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House for the Great Ark of Noah and Engelsburg

Zur Grossen Arche Noah und Engelsburg

 

—Old University / Alte Universität Erfurt 1392-1816 —

 
House for the Great Ark of Noah and Engelsburg Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 26, 2013
1. House for the Great Ark of Noah and Engelsburg Marker
Inscription.

Um 1392 Wohnhaus des
Amplonius Ratingk
1565 im Stil der Renaissance
umgebaut

Druckerwerkstatt von
Melchior Sachse seit 1525
Hier wurde Luthers Bibel-
übersetzung und der
Straßburger Eulenspiegel
gedruckt
—————
Historische druckerei
Haus zur grossen arche Noah
und Engelsburg
———————————
To 1392 was house of
Amplonius Ratingk
1565 rebuilt in the
Renaissance style

From 1525 the printing workshop of
Melchior Sachse
Here Luther's Bible translation
and the Strasbourg Eulenspiegel
were printed
—————
Past typography
House
for the great Ark of Noah
and Engelsburg

 
Erected by City of Erfurt and University Society.
 
Location. 50° 58.78′ N, 11° 1.664′ E. Marker is in Erfurt, Thuringia. Marker is at the intersection of Michaelisstraße and Fürthmuhlgasse, on the left when traveling east on Michaelisstraße. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Michaelisstraße 38, Erfurt, Thuringia 99084, Germany.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are
House for the Great Ark of Noah and Engelsburg Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 26, 2013
2. House for the Great Ark of Noah and Engelsburg Marker
within walking distance of this marker. Collegium Maius (a few steps from this marker); Michaeliskirche / Michaelis Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Laasphe-Kapelle / Laasphe Chapel (within shouting distance of this marker); Zum Güldenen Krönbacken (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Lehmannsbrücke / Lehmanns Bridge (about 90 meters away); Nikolai Church Tower / Nikolaikirchturm (about 150 meters away); [Haus] zum Schwarzen Horn / The Black Horn (about 150 meters away); Adam Ries (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Erfurt.
 
More about this marker. Text on door lintel reads "Was Got beschert bleibt unerwert - 1565" ("What God bestowed remains unchanged - 1565")
 
Regarding House for the Great Ark of Noah and Engelsburg. Building serves the University of Erfurt as office space and as a guest house.
 
Also see . . .
1. Welcome to Erfurt. (Submitted on September 8, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. The Importance of the Printing Press for the Protestant Reformation. (Submitted on September 8, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
House for the Great Ark of Noah and Engelsburg Entrance & Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 26, 2013
3. House for the Great Ark of Noah and Engelsburg Entrance & Marker
House for the Great Ark of Noah and Engelsburg and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 26, 2013
4. House for the Great Ark of Noah and Engelsburg and Marker
Looking NW along Michaelisstraße
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 16, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 8, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 529 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 8, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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