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Cusanus Sonnenuhr

Cusanus Sundial

Nicolaus Cusanus (Nicholas of Cusa)
Kues 1401 - Todi, Umbria, 1464
Cardinal, one of the great geniuses and polymaths of the 15th century
founder of the Cusanusstift (1458), a still existing home of the aged
(Wikipedia)
Bernhard Franz & Werner Seippel
2001

Bernkastel-Kues /  Cusanus Sonnenuhr   Bernkastel-Kues /  Cusanus Sonnenuhr

Description

Glass sundial with a portrait of Cusanus.

Annotation

Unveiled 24 May 2001.

Cusanus in Nuremberg chronicle
The example for the portrait was the portrait in the Nuremberg Chronicle by Hartman Schedel (1493)

Bernkastel-Kues / Cusanus Sonnenuhr
The Cusanusstift in Kues, founded by Nicolaus Cusanus

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Location (N 49°54'56" - E 7°4'21")

Item Code: derp130; Photograph: 20 April 2012
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