Gernrode, cloister (detail)
ID
 
302
 
Original Country
 
Germany
 
Region
 
Sachsen-Anhalt (Saxony-Anhalt)
 
Sorting Title
 
Gernrode, cloister (detail)
 
Subject
 

A detail of the wouthern cloister at Gernrode from the courtyard.

 
Century
 
10th
 
Style Genre
 
Romanesque
 
Format Medium
 

stone

 
Original Location
 

Gernrode

 
Historical Context
 

The church of Saint Cyriac at Gernrode was presumably begun in 959. The western portion of the church, however, underwent changes in the mid-twelfth century. The cloister was built circa 1170 as was this corridor along the southern side of the church.

 
Related Work
 

Larger image and interior view of the cloister walkway; Gernrode, cloister Gernrode cloister (interior)

 
Current Repository
 

Gernrode

 
Photo Credit
 
June Mecham
 
Image of Gernrode, cloister (detail).