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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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One of the most impressive surviving features is remnants of the fourteenth-century De Burgo Hall located at Flood Street. The foundations of the ...
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'Once-in-a-lifetime' find as treasure dating back more than 1500 YEARS is found

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... weapons including a spearhead, two arrowheads and fragments of a sword have been confirmed by experts as dating back to the seventh century.
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Two bronze bowls, a gold pendant and iron weapons including a spearhead, two arrowheads and fragments of a sword have been confirmed by experts as dating back to the seventh century.Alan Smith, who was working in a Lincolnshire field, detected the treasure in a burial mound, which is believed to have belonged to elite Anglo-Saxons.Dr Adam Daubney, find liaison officer for Lincolnshire County Council, said that the artifacts clearly once belonged to someone with high status.He said: "This is a once-in-a-lifetime discovery. The finds are exquisite and almost certainly come from a high-status burial that was destroyed through ploughing many years ago."The finds date to the Seventh Century - a time when the elite in society were often being ...
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Raubgrabungen an der "Müggenburg"?

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Robbery excavations on the "Macmillan"?
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Der lauenburgische Kreisarchivar Kurt Langenheim hatte Anfang der 1950er Jahre hier an der Ritterburg aus dem 13./14. Jahrhundert gegraben.
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Laue Luxembourg District Archivist Kurt Ladd had dug the early of 1950s here at the castle of the Knights from the 13th/14th century.
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Ratzeburg. Mit bloßem Auge sind die Grabungsspuren kaum zu erkennen. Christian Lopau, Archivar der Stadt Ratzeburg, geht in die Hocke und wischt das Laub fort. Jetzt sieht man, dass hier, an der Schräge des Bergfrieds, gegraben wurde. Tat bereits im Mai – Polizei sucht Zeugen, die jemanden mit Metalldetektor und Handspaten gesehen haben. Zur Bildergalerie Das aber schon im Mai. Damals, berichtet die Polizei Ratzeburg, sei es „offensichtlich zu illegalen Grabungen auf dem Gelände der ,Müggenburg’“ gekommen, einer historisch bedeutsamen mittelalterlichen Burgruine an der Ortsgrenze zwischen Ratzeburg und Salem. „Die an der Müggenburg festgestellten Grabungen sind charakteristisch für das Nachgraben mit dem Spaten in den Bereichen von signi...
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Ratzeburg. With the naked eye, the excavation traces are difficult to see. Christian Lopau, Archivist of the city of Ratzeburg, goes into the squat and wipes away the leaves. Now you can see that here, on the slope of the donjon, was dug up. Fact already in may - police looking for witnesses who saw someone with metal detectors and hand Spades. To the picture gallery, but already in May. At that time, the Ratzeburg police reported it was "obvious to illegal excavations on the grounds that that MacLeod '" come, a historically important medieval castle ruin on the city border of Ratzeburg and Salem. "The excavations on the Macmillan are characteristic for the subsequent digging with a spade in the areas of signi...
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Un Coran géant dédié à Tamerlan, en vedette à Washington

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A giant Koran dedicated to Timur, featured in Washington
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Ces spécimens, de toute beauté, ont leurs histoires à raconter qui s'étalent du VIIIe siècle (juste après la révélation par le prophète Mohammad) au ...
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These specimens, all beauty, have their stories to tell which spread from the 8th century (just after the revelation by the Prophet Mohammad) in the...
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Redoutable guerrier, mais aussi protecteur des arts, Tamerlan n'avait pas été impressionné par le délicat et patient travail d'un calligraphe de sa cour qui, au XVe siècle, avait retranscrit le Coran sur un sceau. Ce calligraphe, nommé Omar Akta, avait alors décidé de passer de l'infiniment petit à l'infiniment grand. Choisissant un format de pages de2 x 1,50 mètres, il s'est remis à l'ouvrage, réécrivant le livre saint en lettres d'or, de 20 à 22 centimètres de haut, sur cet immense espace. Et, une fois sa tâche terminée, il a dû mettre ce Coran, d'un volume jamais vu auparavant, sur une brouette pour le faire parvenir au célèbre conquérant de l'Asie. Ce dernier, qui aimait tout ce qui était grand, avait largement récompensé le calligra...
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Formidable Warrior, but also a patron of the arts, Timur had not been impressed by the delicate and patient work of a calligrapher of his court, who, in the 15th century, had transcribed the Qur'an on a seal. This calligrapher, named Omar Akta, had decided to move from the infinitely small to the infinitely large. Choosing a format of pages 2 x 1,50 m, it is given to the book, rewriting the Holy Book in letters of gold, from 20 to 22 centimeters high, on this huge space. And, once his task completed, he had to put this Quran, a volume never seen before, on a wheelbarrow to reach the famous conqueror of Asia. The latter, who loved all that was great, had largely rewarded the calligra...
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Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny Abbey)

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Today you can see the remains of the grand 10th century Abbey Basilica, including some chapels, walls, towers and stairs, strewn throughout the ...
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Located in the Saône-et-Loire Departement in France, the Abbey of Cluny was one of the most powerful religious centers in the Middle Ages and has been deemed the founder of Western monasticism. Built in the 10th century, the basilica was the world's largest church before the creation of St. Peter's Basilica in Rome—and one of the wealthiest. The Abbey was founded in 910 when William I, Duke of Aquitaine, donated a large piece of land to found a Benedictine Monastery. It included cultivated and uncultivated land, vineyards, woods, fields, meadows, waters, mills and serfs. Then in an unusual move, William I resigned all power over the Abbey, leaving control of the place to the Abbots, which meant that Cluny was practically independent.  Th...
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Évreux : qu'attendent les associations de reconstitution médiévale du parc de loisirs viking ?

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Evreux: expect associations to medieval re-enactment of viking amusement park?
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Son but est de « reconstituer le plus fidèlement possible, à partir de sources, ce que pouvait être la vie des Scandinaves au Xe siècle », explique-t-il.
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Its purpose is to "more faithfully reconstruct possible, from sources, that could be the life of the Norsemen in the tenth century", he says.
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Pendant que le maire d’Évreux et président du Grand Évreux agglomération (GEA) planche sur le projet de parc de loisirs sur l’identité médiévale et viking de la Normandie et tente de réunir les millions d’euros nécessaires à sa construction - lire notre édition du 1er juillet -, les associations locales de reconstitution historique fourbissent déjà leurs armes, convaincues qu’elles ont un rôle à jouer dans ce vaste projet. « Il faut cesser de véhiculer des clichés » Daniel Bes est emballé par l’idée. Depuis vingt ans, l’Eurois installé à La Neuve-Lyre préside l’association Les Compagnons de Roland, une troupe d’archers du XIe siècle qui se veulent aussi potier, cordier, vitrier, musicien, calligraphe... Il « adhère mais met en garde. Att...
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While the Mayor of Evreux and president of the Grand Evreux agglomeration (GEA) is working on the project of leisure park on medieval and viking Normandy identity and trying to raise millions of dollars required for its construction - read our edition from July 1 - local historical re-enactment associations already prepare their weapons, convinced that they have a role to play in this vast project. "We must stop convey snapshots" Daniel Bes is excited about the idea. For twenty years, the installed to the new-Lyre Eurois President the companions of Roland, a troop of archers in the 11th century who will also want to Potter, cordier, glazier, musician, calligrapher... He "adhere but warns. Att...
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Neun Stufen in die Geschichte

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Nine stages in the story
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Tausende historische Urkunden, Chroniken, Akten und Karten, dazu die original erhaltenen Archivschränke und Vitrinen: Das Mühlhäuser Stadtarchiv ...
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Thousands of historical documents, chronicles, files and maps, to the original archive cabinets and showcases: The Mühlhausen town archive...
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Neun Stufen führen im Mühlhäuser Rathaus in eines der ältesten und bedeutendsten Kommunalarchive. Foto: dpa/Claudia Götze Tausende historische Urkunden, Chroniken, Akten und Karten, dazu die original erhaltenen Archivschränke und Vitrinen: Das Mühlhäuser Stadtarchiv ist eine Fundgrube für Historiker und Forscher. »Wir verwahren drei Kilometer Aktenmaterial aus sechs Jahrhunderten«, sagt Stadtarchivar Helge Wittmann. Die Jury des Thüringer Archivpreises lobt Mühlhausen als »Musterbeispiel für ein städtisches Ratsarchiv«. Aus diesem Grund geht die mit 5000 Euro dotierte Auszeichnung in diesem Jahr in die Kreisstadt des Unstrut-Hainich-Kreises, wie die Jury erklärt. An diesem Mittwoch wird der Preis feierlich in Mühlhausen übergeben.Neun St...
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Nine steps in the Mühlhausen Town Hall in one of the oldest and most important municipal archives. Photo: AP/Claudia Götze thousands historical documents, chronicles, files and maps, to the original archive cabinets and showcases: the Mühlhausen town archive is a treasure trove for historians and researchers. "We kept three kilometers of file material from six centuries," says city Archivist Helge Wittmann. «The jury of the Thuringian archive award praises Mühlhausen as» model for an Urban Council archive «.» For this reason, the 5,000 euro award goes this year in the District of Unstrut-Hainich-Kreis as the jury explained. On Wednesday, the price is passed solemnly in Mühlhausen. Nine St...
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Veranstaltung: Richard III.

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Event: Richard III.
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Das Stück spielt im auslaufenden 15. Jahrhundert und erzählt die Geschichte von Richard, dem verkrüppelten Herzog von Gloucester, der mit perfider ...
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The piece plays in the outgoing 15th century and tells the story with perverted by Richard, the crippled Duke of Gloucester...
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Richard will König werden. Um dieses Ziel zu erreichen, muss er mehrere Familienmitglieder töten. Seine grenzenlose Skrupellosigkeit währt solange, bis ihm blutig entrissen wird, was er blutig erlangte. Mit Lars Eidinger in der Titelrolle. Das Stück spielt im auslaufenden 15. Jahrhundert und erzählt die Geschichte von Richard, dem verkrüppelten Herzog von Gloucester, der mit perfider Intrige seinem Drang nachgeht, Englands Thron zu besteigen. Ohne Skrupel räumt er all jene aus dem Weg, die mehr Anspruch auf die Krone hätten. Bis sich in Graf Richmond ein zu starker Rivale gegen ihn stellt - Richard stirbt im Kampf. Schon bevor William Shakespeare den Stoff zum Drama verarbeitet, wurde die Geschichte auf der Bühne gespielt, in Form der an...
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Richard wants to be King. To achieve this goal, he must kill several family members. Lasts until it is bloody snatched what he bloody gained its unbridled ruthlessness. With Lars Eidinger in the title role. The piece plays in the outgoing 15th century and tells the story of the crippled Duke of Gloucester, who investigates his drive with insidious intrigue to throne of England by Richard. Without scruple he admits all that out of the way, would have more claim on the Crown. Until count Richmond a strong rival against him - Richard dies in the fight. Even before William Shakespeare processed the substance to the drama, the story on stage was played, in the form of to...
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Évreux : qu'attendent les associations de reconstitution médiévale du parc de loisirs viking ?

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Evreux: expect associations to medieval re-enactment of viking amusement park?
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Depuis vingt ans, l'Eurois installé à La Neuve-Lyre préside l'association Les Compagnons de Roland, une troupe d'archers du XIe siècle qui se ...
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For twenty years, the Eurois installed to the new-Lyre chair the association of Roland's companions a troop of archers in the 11th century who is...
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Pendant que le maire d’Évreux et président du Grand Évreux agglomération (GEA) planche sur le projet de parc de loisirs sur l’identité médiévale et viking de la Normandie et tente de réunir les millions d’euros nécessaires à sa construction - lire notre édition du 1er juillet -, les associations locales de reconstitution historique fourbissent déjà leurs armes, convaincues qu’elles ont un rôle à jouer dans ce vaste projet. « Il faut cesser de véhiculer des clichés » Daniel Bes est emballé par l’idée. Depuis vingt ans, l’Eurois installé à La Neuve-Lyre préside l’association Les Compagnons de Roland, une troupe d’archers du XIe siècle qui se veulent aussi potier, cordier, vitrier, musicien, calligraphe... Il « adhère mais met en garde. Att...
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While the Mayor of Evreux and president of the Grand Evreux agglomeration (GEA) is working on the project of leisure park on medieval and viking Normandy identity and trying to raise millions of dollars required for its construction - read our edition from July 1 - local historical re-enactment associations already prepare their weapons, convinced that they have a role to play in this vast project. "We must stop convey snapshots" Daniel Bes is excited about the idea. For twenty years, the installed to the new-Lyre Eurois President the companions of Roland, a troop of archers in the 11th century who will also want to Potter, cordier, glazier, musician, calligrapher... He "adhere but warns. Att...
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Un Coran géant dédié à Tamerlan, en vedette à Washington

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A giant Koran dedicated to Timur, featured in Washington
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... Tamerlan n'avait pas été impressionné par le délicat et patient travail d'un calligraphe de sa cour qui, au XVe siècle, avait retranscrit le Coran sur un ...
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... Timur had not been impressed by the delicate and patient work of a calligrapher of his court, who, in the 15th century, had transcribed the Qur'an on one...
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Redoutable guerrier, mais aussi protecteur des arts, Tamerlan n'avait pas été impressionné par le délicat et patient travail d'un calligraphe de sa cour qui, au XVe siècle, avait retranscrit le Coran sur un sceau. Ce calligraphe, nommé Omar Akta, avait alors décidé de passer de l'infiniment petit à l'infiniment grand. Choisissant un format de pages de2 x 1,50 mètres, il s'est remis à l'ouvrage, réécrivant le livre saint en lettres d'or, de 20 à 22 centimètres de haut, sur cet immense espace. Et, une fois sa tâche terminée, il a dû mettre ce Coran, d'un volume jamais vu auparavant, sur une brouette pour le faire parvenir au célèbre conquérant de l'Asie. Ce dernier, qui aimait tout ce qui était grand, avait largement récompensé le calligra...
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Formidable Warrior, but also a patron of the arts, Timur had not been impressed by the delicate and patient work of a calligrapher of his court, who, in the 15th century, had transcribed the Qur'an on a seal. This calligrapher, named Omar Akta, had decided to move from the infinitely small to the infinitely large. Choosing a format of pages 2 x 1,50 m, it is given to the book, rewriting the Holy Book in letters of gold, from 20 to 22 centimeters high, on this huge space. And, once his task completed, he had to put this Quran, a volume never seen before, on a wheelbarrow to reach the famous conqueror of Asia. The latter, who loved all that was great, had largely rewarded the calligra...
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