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Topic Middle Ages
The Middle Ages spanned more than one thousand years. According to historians of texts, it began in 476 AD , at the end of the reign of Romulus Augustule, the last Roman emperor of the Occident, or in 496 AD, the date of the baptism of Clovis. It ended in either 1453, with the taking of Constantinople by the Turks and the end of the Eastern Roman Empire, or in 1492, the date of Christopher Columbus' landing on the American continent, or the death of Louis XI in 1481.
A ritual Jewish bath, a mikveh, may have been located a cellar in Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux (Drôme).
From 2011 to 2013, an Inrap team, under curation by the State (Drac Bretagne), conducted an integral preventive excavation of the Jacobin convent,
An international symposium organised by the National Institute of Preventive Archaeological Research and the Louvre-Lens Museum.
What is the status of this building material compared to others? Is its use linked to specific functions of construction? To the social status of...
Honoured, mythified, but also hunted, eaten and exploited, has the horse really benefited from a privileged status among domestic animals? What...
The archaeology of violence: wartime violence, mass violence
by Jean Guilaine, member of the Institute, honorary professor at the...