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Brunswick Lion

Henry the Lion (1129/30 - 1195), Duke of Bavaria and Saxony, had the lion statue built during his reign around 1166 as a symbol of his ducal authority and jurisdiction
(Wikipedia)
Hans-Werner Könecke
ca. 1166 (copy 1995)

Schwerin /  Braunschweiger Löwe   Schwerin /  Braunschweiger Löwe

Description

Replica of the 12th century Brunswick Lion.

Inscription(s)

aus anlass
der 1000-jahrfeier mecklenburgs
wurde am 10. september 1995
am schweriner dom
"den heinrich der löwe gegründet hat"
dieses denkmal im rahmen einer
privaten stiftung aufgestellt

On the occasion
of the 1000th anniversary of Mecklenburg
on 10 september 1995
at the Schwerin cathedral
"which was founded by Henry the Lion"
was this monument placed
by a private foundation

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Location (N 53°37'47" - E 11°24'49")

Item Code: demv175; Photograph: 5 August 2016
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