New Galleries

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The picture galleries at this site are divided in two groups; there are the scans and there are the photos I made. Quite a few galleries were added over the last few days. New in the 1st group are: scans of the Nehalennia Domburg finds of 1646 from old books…

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Myths and Folktales

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In the menu above, some to the right, you'll have the item Podcasts. Putting the mouse on it, you get in English "Myths and Folktales", if you switch language, you'll get that in German or Dutch. Clicking on it, you get an overview of stories, told by volunteers. You are…

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The Story of the Frisian Pidder Lüng and the Kale Revenge

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The following story is based on the ballad "Pidder Lüng" by the German poet Detlev von Liliencron (1844–1909), but the content is not entirely identical. The story probably is to be situated in the 15th century when Schleswig-Holstein and therefore also the isle of Sylt were under Danish rulership. Meanwhile,…

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A short progress report

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The new notebook, badly needed, came, and is meanwhile setup, configured and ready for use. Because it will mostly used while I am 'on the road', I felt it necessary to built in some tricky securities; except for BIOS and Windows passwords is the harddrive scrambled which needs an access…

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Lienden – Roman Coins

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A short note I wrote down two years ago - time for its publication. :-) At the village Lienden, northwest of the Dutch city of Nijmegen, at previous Batavian territory, many gold coins were found, Roman Solidi from Late Antiquity. This golden treasury was by and by found, the first…

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