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King Richard III To Be Honored With Burial In Raised Tomb
2013-07-29 09:46:29

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The remains of King Richard III, which were unearthed in a car park in Leicester, UK last September, and found to be hastily buried in an unmarked grave with neither shroud nor coffin, will be reburied with honor beneath a raised tomb within a specially-created area in the Leicester Cathedral. The Cathedral is planning to spend about $1.5 million US on the re-interment, which will include alterations to the building, preparations...

2009-04-20 13:00:00

Sunday, April 26, 2009 at 4:00 p.m., Washington National Cathedral Canterbury Cathedral Choir, England, David Flood, director of music Choir of Saint Thomas Church, New York, John Scott, director of music Washington National Cathedral Choir, Michael McCarthy, director of music WASHINGTON, April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From three of the world's most famous cathedrals and churches, this year's British Choir Festival features some of the most glorious choral music in the western...

2008-09-12 03:00:06

By Anderson, Ross It is my dearest wish no longer to speak of art, rather, that we, those of us who concern ourselves with the field, had the right to call ourselves craftsmen. It is therefore understandable that we came to give our building the name Dombauhutte. Our work should once again make us proud to take part in activity previously considered the craftsman's honor. The fervency of such productivity was at its strongest in the Middle Ages, at the time of the Bauhutten, the working...

2008-08-04 12:00:44

THE vastness of York Minster has been captured on film using a pioneering photo-montage process which aims to provide visitors with a new perspective on the magnificent building. Conventional photography of the interior can only convey its beauty in rectangular frames. But artist Edward Hill has spent years developing a technique which allows him to assemble a mosaic of pictures and then spin them into a circle using a computer. Although the montages are displayed as 2-D prints on...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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