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Cathedral of Strasbourg: the astronomical clock and the angels" pillar.

Monique Fuchs

Cathedral of Strasbourg: the astronomical clock and the angels" pillar.

by Monique Fuchs

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Published by Strasbourg Cathedral in (Strasbourg .
Written in English


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Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg: Nice cathedral but better astronomical clock - traveller reviews, 12, candid photos, and great deals for Strasbourg, France, at Tripadvisor.4/5(K).   1 We refer the reader who wishes to study the Cathedral in all its parts, to the following works: Grandidier, Essais historiques et topographiques sur l'église Cathédrale de Strasbourg, Strasb. , in 8 o.—H. Schreiber, Das Münster zu Strassburg, Freib. , in 8 o, avec 11 lithographies gr. in-fol.—Vues pittoresques de la Cathédrale.

Strasbourg Cathedral, one of the finest examples of high Gothic architecture, was built between and Actually, two things! The pillar of angels depicts angels surrounding a pillar climbing to heaven. Just behind the pillar is the world famous Astronomical Clock. Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg: Cathedral - traveller reviews, 12, candid photos, and great deals for Strasbourg, France, at Tripadvisor.5/5(K).

Inside, the astronomical clock of Renaissance style offers the Apostles parade every day at half past noon. The Cathedral square is surrounded by beautiful period buildings, such as the Cerf pharmacy dating from the 13th century and the Kammerzell house, a magnificent residence with carved timber frames of the Renaissance period and home to a /10(). Astronomical clock and the pillar of angels in the Cathedral of Our Lady of Strasbourg / Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Strasbourg, Alsace, France, photo: Arterra/UIG via Getty Images. The self-portrait called on by Pierre Gassendi was allegedly made by Kopernik after he had returned to Poland in


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Cathedral of Strasbourg: the astronomical clock and the angels" pillar by Monique Fuchs Download PDF EPUB FB2

Strasbourg Cathedral de Notre-Dame is known as one of the most beautiful gothic cathedrals in Europe. The Cathedral stands on the exact site of a roman temple built on a little hill above the muddy ground. The first version of the church was starting to be built during by proposal of Bishop Werner von Habsburg, but fire destroyed most of.

A Renaissance masterpiece, the Astronomical Clock is a result of the combined work of artists, mathematicians and technicians. Swiss clockmakers, sculptors, painters and automaton designers all worked together to produce this superb attraction.

The current mechanism dates from Admire its astronomical clock and the pillar of angels, but also the breathtaking view of the city from the platform of the bell tower. A visit is a must. "A prodigy of the gigantesque and the delicate," as Victor Hugo claimed.

Strasbourg Cathedral () is an absolute masterpiece of Gothic art. Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg: Carvings on entry door, many stained glass windows, astronomical clock, angel's pillar - main features - traveler reviews, 12, candid photos, and great deals for Strasbourg, France, at Tripadvisor.5/5(K).

At the end of the south aisle is the Chapel of St Katherine which was locked. Again it has a splendid reredos, which I had to photograph through the iron grille. Beyond is the Pillar of Angels and the astronomical clock. This is a splendid piece of work, dating from and is. Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Strasbourg.

de la Cathédrale In the south transept stands the Angel Pillar, illustrating the Last Judgment, with angels lowering their trumpets. advertisement. The astronomical clock was built between and It stopped during the Revolution, and from tothe mechanism was replaced.3/3(1).

CATHEDRAL OF STRASBOURG THE ASTRONOMICAL CLOCK & THE ANGELS’ PILAR PILLAR. $ Free shipping. The Astronomical Clock, Cathedral of Strasbourg, ,history,workings,describe.

$ + $ Shipping. Picture Information. A book that does not look new and has been read but is in excellent condition. No obvious damage to the cover Seller Rating: % positive. The Cathedral’s astronomical clock is a curiosity, in and of itself.

Built inthis Renaissance masterpiece of clock making and mathematics still amazes visitors with its technological prowess and sophistication. It features a perpetual calendar, indicating the movement of the planets on an astrolabe. The mesmerizing Strasbourg Cathedral – years of history & legends.

The Astronomical Clock. The astronomical clock is to most, the main attraction in the Cathedral. Such clock is located in the south transept next to the pillar of Angels. It is 18 meter high and is one of the largest in the World and one of the most precise one. The exterior of Strasbourg Cathedral is decorated with all kinds of interesting statues.

One of the best known is on the main west facade of the Cathedral. This row of figures is referred to as “the Tempter and the wise and foolish virgins”.The carvings are based on the Parable of the Ten Virgins (Matthew ).The handsome young man (the Tempter), holding a fruit in his hand, manages.

Strasbourg Cathedral. Strasbourg Cathedral or the Cathedral of Our Lady of Strasbourg, also known as Strasbourg Minster, is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Strasbourg, Alsace, France. Although considerable parts of it are still in Romanesque architecture, it is widely considered to be among the finest examples of high, or late, Gothic architecture.5/5(1).

Strasbourg Cathedral or the Cathedral of Our Lady of Strasbourg (French: Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Strasbourg, or Cathédrale de Strasbourg, German: Liebfrauenmünster zu Straßburg or Straßburger Münster), also known as Strasbourg Minster, is a Catholic cathedral in Strasbourg, Alsace, gh considerable parts of it are still in Romanesque architecture, it is widely considered to.

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The Astronomical Clock also deserves a few minutes of examination. Created inthe clock is a complex device prominently showing astronomical information about the movement of the sun and the moon and its eclipses.

The other prominent feature is its 2 clock faces. One is a 24 hour clock; the other is a 12 hour clock.4/5(). Chartres Cathedral, also known as the Cathedral of Our Lady of Chartres (French: Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Chartres), is a Roman Catholic church in Chartres, France, about 80 km (50 miles) southwest of Paris and is the seat of the Diocese of constructed between andit stands at the site of at least five cathedrals that have occupied the site since Chartres became a Affiliation: Roman Catholic Church.

From there, we turned back toward the entrance of the church for a wonderful view of the colorful Rose Window with sunlight streaming through it. Standing in the South Transept, we found the highly-touted Pillar of Angels and Strasbourg Cathedral Clock (which was, unfortunately, covered in scaffolding during our visit).

Strasbourg Astronomical. The film Monsieur Klein, set in France intakes place largely in Paris but in one sequence, in the middle of the film, the protagonist visits his father in Cathedral can be seen out a window, and there is a brief shot inside the Cathedral of the astronomical clock's figurines moving about and striking the hour.

Go to your happy place. See Strasbourg from a unique point of view: with happy locals. In an initiative by a group of Strasbourg natives in love with their city, a guide meets visitors in front of the cathedral to usher them on an English-speaking Happy Tour of April 1st to December 31st, the tours run every day starting at pm (in January, February, and March, the tour.

THE CLOCK ASTRONOMICAL UNGERER - OF THEODORE BOOK J CATHEDRAL THE BY BY J THE CATHEDRAL THE OF THEODORE - CLOCK BOOK ASTRONOMICAL UNGERER. $ The Astronomical Clock of the Cathedral of Strasbourg The Astronomical Clock.

- Explore cchristodoulopo's board "Astrological Symbolism in Churches" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Medieval, Astrology and Strasbourg cathedral pins.Admire its astronomical clock, the angels' pillar but also a breathtaking view of the city from the platform on the bell tower.

- Orangery Park: The oldest park in the city is the favorite meeting place for lovers, joggers and Sunday walkers.A masterpiece of Gothic architecture, celebrated across the globe, it would have certainly deserved to be elevated to the rank of eighth wonder of the world.

It fascinates young and old alike as much by its architectural style as the quality of its stained glass, Grand Orgue, Pulpit, the Pillar of Angels and its famous Astronomical Clock.