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April 2019

Bacchus, not only the god of wine

25 April 2019 - 19:00 a 20:00

Free entrance. Limited capacity.

Usually we associate the image of the Greek god Dionysus and the Latin Bacchus with the world of wine; It is, in fact, one of its most prominent facets, but it is not the only one ... Like many other divinities, Bacchus is multifaceted, and this can be related to the chance life of the god from his birth on his thigh Father Zeus / Jupiter until his ascention to the Olympian. God who holds mighty mysteries, Bacchus is also…

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Introducing a new historical beer, Sabacios

25 April 2019 - 20:30 a 22:00
Free

Free entrace. Limited capacity.

The other face of Bacus

Bacchus was a god with many names and origins that embraced multiple traditions. This Olympic god, with its obscure and uncertain past, is one of the most controversial divinity of the classical era. Its history is full of enigmas, many related to the wine but also, surprisingly, with the beer! Come discover the fascinating, and unknown, links between the god of wine and the oldest drink ever. You will also taste the reconstruction of an elixir as mysterious as Bacchus…

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The origins of wine in Catalonia

26 April 2019 - 19:00 a 20:30
Free

Free entrance. Limited capacity.

7 pm.

We will discover the beginnings of cultivating the vineyard in our land from the study of seeds, especially those that appeared in the Iberian settlement of the Font de la Canya in the Penedès. This site was a merchandise center of antiquity that provides the archaeological evidence of wine production and vineyard cultivation in the 7th century BC. Nowadays, it is the archaeological site that is providing more data on the beginnings of this plant originally from Asia that has…

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Ethics for immortality: the symbol of the four seasons and the wine

27 April 2019 - 20:00 a 21:30
Free

Free entrance. Limited capacity.

7 pm.

We will explore the symbolic, iconic and, above all, textual role of the vine and wine, from ancient times to the present, with a special emphasis on the representation of the passage of seasons and their value. By Joan Gómez Pallarès, Professor at the UAB. In occasion of the exhibition about Bacchus that can be seen in the Museum until June 9th and the Roman festival of Badalona, Magna Celebratio.

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April 2020

XVI MAGNA CELEBRATIO

24 April 2020 - 19:00 a 26 April 2020 - 15:00
Museu de Badalona, Assemblea de Catalunya, 1
Badalona, Barcelona 08911 Espanya
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Postponed activity

For 16 years the Museum has been advocating the importance of Roman legacy in Badalona with the celebration of Magna Celebratio, a festival of historical reenactment, a must for all Roman-era fans. In the last weekend of April you will have a new opportunity to discover the crafts, customs and rituals of everyday life in the ancient city of Baetulo, whilst the young ones immerse themselves in Roman culture through several workshops and activities. In this edition, the protagonist will…

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April 2021

Lecture: The Vitruvian foundations in the houses of the Roman city of Baetulo

20 April 2021 - 19:00 a 20:30
Museu de Badalona, Assemblea de Catalunya, 1
Badalona, Barcelona 08911 Espanya
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Tuesday April 20th. 7 pm

Limited capacity

The Roman architect, engineer and treatise writer of the 1st century BC, Marc Vitruvius describes in his work De architectura, an ideal model of a Roman house for the elites of the time of Augustus: the atrium and peristyle house. In Baetulo we have two clear examples of this constructive style such as the House of the Dolphins and the House of the Ivy, whose main characteristics we will discover in this lecture, along with those of other outstanding domus,…

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Lecture: Building a city

21 April 2021 - 19:00 a 20:30
Museu de Badalona, Assemblea de Catalunya, 1
Badalona, Barcelona 08911 Espanya
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Wednesday April 21st. 7 pm

Limited capacity

Roman civilization gave great importance and prominence to cities, enlarging the existing ones and creating many new ones in all the territories the Romans conquered. These newly built cities basically all followed the same model both in plan and in the approach of the public and private buildings. In this lecture we will discover what cities from the Roman era are like, based on the example of Baetulo, but also from the rest of the Roman cities that have been…

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Lecture: Vitruvius, an invention of the Renaissance?

24 April 2021 - 18:00 a 19:30
Museu de Badalona, Assemblea de Catalunya, 1
Badalona, Barcelona 08911 Espanya
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Saturday April 24th. 6 pm

Limited capacity

The figure of Vitruvius and his work resurfaced strongly during the Renaissance. Leonardo da Vinci (1452 - 1519) with his famous drawing, The Vitruvian Man, made around 1492 and preserved, with various anatomical annotations, in one of his diaries, managed to forever associate Vitruvian work - and by analogy Roman architecture - to an ideal model of proportions and techniques. It will be from that moment on that the figure of this Latin engineer and architect, Marcus Vitruvius Pollio, will…

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