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Prague Saints and Heroes of the Charles Bridge

The Lives of Extraordinary People (Prague) (Prague)

by Pat Martin

  • 79 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Penfield Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Travel - Foreign,
  • Religion

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9403176M
    ISBN 101932043071
    ISBN 109781932043075
    OCLC/WorldCa54995007


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Through the lives of the saints celebrated on the bridge, the reader encounters the goodness and power of noble humanity while reliving the history of Middle Europe.

The book is also about the history of the year-old Charles Bridge, the main thoroughfare years before Columbus discovered America.5/5(2). She was especially stirred to write about the lives of St. Wenceslaus and his grandmother, St. Ludmila, whose images are depicted among the statuary of 37 saints on the famed Charles Bridge in Prague.

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It is supposed to bring good luck and to ensure that you return to Prague soon. Walk a few steps towards the Old Town from the statue and you will come to a cross with five stars on the left parapet of the bridge.

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Prague Saints and Heroes of the Charles Bridge: The Lives of Extraordinary People (Prague): ISBN () Softcover, Penfield Books, Rebuses for Readers. Formerly, the bridge was known as “Stone’ or “Prague”, but afterit was called “ Charles Bridge ”.

The Charles Bridge is supported by 15 pillars and is 13 meters tall, meters wide and meters long. There are almost 30 statues on Charles Bridge; most of them are Baroque statues and statuaries.

They depict various saints. There are 30 statues mounted to the balustrade of Charles Bridge in form two rows, one on each side. For the purpose of this article, they are listed in the order they are passed when crossing the bridge from the Old Town to the Lesser Quarter, and are divided into two categories: those on the north side of the bridge and those on the south side.

In the 17th and 18th centuries, Charles Bridge was adorned with around thirty Baroque statues depicting saints and patron saints, and although there are now over seventy statues on the bridge they are all copies, the originals having been damaged, destroyed or moved for safekeeping.

Many of them are now housed in Prague’s National Museum. The statues of Saints Cosmas and Damian are outdoor sculptures by Jan Oldřich Mayer, installed on the north side of the Charles Bridge in Prague, Czech Republic. External links [ edit ] Coordinates: 50°5′″N 14°24′″E  /  °N °E  / ;   A 14th-century stone bridge connecting Prague’s Old Town to the Malá Strana neighborhood, flanked by Gothic Tower gateways on either side.

The bridge is lined with thirty statues of saints. Charles Bridge (Czech: Karlův most [ˈkarluːf ˈmost] ()) is a medieval stone arch bridge that crosses the Vltava (Moldau) river in Prague, Czech construction started in under the auspices of King Charles IV, and finished in the early 15th century.

The bridge replaced the old Judith Bridge built – that had been badly damaged by a flood in - The Statues of the Saints (detail of a relief showing the bridge in sv. Vita cathedral in Prazsky Hrad) You may wish to see a page on the bridge first.

This page does not cover the 8 statues which were added in the XIXth century to replace statues damaged by floods or war events. The statues are numbered starting from those next to Mostecka Vez.

Prague, Czech Republic The statues of Saints Barbara, Margaret and Elizabeth are outdoor sculptures by Ferdinand Brokoff, Jan Brokoff, and Michael Brokoff, installed on the south side of the Charles Bridge in Prague, Czech Republic.

The statue of Francis Borgia is an outdoor sculpture by Ferdinand Brokoff, installed on the south side of the Charles Bridge in Prague, Czech Republic. External links. Media related to Sculpture of Francis Borgia on Charles Bridge at Wikimedia Commons This article about a.

Gay Apartments, gay friendly hotels, private tours and transfers, our own gay bar, all provided by Prague Saints, the Czech Republic's leading gay travel agency. Most sculptures were erected between and They represent various saints and patron saints worshipped at that time.

The most prominent Bohemian sculptors of the time took part on decorating the bridge, such as: Matthias Braun, Jan Brokoff and his sons Michael Joseph and Ferdinand Maximilian. The bridge is lined with 30 baroque statues of saints and patron saints.

By the ’s, all the originals had been replaced by replicas (the originals are in National Museum), regardless, the statues are still quite impressive. Walking on the Charles Bridge Towards Old Town Prague by Wanderlust Designer. Book your tickets online for Charles Bridge, Prague: reviews, articles, photos of Charles Bridge, ranked No.3 on Tripadvisor among 1, attractions in Prague/K TripAdvisor reviews.

The statue of Wenceslaus I is an outdoor sculpture by Josef Kamil Böhm, installed on the south side of the Charles Bridge in Prague, Czech Republic.

External links [ edit ] Coordinates: 50°5′″N 14°24′″E  /  °N °E  / ; Charles Bridge: The Most Famous Bridge in Czech Republic - traveler reviews, 45, candid photos, and great deals for Prague, Czech Republic, at TripadvisorK TripAdvisor reviews. It was built in Prague's golden age by King Charles I, the Czech king who went on to become Charles IV of the Holy Roman Empire.

The bridge is one of the artistic wonders of Prague, full of crowds admiring the statues of saints and kings bedecking the sides of the structure, long since converted into a pedestrian avenue.

Incredible Statue At The Charles Bridge, Prague. Nepomuk Statue At The Charles Bridge. Pieta Statue On The Charles Bridge. Saint John Of Nepomuk Statue Charles Bridge, Prague. Saint John Statue At Charles Bridge, Prague.

Saints John Of Matha, Felix Of Valois And Ivan On Charles Bridge, Prague. St John The Baptist Statue On Charles Bridge. Media in category "Sculpture of Saints Cosmas and Damian on Charles Bridge" The following 27 files are in this category, out of 27 total.

LittleTown ().jpg 7, ×. Charles Bridge: Fantastic views and a slice of history - traveler reviews, 45, candid photos, and great deals for Prague, Czech Republic, at TripadvisorK TripAdvisor reviews. Steeped in history you cant go to Prague and not cross Charles bridge with its 30 saints and amazing architecture.

Have a look around the centre of the bridge for St John Of Nepomuk who apparently was thrown into the River Vltava by an upset royalK TripAdvisor reviews.

Charles Bridge is a historic bridge in Prague, Czech Republic, crossing the Vltava River. Its building began in under the rule of King Charles IV and was completed in More travel info about Prague and Czech Republic. Charles Bridge: THE bridge in Prague - traveler reviews, 45, candid photos, and great deals for Prague, Czech Republic, at TripadvisorK TripAdvisor reviews.

Sculpture of Saints Cyril and Methodius on Charles Bridge, jpg 3, × 3,; MB Sousoší Svatého Cyrila a Metoděje na Karlově mostě(Aw58).JPG × ; KB Statue on Charles Bridge 3, × 4,; MB. Located in the heart of Prague is this beautiful Bridge known as Charles Bridge.

It connects one part of the city with the another but it has more significance than merely connecting the two parts of the city. It is a major tourist attraction and every day thousands of tourists flock to get a view of the city from this bridge.

Although I’ve been to Prague about 20 times, each time I continue to visit Charles Bridge, a 14th century stone bridge and the oldest in the city. Although Prague has many tourist attractions, I’d rank the top three as Charles Bridge, Old Town Square including the Clock Tower, and Prague Castle.

Charles Bridge has 30 statues of saintsK TripAdvisor reviews. Charles Bridge: Nice bridge - traveler reviews, 45, candid photos, and great deals for Prague, Czech Republic, at TripadvisorK TripAdvisor reviews.