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Technical achievements are opening the gateway to the world New York, 1972 - The picture shows a cruiser (named Bremen) of the German shipping company Lloyd. The four-funnel express steamer wins the race for the fastest Atlantic crossing; in terms of technical progress the so called “decade of the Germans” (1898-1908) began. Furthermore a Zeppelin is depicted. This rigid airship was constructed by Graf von Zeppelin, who was supported by the German shipping company Hapag. On the picture you can see the cruiser and the airship arriving in the harbor of New York. They both are flagged with the black-white and red flags of the German Empire (1971-1918). American sailors are welcoming them enthusiastically. The picture intends to express the high level of German technical achievements, with which the German Empire aimed at prevailing over the rest of the world.
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Thyra grundlægger Dannevirke , 1898 - Ifølge et meget udbredt sagn var det Gorm den Gamles dronning Thyra Danebod, der i begyndelsen af 900-tallet grundlagde det voldanlæg, der strækker sig tværs over Slesvig nord for den gamle dansk/tyske grænse ved Ejderen. Dele af anlægget er dog væsentlig ældre, men i 1800-tallet, hvor Danmark to gange førte krig mod tyskerne om hertugdømmerne Slesvig og Holsten, var det et populært motiv for de nationalromantiske malere.
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Ansgar prædiker i Haralds gård ?, 1898 - Den danske konge Harald Klak lod sig døbe ved et kirkemøde i Ingelheim i 826 og bragte munkene Aubert og Ansgar med til Danmark. De rejste rundt og missionerede, men blev fordrevet. Ansgar kaldes almindeligvis ”Nordens apostel” og blev senere biskop i Bremen.
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Gravsætning (i skib). , 1956 -
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Donar – Thor. , 1920 -
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Oldnordisk gæstestue , 1956 -
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En vikingehøvdings højsætning. , 1893 -
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Fra Vikingetiden , 1898 - Billedet viser den gængse opfattelse af vikingerne, som hærger og plyndrer, hvor de kommer frem. Her er det et kloster, det går ud over.
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Vikingeflåde. , 1956 -
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[Fra Gundestrup til Jellingsten] , ? -
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Wodan – Odin. , 1920 -
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Arminius the Chersuci. Battle of the Teutoburg Forest Bramsche am Kalkriese, 1938 - The picture shows Arminius, the chieftain of the Cherusci, who in the year 9 AC defeated three Roman legions. You can see the Germanic soldiers coming out of the woods and throwing their spears after the Romans. Arminius had Roman civil rights and as a Roman ally had obtained the confidence of the Roman governor. Arminius awaited the right moment, ambushed the Romans and defeated them.
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Widukind , 1936 - The picture shows Widukind (also Wittekind), who sparked the war against the Franks in 778 A.C. As leader of the Saxons he fought against Charlemagne, king of the Franks and against the Christian faith until the year 785 A.C., when he agreed to be baptized as part of a peace-treaty. Depicted are Widukind’s troops gathering in front of Widukind’s house and prepared for the battle. They are armored with lances, swords and helmets. In the top right corner of the entrance you can see rightwards angled swastikas, who in former Germanic times did not yet possess any specific political meaning but were symbolized the sun gear or the hammer of Thor.
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Old Nordic and Germanic gravesites , 1936 - This big chart shows seven different types of graves from different historical periods in seven times three columns. (On the left and on the right: tools, pottery and jewelry; in the centre: depictions of graves). 1. “Old Nordic megalithic tomb of the Young Stone Age (3000 B.C.)” You can see megalithic tombs made of huge blocks of stone, a passage tomb in the foreground and a smaller dolmen in the background. 2. “Barrow of Leuningen”. Early Bronze Age. First half of 2nd Millennium B.C.” Prehistoric graves were constructed by heaping up stones or earth. You can see an artificially decorated roof heaped up with lots of stones and earth. 3. “Tree Trunk Coffin from Jutland. Middle Bronze Age. Midst of 2nd Millennium B.C.” The tree trunk coffin a lengthwise split and caved tree trunk can already be found in the early Stone Age but mainly appears in the Early European Bronze Age. 4. “The royal tom of Seddin. Late Bronze Age around 800 B.C.” This barrow has a diameter of 85m and his 10 meters high. 5. “Ashes graves of the Iron Age. 800-500 A.C.” 6. “Tomb of Leuna. Early Iron Age around 300. A.C.” In this field of inhumations graves you can see skeletons and jars of silver, bronze and glass. 7. “Oseberg-grave. Finland. Viking-Age. Around 900 A.C.“ The Oseberg-ship, the grave of a Norwegian princess was discovered in 1903. You can see grave goods as tools, artificially carved carriages and slides in the right column of the picture.
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Germanic farmsteads before the Migration Period , 1889 - The picture shows a Germanic free man and his companion, armed with lances, returning to their farmstead. His wife and children are welcoming them. The scene takes place before the Migration Period (before 375 A.C.). The cow or goat skulls, hanging at the entrance and the fence are pagan symbols. Different hairstyle and clothes of the depicted persons indicate differences in origin form different tribes, Saxons and Suebi and status. The free man is depicted with blond and red hair, whilst his slave is depicted as foreigner with dark hair and skin.
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The Bronze Age 2000-800 B.C. , 1963 - The subtitle on the chart is: „4000 years ago humans learned to produce metal from ore. With copper and tin they obtained hard materials that could be cast in moulds: Bronze. This was the beginning of a new era of mankind, the beginning of the Metal Ages.” A map on the wall charts shows the spread of Indo-Germanic settlements. Ten images show a Germanic man of the Bronze Age; a Germanic woman; a belt buckle and an armlet; jewelry for female garments, an East-Germanic face urn; the Trundholm sun chariot, a wind instrument called lur, some kinds of weapons: sword, dagger, axe and lance as well as a lake-dwelling settlement and petroglyphs of the Northern tribes as a symbol of cultic feasts.
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A German farm in South-West Africa , 1940 - The picture shows a farm in South-West Africa during the period of German colonization. From 1885 to 1915 the territory of South-Western-Africa, which is Namibia today, was a German colony. On the wall cahrt you can see an African shepherd leading his sheep to the farm of the colonial ruler. On the left side of the picture you can see the hats of the natives, some women and children. The picture shows that many Germans who settled in Namibia dedicated themselves to livestock farming.
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