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The Cathedrals and Churches of the Rhine   By: (1871-)

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THE CATHEDRALS AND CHURCHES OF THE RHINE

By FRANCIS MILTOUN

AUTHOR OF "THE CATHEDRALS OF NORTHERN FRANCE," "THE CATHEDRALS OF SOUTHERN FRANCE," "DICKENS' LONDON," ETC., WITH NINETY ILLUSTRATIONS, PLANS, AND DIAGRAMS, By BLANCHE McMANUS

[Illustration]

BOSTON L. C. Page and Company PUBLISHERS

Copyright, 1905 BY L. C. PAGE & COMPANY (INCORPORATED)

All rights reserved

Published September, 1905 Second Impression, May, 1909

COLONIAL PRESS Electrotyped and Printed by C. H. Simonds & Co. Boston, U. S. A.

CONTENTS

CHAPTER PAGE

Apologia v

I. Introductory 1

II. The Rhine Cities and Towns 13

III. The Church in Germany 29

IV. Some Characteristics of Rhenish Architecture 40

V. The Accessories of German Churches 56

VI. Constance and Schaffhausen 68

VII. Basel and Colmar 83

VIII. Freiburg 93

IX. Strasburg 97

X. Metz 114

XI. Speyer 127

XII. Carlsruhe, Darmstadt, and Wiesbaden 134

XIII. Heidelberg and Mannheim 142

XIV. Worms 149

XV. Frankfort 155

XVI. Mayence 161

XVII. Bacharach, Bingen, and Rudesheim 172

XVIII. Limburg 181

XIX. Coblenz and Boppart 187

XX. Laach and Stolzenfels 194

XXI. Andernach and Sinzig 199

XXII. Trèves 202

XXIII. Bonn 208

XXIV. Godesberg and Rolandseck 226

XXV. Cologne and Its Cathedral 232

XXVI. The Churches of Cologne 264

XXVII. Aix la Chapelle 277

XXVIII. Liège 295

XXIX. Düsseldorf, Neuss, and München Gladbach 304

XXX. Essen and Dortmund 318

XXXI. Emmerich, Clèves, and Xanten 326

XXXII. Arnheim, Utrecht, and Leyden 331

Appendix 347

Index 363

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

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Cologne Cathedral Frontispiece

General View of Leyden facing 8

General View of Düsseldorf facing 24

Worms Cathedral facing 60

Chandelier, Aix la Chapelle 64

Font, Limburg 66

Constance Cathedral 70

Coat of Arms, Constance 82

Cathedral Clock, Basel 85

Basel and Its Cathedral facing 86

Coat of Arms, Basel 92

Freiburg Cathedral facing 94

Coat of Arms, Freiburg 96

Ancient Church Foundation, Strasburg (diagram) 101

Strasburg Cathedral facing 102

Coat of Arms, Strasburg 113

Metz 115

Speyer Cathedral 129

Greek Chapel, Wiesbaden facing 140

Coat of Arms, Darmstadt 141

Heidelberg and Its Castle facing 146

Frankfort Cathedral facing 156

Coat of Arms, Frankfort 160

Cenotaph of Drusus, Mayence 162

Mayence Cathedral facing 166

Bacharach 173

Bishop Hatto's Mouse Tower 175

Coat of Arms, Bingen 180

Limburg Cathedral facing 182

Coblenz and Its Bridge facing 190

General View of Boppart facing 192

Coat of Arms, Coblenz 193

Abbey of Laach (restored) 195

Stolzenfels Castle 197

Coat of Arms, Laach 198

General View of Andernach facing 200

Sinzig Church 205

Trèves Cathedral facing 214

Pulpit, Trèves Cathedral 216

Coat of Arms, Trèves 219

General View of Bonn facing 220

Apse, Bonn Cathedral 221

Convent of Nonnenwerth 229

General View of Cologne facing 232

Cologne Cathedral in 1820 254

Stone masons' Marks, Cologne Cathedral 262

Coat of Arms, Cologne 263

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