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Carabela Project: Artificial intelligence to reveal the secrets of the history of Spain

Carabela Project: Artificial intelligence to reveal the secrets of the history of Spain

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (Machine Learning or ML) at the service of historians, together with algorithms that locate documents of great interest to the history of Spain. Behind this is the Carabela Project, a project developed in the last two years by researchers from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV) and the Underwater Archeology Center of the Andalusian Institute of Historical Heritage.

Hasankeyf, the ancient city of Mesopotamia will disappear under water

Hasankeyf, the ancient city of Mesopotamia will disappear under water

Hasankeyf, in southeastern Turkey, officially began to disappear. The Tigris valley where the archaeological site is located and 199 other villages will be submerged in the 10 billion cubic meters of water from the Ilsu dam. With the construction of this dam, not only one site with 12 will disappear.

Biography of Aristophanes, the greatest exponent of the comic genre of Greece

Biography of Aristophanes, the greatest exponent of the comic genre of Greece

Aristophanes (Athens, 444 BC), was a Greek comediographer and the greatest exponent of the comic genre in classical literature. Aristophanes' comedies His comedies take place on a multiple stage and in the midst of an overflowing fantasy. The relatively serious plots of his works are seasoned with all the characteristic effects of humor of that time: obscenities, exaggerated fuss, stumbling and circus pirouettes.

Biography of Franz Roh, the creator of the term

Biography of Franz Roh, the creator of the term "magical realism"

Franz Roh (February 21, 1890 - December 30, 1965) was a German historian, photographer, and art critic known for coining the term "magical realism" in 1925. Roh was born in Apolda (present-day Thuringia), Germany and studied at the universities of Leipzig, Berlin, and Basel, obtaining his doctorate in Munich with a study of 17th-century Dutch paintings.

‘Minotaur’: the animated short that revises the myth seeks patrons

‘Minotaur’: the animated short that revises the myth seeks patrons

The story of the Minotaur has been made into animated films by the production company Perruncho Studio. Now they have started a crowdfunding campaign to distribute the short film to festivals around the world. “Minotauro” is a short film that reinterprets the original story. In the same way in which the ancient aedos adapted the stories to their audience, it uses the myth without losing fidelity to reflect on the distance that exists between a legend and the real events that occurred and deals with topics such as seclusion, hunger, loneliness, political pragmatism or the rejection of the different.

Guided tours 'Picasso, Arias and a tea table', at the Picasso Museum

Guided tours 'Picasso, Arias and a tea table', at the Picasso Museum

The Picasso Museum continues its program of guided tours, with a mediation format, in which the public can get to know the collection up close and interpret it from a new and creative perspective. Under the title “Picasso, Arias and a tea table”, In these mediation visits we will delve into the Museum's collections to delve into some of the moments that Eugenio Arias and Pablo Picasso shared and all those issues that united them, revealing how much of one and the other is reflected in the museum's works and in the photos that will be shown during the activity.