Schreiber-Bogen Card modeling Wartburg
To cut colored model and stick together!
Material: paper, cardboard
Number of sheets: 9
Scale: 1: 250 (Z)
Additionally necessary: paper scissors, glue
Helpful tools: scalpel, bone folder, small clamps and needles for fixing
The manufacturer classifies his models in five levels of difficulty one:
"Children Model": very light and with childlike motifs
"0": beginners model
In the 11th century the Landgrave Ludwig of Thuringia was on a 400 meter-high cliff near the town of Eisenach, a castle built. The name of today's Wartburg is expected to fall to an alleged exclamation of Landgrave: Wart, Mountain, thou shalt carry me a castle! Since then, was the seat of the Thuringian Wartburg the court, which was at the beginning of the 13th century as the center of chivalrous poetry. During this time, a legend is said to have taken place at the Wartburg after the so-called singers war. The inhabitants of the Wartburg were among people who play a significant role in the history and religion. Elizabeth of Hungary lived from 1211-1228 at the Wartburg. She was married to the Landgrave Ludwig IV. Because of their self-imposed ascetic life and her commitment to the poor she made the court make a stir and had the castle after the death of her husband leave. Just four years after her death, she was canonized. About three hundred years later, Martin Luther was hiding at the Wartburg. Previously, he had been banned for criticizing the church and declared outlaws. He took the name of Junker Jörg and translated during his stay in the New Testament from Greek into German. He lived in the Bailiwick, which today also means that reason Luther House. You can still visit the Luther Room.
Mid to late 19th century and in the fifties of the 20th century took place extensive restoration work on the Wartburg. The many additions over the centuries many different architectural styles of the era of Romanesque, Gothic and Renaissance can be found at the Wartburg. The original state of the castle can be the basis of drawings understand customized the Johann Wolfgang von Goethe during a visit at the Wartburg. The castle was originally created annular. in the 14th and 15th century battlements Margarethe transition and Elisabeth gear were placed on the former city walls. At the Margaret transition, the Bailiwick and the Ritterhaus connect. Both buildings date from the 15th century. This construction phase is also called the bailey. The middle part of the castle dates from the gatehouse to the great tower, also called keep. It was built in the 19th century on the foundations of previous buildings. In the actual Hofburg, the palace from the 12th century is located. He served as a representative-the Landgrave and housing and is one of the best preserved Romanesque buildings. This is where the museum is housed today. The Hofburg also has the Ritterbad and the guest house from the 19th century and the south or powder tower from the 14th century. The long, somewhat irregular design of the Wartburg impressed until the present time. Ludwig II. Of Bavaria had from the castle inspired when he 19th century planned the construction of the castle Neuschwanstein middle. , UNESCO named the castle in 1999 as a World Heritage Site, honoring not only their eclectic architecture, but also its high historical significance.