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					Table of contents
-Persons
-Evolution:
  - When?
  - Why?
-The Exterior of the Cathedral
-The Nave
-The Aisles
-Style of the cathedral
- Hours of opening
- Reference
Persons
-Salians: Frankish aristocracy house in the
          Holy Roman Empire at the
          10.- 12. century

-Henry IV: German emperor (1050-1106)

-Conrad II: King of the Holy Roman Empire
            (990-1039)
Evolution
When:
-1030 Foundation stone
-1061 Inauguration
-1080 Rebuilding by Henry IV.
-1160 Completition of the cathedral and death
      year of Henry IV.
-1700 Destruction of the West End through
      the Frenchmen
-1750 Enough money to rebuild the cathedral
Why:
-Underscore their claim to power
-Conrad and his wife want to build the biggest
 cathedral in their terretorium
The Exterior of the Cathedral
            View from the west:
            -3 towers
            -basilican nave
            -octagonal crossing tower
            -the roof from the octagonal
              crossing tower was given
              during the baroque period
The Nave
-70m long, 13,8m wide
  and 33m high
-longest room of the
 cathedral
-11 massive pillars on
  on both sides
The Aisles
             -one long side of each
              aisle is formed by the
              pillars of the nave
             -there are now the
              sepulchral monuments
               ( before they were in
                 the exterier south wall
                 of the cathedral)
Style of the cathedral
Romanic (features):
-clarity,geometric strictness
-massive building
-little windows
-round arches
-cushion capitals
Hours of opening:
1.4 - 31.10: Mo-Fr: 9.00 h - 19.00 h
             Sa : 9.00 h -18.00 h
             Su : 13.30 h -18.00 h
1.11 – 31.3:         9.00 h - 17.00 h
Service:
Su: 7.00h ; 8.30h ; 10.00h ; 18.00h
    (No Inspection)
Reference:
Text:                          Pictures:
-www.wikipedia.org             -www.wikipedia.org
-www.dom-speyer.de             -www.google.de
                                (Bildersuche)
-newspaper(Rheinpfalz)
 from 9.9.2006
-Flyer (Dombauverein Speyer)

				
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