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Johanneskapelle in Pürgg

Johanneskapelle in Pürgg

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  • Manfred Riegel

    The Johanneskapelle of Pürgg stands on a free hill east of the village and is built in Romanesque style. In contrast to the parish church of Pürgg, the Johanneskapelle is first mentioned in a documentary from 1350. Although no previous records exist, it can be safely assumed that the construction of the chapel was directly related to the settlement of the Traungau market counts at the castle Grauscharn. Presumably, it served as a princely Palatine chapel and was integrated into the architectural complex of the castle complex. There are no structural indications for this.
    The most well-known and certainly most enigmatic motive is the cat-mice-war, which is based on the Aesopischen animal-fables of the antique one. The unequal fight between cats and mice employed poets as well as visual artists up until the Middle Ages

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    • August 30, 2016

  • Robert

    magnificent view of the Enns Valley

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    • July 7, 2019

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Location: Stainach-Pürgg, Liezen, Styria, Austria

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Johanneskapelle in Pürgg