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Romainmôtier revisited

The documentary  ‘Romainmôtier Revisité’ is a journey back in time, to the foundation of one of the oldest monasteries and churches on Swiss soil. Romainmôtier was a small Gallo-Roman village where two monks founded a new monastery in the fifth or sixth century. The first building is from the sixth or early seven century. The … Read more » “Romainmôtier revisited”

Romans, Christians and Alemanni

The crisis that arose in the late second and early third century  marks the beginning of the end of the ancient Roman world and the transition to the Middle Ages. This period is usually called Late Antiquity and is characterized by the merging of old and new tendencies in ideas, art, religion, government, economy and … Read more » “Romans, Christians and Alemanni”