Nonne und Philosophin (ein Gesang aus dem 12. Jahrhundert), bis zur ...
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By Hildegard von Bingen, the wise and musically competent nun and philosopher (a song from the 12th century), up to the...
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Es gab in der Musikgeschichte immer Frauen, die komponierten. Doch in der Gesamtbilanz nehmen sie eher einen bescheidenen Platz ein. Ein eigenes, selbstständiges Arbeitsleben, zum Beispiel als Komponistin, war die Ausnahme. Doch es gab Frauen, die auch heute noch musikalisch etwas zu sagen haben.Diesen historischen Spuren bis zur Gegenwart ging Kantorin Ursula Kirchhoff in einem modellhaften Konzert in der gut besuchten Kirche St. Cyriakus nach. Das Programm und die damit verbundenen Leistungen von Solisten, Chören und Orchester beeindruckten. Eine 1000jährige Musikgeschichte wurde in Zitaten aufgeblättert.Von Hildegard von Bingen, der klugen und musikalisch kompetenten Nonne und Philosophin (ein Gesang aus dem 12. Jahrhundert), bis zur ...
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There were always women in music history, the composed. But overall, they rather occupy a modest place. A private, independent working life, for example as a composer, was the exception. But there are women who have to say something even today still musically. Up to the present, Cantor Ursula Kirchhoff in an exemplary concert in the crowded Church of St. Cyriakus went to these historic tracks. Was impressed by the program and the associated services of soloists, choirs and Orchestra. A 1000 music history was expanded in quotations. By Hildegard von Bingen, the wise and musically competent nun and philosopher (a song from the 12th century), up to the...
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Christopher Tolkien reçoit la médaille "Bodley" de l'université d'Oxford (Bodleian Libraries)

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Christopher Tolkien was awarded the Medal "Bodley" of the University of Oxford (Bodleian Libraries)
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... langue anglaise à New College et maître de conférences à l'université d'Oxford, en langue et littérature anglaises du Moyen Age, de 1964 à 1975.
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... English language at New College and lecturer at the University of Oxford, in the middle ages, from 1964 to 1975 English language and literature.
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"La Bodley Medal [médaille Bodley] attribuée à Christopher Tolkien pour ses travaux comme chercheur et éditeur. Le fils de J.R.R. Tolkien reçoit aujourd’hui cette distinction de la part de la Bodleian Library pour avoir permis au grand public de découvrir l’héritage littéraire laissé par son père. OXFORD, 31 octobre 2016 – La "Bodley Medal", la plus haute distinction accordée par la Bodleian Library, a été décernée aujourd’hui à Christopher Tolkien, le fils du célèbre écrivain J.R.R. Tolkien. Chercheur et éditeur, Christopher Tolkien a consacré les 4 dernières décennies à publier l’oeuvre inédite de son père, veillant à ce que son riche héritage littéraire soit accessible à tous les lecteurs. S’il est connu aujourd’hui avant tout comme l...
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"The Bodley Medal [medal Bodley] attributed to Christopher Tolkien for his work as a researcher and editor. The son of J.R.R. Tolkien today receives this distinction on the part of the Bodleian Library for allowing the public to discover the literary legacy left by his father. OXFORD, October 31, 2016 - the "Bodley Medal", the highest distinction granted by the Bodleian Library, was awarded today to Christopher Tolkien, son of the famous writer J.R.R. Tolkien. Researcher and editor, Christopher Tolkien spent 4 decades to publish the unpublished work of his father, ensuring that its rich literary heritage is accessible to all readers. If it is known today primarily as l...
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Back in time: The Galway of 600 years ago shows just how much of the city has survived

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... that go back to the emerging city as we call it from the 15th century.” Pictorial map of the city from mid 17th century. Source: Trinity College Dublin.
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