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.

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

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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

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View of the Cathedral of Gniezno from the lake Jelonki

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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.

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

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

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

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Drzwi odlane w brązie w latach 1152-1154 w Magdeburgu bez wątpienia przeznaczone były dla Płocka i budowanej tu katedry. Drzwi Płockie, razem z Drzwiami Gnieźnieńskimi, należą do jednych z najlepszych dzieł tego typu w dwunastowiecznej Europie, choćby ze względu na rysunek kwater jak i kunszt ich wykonywania. Mistrzami ludwisarskimi, którzy to dzieło wykonali, byli: Riqunin, Waismuth, Abraham. tekst i foto: http://www.katedraplock.pl/idcat.php?f_id=92&f_id_cat=92

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