The Astronomical clock in Münster Cathedral

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Aschendorff , Münster
Dom zu Münster (Münster in Westfalen, Germany), Astronomical c
Statement[compiled by Trude Hüttenhain].
ContributionsHüttenhain, Erich, Hüttenhain, Trude, Wieschebrink, Theodor, 1897-1963.
LC ClassificationsQB107 A783 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination31 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19220014M
ISBN 103402060752

The most famous feature of Münster Cathedral's interior is the magnificent astronomical clock, made in The first astronomical clock in the cathedral existed from until it was destroyed in as part of the iconoclasm during the Baptist rule.

The second and current clock was erected between and by printer and mathematician Dietrich Tzwyvel. The gear system of the clock was worked out by Tzwyvel and the Franciscan cathedral preacher Johann von y: Germany. Münster. The astronomical clock of in Münster Cathedral, adorned with hand-painted zodiac symbols, which traces the movement of the planets, and plays a glockenspiel tune every noon.

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History of the astronomical clock. The astronomical clock in the St.-Paulus-Dom was installed in as a replacement for a parent clock which was destroyed during the Münster rebellion around (Täuferreich von Münster) 3. 3 the cathedral had also been partially destroyed during the 2nd World War.

The astronomical clock remained. Author: Günther Oestmann Strasbourg Cathedral’s astronomical clock is one of the most famous and well-known astronomical clock monuments in the world.

No other clock has been described and appreciated so often and in such a myriad of : Günther Oestmann. Astronomical clock The cathedral in its present state is essentially a creation of the 13th century. Of particular note is the astronomical clock, a marvel of the late Middle Ages the calendar, which reaches into the year (carillon and revolving of the Magi, from Mondays to Saturdays at noon, on Sundays and holidays at pm).

Strasbourg Cathedral strikes the visitor first by its height: its spire, completed inis the highest in Christianity. Like all Gothic churches, it is a real picture book that one flips through as one walks around: sculptures and stained glass windows do of course recount the story of Christ but the cathedral also abounds with allegories and symbols of the Middle Ages.

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At half past noon, 18 inch high Apostles process around Jesus while a life-size cock crows. Jul 2, - Münster Cathedral's astronomical clock. Detail. The most famous feature of Münster Cathedral’s interior is the magnificent astronomical clock, made in Not surprisingly for such a complex and beautiful machine, the clock was a team effort: printer Theodor Tzwyvel and Franciscan friar Johannes Aquensis made the astronomical calculations; wrought-iron craftsman Nikolaus Windemaker took care of the metalwork; Ludger tom Ring painted.

The two massive towers of Münster’s cathedral match the proportions of this m-long structure and the vast square it overlooks. It’s a three-nave construction built in the 13th century, when Gothic architecture began overtaking the Romanesque style in popularity. InVictor Hugo declared that the cathedral was a “gigantic and delicate marvel”.

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The highlight is the astronomical clock which shows off it’s full automation pm every day. Instead of joining the very long queue in front of the church (to see the church and NOT the clock in action), go around to the right hand side.

Today I visited St. Pauls Cathedral in Münster/Germany. In the centre of the carhedral you can find the astronomical clock which dates from the late Middle.

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Near your Münster hotel you will find Romanesque St. Paul’s cathedral that was built in the 13th century. During your stay in a Münster hotel, you should see the cathedral’s ten apostle statues and an astronomical clock.

Dating fromthe large dial of the Exeter Astronomical Clock is a working model of the solar system as it was then understood. The sun and moon circle around the earth at the centre of the dial. The outermost black disc, decorated with fleur-de-lys, represents the sun.

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This area, which also contains the Domplatz and surrounding buildings, was the old Domburg. West of the cathedral lies the bishop's palace and part of the old curia complex along with the current cathedral chapter. The cathedral had two on: Dompl Münster, Germany.

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Each evening, except Tuesday, the. The astronomical clock on the St-Paulus-Dom Cathedral in Münster, Germany ~ Unlike modern clocks, the Münster clock is divided into 24 hours, runs counterclockwise, and indicates hours and minutes simultaneously.

Since the clock faces south, the hands thus follow the actual course of the sun. The main hand, decorated with a silver sun and a. Autumn Colors ~ The astronomical clock on the St. Paulus-Dom Cathedral in Münster, Germany. Unlike modern clocks, the Münster clock is divided into 24 hours, runs counterclockwise, and indicates hours and minutes simultaneously." (More info at the link.

Münster Cathedral 5 /5 (5 reviews) Magnificent architecture and artwork is why this house of prayer has the reputation of being one of the most splendid buildings in Germany/5(7).

Notice the interesting statues on entering the south porch of Christ and St Paul, the church's patron saint. The wide central nave lies beneath rounded vaulting. Keep an eye open for the astronomical clock () and the rich furnishings of the Chapel of the Holy Sacrament.Münster Cathedral, Münster.

46 likes. Münster Cathedral or St.-Paulus-Dom is the cathedral church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Münster in Germany, Jump to.

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Sections of this page. This astronomical clock has been running since the 16th century. Patrick Thaddeus Jackson is at Münster Cathedral.

Münster, Germany 5/5.From Wikipedia: Perhaps the most famous feature of the cathedral is its astronomical clock. Unlike modern clocks, the Münster clock is divided into 24 hours, runs counterclockwise, and indicates hours and minutes simultaneously.

Since the clock faces south.