Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Wisdom Wednesday: Marienkirche, Rostock, Germany

Yesterday I posted some images of tombstones located inside Marienkirche (St. Mary's Church) in Rostock, Germany.

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Marienkirche was Rostock's parish church from 1265 - 1531, when it became an Evangelical-Lutheran church.  It is best known for its medieval astronomical clock, built by Hans Düringer in 1472 and which calculates the date of Easter through 2017

.Top half of clockBottom half of clock

They also a beautiful bronze baptismal font that dates back to 1290.

Bronze baptismal font

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Mary`s_Church

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