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Wormser Dom
  • SB706 Katedrála Worms-2

Wormser Dom

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SB706 EAN: 9783870297060
Scale
1:300
Difficulty
4/5
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Paper model will be delivered to a shipping service has been printed (or collect it in person to our office). Models are printed on high quality heavy paper and are printed at a professional level, using the most modern offset printing or laser printers.
419 CZK with VAT


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St. Peter’s Cathedral in Worms is the smallest of the three imperial cathedrals on the Rhine (Mainz, Speyer and Worms) and it is situated at the highest point of the town centre. It was here that the first settlements developed as early as the 3rd century BC, for up on the hill the people were safe from floods. Where the cathedral now stands is where the Romans built a Roman forum during their occupation, and the two precursors of the cathedral were situated here. There are disputes about the exact beginning of the building of the cathedral and the sequence of the individual building phases. For many years it was assumed that work on the present cathedral began with the east chancel in 1130. However, according to most recent scientific findings, the nave and the sanctuary were built first. This construction is plain and angular, as was usual around 1100. The elegant forms of the rest of the building most probably originate from the middle of the 1

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