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 biskupin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Biskupin is a life-size model of an Iron Age fortified settlement in Poland, Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodship.
It belongs to the Biskupin group of the Iron Age Lusatian culture.
The settlement at Biskupin belongs to the Hallstatt cultureHallstatt C and D periods (early Iron age).
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 welcome to warsaw
On an area of two hectares in Biskupin there is an entire, excellently preserved history of the style of life, work, relaxation, births and deaths of the inhabitants of this land for over 25 centuries.
The settlement of the Polanie was surrounded by a multi-row pier, composed of wooden stakes diagonally placed in the depths of the lake, and was connected to the mainland by a wooden footbridge.
In Biskupin there is a very dynamic Museum of Archaeology, which this year organised a superb archaeological festival and a very interesting exhibition, entitled "Treasures of the Hungarian Steppes".
www.welcometo.home.pl /january_2003/excursion.htm   (561 words)

 Biskupin -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
When the Germans occupied parts of Poland in the autumn of 1939, Biskupin became part of the (Click link for more info and facts about Warthegau) Warthegau, an area that German Nationalist claimed to have been "Germanic" since at least the Iron age (G. Kossinna, Das Weichselland, ein uralter Heimatboden der Germanen, Leipzig, Kabitzsch 1919).
The settlement at Biskupin belongs to the (Click link for more info and facts about Hallstatt) Hallstatt C and D periods (early Iron age).
In 1936, the first lifesize model ((Click link for more info and facts about open air museum) open air museum) was built on the peninsula, inspired by the (Click link for more info and facts about Unteruhldingen) Unteruhldingen- (Dwelling built on piles in or near a lake; specifically in prehistoric villages) pile dwellings in Germany.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/b/bi/biskupin.htm   (649 words)

 Biskupin - Muzeum Archeologiczne w Biskupinie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Caricaturists from different parts of Poland occupied prelast week of June in Biskupin, fighting within ancient fortified settlement with such weapon like crayons, pens, pencils, Indian ink and paints.
Within archaeological reservation in Biskupin, in term 18th-19th of June, in a brand new reconstructed Stone Age hunters camp, Mesolithic Hunters Group from Poznań will present the activity joined with showing some aspects of material culture of our remote Stone Age forefathers.
Excavations on Lake Biskupin peninsula were initiated in 1934.
www.biskupin.pl /eng/index.php   (290 words)

 Courtly Lives - Poland's Beginnings
Biskupin is located in north-central Poland, about 60 km north-east of the city of Poznan.
When citizens of Biskupin died, they were cremated and their bones buried in urns across the lake.
Biskupin was thought to protect against Pomeranian invasions.
www.angelfire.com /mi4/polcrt/History.html   (1133 words)

The interiors of two of the houses have been fully recreated and the third holds an exhibition of photography showing the history of the excavations.
Every year, in the third week of September, a great archeological festival takes place in Biskupin (12th-20th September 1998), at which experts from all over Poland and from abroad demonstrate the various aspects of life in prehistoric times.
In the first part of the exhibition we saw a reconstructed camp of Neolithic hunters, a longhouse of the first farmers and the inhumation grave of a woman with bone armlets.
free.of.pl /k/klub_cw/eng/chronicle/biskupin.htm   (1208 words)

 Biskupin - Muzeum Archeologiczne w Biskupinie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
2 kms from the Archaeological Museum in Biskupin, on the route Gniezno - Gąsawa - Żnin.
House in gąsawa, 3 kms from Biskupin museum and reservation.
Biskupin - najbardziej znany w Europie środkowej rezerwat archeologiczny.
www.biskupin.pl /eng/noclegi.htm   (888 words)

 Read about Biskupin at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research Biskupin and learn about Biskupin here!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Biskupin is an archaeological site and a life-size model of an Iron Age fortified settlement (
In 1940, excavations were resumed under the patronage of
In 1936, the first lifesize model (open air museum) was built on the peninsula, inspired by the Unteruhldingen-
encyclopedia.worldvillage.com /s/b/Biskupin   (584 words)

 Hotel Basztowy - offer
Wenecja, which owes its name to its position among the lakes: Skrzynka, Biskupińskie, Weneckie, is situated on the route of the narrow-gauge railway, built in 1894 on the initiative of the district president of the Żniński powiat and the owners of the estates growing beetroots for sugar-factory in Żnin.
The Skansen Museum of the Narrow-Gauge Railway is a branch of Museum of the Pałuki Land in Żnin.
The celebrated discoverer of Biskupin, Walenty Szwajcer, is buried in 1994 on the parish cemetery, next to the church.
www.hotel-basztowy.com.pl /eng/_start/nasza_oferta   (1791 words)

 Cultural Bulletin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This year marks the 70 th anniversary of the excavation of the first fragments of the ancient fortified settlement at Biskupin, which today is one of the most famous archeological reserves in Central Europe.
Biskupin was discovered in 1933, but archeological excavations were initiated a year later, leading to the disclosure of well-preserved wooden elements of a settlement dating back 2700 years.
Before World War, II Biskupin was known as the Polish Pompeii — symbolizing the ancient Slavonic roots of the Poles.
www.polskainstitutet.se /bulletin.htm   (4781 words)

Being situated about 70 km NE from Poznan, Biskupin is one of the best known archaeological reserves in Central Europe.
It was founded before the Second World War by the efforts of archaeologist from Poznan University, Professor Jozef Kostrzewski, and grew constantly thanks to his assistant, Prof.
Today, Biskupin archaeological reserve covers 24 hectares (59.3 acres).
www.muzarp.poznan.pl /muzeum/muz_pol/Arena/Biskupin/preserve_eng.html   (104 words)

The history of archaeological research in Biskupin has started in 1933, when a local teacher, Walenty Szwajcer, discovered fragments of wooden constructions on a peninsula of Biskupinskie Lake.
They come from Museum Archive, where 550 negatives and 1500 photos from Biskupin are still kept.
If you recognize any of the people showed in the gallery and not mentioned yet in the captions, please contact us at: muzarp@man.poznan.pl.
www.muzarp.poznan.pl /muzeum/muz_pol/Arena/Biskupin/gal_eng.html   (219 words)

 Poland - Biskupin: a fortified Iron Age village   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Before 1933 the inhabitants of Biskupin had no idea that their village would be ranked among the top tourist attractions in Poland.
Altogether, there were some 100 big houses measuring on average about 80 sq metres and divided into living quarters, with a stone stove and one large bed for all the inhabitants (up to 10 people) in each dwelling, with a barn where livestock was kept.
Every September Biskupin attracts thousands of visitors who want to see how their ancestors lived thousands of years ago.
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With its motto reading “Ways to the future”, the festival was organised by the Archaeological Museum of Biskupin, University of Warsaw, the Polish Ministry of Science and Information Society Technologies, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Stadtmuseum Berlin foundation, as well as the Museumsdorf Dueppel open-air museum in Berlin.
Most of the reconstructed monuments located in Dueppel are the works of the specialists from Biskupin.
That is why a group of more than one hundred Poles, who each year present the examples of everyday medieval life during the archaeological festival in Biskupin, acted as hosts in most of the historical abodes.
www.nask.pl /press_infoID/id/242   (629 words)

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The ancient Slav settlements are to be found in Kruszwica, Biskupin, Strzelno and Mogilno.
Today, this exceptional museum and archeological reserve became a great attraction, especially at the time of archeological events, when the everyday life of ancient Slavs is reconstructed with great care.
Now, Biskupin can be reached in an old narrow-gauge train from Żnin and by boat.
www.poland.as /poland/294,,1,1,0,0   (1186 words)

 people   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
With time (partly due to incursions of Asian warrior tribes), the residents of the territories of the present-day Poland began to organize themselves into larger social groups Biskupin settlement and establish fortified strongholds and establish fortified strongholds.
An example of this type of c onstruction can be found in Biskupin (8th century BC), an island settlement surrounded by palisades, which provided shelter for some 1thousand -1,2 thousand people.
BC onwards), Poland became the target of raids of Scythian and Sarmatian tribes from the East, as well as of Celtic and Germanic tribes from the West.
home.btclick.com /polishembassy/info/history_in_brief/history_X.html   (463 words)

 Home Page - Poland on the Internet
BISKUPIN - the archaeological reservation in Central Europe.
Excavations at Biskupin began in 1934 and excavations revealed a settlement built of wood over 2700 years ago.
It had been preserved in excellent condition and before the Second World War was often referred to as the "Polish Pompeii".
www.poland.pl /directory/index,Archeological_Museum,category_id,18093.htm   (119 words)

 biskupin - KBCafe blogs search
Biskupin is a place where I can feel being taken back in time to the history...
S o, It happened that I was able to go to Biskupin again....
Those are the pictures from archaeology meeting in Biskupin 2004....
www.kbcafe.com /blogs.aspx/biskupin   (523 words)

 Polish culture: ARCHAELOGICAL MUSEUM IN BISKUPIN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
An archaeological preserve was founded here before the Second World War, and grew constantly, now covering 24 hectares (59.3 acres).
Tools, vessels, decorations, weapons, and remnants of plants that were cultivated and the skeletons of animals that were raised at Biskupin are all on display in the exhibition pavilion.
The most impressive, however, are the fragments and reconstructions of parts of the wooden fortifications from the eighth and seven centuries B.C. These are two parallel rows of huts (eight to a row) surrounded by a wooden dyke and fortified embankments with a gate, watchtower and footbridge.
www.culture.pl /en/culture/artykuly/in_mu_biskupin   (293 words)

 Warsaw Voice - Amateur Barbarians to Invade Biskupin
In September, the Between Us Barbarians archeological festival will be held in "The Polish Pompeii" -the ancient fortified settlement of Biskupin.
In the place of dreary display cabinets, elaborate security systems and plaques forbidding visitors to touch the exhibits, festival organizers will encourage every visitor to take objects into their hands to get in touch with tradition and history.
Group reservations: Biskupin museum, a branch of the State Archeological Museum, 88-410 Gąsawa (+48-534) 243-20 ext.
www.warsawvoice.pl /archiwum.phtml/6874   (167 words)

 Indian Summer
Organizers: Archaeological Museum at Biskupin and the Institute of Archaeology, Warsaw University, Warsaw.
Cooperation: Embassy of the United States in Warsaw, the Department of Anthropology, Hunter College, State University of New York, the Institute of Ethnology of the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Ethnographic Museum in Warsaw, the National Trust of Historic Preservation, the National Museum of American Indians, Smithsonian Institution, and the Polish American Indian Friends Movement.
It has become our tradition during the Biskupin festivals to organize special events and to present the modern culture of countries where the indigenous people come from.
www.indianie.eco.pl /pspi/biskupin_eng.htm   (837 words)

 KWARTET JORGI "Kwartet Jorgi"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The CD contains full session from Biskupin village which fragments were previously released on record "Kwartet Jorgi vol.
While we were playing, Biskupin was the most important place of all for us.
Many generations have passed through Biskupin since the first people settled there, in the wooden fort on the island, at least 2500 years ago.
jorgi.serpent.pl /biskupin_eng.html   (522 words)

 PolishRoots - Geography & Maps
It comprises 650 Hectares (518 of tillable land and 48 of meadow); the area of tillable fields is about 16.6 meters and the meadow 9.5 meters above sea level.
Biskupin is the property of the Bishops of Gneizno, confirmed in a Bulla of Innocent IV in the year 1166, and confirmed by King Casimir in 1357.
After the partition the Prussian authority assumed administrative control of Biskupin in place of the church.
www.polishroots.org /slownik/biskupin.htm   (196 words)

 Rich prose, vocabulary punctuate 'Fugitive'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The story Michaels is telling is nearly superseded by her prose, a potent literary extract squeezing meaning from every word, letter, punctuation mark.
Athos is in Biskupin to excavate the Stone and Iron Age city and its artifacts.
When Ben and his wife Naomi enter the picture, Athos is long dead and Jakob is married to a woman through whom he is able to unify his fragmented past and, for the first time since pre-war Biskupin, experience joy.
www.jsonline.com /news/sunday/books/0608bk.fug.stm   (506 words)

 Znin System
The first section of the 600mm gauge Kleinbahn des Kreises Znin opened from Znin to Rogowa (19.4km) on 1 July 1894, together with a branch from Biskupin through Gasawa to Szelejewo (8.2km).
The railway also runs past the archaeological museum at Biskupin, which has a wealth of information about the early settlement of Poland, and remains of one of the earliest settlements, discovered about 70 years ago.
Andrzej Rosiak’s book “Zninska Kolej Powiatowa 1894-1994” was published by Muzeum Ziemi Paluckiej in Znin to celebrate the centenary of the line, but copies of it do not appear to be available now.
www.cleeve.com /znin   (699 words)

 The Biskupin Settlement Click here   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
What type of houses did people built in Biskupin?
What material did people use to built Biskupin?
What was the average size of a hut in Biskupin?
artic.ac-besancon.fr /college_voltaire/HotPotAnglais/Biskupin1.htm   (27 words)

 NewStandard: 5/13/97
But its roots go back centuries, to when the wooden village of Biskupin flourished along a river in Poland until climate changes buried it in water, silt and eventually peat.
There is also the durability of loved ones, even when dead.
"The man excavating in the mud at Biskupin, the man I came to know as Athos, wore me under his clothes," writes Jakob at age 60, remembering how Athos smuggled him to Greece in a car.
www.southcoasttoday.com /daily/05-97/05-14-97/b04li066.htm   (445 words)

 Being a tourist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
From Znin we started our first journey to Biskupin with an old (tourist) train called narrov-gauge.
We reached the Archeological Museum Park of Biskupin showing us some restaurated 2500 years old settlements, which were found 1933 by Walenty Szwajear.
The Biskupin museum is a natural model of a village: watching the houses, tools and furnitures we could easily imagine the every day life of people living in this ages.
transfer.ik.fh-hannover.de /ik/ik_inter/somsem/sss06/tourist.htm   (516 words)

 Hotel Martina
Guests of the Highland Robbers’ Feast can expect lots of attractions and surprises until dawn, by the fire, sounds of music and sumptuous tables in the old-Polish style: wild boar roasted in fire, venison.
A trip to Biskupin by a narrow-gauge railway will be interrupted by a daring assault on the train.
The participants take active part in bow and crossbow shooting, pot making, and axe throwing shows.
hotel.martina.pl /bies_b.htm   (103 words)

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