Roland

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  • Söhni 🏃

    "Roland, the giant at the city hall of Bremen" is the largest (and most famous) of his 26 colleagues in Germany. At 5.55 meters, he is the longest in Bremen. It has stood in its place since 1404 as a symbol of law and freedom (UNESCO World Heritage).

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    • 10/03/2018

  • Topsi

    The stone Bremer Roland was built in 1404 and stands in front of the Bremen Town Hall.
    The 10m high statue is one of the city's most famous landmarks. The Guardian for Freedom and Rights is considered one of the most representative and beautiful Roland monuments in Germany. Since July 2004, the Roland and the town hall are on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

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    • 08/22/2017

  • Julia

    "The" Statue of Liberty "in Bremen - since 1404 it stands in its place as a symbol of law and freedom. Largest Roland statue in Germany. Roland statues are found in many German cities, which were built as a symbol of freedom and market rights. However, the Roland of Bremen is one of the oldest and, according to the UNESCO experts, the most representative and most beautiful of the statues. Since July 2, 2004, he has been a World Heritage Site together with the Bremen Town Hall.
    The five and a half meters (from the base of the canopy to the top of the canopy 10.21 m) large stone giant was built in 1404, after a wooden predecessor in 1366 had been destroyed by mercenaries of the archbishop. The distance between his pointed knees is exactly one Bremen Elle, the Elle used to be a unit of measurement. Even then, this statue was considered a symbol of freedom and independence of the city. Roland carries a blazon with the double-headed imperial imperial eagle and the inscription:
    Vryheit do ik yu openbar
    de karl and mennich vorwar vorwar
    desser stede ghegheven has,
    thanks gode is min radt.
    High German means the following: "I proclaim freedom to you, which Karl and many other prince, indeed, has given to this city. For that, thank God, this is my advice. "Freedom, that is the imperial freedom of the city." Charlemagne is Charlemagne. "And many a prince" stands for the numerous royal, princely, and prince-bishop privileges and rights that Bremen enjoyed between the 9th and 9th 14th century received.
    With his long, wavy hair, a tight-fitting leather jerkin over his chainmail shirt, a heavy, deep-seated belt (the Dupfing), shiny sword, tiled knees, and well-trimmed legs, the youthful knight is dressed strictly in the fashion of 1400. A lute playing angel in the clasp of his Dupfings reminiscent of the then fading time of minnesingenden knights, in particular to the Rolandsage become famous about the Welfenhof. The knight was the ideal figure of that time, the gentleman of the German Middle Ages, who behaved as "chivalrous" as is expected of every man of honor today.Roland looks to the cathedral, the seat of the archbishop with his secular claim to power over Bremen, the council through has denied the centuries as long as there were bishops in Bremen: The imperial city recognized only emperor and empire over itself. "Source: bremen-tourismus.de/bremer-roland

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    • 02/21/2018

  • Julia

    "The" Statue of Liberty "in Bremen - since 1404 it stands in its place as a symbol of law and freedom. Largest Roland statue in Germany. Roland statues are found in many German cities, which were built as a symbol of freedom and market rights. However, the Roland of Bremen is one of the oldest and, according to the UNESCO experts, the most representative and most beautiful of the statues. Since July 2, 2004, he has been a World Heritage Site together with the Bremen Town Hall.
    The five and a half meters (from the base of the canopy to the top of the canopy 10.21 m) large stone giant was built in 1404, after a wooden predecessor in 1366 had been destroyed by mercenaries of the archbishop. The distance between his pointed knees is exactly one Bremen Elle, the Elle used to be a unit of measurement. Even then, this statue was considered a symbol of freedom and independence of the city. Roland carries a blazon with the double-headed imperial imperial eagle and the inscription:
    Vryheit do ik yu openbar
    de karl and mennich vorwar vorwar
    desser stede ghegheven has,
    thanks gode is min radt.
    High German means the following: "I proclaim freedom to you, which Karl and many other prince, indeed, has given to this city. For that, thank God, this is my advice. "Freedom, that is the imperial freedom of the city." Charlemagne is Charlemagne. "And many a prince" stands for the numerous royal, princely, and prince-bishop privileges and rights that Bremen enjoyed between the 9th and 9th 14th century received.
    With his long, wavy hair, a tight-fitting leather jerkin over his chainmail shirt, a heavy, deep-seated belt (the Dupfing), shiny sword, tiled knees, and well-trimmed legs, the youthful knight is dressed strictly in the fashion of 1400. A lute playing angel in the clasp of his Dupfings reminiscent of the then fading time of minnesingenden knights, in particular to the Rolandsage become famous about the Welfenhof. The knight was the ideal figure of that time, the gentleman of the German Middle Ages, who behaved as "chivalrous" as is expected of every man of honor today.Roland looks to the cathedral, the seat of the archbishop with his secular claim to power over Bremen, the council through has denied the centuries as long as there were bishops in Bremen: The imperial city recognized only emperor and empire over itself. "Source: bremen-tourismus.de/bremer-roland

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    • 02/20/2018

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