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Depiction of a century mobile baking oven in Constance, Germany Saxony Anhalt, Rhineland Palatinate, Lower Saxony, North Rhine Westphalia, Medieval Manuscript, 15th Century, Oven Baked, Bavaria, Archaeology

Mobile baking oven in Constance

On my walk through the State Museum of Archaeology in Constance (Archäologisches Landesmuseum Baden-Württemberg) I came across this interesting depiction. It shows a mobile baking oven which used to suppy the crowds with bread during the Council of Constance (1414-1418). Archäologisches Landesmuseum Baden-Württemberg (Website)

The statue of Imperia stands at the port of Constance (Konstanz). It reminds of the Council of Constance in the years [German] Sources / More info Council of Constance (Wikipedia) Imperia (Wikipedia) Cn Tower, Germany, Statue, City, World, Places, Travel, Konstanz, Bathing

Imperia in Constance

The statue of Imperia stands at the port of Constance (Konstanz). It reminds of the Council of Constance in the years 1414-1418. [German] Sources / More info Council of Constance (Wikipedia) Imperia (Wikipedia)

Konstanz am Bodensee ➖ Railway named after a fabulous creature in Lake Constance area: The Seehas (a hybrid of a rabbit and a fish) Mythical Creatures, Titanic, Locomotive, Transportation, Germany, Train Stations, Around The Worlds, Europe, Bridges

Seehas Railway | Take a ride with a fabulous creature

A traveller with a weakness for trains tells about the Seehas Railway, named after a mythical creature living in Lake Constance.

The Hus Museum (Hus-Museum) is situated at the the Hus-Haus which was supposed to be the harbourage of Jan Hus before he got arrested in Constance. During my stay in Constance an historian told me, this is wrong. Jan Hus did probably … Continue reading → Jan Hus, Love Feast, Church History, North America, Germany, Museum, Europe, Places, House

Hus Museum in Constance

The Hus Museum (Hus-Museum) is situated at the the Hus-Haus which was supposed to be the harbourage of Jan Hus before he got arrested in Constance. During my stay in Constance an historian told me, this is wrong. Jan Hus did probably stay in another building. The Hus Museum is worth a visit anyway. By the way another…

Otto-Moericke-Tower (Youth Hostel) in Constance, Germany Water Tower, Hostel, Willis Tower, Seattle Skyline, Germany, Youth, Building, Travel, Konstanz

Otto-Moericke-Turm in Constance

While crossing Lake Constance from Meersburg to Constance by boat I took this photo of a conspicuous white colored tower named Otto-Moericke-Turm. It is a former water tower which houses a youth hostel now. A fine address if one would like to stay at something special. Otto-Moericke-Turm Youth Hostel (Website) Otto-Moericke-Turm (Wikipedia)

Microcar 'Henkel Kabine' in Constance, Germany Bmw Isetta, Microcar, Kabine, Have You Ever, Classic Cars, Automobile, Germany, Vehicles, Travel Photography

Heinkel Kabine in Constance

Ha, isn’t it a cutie? I saw this microcar generally known as Heinkel Kabine at the Internationale Bodenseewoche. This traditional festival takes place at the harbour of Constance’s historic city center. It’s not only a meeting point for lovers of classic cars but also for powerful boats. [German] Sources / More info Internationale Bodenseewoche (Website) Heinkel Kabine (Wikipedia)

Council building in Constance. A pope was elected there in 1417 Saxony Anhalt, Rhineland Palatinate, Lower Saxony, North Rhine Westphalia, Bavaria, Travel Destinations, Castle, Germany, Europe

Council building in Constance

In this building Pope Martin V was elected in the year 1417. This was a very important event during the Council of Constance (1414-1418). The name of this building still reminds on this event: Council Building (Konzilgebäude). [German] Today this former market hall is used as restaurant and event location. So there is a chance to…

At the Rosgartenmuseum I visited an exhibition which told about the life in Constance in the years of the council. At this museum there is also a copy of a chronicle exhibited which is considered as the main source about the live … Continue reading → Germany, Museum, Baseball Cards, Books, Konstanz, Libros, Book, Deutsch, Book Illustrations

Constance in the year 1414 (Exhibition)

At the Rosgartenmuseum I visited an exhibition which told about the life in Constance in the years of the council. At this museum there is also a copy of a chronicle exhibited which is considered as the main source about the live around the council: ‘The Chronicle of the Council of Constance by Ulrich von Richental’. Ulrich von Richental…

A plaque with a three-headed peacock seen in the streets of Constance (Konstanz). Why are three heads wearing a tiara each of them? At the beginning of the century, there were three popes in power at the same time. Third, Germany, Peacocks, Head Bands, Bathing, Peacock, Deutsch, Peacoats

Three-headed peacock in Constance

A plaque with a three-headed peacock seen in the streets of Constance (Konstanz). Why are three heads wearing a tiara each of them? At the beginning of the 15th century, there were three popes in power at the same time. At the Council of Constance (Konstanzer Konzil) influential people of whole Europe met and tried to…

Council of Constance displayed by toy figures Archaeology, Germany, Toy, Mansions, House Styles, Places, Outdoor Decor, Playmobil, Bathing

Archaeology and Playmobil 2014 (Exhibition)

Every year at the State Museum of Archaeology in Constance an exhibition takes place in cooperation with the toy company Playmobil. In 2014 the Council of Constance (1414-1418) was the topic of the exhibition with the title ‘Voll bis unters Dach‘. The exhibition showed not only important episodes of these four years but also told about the…

Cloister at Dominicans Island in Constance, Germany Germany, Stairs, Island, Konstanz, Bathing, Stairway, Deutsch, Staircases, Islands

Dominicans Island in Constance

The former monastery of the Dominicans situated on a tiny island in front of Constance (Konstanz) accommodates a hotel now. So guests of this hotel and its restaurant have the chance to walk along this cloister decorated with paintings by Carl von Haeberlin. Sources / More info Dominicans Island (Wikipedia)

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Stone of Hus in Constance

The stone of Hus (Hussenstein) marks the supposed spot where Jan Hus was burned at the stake on 6 July 1415. Though the black boulder was named after Hus it also reminds of another victim burned at the same spot: Jerome of Prague. Jerome of Prague (Wikipedia) Jan Hus (Wikipedia)