Category Archives: Ancient Germania

Wooden Masks

Wooden Masks ~ Article and research by Thomas Baurley, Technogypsie Research, August 7, 2017 Throughout history masks have been made for various reasons, and wood was a common medium for making them in. Every culture had examples of them. Masks … Continue reading

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Neolithic Wooden Wells (Germany)

Willy Tegel et al. Early Neolithic Water Wells Reveal the World’s Oldest Wood Architecture. PLoS ONE 2012. Open access Image:http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0051374 Figure 2. Tree-ring samples and chronologies. (A) Temporal distribution of 147 oak ring width series, indicating the lengths of the … Continue reading

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Dublinia

      Dublina Viking & Medieval History Museum * http://www.dublinia.ie/ * St Michaels Hill * Christchurch, Dublin 8, Co. Dublin, Ireland * 01 679 4611 * Located within and connected to the infamous Christ Church Cathedral of Dublin (a.k.a. … Continue reading

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Xanten: Bronze Cauldron

“Bronze Cauldron” Xanten, Germany “AT THE STOVE Bronze cauldrons with iron rims were most often used for cooking. AM HERD Bronzekessel mit eisernem Rand wurden vorwiegend zum Kochen verwendet. Sie gelangten seit dem i Jahrhundert v. Chr. aus dem keltischen … Continue reading

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Xanten: Townscape – Ulpia Traiana

Ulpia Traiana Townscape Xanten, Germany “The Colonial Ulpia Traiana once contained numerous large buildings: temples, thermal baths, administrative and market buildings. Of most of these, only minor traces have remained preserved. After the end of the Roman rule, the ruins … Continue reading

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Palmbosch’n’

Lichtenau, Germany ‘Palmbosch’n’ On Palm Sunday, April 5th, while walking through the village of Lichtenau and the city of Ansbach, we noticed spread across the threshholds to a cafe/restaurant (Lichtenau) and a dining hall of a Protestant parish courtyard (Ansbach) … Continue reading

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Nibelungenmuseum and the legend (Worms, Germany)

Nibelunglied: The Saga of the Nibelungs (“Song of the Nibelungs”) Is an epic poem done in Middle High German. The story tells of dragon-slayer Siegfried at the court of the Burgundians, how he was murdered, and of his wife Kriemhild’s … Continue reading

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The Key and Dragon (Worms, Germany)

The Sacred Key of Worms Worms comes from “Lindwurn” or “Dragon slain by Siegfried under the linden tree.””Yet more I know of Seigfried that well your your ear may hold. Beneath the lindeu tree he slew the dragon bold; Then … Continue reading

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The Roman Amphitheatre at Xanten (Germany)

The Amphitheatre LVR-Archaeological Park Xanten / LVR-RömerMuseum * Trajanstraße 4, 46509 Xanten, Germany * Phone: +49 (0) 28 01 / 712 – 0 * apx@lvr.de * http://www.apx.de/english/archaeologicalpark/rec_buildings/amphitheatre.htm The Amphitheatre During the Roman occupation, their engineers built a new type of … Continue reading

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The Harbour Temple at the Xanten Archaeological Park (Germany)

The Harbour Temple (Colonia Upia Traiana) LVR-Archaeological Park Xanten / LVR-RömerMuseum * Trajanstraße 4, 46509 Xanten, Germany * Phone: +49 (0) 28 01 / 712 – 0 * apx@lvr.de * http://www.apx.de/english/archaeologicalpark/rec_buildings/harbour+temple.htm In the Archaeologie Park resides a partially reconstructed ruins … Continue reading

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