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Aachener Dom

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    • Dom (Aachen, Germany)
    • Aachener Münster
    • Minster (Aachen, Germany)
    • Palatine Chapel (Aachen, Germany)
    • Capella palatina (Aachen, Germany)
    • Aachener Marienstift
    • Aachener Münsterstift
    • Collegiate Church of Saint Mary (Aachen, Germany)
    • Marienkirche (Aachen, Germany)
    • Cathedral Church of Saint Mary (Aachen, Germany)
    • Collegiate Church (Aachen, Germany)
    • Aachen Cathedral (Aachen, Germany)
    • Imperial Cathedral (Aachen, Germany)
    • Kaiserdom (Aachen, Germany)
    • Royal Church of St. Mary at Aachen (Aachen, Germany)
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        Aachen, Germany
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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Aachen. Münster
    • Aachen. Münster. Marienstift
  • Sources

    • found: Weisweiler, H. Das Geheimnis Karls des Grossen, 1981:t.p. (Aachener Dom)
    • found: Brockhaus Enz., 1966(Aachener Münster)
    • found: McGraw-Hill dict. of art, c1969(under Aachen (Aix-la-Chapelle): most noteworthy monument in the city is the Palatine Chapel (Capella Palatina) which Charlemagne had built between about 790 and 805; ... chapel with the rank of cathedral dedicated 805)
    • found: Falkenstein, L. Karl der Grosse und die Entstehung des Aachener Marienstiftes, 1981:t.p. (Aachener Marienstiftes) p. 46, etc. (chartered in 855 by Lothar I, said to have been founded and entitled by Charlemagne; earlier Aachener Marienkirche used to be a Pfalzkapelle and had a Kanonikerstift)
    • found: Music and ritual in the Collegiate Church of Saint Mary in Aachen, 1300-1600, 2002:t.p. (Collegiate Church of Saint Mary) abstract (Collegiate Church of Saint Mary; Marienkirche; founded by Charlemagne ca. 800) p. 14 (Cathedral Church of Saint Mary)
    • found: Encyclopaedia Britannica Online, July 31, 2003(Palatine Chapel; also called Collegiate Church; consecrated in 805; in the 15th c. the enlarged building was designated Aachen Cathedral)
    • found: Wikipedia, Feb. 22, 2013"Aachen Cathedral" (Aachen Cathedral; frequently referred to as the Imperial Cathedral (German: Kaiserdom); during the Middle Ages known as the Royal Church of St. Mary at Aachen)
  • Change Notes

    • 1981-11-25: new
    • 2013-02-27: revised
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