Couverture_Boire et Manger_ 2560x1440 Valerius Maximus Facta et dicta memorabilia / Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - Preussischer Kulturbesitz / Handschriftenabteilung / Dep. Breslau 2, folio 131r
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Mouthwatering - Eating and drinking in the Middle Ages

Mouthwatering - Eating and drinking in the Middle Ages will open its doors on the 14th September 2018, accompanied by several cultural events (lecture series, educational workshops, feasts, medieval taster sessions and shows). Here, visitors can learn more about etiquette, tableware and recipes from Master Chiquart (Amadeus VIII the Duke of Savoy’s head chef). They will also find out why children drank wine.

Mouthwatering - Eating and drinking in the Middle Ages will open its doors on the 14th September 2018 (until the 28th April 2019), accompanied by several cultural events (lecture series, educational workshops, feasts, medieval taster sessions and shows). Here, visitors can learn more about etiquette, tableware and recipes from Master Chiquart (Amadeus VIII the Duke of Savoy’s head chef). They will also find out why children drank wine and what sorts of food acted as markers for social strata: oratores, bellatores and laboratores. We have a whole programme in store for you!

LECTURE SERIES (only in French)

18 septembre 2018, « Boire et manger au Moyen Âge: du jeûne aux plaisirs de la table » par Dr. Eva Pibiri
25 septembre 2018, « Apprendre à se nourrir : alimentation, santé et médecine au Moyen Âge » par Prof. Marilyn Nicoud
2 octobre 2018, « Savait-on boire au Moyen Âge ? » par Dr. Azélina Jaboulet-Vercherre
9 octobre 2018, « Dire, écrire, faire la cuisine au Moyen Âge : Maître Chiquart, queux du Duc de Savoie et ses confrères » par Prof. Bruno Laurioux
29 octobre 2018, « La découpe des aliments à la fin du Moyen Âge et à la Renaissance » par Prof.Olivia Parizot


Iconographie : « les Romains festoyant au Capitole »
Miniature du manuscrit Facta et dicta memorabilia, de Valerius Maximus (copiste anonyme)
Vers 1470
N° inventaire : Dep. Breslau 2 (folio 131 recto)
Manuscrit conservé à la Staatsbibliothek de Berlin

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    The castle is open every day of the year, except on January 1st and December 25th.

    Today: from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm (last entry at 4:00 pm)

    INDIVIDUAL VISITORS
    Admission fees
    Adult CHF 12.50
    Child 6-15 years CHF 6.00
    Family (2 adults with up to 5 children 6-15 years) CHF 29.00

    GROUPS (20 peolple min.)
    Admission fees
    Adult CHF 9.50
    Child 6-15 years CHF 5.00

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