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Kreuzkirche, Dresden

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The Dresden Kreuzkirche (Church of the Holy Cross) is a Lutheran church in Dresden, Germany. [1]

51 relations: Andreas Petermann, Art Nouveau, Baroque architecture, Basilica, Basilius Petritz, Bombing of Dresden in World War II, Cathedral, Christian Ehregott Weinlig, Christian Theodor Weinlig, Conrad Pflüger, Constance of Austria, Margravine of Meissen, Dresden, Dresden Frauenkirche, Dresdner Kreuzchor, Electorate of Saxony, Evangelical Church in Germany, Evangelical-Lutheran Church of Saxony, Friedrich August Krubsacius, Friedrich Christian Hermann Uber, Germany, Gottfried August Homilius, Gregory of Heimburg, Hall church, Hans Hartmann-MacLean, House of Wettin, Johann George Schmidt, Landesbischof, Margravate of Meissen, Martin Flämig, Neoclassical architecture, Peter Parler, Prince Francis Xavier of Saxony, Protestantism, Prussian Army, Reformation, Relic, Renaissance architecture, Roderich Kreile, Romanesque architecture, Rudolf Mauersberger, Saint Nicholas, Samuel Rüling, Saxony, Schilling & Graebner, Seven Years' War, Sondergotik, St. Anne's Church, Annaberg-Buchholz, St. Wolfgang's Church, Schneeberg, Upper Saxony, Westwork, ..., Zacharias Longuelune. Expand index (1 more) »

Andreas Petermann

Andreas Petermann (born 7 June 1957) is a retired German cyclist.

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Art Nouveau

Art Nouveau is an international style of art, architecture and applied art, especially the decorative arts, that was most popular between 1890 and 1910.

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Baroque architecture

Baroque architecture is the building style of the Baroque era, begun in late 16th-century Italy, that took the Roman vocabulary of Renaissance architecture and used it in a new rhetorical and theatrical fashion, often to express the triumph of the Catholic Church.

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A basilica is a type of building, usually a church, that is typically rectangular with a central nave and aisles, usually with a slightly raised platform and an apse at one or both ends.

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Basilius Petritz

Basilius Petritz (20 May 16476 September 1715) was a German composer and Kreuzkantor in Dresden 1694–1713.

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Bombing of Dresden in World War II

The bombing of Dresden was a British/American aerial bombing attack on the city of Dresden, the capital of the German state of Saxony, during World War II in the European Theatre.

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A cathedral is a Christian church which contains the seat of a bishop, thus serving as the central church of a diocese, conference, or episcopate.

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Christian Ehregott Weinlig

Christian Ehregott Weinlig (September 30, 1743 – March 14, 1813) was a German composer and cantor of Dresden's Kreuzkirche.

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Christian Theodor Weinlig

Christian Theodor Weinlig (July 25, 1780 – March 7, 1842) was a German music teacher, composer, and choir conductor in Dresden and Leipzig.

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Conrad Pflüger

Conrad or Konrad Pflüger (c. 1450 in Swabia – probably 1506 or 1507 in Leipzig) was one of the leading architects and master builders of the late Gothic period in Germany.

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Constance of Austria, Margravine of Meissen

Constance of Babenberg (Konstanze von Österreich; 6 May 1212 – before 5 June 1243), a member of the House of Babenberg, was Margravine of Meissen from 1234 until her death, by her marriage with Margrave Henry the Illustrious.

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Dresden (Upper and Lower Sorbian: Drježdźany, Drážďany, Drezno) is the capital city and, after Leipzig, the second-largest city of the Free State of Saxony in Germany.

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Dresden Frauenkirche

The Dresden Frauenkirche (Dresdner Frauenkirche,, Church of Our Lady) is a Lutheran church in Dresden, the capital of the German state of Saxony.

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Dresdner Kreuzchor

The Dresdner Kreuzchor is the boys' choir of the Kreuzkirche in Dresden.

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Electorate of Saxony

The Electorate of Saxony (Kurfürstentum Sachsen, also Kursachsen) was a state of the Holy Roman Empire established when Emperor Charles IV raised the Ascanian duchy of Saxe-Wittenberg to the status of an Electorate by the Golden Bull of 1356.

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Evangelical Church in Germany

The Evangelical Church in Germany (Evangelische Kirche in Deutschland, abbreviated EKD) is a federation of twenty Lutheran, Reformed (Calvinist) and United (Prussian Union) Protestant regional churches and denominations in Germany, which collectively encompasses the vast majority of Protestants in that country.

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Evangelical-Lutheran Church of Saxony

The Evangelical-Lutheran Church of Saxony (Evangelisch-Lutherische Landeskirche Sachsens) is one of 22 member Churches of the Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD), covering most of the state of Saxony.

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Friedrich August Krubsacius

Friedrich August Krubsacius (21 March 1718 - 28 November 1789) was a German architect, teacher, and architectural theoretician.

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Friedrich Christian Hermann Uber

Friedrich Christian Hermann Uber (April 22, 1781 – March 2, 1822) was a German composer, who also served as the cantor of the Kreuzkirche in Dresden.

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Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.

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Gottfried August Homilius

Gottfried August Homilius (2 February 1714 – 2 June 1785) was a German composer, cantor and organist.

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Gregory of Heimburg

Gregory of Heimburg (Gregorius Heimburgensis) (b. at Würzburg in the beginning of the fifteenth century; d. at Tharandt near Dresden, August, 1472) was a German jurist, humanist and statesman.

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Hall church

A hall church is a church with nave and side aisles of approximately equal height, often united under a single immense roof.

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Hans Hartmann-MacLean

Hans Hartmann-MacLean (born Hans Rudolf Hartmann; 20 May 1862 in Dresden – 28 December 1946 in Dresden) was a German sculptor.

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House of Wettin

The House of Wettin is a dynasty of German counts, dukes, prince-electors and kings that once ruled territories in the present-day German states of Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia.

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Johann George Schmidt

Johann George Schmidt or Johann Georg(e) Schmi(e)d (1707, Fürstenwalde bei Geising - 24 July 1774, Dresden) was a German architect of the Dresden Baroque.

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A Landesbischof is the head of some Protestant regional churches in Germany.

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Margravate of Meissen

The Margravate of Meissen (Markgrafschaft Meißen) was a medieval principality in the area of the modern German state of Saxony.

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Martin Flämig

Martin Flämig (19 August 1913, in Aue – 13 January 1998, in Dresden) was a German church musician, cantor of the Dresdner Kreuzchor from 1971 to 1991.

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Neoclassical architecture

Neoclassical architecture is an architectural style produced by the neoclassical movement that began in the mid-18th century.

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Peter Parler

Peter Parler (Peter von Gemünd, Petr Parléř, Petrus de Gemunden in Suevia; 1333 – 13 July 1399) was a German-Bohemian architect and sculptor from the Parler family of master builders.

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Prince Francis Xavier of Saxony

Franz Xavier of Saxony (b. Dresden, 25 August 1730 – d. Dresden, 21 June 1806) was a German prince and member of the House of Wettin.

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Protestantism is the second largest form of Christianity with collectively more than 900 million adherents worldwide or nearly 40% of all Christians.

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Prussian Army

The Royal Prussian Army (Königlich Preußische Armee) served as the army of the Kingdom of Prussia.

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The Reformation (or, more fully, the Protestant Reformation; also, the European Reformation) was a schism in Western Christianity initiated by Martin Luther and continued by Huldrych Zwingli, John Calvin and other Protestant Reformers in 16th century Europe.

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In religion, a relic usually consists of the physical remains of a saint or the personal effects of the saint or venerated person preserved for purposes of veneration as a tangible memorial.

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Renaissance architecture

Renaissance architecture is the European architecture of the period between the early 14th and early 17th centuries in different regions, demonstrating a conscious revival and development of certain elements of ancient Greek and Roman thought and material culture.

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Roderich Kreile

Roderich Kreile (born 1956) is a Lutheran church musician, choir director and university teacher.

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Romanesque architecture

Romanesque architecture is an architectural style of medieval Europe characterized by semi-circular arches.

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Rudolf Mauersberger

Rudolf Mauersberger (born 29 January 1889 in Mauersberg, Saxony, died 22 February 1971 in Dresden) was a German choral conductor and composer.

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Saint Nicholas

Saint Nicholas (Ἅγιος Νικόλαος,, Sanctus Nicolaus; 15 March 270 – 6 December 343), also called Nikolaos of Myra or Nicholas of Bari, was Bishop of Myra, in Asia Minor (modern-day Demre, Turkey), and is a historic Christian saint.

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Samuel Rüling

Samuel Rüling (also Rühling, Rhuling, Rülich) (1586 – June 1626) was a German composer and poet in the early 17th century.

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The Free State of Saxony (Freistaat Sachsen; Swobodny stat Sakska) is a landlocked federal state of Germany, bordering the federal states of Brandenburg, Saxony Anhalt, Thuringia, and Bavaria, as well as the countries of Poland (Lower Silesian and Lubusz Voivodeships) and the Czech Republic (Karlovy Vary, Liberec, and Ústí nad Labem Regions).

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Schilling & Graebner

Schilling & Graebner was founded by the architects Rudolf Schilling (1859–1933) and Julius Graebner (1858–1917) in Dresden in 1889.

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Seven Years' War

The Seven Years' War was a global conflict fought between 1756 and 1763.

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Sondergotik (Special Gothic) is the style of Late Gothic architecture prevalent in Austria, Bavaria, Saxony and Bohemia between 1350 and 1550.

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St. Anne's Church, Annaberg-Buchholz


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St. Wolfgang's Church, Schneeberg


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Upper Saxony

Upper Saxony (Obersachsen) was the name given to the majority of the German lands held by the House of Wettin, in what is now called Central Germany (Mitteldeutschland).

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A westwork (Westwerk) is the monumental, west-facing entrance section of a Carolingian, Ottonian, or Romanesque church.

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Zacharias Longuelune

Zacharias Longuelune (1669—November 30, 1748) was a French architect and master builder who worked in the second half of his life for the royal court in Dresden.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kreuzkirche,_Dresden

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