The Imperial Crown Jewels in the Coronation Hall inside the Aachen Rathaus (Charlemagne King's Hall) Aachen Germany
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Throne of Charlemagne and the subsequent German Kings in Aachen Cathedral. Charlemagne's court in Aachen was the centre of the cultural revival sometimes referred to as the "Carolingian Renaissance". The period saw an increase in literacy, developments in the arts, architecture and jurisprudence, as well as liturgical and scriptural studies. The English monk Alcuin (d. 804) was invited to Aachen, and brought the classical Latin education available in the monasteries of Northumbria.
Ship decorations at the Paris Musée de la Marine
The head of Charlemagne, from the ship Réal de France, built in 1694. He makes a noble, striking figure at something like 5 feet tall, and it’s difficult to believe he’s over 300 years …
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This month’s ArtSmart subject is religious architecture. I had a hard time deciding on a topic because I had studied SOOO many churches, cathedrals, temples, mosques, and synagogues as an art…
Aachen Cathedral: Octagon / Oktogon
Aachen Cathedral, frequently referred to as the "Imperial Cathedral" (in German: Kaiserdom), is a Roman Catholic church in Aachen, Germany. The church is the oldest cathedral in northern Europe and was known as the "Royal Church of St. Mary at Aachen" during the Middle Ages. For 600 years, from 936 to 1531, the Aachen chapel was the church of coronation for 30 German kings and 12 queens. Vista up to the octagon vault's mosaics through the huge (4.2m diameter) and impressive gilt copper…