Medieval Treadwheel Crane in Strasbourg’s Cathedral


Medieval Treadwheel Crane in Cathedral of Strasbourg

We visited the Cathedral of Strasbourg  The Cathedral of Strasbourg was the first cathedral of Germany (or Kingdom of Germania). Until the arrival of Louis XIV in 1681 and his minister of the war, the Marquess of Louvois that camped in the environs of Strasbourg and forced their submission to the French monarchy the 30 of September of 1681.

Treadwheel Crane in the Cathedral of strasbourg Walking paths
Medieval Treadwheel Crane in the Cathedral of strasbourg Walking paths

The Cathedral was delivered by the same Luis XIV The head of the Catholic bishopric of Strasbourg, Egon de Furstenberg. Absent from the city for almost 150 years, that way ended the period as an independent city.

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French decoration Louis XIV Style

French Decoration Louis XIV Style Table of Contents Porcelain Buildings Architecture Furniture One of the most refined and elegant styles that exist when it comes to furnishing and decorating a home is The Louis XIV style. This style of French decoration is an unmistakable style admired on more than one occasion. It is a style of French decoration deeply rooted in another era not very distant in several European countries and that belonged to the bourgeoisie and the high social classes. This Louis …

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The Huetel Palace (or Chateau Huetel)

The Huetel Palace (Chateau Huetel, Louis XIII Style) The Huetel Palace is one of the most splendid in all of Argentina (25 de mayo county, Buenos Aires Province). Built in the 19th century as a French Chateau in the Louis XllI style.   The Huetel Palace (or Chateau Huetel) was the summer residence of Concepción Unzué de Casares, a person who spent his entire life building urban and rural palaces and churches. All the constructions were luxurious and imposing Huetel Architect …

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Wine in the France of Louis XIV & Louis XV

Wine at the court of the kings of France in the 16th and 17th centuries Wine is an essential element for understand French cuisine and gastronomic culture. complied dietary, hygienic and curative functions for centuries. It was not considered a mere drink but a real food that was nutritious, healthy and invigorating. Wine It was recommended to everyone, because it corrected the negative effects of certain foods (such as vegetables and fruits, especially pears, peaches and melons, as well as, …

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Palace of Versailles Virtual Tour

Chateau & Palace of Versailles Virtual Tour Palace of Versailles Virtual Tour: If you are in your house in quarantine, waiting for the coronavirus crisis to pass, there are options for virtual trips. In addition to Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and the Internet there are other options. Google Arts & Culture offers a virtual tour to almost 3000 museums, castles and art galleries around the world. There are many museums and palaces that offer very complete virtual tours. There is no …

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