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The astronomical clock in the cathedral of Lund

© François Lambert, 1999-2005
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The astronomical clock in the cathedral of Lund

The astronomical clock in the cathedral of Lund

Lund cathedral was built before the reform of the Swedish church and looks like more like a catholic church than a protestant church. The astronomical clock is from the 14th century and shows the Univers as it was seen at this moment: the earth in the center, the sun around...

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2002/09/05 - - Lyon - France -
très belles pages mais 1)pourquoi n'y a t-il plus l'horloge complète 2)le commentaire de la photo correspond à la partie supérieure de l'horloge et non pas au bas (photo) qui est le calendrier (la qualité inférieure la rend illisble) amicalement Charles-Henri
2004/05/28 - scott simpsom - doncaster - england -
this clock looks the same as the one in prague.were they built to a commom design?are there any more anywhere?
2004/05/29 - Webmaster - Suède - Suède -
You can find a map of this astronomical clock here : here. The one from Prague is shown on the map also. If you speak french,
2005/03/31 - judy - leander - usa -
I saw the fabulous Lund cathedral in 1998 with one of my daughters, I remeber seeing this clock and being so amazed. It is thrilling to see a photo of it, it brings back sweet memories in time. Thank you for sharing.
2006/01/10 - Delrue - Lugy - France -
Nos vieilles horloges comme celle de Pragues, Lyons, Saint Omer etcc rythment la vie depuis plus de 450 ans elles méritent plus de mises en valeur et aussi un certains respect et une grande hulilité face à ceux qui les ont conçus et exécutés.

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