Medieval University: Terra Incognita

Middle Ages

Latitude / Longitude: 55.766431 / 37.633913
Dates: 07 – 16 jun 2019
Schedule:
Weekdays: с 12:00 до 21:00
Weekends: с 11:00 до 21:00
Add to Calendar 2019/06/07 12:00 2019/06/16 21:00 Europe/Moscow №17 «Medieval University: Terra Incognita» "Medieval University" holds open days again. Reenactors will recreate the atmosphere of the 15th century Oxford. Professors, students, pupils and followers of Leonardo da Vinci, Paracelsus and Erasmus of Rotterdam will meet the guests. New events will take place in the University every day. Its inhabitants and guests will try to solve new problems, gain new knowledge and experience in humanities, and exact and natural sciences. One can try to write the “Instruction for going to West India”. It is a book with the most advanced knowledge necessary for traveling and surviving in the lands recently discovered by Columbus. Сретенский бульвар

The venue “Medieval University” is about scientific research of the 15-16th centuries.

Its prototype was one of the oldest universities in Europe, Oxford. It is easy to become its student. You just need to sit at the desk and, together with the teachers, repeat and surpass the achievements of the best minds of Antiquity and the Middle Ages.

A group of professors will tell about Europe of the late 15th century and help viewers to look at the mysterious new lands  Columbus brought news of.

  • Education at the University

    The venue consists of locations where humanities, and exact and natural sciences are taught.

    Faculty of Humanities

    Disciplines: Philosophy, History, Theology, Law, Negotiation.

    Here one speaks and writes, and also communicates with the professor of Rhetoric on philosophical and theological problems.

    • professors of the department give lectures, hold debates and seminars, give homework.
    • A calligrapher teaches guests to write and encrypt writing beautifully.
    • The linguist teaches foreign languages.
    • Printed wizard shows you how books are made.

    Faculty of Exact Science

    Disciplines: Mechanics, Architecture, Military Science.

    Here one designs and builds. Returning from the voyage with Columbus, an officer will show the artifacts of the Indians and talk about the tricks of wars. There is more:

    • professors explain the principles of functioning of simple mechanisms and together with the guests build prototypes of bridges and buildings;
    • the cartographer explains how to read a celestial map and suggests to update the map of          newly discovered territories;
    • The invited military specialist teaches the intricacies of battle: strategy, tactics, and the subtleties of handling a sword.

    Faculty of Natural Science

    Disciplines: Alchemy, Medicine.

    Secrets of life are being uncovered here. On weekends, alchemists will try to cook a secret potion by melting gold. There is more:

    • a professor of Alchemy tells (using chemical experiments) a story about how the understanding of his favorite science changed over the centuries;
    • Professor of Medicine visually introduces different approaches to the study of the human body and health;
    • Chemistry teacher will help you to make a complex chemical reaction scheme or a simple mixture for a delicious tea.
  • What else can you see?

    Reenactors brought a number of mechanisms, recreated according to old (and sometimes new) manuscripts. For example: wings, Leanardo da Vinci’s parachute, perpetual screw, bridge and other things.

Free tours

Guided tours around the historic site are held with reenactors participating in the festival. They absolutely like their epochs and will tell about it something they can know only from their own experience.

Gallery

Карта фестиваля

Map

Do not forget to tell your friends!

QR code with the link to the page

Показательное выступление «Побиение идолов Владимиром»

Latitude / Longitude: 0 / 0
Dates: 12 – 12 jun 2019
Schedule:
Weekdays: с 12:00 до 21:00
Weekends: с 11:00 до 21:00
Add to Calendar 2019/06/12 17:30 2019/06/12 18:00 Europe/Moscow №17 «Показательное выступление «Побиение идолов Владимиром»» Страстной бульвар, 9

The venue “Medieval University” is about scientific research of the 15-16th centuries.

Its prototype was one of the oldest universities in Europe, Oxford. It is easy to become its student. You just need to sit at the desk and, together with the teachers, repeat and surpass the achievements of the best minds of Antiquity and the Middle Ages.

A group of professors will tell about Europe of the late 15th century and help viewers to look at the mysterious new lands  Columbus brought news of.

  • Education at the University

    The venue consists of locations where humanities, and exact and natural sciences are taught.

    Faculty of Humanities

    Disciplines: Philosophy, History, Theology, Law, Negotiation.

    Here one speaks and writes, and also communicates with the professor of Rhetoric on philosophical and theological problems.

    • professors of the department give lectures, hold debates and seminars, give homework.
    • A calligrapher teaches guests to write and encrypt writing beautifully.
    • The linguist teaches foreign languages.
    • Printed wizard shows you how books are made.

    Faculty of Exact Science

    Disciplines: Mechanics, Architecture, Military Science.

    Here one designs and builds. Returning from the voyage with Columbus, an officer will show the artifacts of the Indians and talk about the tricks of wars. There is more:

    • professors explain the principles of functioning of simple mechanisms and together with the guests build prototypes of bridges and buildings;
    • the cartographer explains how to read a celestial map and suggests to update the map of          newly discovered territories;
    • The invited military specialist teaches the intricacies of battle: strategy, tactics, and the subtleties of handling a sword.

    Faculty of Natural Science

    Disciplines: Alchemy, Medicine.

    Secrets of life are being uncovered here. On weekends, alchemists will try to cook a secret potion by melting gold. There is more:

    • a professor of Alchemy tells (using chemical experiments) a story about how the understanding of his favorite science changed over the centuries;
    • Professor of Medicine visually introduces different approaches to the study of the human body and health;
    • Chemistry teacher will help you to make a complex chemical reaction scheme or a simple mixture for a delicious tea.
  • What else can you see?

    Reenactors brought a number of mechanisms, recreated according to old (and sometimes new) manuscripts. For example: wings, Leanardo da Vinci’s parachute, perpetual screw, bridge and other things.

Free tours

Guided tours around the historic site are held with reenactors participating in the festival. They absolutely like their epochs and will tell about it something they can know only from their own experience.

Gallery

Карта фестиваля

Map

Do not forget to tell your friends!

QR code with the link to the page