Album Our Heritage Comenius Be Globally Aware


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The album Our Heritage was prepared as a common work of Comenius project Be Globally Aware by schools from: Denmark, Greece, Italy, Norway, Poland and UK

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Album Our Heritage Comenius Be Globally Aware

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  3. 3. DENMARK Ehlers Samlingen Photo: Mathilde LehmannHaderslev Town Museeum Photo: Mathilde Lehmann The Old Shoemaker Photo: Mathilde Lehmann 3
  4. 4. Hetug Hans Church Photo: Mathilde LehmannHertug Hans ChurchPhoto: Mathilde Lehmann Hetug Hans Church Photo: Mathilde Lehmann The monument at Hertug Hans Church Photo: Mathilde Lehmann (Obelisk to the memory of the Slesvig Infantry soldiers who fell during the fighting on 9th April, l940) 4
  5. 5. The Old Mill The Old Printing Works Photo: Mathilde Lehmann Photo: Mathilde Lehmann Old Town House Photo: Mathilde LehmannThe Old Häger DiocesePhoto: Mathilde Lehmann 5
  6. 6. Monument at Haderslev Klosterkirkegaard (1st World War) Photo: Mathilde LehmannMonument at HaderslevKlosterkirkegaard (TheGermans fallen in wars 1848-50 and 1864) Photo: Mathilde Lehmann Monument at Haderslev Klosterkirkegaard (The Danes fallen in wars 1848-50 and 1864) Photo: Mathilde Lehmann 6
  7. 7. Sct. Severin SkolePhoto: Mathilde Lehmann Haderslev Cathedral Photo: Mathilde Lehman Photo: Google 7
  8. 8. Haderslev Torv Photo: Google Haderslev Pond Photo: Google 8
  9. 9. E NGL A N D E NGL A N D Bambrough CastleHome to the Kings of Northumbria this coastal castle was completelyrestored in 1900. It holds collections of china, porcelain, furniture, paintings,arms and armour. The castle is the home of the Armstrong family, and thebuilding is all in use which maintains a welcoming lived-in atmosphere. ARoyal Centre by AD547, the rocky outcrop has been occupied since theprehistoric period. 9
  10. 10. Belsay Hall Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens are the creation of the Middleton family, over more than seven centuries. First came the castle, still dominated by its massive 14th-century defensive pele tower. Built as a refuge at a time of Anglo-Scottish warfare, it was also designed to impress: it still displays rare traces of elaborate medieval wall paintings. In more peaceful times a Jacobean mansion wing was added: here the family lived until Christmas Day 1817, when they moved into Belsay Hall. 10
  11. 11. Durham CathedralDurham Cathedral has been described as ‘one of the great architecturalexperiences of Europe’. It is renowned as a masterpiece of Romanesque (orNorman) architecture. 11
  12. 12. GibsideThe Gibside Estate, overlooking the RiverDerwent about four miles west of Gateshead,was created by land owner and coal baronGeorge Bowes between 1729 and 1760. Forwhatever reason, the estate was allowed to fallinto disrepair. But now, in the hands of TheNational Trust, is currently in the midst of anextensive renovation programme. 12
  13. 13. The Farne IslandsThe Farne Islands are situated between two and five miles off theNorthumberland Coast. There are 28 islands in total, 15 of which can be seenat high tide, with the largest island being Inner Farne. Historically the Farne Islands are associated with St Aidan and St Cuthbert, both of whom used the islands as a place to mediate in utter solitude.The Northumberland heroine, Grace Darling spent most of her short life onthe lighthouses here, first on Brownsmans Island and then on LongstoneIsland.The Holy Island of Lindisfarne In 635AD St. Aidan came from Iona and choseto found his monastery on Lindisfarne. The Christian message flourishedhere and spreadthroughout the WordHoly Island is linked tothe mainland by a longcauseway. Twice eachday the tide from theNorth Sea covers theroad. Tide times andheights can beaccurately predictedfrom the phases of theMoon and this is used to 13
  14. 14. predict safe crossing times. Nevertheless, travellers should remain vigilant if crossing.14
  15. 15. Marsden RockOne of the most magnificent rock formations in Britain, Marsden Rock isrenowned for its sea bird colonies, with thousands of pairs of Kittiwakes,Fulmars, Gulls and Cormorants. The rock was a famous arch, created by theforce of the sea, but it changed forever when the arch collapsed in 1996.The ghost of John the Jibber is said to haunt the area, he died a slow deathsuspended in a bucket half way down the cliff face, after betraying fellowsmugglers to the Customs men. 15
  16. 16. NewcastleNewcastles most instantlyrecognisable structure is the TyneBridge. It was opened by KingGeorge V on 10th October 1928.Movietone News recorded hisspeech for one of their first talkies,local schoolchildren were given aday off, and in the days after itsopening unprecedented trafficjams were caused by those wishingto use this toll-free crossing. Thejams continue to the present day. Linking Gateshead with Newcastle via Gateshead Quays (described as one of the best places in Europe by Tony Blair) and Newcastles Quayside, the bridge not only serves a functional purpose as the River Tynes only foot and cyclebridge, but its grace and engineering attract people from all over the world. 16
  17. 17. Penshaw MonumentPenshaw Monument was built in 1844, it is Sunderlands most prominentlandmark. It dominates the skyline and standing on Penshaw hill its visiblefor miles around. Modelled on the Greek Temple of Theseion, it was inmemory of John George Lambton born 1792, 1st Earl of Durham, otherwiseknown as Radical Jack. Public subscription paid for the monument, John andBenjamin Green of Newcastle were responsible for the design. 17
  18. 18. Souter LighthouseSouter Lighthouse overlooks the cliffs of Marsden Bay, high above the rocksand notorious currents of Whitburn that have wrecked dozens of ships andclaimed the lives of many mariners. The lighthouse started operating in 1871and was, at the time the most advanced in the world. 18
  19. 19. GREECE GREECE Parthenon, Acropolis of Athens Sfakianaki Elia C3Theater of Epidaurus Hatzidaki Irini C3 19
  20. 20. The Stadium at the Asklepieion of Epidauros Miskala Loreta C2Erehtheio – Kariatides at the Acropolis of Athens Miskala Loreta C2 20
  21. 21. Monastery of Kaisariani at the Ymittos mountain build at 11th century. Faraga Alexandra C3 Spring at the Kaisariani monastery Ymittos mountain. Faraga Alexandra C3 21
  22. 22. Walking at the Aesthetic forest of Kaisariani Hatzidaki Irini C3Early Christian Basilica at the aesthetic forest of Ymittos Faraga Alexandra C3 22
  23. 23. The church of Saint Sofia at Neo Psychiko Eleni Kabaraki Temple of Poseidon at cap Sounio Eleni Kabaraki 23
  24. 24. Plaka the old neighborhood of Athens. Eleni KabarakiThe Zappeion Exhibition Hall (1888) was the first building in the world to be constructed in order to serve Olympic needs. Eleni Kabaraki 24
  25. 25. The Olympic Athletic Center of Athens at Marousi Eleni Kabaraki 25
  26. 26. ITALY ITALY Carrara, a town surrounded...The Pisanino, the highest peak of the Apuane Alps Natural park The Appennino mountains 26
  27. 27. Work never ends in a marble quarry.....Riomaggiore, the first village of the five “Cinque terre” 27
  28. 28. The marble quarries of M. Sagro, near Carrara PisaThe Cathedral of Pisa, in the “Miracles” square 28
  29. 29. The baptistry of Pisa An inner view of the baptistry 29
  30. 30. The river Arno, in the centre of Pisa Carrara’s Cathedral Font chapel 30
  31. 31. Our Lady‟s altar 31
  32. 32. AnnunciationMain altar 32
  33. 33. Rose windowLucca − a pearl of Tuscany NORWAY NORWAY 33
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  36. 36. NORWAY NORWAY Mølen is a moraine from the ice age. Here you can findheaps of stones, and you can see big and small rock piles.The rock piles are viking graves. Photo: Ivar Bøkeskogen/Beech wood This is the world‟s nothern most natural occurance of beech trees. Photo: Ivar 36
  37. 37. Herregården Made of wood in baroque and rococo. Count Gyldenløve founded this residence in 1677. Photo: Ivar Thor Heyerdahl A scientist and adventurer from Larvik. He is famous for hisexpeditions to Easter Island with his boat Kon Tiki. He also made other expeditions with boats called Ra and Tigris. Photo: Unknown 37
  38. 38. KaupangThis was one the first towns in Norway, founded by the Vikings 800 after Christ. Photo: Silje Marie Thorstensen Discoveries from Kaupang At Kaupang they have found jewelries , coins and pearls in the viking graves 38
  39. 39. Colin Archer and his boat Fram Fram was used by Roald Amundsen, a Norwegian explorer, to the South Pole in 1910 -12. Photo: Unknown BøkkerfjelletIn 1851, fire guards were placed on Bøkkerfjellet. From there theyhad a good view over the city. Photo: Ivar 39
  40. 40. Fritzøe VerkThe Fritzøe-business` history goes all the way back to before Larvik wasfounded. The iron work was built in the 1640s. Photo: Unknown Istrehågan Istrehågan is a ancient monument and an old sacrificial site. We presume that it was in use from 400 to 550 A.D, but the place is from 975 B.C. 40
  41. 41. POLAND POLAND The Golub Castle is one of the most beautiful and well-preserved fortresses in Poland.The castle in Golub-Dobrzyń was built in the beginning of the 14thcentury as a defensive fortress. It was many times attacked, destroyed,rebuilt and finally converted in the Renaissance style as a palace of theprincess Anna Vasa. 41
  42. 42. The old town in GolubGothic church of St. Catherine,dating back to the beginning of the14th century, with the Renaissancechapel of the Kostka family. Wooden arcaded house in the market square dating back to the end of the 18th century and the Evangelical Church from 1909. 42
  43. 43. The River Drwęca is one of the cleanest Polish rivers and thebiggest ichtyological nature reserve, winds its way through ourtown.A few years ago stony embankments were built along the river inour town. It is a fine place for resting on hot summer days 43
  44. 44. The historical capital of Chełmno Land, the town of Chełmno sits beautifully on the nine hills of the Chełmno High Plains. The town‟s gems include: the chessboard plan of the old town in its original form with medieval city walls 2 270 m long, one of Europe‟s most spectacular example of defence architecture, the Gothic and Renaissance town hall.44
  45. 45. Toruń is entered on UNESCO‟s World Heritage List on account ofits preserved Mediaeval town plan in the Old Town area, as well asits several hundred heritage buildings, principally in the Gothic andBaroque styles ( the Town Hall, churches, the castle of the TeutonicKnights, tenement houses ) Panorama of Toruń from the opposite bank of the city.There are several eye-catching burgher houses with the superbly decorated House under the Star… 45
  46. 46. and the fine brick Gothic house where the astronomer was born, now housing the Museum of Copernicus.No one can leave Torun without a packet of gingerbread. These spiced cakes, baked according to recipes dating back to the 15th century, have a unique taste and aroma. The most famous ones, coated with chocolate, are in the shape of a heart and have a special name: „Cathy‟ (Katarzynki). 46
  47. 47. In the Old Town Market there is a 2,6 meter high bronze statue of Copernicus, on a granite plinth on which is engraved in Latin: „Nicolaus Copernicus Thorunensis Terrae motor, Solis Caelique stator‟ (Nicolaus Copernicus, born in Toruń, moved the Earth and stopped the Sun and the Skies).Artus Hall was the heart of Toruń‟s patrician cultural life. The most impressive of Toruń‟s existing gates – the Mostowa Gate. 47
  48. 48. In an alley next to the fortified walls of the town, stands the Leaning Tower, 1,5 meters out of vertical.Remains of the Teutonic Knights‟ castle 48
  49. 49. The Old City parish Church of SS. John the Baptist and John the Evangelist is one of the oldest churches of the former Teutonic state, a monument to Toruń‟s greatest glory and a mine of art objects.Cathedral of SS Johnsthe high altar. The statue of a young fiddler surrounded by frogs standing in the middle of the fountain in one of the best-established symbols of Toruń. 49
  50. 50. The historic center of Warsaw is an exception on UNESCO‟s WorldCultural Heritage List. It‟s the only urban complex almost entirelyreconstructed after the World War II total destruction. Thecontemporary Warsaw is a big city, Poland‟s capital and its cultural,scientific, educational and tourist center. Adam Mickiewicz Monument This city monument, which stands on Krakowskie Przedmieście Street, is dedicated to Adam Mickiewicz, who was a patriot, great poet and Polands most significant literary figure. 50
  51. 51. The mermaid, or syrenka, is the symbol of Warsaw. The Presidential Palace is the elegant classicist latest version of a building that has stood on the Krakowskie Przedmieście site since 1643.In the heart of Warsaw the Neoclassical-styled Palace on the Watersits on an artificial lake in Royal Łazienki Park. 51
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