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Germany destroyed – Cologne 1945 Cologne, 1965 - Germany destroyed – Cologne 1945 The picture shows a bird'S-eye view of Cologne in the year 1945 after the destruction of the city.In the aftermath of the allied air strikes the city laid in ashes. What had been one of the most important industrial and trading cities of western German was a sea of debris now. You can see the Cologne Cathedral which was the only building of the city that remained fairly undamaged. The scale of devastation depicted in this picture is applicable to most of the industrial cities in Germany after 1945.
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Joan of Arc and the coronation of Charles VII Reims, - The picture shows the coronation of Charles VII in the Cathedral of Reims on 17th of July 1429. Joan of Arc participated in the ceremony. In the picture you can see her standing beside the altar and hailing the flag of victory. She´s wearing the suit of armour she used during the Hundred Years War when she fought for the French against the British. It is the peak of her fame.
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Construction of a cathedral in the middle Ages Jerusalem, 1968 - The picture shows a rare, contemporary medieval depiction of construction works of a cathedral. According to the subtitle this woodblock printing originally served as illustration in a manuscript from the 15th century. The picture was painted by the famous French painter Jean Foucquet (1420-1481), whose style of painting includes late Gothic as well as early Renaissance elements. This painting should illustrate the construction of the temple of Jerusalem. On the picture you can see stonecutters working on the stone blocks and laborers carrying material. High above on the parts of the building which have already been finished you can see a big wooden treadwheel used for the grid winch system.
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In an old monastery , 1950 - The picture shows a medieval monastery complex. Works like field and forest work are depicted in the surrounding lands. Inside of the walls you can see some monks (with tonsures) also doing different kinds of work: caring for the fruit trees in spring, working in the vegetable and herb garden, caring of the sick (pastoral care), at the church service (praying), doing clerical work (clerical studies), in the forge, doing stone cutter art work on the church wall and furthermore in conversation with the young and the old. What is more, you can see a wanderer who has found shelter in the monastery. The medieval monasteries derive their importance especially since the 9th century when Charlemagne found many monastery and cathedral schools. Only with the growing importance of the cities and universities they lost their significant cultural position.
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