June 3, 1899 in Rennes, a former captain of the French army is about to be tried a second time for acts of treason… France sinks into the throes of the Dreyfus Affair. It all started on October 15, 1894, when the artillery captain Alfred Dreyfus, of Alsatian and Jewish origin, was arrested at the Ministry of War.
On the occasion of the exhibition "Tutankhamun the Pharaoh's Treasure", which will take place from March 23 to September 15, 2019 at the Grande Halle de la Villette, several works and documentaries dedicated to the most famous of the pharaohs of Egypt we Tutankhamun, the rediscovered treasure (DVD Arte) We have known Tutankhamun's treasure for nearly a century.
Here are some typical recipes of the Middle Ages, taken from famous works such as "Le Viandier de Taillevent", "Le Mesnagier de Paris", "At the Table of Lords, monks and peasants of the Middle Ages" by Eric Birlouez as well as Brigitte Racine's “Middle Ages Cuisine”. They will make it possible to compose a complete menu as it could be served in medieval times.
Recruited during their years of study in Cambridge, five Britons put themselves, during the 1930s, in the service of the NKVD, the Soviet secret service. They then become one of the main espionage groups and a major information pool for the Soviets, through the important positions they occupy within British institutions, such as MI5 or the Foreign Office.
The latest film from the director of "Gladiator" and "Kingdom of Heaven" gives a new version of the legend of the one who is mistakenly called in France "Robin des Bois", by going back to the source and trying to find it. 'integrate into a historical "reality". So let's have fun studying his approach to the issues and characters of that time… The film Let’s start by reviewing the film itself.
Among the children of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette, we know well Madame Royale and the Dauphin Louis XVII. Yet long before the latter, there was a first dolphin Louis Joseph Xavier François, of fragile health, who disappeared at the age of 7 and a half. His tragic disappearance in 1789 affected the royal family when the Estates General had only just begun.
Third and final part - Malefica 3, La Voie du sang - of Hervé Gagnon's saga dedicated to witches and the inquisition. The author takes again the ingredients which made the success of the preceding volumes not without bringing a new breath to his universe always so dark and violent.
The prolific Éditions Ouest-France have released the third opus in a series that will probably delight fans of militaria. If the first two were quite general because devoted to the soldiers of the two world wars, this one is much more targeted, since it is devoted to the uniforms, weapons and materials of the German troops who fought in Normandy between June and August 1944.
A major work by Yslaire, the first Sambre saga in 5 volumes was published between 1984 and 2003. 19 years for 5 volumes, this is quite exceptional in the field of comics and the followers of Sambre waited patiently for 7 years for the release. of the last Volume. Sambre is Balzac in comics, some have said, and it is not wrong.
Contemporary art is often perceived as elitist and inaccessible (even aggressive by some, we have unfortunately seen it recently. Two everyday objects at the center of a circle, a pompous name overall and presto , good wild analysis ladies and gentlemen! But for a few overvalued smokers, what a pity to miss out on so many talented (sometimes visionary) artists.
Roland Garros was a brilliant French aviator and officer in the early days of aeronautics, who made the first aerial crossing of the Mediterranean Sea in 1913. He was also the holder of the world record for high altitude flight on several occasions. Engaged in the first aerial combat in history, his plane was shot down in 1915.
First name of legend, Arthur was immortalized from the Middle Ages thanks to the famous knights of the round table of Chrétien de Troyes. Its origin would be Celtic and it would mean & 34; bear & 34 ;. Feast on November 15th.Origin and Etymology of the First Name Arthur The first name Arthur is said to be the modern French form of a Breton name, Arzhur, of uncertain etymology, derived from the Celtic word of origin arzh arth in Old Breton), which means "bear".
On the road to vacation, or stranded on the national 7? Enjoy a moment of relaxation at the Château de Tournon. Perched on a rock, the Château de Tournon, whose origins date back to the 9th century, is one of the most beautiful castles in northern Ardèche. The buildings remaining today, and which you can admire, date from the 14th-15th centuries and were the home of the Counts of Tournon.
Writing the biography of a giant of universal history like Charlemagne, who is also regarded as the instigator of European unity, is no easy task despite what some might think. Georges Minois, a former student of the ENS (Ecole Normale Supérieure), associate and doctorate in history, got down to the task, giving us this beautiful biography of Charlemagne, very dense, over 700 pages.
Many English aristocrats were seduced by Hitler and Mussolini before the war. The British royal family was blood related to the Hohenzollerns, the nurses were German, Hitler was an Anglophile while he despised the French. Hitler made the seduction of the English aristocracy a pillar of his diplomacy, hoping that the English pacifist clan led by King Edward VIII and Halifax would prevail over the hawkish one led by Winston Churchill.
"Live the greatest disaster in history" tells us the Pompeii movie poster! And she's right, unfortunately not necessarily in the way we would have liked to hear her. Anderson, a genius director in The Adaptations Massacre, once again demonstrates his undeniable talent by signing a film of rare and appalling mediocrity where everything rings horribly wrong.
Colette Piat tells us here the story of Marie Arnault, one of the Filles du Roy, sent to New France in 1663 to repopulate the colony of Canada, selected in part thanks to the knowledge transmitted by her father: she knows how to climb to horse, read, write, has basic knowledge of medicine, has learned to think, and has a slightly rebellious character.
Dublin, both county and capital of the Republic of Ireland, is an energetic city on a human scale, with an important historical and cultural heritage. What to visit in Dublin in a few days? This second part takes you around the main districts, museums and symbolic monuments, passing by Dublin Castle, Trinity College University and the old Kilmainham prison.
The museum of the battle of Woerth-Frœschwiller presents to the visitor a unique collection of uniforms, headdresses, ammunition, weapons or even engravings on the war of 1870. The 1,300 exhibits were collected at the site of the battle of August 6, and thus testify to the bitter fighting which pitted the French under Mac Mahon against the Germans under Frederick William of Prussia.
From the top of its rocky outcrop overlooking the Erve valley, behind its ramparts and its keep which successfully challenged William the Conqueror, hides one of the Most Beautiful Villages of France, the small medieval city of Sainte-Suzanne . Located in the heart of the country of art and history of Coëvrons-Mayenne, this is a village rich in history but also in charm and character.
The barbarian kings are back! From May 3 to 5, 2019, the Arènes de Nîmes will host a great historical reconstruction of Roman games. On the program: parades, chariot races and other gladiatorial fights. A life-size peplum for the greatest pleasure of the public.For 3 days, the Arenas offer to relive the legendary ludi (games) as the inhabitants of Nîmes could have experienced 2000 years ago: imperial court, parade of Roman legionaries, chariot races and gladiatorial fights.