Chapter Three Case Study (Sachsenhausen Memorial and Museum Site) 3.1 Brief Overview The memorial and museum of the former concentration camp of Sachsenhausen forms the single case study adopted in this research. Sachsenhausen concentration camp was built in the summer of 1936. The location of the camp made it one of the most famous camps as it is situated in Oranienburg, north of the Reich's capital of Berlin. This site was chosen for numerous reasons: • Its proximity to the residence place of the researcher which facilitated visiting the location multiple times. • The significant historical context of the camp during the Nazi era and after its liberation is another reason for this selection.
The main church of the Chora Monastery, also known as Kariye museum or as Kariye Camii traditionally, represents one of the most important and oldest religious structures of East Roman art with its architecture, mosaics and frescoes. The reputation of Chora, comes after the Justinian’s Great Church, attracts increasing number of tourists every year because of its splendid mosaic and fresco decoration. The decoration and the restoration of the monastery, which dates from ca. 1316 to 1321, contain the versatility and the great skill of Byzantine artists. From the later Byzantine period, fresco painting displays much about the mobility of artistic techniques and styles.
irst mentioned and officially chartered in 1121, Wernigerode is known as the ‘colourful town of the Harz’, and nowadays it is a must-visit for all who are travelling to the northern part of the Harz region. The rural town, known for its signature medieval timber-framed architecture, has been favoured by many famous novelists and poets, such as the novelists Wilhelm Raabe and Theodor Fontane, along with journalist Hermann Löns. Wernigerode is small, and easy to get around on foot. Here’s how a day-trip itinerary can be well planned and followed. Search Hotels Destination Check-in date Check-out date I don 't have specific dates yet share this page Marktplatz - Wernigerode Town Hall and tourist office Start the trip from Marktplatz, where you’ll find the stunning medieval Town Hall (Rathaus) with its remarkable timber-framed architecture that represents the symbolic typical housing designs of Wernigerode.
The grand structure that resides in present day Germany was built in honor the Virgin Mary. The site was used for many important religious and public occasions, for example the king of Germany held his coronation in the Chapel. The site had been continued to be strongly linked to Charlemagne through more than his name, as Otto III ordered his remains to be placed there in honor of him and his accomplishments. Essentially, although the Palace is seen under a more political light than Hagia Sophia, both structures have histories deeply rooted in the Christian religion. Another strong similarity stands in the fact that their nations leaders worked hard to preserve and then rebuild the structures when disaster
The book “The Heathen School” is a novel written by John Demos about the story of the Foreign Mission School, or “Heathen School”, located in Cornwall, Connecticut. The school was established in 1817. The school was inspired by the Second Great Awakening and the teachings of getting the gospel out to all nations. The school was lead by Protestant ministers. The goal was to convert, Hawaiians, Native Americans, and any other race deemed to be “heathens” by whites, to Christianity to go back to their native lands and preach the gospel to their fellow natives.
Johannes Gutenberg was born in the German city of Mainz in the year 1398. His father was Friele zum Gensfleisch and his mom was Elsgen Wyrich. Johannes is said to have adopted the last name “Gutenberg”, which was his birthplace. When he was young, he learned to read and write, but the books he read were different from what we have now. The books he read while he was young were handwritten and very expensive.
The Way of Salvation fresco was painted by Andrea diBonauto do Firenze, an Italian artist, on the east wall of the Cappellone degli Spagnoli (Spanish Chapel) in the Chiostro Verde (Green Cloister) of the Church of Santa Maria Novella in Florence. However, the Spanish Chapel only became so in 1566, when the Dominicans handed it over to the Spanish community as a place for them to worship. Originally, it was the chapterhouse “in the Dominican monastery of Santa Maria Novella”, erected in 1350. The fresco, part of a series of frescoes, was painted in 1366-67, commissioned by the patron of the chapel, Buonamico di Lapo Guidalotti, as decorations for his funerary chapel. One of the executors whom Guidalotti named was Fra Jacopo Passavanti.
According to Hogle, Gothic areas might be "a castle, a foreign place, an abbey, a vast prison, a subterranean crypt, a graveyard, a primeval frontier, or island, a large old house or theatre. . . (2)." In the past, most of Gothic works take place in castles.
Germans show enough seriousness, emphasis and remorse to the Holocaust, by preserving lots of places of memory, including Sachsenhausen, Topography of Terror, Checkpoint Charlie, and Berlin Wall as the reminder of traumatic memories. Built on the original site and keeping most of structures including bathrooms, kitchens and bedrooms, Sachsenhausen nowadays has been transformed from the notorious Nazi concentration camp to a free-admission memorial to the Holocaust, functioning effectively to arouse visitors’ reflection and remorse. Informed by the
The case study taken as example here is represented by a complex missionary work which tells the story of the conquest and conversion to Catholicism of the indigenous people located in the present-day Northeastern coast of Venezuela: Conversión de Píritu de indios cumanagotos y palenques, y otros (Madrid, Juan García Infanzón, 1690). It was written by Matías Ruíz Blanco (1643-1705/1708? ), a Spanish missionary sent by the Crown to pacify and to evangelize the Cumanagot and Pariagot people in the area. Together with other thirteen friars, he was sent as new lector of philosophy and theology to evangelize and to convert the Amerindian people of New Andalucía, Cumana, the banks of the Orinoco river and other parts of Eastern Venezuela.