Tag Archive: Barcelona

Computers Piece Together Scattered Medieval Scrolls

Medieval Cairo Scroll

It’s like something out of “The Da Vinci Code”: Hundreds of thousands of fragments from medieval religious scrolls are scattered across the globe. How will scholars put them back together? The answer, according to scientists at Tel Aviv University, is to use computer software based on facial recognition technology. But instead of recognizing faces, this…

A Spanish Castle, Furniture Included, Estate Of The Day

The Castillo de Santa Florentina – Casa Nova is for sale. It combines a historic country estate, in the envelope of a true Spanish castle, located 22 miles from Barcelona, in the northeast region of Spain. Santa Florentina Castle is a medieval building from the eleventh century, built on ancient Roman ruins. Despite its fortified…