The 12th arrondissement of Paris (XII e arrondissement) is one of the 20 arrondissements of the capital city of France. In spoken French, it is referred to as le douzième ("the twelfth"). Situated on the right bank of the River Seine , it is the easternmost arrondissement of Paris, as well as the most expansive in terms of area covered.
The Renaissance of the 12th century was a period of many changes at the outset of the High Middle Ages. It included social , political and economic transformations, and an intellectual revitalization of Western Europe with strong philosophical and scientific roots.
The church was founded around 952 and enlarged in the mid-12th century along lines similar to those of the cathedral. It is annexed to the Romanesque Chapel of St. Agatha, with an unusual pyramidal cusp or peak. San Pietro in Vinculis. Known as San Pierino, it is an 11th-century church with a crypt and a cosmatesque mosaic on the floor of the ...
The 5th century is noted for being a period of migration and political instability throughout Eurasia. It saw the collapse of the Western Roman Empire , which came to an end in 476 AD. This empire had been ruled by a succession of weak emperors , with the real political might being increasingly concentrated among military leaders.
Brno (/ ˈ b ɜːr n oʊ / BUR-noh, Czech: (); German: Brünn ()) is a city in the South Moravian Region of the Czech Republic.Located at the confluence of the Svitava and Svratka rivers, Brno has about 380,000 inhabitants, making it the second-largest city in the Czech Republic after the capital, Prague, and one of the 100 largest cities of the EU.
The 15th century was the century which spans the Julian dates from 1 January 1401 to 31 December 1500 . In Europe , the 15th century includes parts of the Late Middle Ages , the Early Renaissance , and the early modern period .
The Lewis chessmen (Norwegian: Lewisbrikkene; Scottish Gaelic: Fir-Tàilisg; Scots: Lewis chesmen) or Uig chessmen, named after the island or the bay where they were found, are a group of distinctive 12th-century chess pieces, along with other game pieces, most of which are carved from walrus ivory.