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Cologne Cathedral

Cologne Cathedral

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SB655 EAN: 9783870296551
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Even as early as the late-Roman period, Christians from Cologne gathered on the square where the present cathedral now stands. The first cathedral building in the Carolingian style was completed around the year 870 and in the following centuries it was added to again and again. When in the year 1164, the relics of the Magi were brought to Cologne, the cathedral developed into an important place of pilgrimage. That is why a larger cathedral became necessary. The old cathedral was pulled down in 1248 and the building of a new Gothic cathedral was begun. The choir was already consecrated in 1322. Important works of art like the Gero cross and the relics of the Magi were placed there. The finished choir was separated from the other construction sites so that it could already be used for church services. In about 1530 construction work had to stop because of lack of funds. However, the interior served as a church. That changed in 1794 when French

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