Polish art -part1

Polish art and objects of national heritage. Starting with pre-Christian mythical gods Światowid, Perkun and Chernobog. Go through the gothic and wars against the Teutonic Order. As usual, the era of the Renaissance, will bring a lot of surprising facts. Too bad for the Sarmatian culture, was embellished with a bloody invasion of Muslims. The next step will be disintegration of the Polish Kingdom and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, known as the republic of both nations.
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Bolesław Chrobry, the first king of Poland, was crowned in Gniezno cathedral in 1025.

Bolesław Chrobry, the first king of Poland, was crowned in Gniezno cathedral in 1025.

Royal tomb of Sigismund I the Old and Sigismund II Augustus.

Royal tomb of Sigismund I the Old and Sigismund II Augustus.

Wawel Cathedral, view from the south west.

Wawel Cathedral, view from the south west.

Doors cast in bronze in the years 1152-1154 in Magdeburg no doubt intended for the cathedral in Plock. Płockie door, along with Gniezno Door, are one of the best works of its kind in the twelfth century Europe, not least because of the drawing lodging and craftsmanship of their execution. Masters who have done this work were: Riqunin, Waismuth, Abraham

Doors cast in bronze in the years 1152-1154 in Magdeburg no doubt intended for the cathedral in Plock. Płockie door, along with Gniezno Door, are one of the best works of its kind in the twelfth century Europe, not least because of the drawing lodging and craftsmanship of their execution. Masters who have done this work were: Riqunin, Waismuth, Abraham

Octagonal drum, golden dome and lantern belongs to Sigismund Chapel.

Octagonal drum, golden dome and lantern belongs to Sigismund Chapel.

It was the place with the participation of the Synod of the papal legate (1103-1104), witnessed the ceremony associated with finding and placed in the cathedral of the relics of St. Adalbert. Latest major reconstruction was made in the fifteenth and eighteenth centuries. Chapels surrounding the Cathedral, was built the southern and northern towers. The spatial concept of the cathedral and the solutions of the nave refer to the great cathedrals of French classical architecture.

It was the place with the participation of the Synod of the papal legate (1103-1104), witnessed the ceremony associated with finding and placed in the cathedral of the relics of St. Adalbert. Latest major reconstruction was made in the fifteenth and eighteenth centuries. Chapels surrounding the Cathedral, was built the southern and northern towers. The spatial concept of the cathedral and the solutions of the nave refer to the great cathedrals of French classical architecture.

Gothic tumb of St. Adalbert, circa 1480. The work of Hans Brant.

Gothic tumb of St. Adalbert, circa 1480. The work of Hans Brant.

Monument of the Piast Dynasty, Mieszko I and Boleslaw the Brave.

Monument of the Piast Dynasty, Mieszko I and Boleslaw the Brave.

View of the Cathedral of Gniezno from the lake Jelonki

View of the Cathedral of Gniezno from the lake Jelonki

Archidiecezja Gnieźnieńska On the Hill of Lech rises one of the finest and most interesting Polish - Gniezno Cathedral. The present Gothic building dates from the turn of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. And is the third church built on the hill. The first church was built in the years 970-977. After the devastation resulting from internal strife.

Archidiecezja Gnieźnieńska On the Hill of Lech rises one of the finest and most interesting Polish - Gniezno Cathedral. The present Gothic building dates from the turn of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. And is the third church built on the hill. The first church was built in the years 970-977. After the devastation resulting from internal strife.


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