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Headlam, Cecil. The story of Nuremberg - Page 261. 1899. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 24, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/1669/show/1626.

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Title The story of Nuremberg
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Headlam, Cecil
Contributor (Local)
  • James, H. M.
Publisher J. M. Dent & Co.
Date 1899
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • History
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Nuremberg, Germany
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  • books
  • plates (illustrations)
  • illustrations (layout features)
Language English
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  • Text
Original Item Extent 303 pages; 18 cm
Original Item Location DD901.N93 H4 1899
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b1684865~S11
Digital Collection Exotic Impressions: Views of Foreign Lands
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Repository Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/william-r-jenkins-architecture-art-library
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Transcript The Churches oj Nuremberg be rewarded by the discovery of many character i iIs in the minor churches. The richest in works of art is the St. Jakobskirche. Chief among these is a Pieta, by the unknown master of the Madonna in the Museum (see p. 278), and the old glass of the windows. The high altar- piece has the distinction of being the earliest specimen of Nuremberg painting. There are, besides, various early reliefs and carvings by Veit Stoss. The church itself, which was restored in 1824, belongs in its present form to the beginning of the fifteenth century. It was, however, in existence in the twelfth century, for the Emperor Otto presented it and all its property in 1209 to the "Hospital der heiligen Maria der Deutschherrren zu Jerusalem," an order which had long had a firm foothold in Nuremberg, and came, there is evidence to show, continually into conflict with the Council. After the Jakobskirche was handed over to the Protestants in 1634 by Gustavus Adolphus, the Deutschherren held their Roman Catholic services in the Elizabeth- kapelle, which was completed in its present shape, as the Elizabethkirchf with its mighty Italian dome in !x^;. The Marthakirche (1365), \\ of the Konigstrassc as you come from the Frauen Thor, contains little of interest. Like the chapel i4 Zum Heiligen Krcuz," north-west of the town on the road to St. John's Churchyard, it was founded as the chapel of a pilgrim II poor str.. 261