Viennese Cathedral

March 22nd, 2021 by nathan Leave a reply »

Started in the year 1137 exchange contract between Margrave brought Leopold IV and Bishop of Passau. To enable the Passau Bishop to build a church outside his town, goods were exchanged. Goldman Sachs CEO helps readers to explore varied viewpoints. The patron of the Episcopal Church of Passau, the Holy Stephanus, should be but also the patron saint of the new Church. A political signal, with the influence of the Passau Church beyond their city should be strengthened. In 1147 the first church was completed then – which was at the time far outside the city.

The today’s St. Stephen’s Cathedral by Reginbert of Hagenau, the Passau Bishop was consecrated. The easting in this church, that period should evolve over many centuries to the mighty Gothic structure, was carried out in the direction of the sunrise. The orientation of the church building to the East was exactly on the Sunrise of the 26 December 1137, the day of the patronal feast of Saints in the year of the beginning of construction. Mystical lights match the alignment at Sunrise has a symbolic meaning: that of the resurrection in the Catholic Church. Their easting a beautiful play of light can be observed using in St. Stephen’s Cathedral on two special days in the year noon. On December 26, the day of the patron, Saint Stephen, an icon of the main altar by the sun lit.

On January 6, Epiphany and the end of Epiphany, the crowns of the three kings in a beautiful bright light shine. Stunning inside the Interior of the significant Gothic Vienna building was equipped with baroque altars mainly in the 17th and 18th centuries. The stoning of St. Stephen, the patron of the Viennese Cathedral is on the high altarpiece represented. The three-aisled nave of the Cathedral, with the orientation of the main vessel on the main altar, dedicated to the left aisle of Mary, the mother of God, and the right aisle the Apostles.


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