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Grössmunster

 
 
Grössmunster Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 26, 2013
1. Grössmunster Marker
Inscription. Grabkirche der Stadtpatrone Felix und Regula und Mutterkirche der reformation Huldrych Zwinglis.
Um 1100 baubeginn mit krypta und chor. Im folgenden neubau des langhauses mit vollendung der emporenbasilika em 1230. 1781-86 bau der heutigen turmabschlüsse.
Unter dnkmalschutz seit 1937

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Grössmunster

Grave church of the city cartridge Felix and Regula and mother church of Huldrych Zwingli's Reformation.
Construction started in 1100 with crypt and choir. The following new construction of the long building with consummation of the basilica em up 1230. 1781-86 construction of the present tower graduations.
Under monument protection since 1937
 
Location. 47° 22.219′ N, 8° 32.629′ E. Marker is in Zurich, Zurich, in Zurich (District). Marker is on Zwingliplatz. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Zurich 8001, Switzerland.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lenin (about 210 meters away, measured in a direct line); Zum Neuhaus (approx. 0.2 kilometers away in Zurich (canton)); Schwarzer Amboss (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Zur Grossen Mücke
Grössmunster Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 26, 2013
2. Grössmunster Marker
(approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Judengasse (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Joh. Caspar Lavater (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Alte Landkutsche (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); (Goethe Stayed Here) (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Zurich.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located on the wall below the Grössmunste's left bell tower.
 
Also see . . .  Grössmunster - Wikipedia. The Grossmünster ("great minster") is a Romanesque-style Protestant church in Zurich, Switzerland. It is one of the three major churches in the city (the others being the Fraumünster and St. Peterskirche). (Submitted on August 2, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
Heinrich Bullinger 1504-1575 image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 26, 2013
3. Heinrich Bullinger 1504-1575
Oberster pfarrer am Grossmünster + nach zwinglis tod der zürcherischen kirche weiser leiter + berater aller reformierten kirchen + urheber des zweiten helvetischen bekenntnisses + vaterlicher beschützer und tröster der bedrängten glaubensgenossen

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Chief minister on Grossmünsterplatz + after Zwingli's death the Zurich church wise chief adviser + + creator all the Reformed churches of the second Helvetic Confession + vaterlicher protector and comforter of the oppressed faith enjoyed
Entrance to the Grössmunster image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 26, 2013
4. Entrance to the Grössmunster
Grössmunster Bell Towers image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 26, 2013
5. Grössmunster Bell Towers
Grössmunster Bell Towers image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 26, 2013
6. Grössmunster Bell Towers
Entrance to the Grössmunster Courtyard image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 26, 2013
7. Entrance to the Grössmunster Courtyard
The plaque to the right of the entrance reads:
2.Kor.4.9
In dankbarer erinnerung
An die aufnahme von 30
Von den galeeren befreiten
Ungarischen protestantischen
Predigern und ihren aufenthalt
In Zürich 1676-1677
Die ungarische gemeinde in Zürich 1977


German–English translation by Google Translate

2 Cor. 4.9
In grateful remembrance
To the intake of 30
Freed from the galleys
Hungarian Protestant
Preachers and its residents
In Zurich, 1676-1677
The Hungarian community in Zurich 1977
View of Zurich from the Grössmunster Bell Tower image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 26, 2013
8. View of Zurich from the Grössmunster Bell Tower
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 2, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 286 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on August 2, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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