1,200-year-old church found in Germany

Published on March 13th, 2014 | by Admin

0
0c48a5f878a470c6147f35151c8dd7e79b8a91f85885633f52aa2730954dd31f

0c48a5f878a470c6147f35151c8dd7e79b8a91f85885633f52aa2730954dd31f

Traces of a 1,200-year-old church have been found built into part of the Old Cathedral in Mainz, which itself dates back 1,000 years.

In the so-called “Old Cathedral” in Mainz, which is today the evangelical Church of St John, archaeologists found the remains of another church built 1,200 years ago in the time of Charlemagne, Deacon Andreas Klodt said on Tuesday.

Only Trier on the Mosel River has an older church, with its cathedral dating back to Roman times, making the find the second oldest church in the country.

[Full story]

Story: The Local | Photo: DPA

Tags: ,



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

  • Follow me on Twitter!   Subscribe to my RSS feed!
     
  • Question of the Moment

    History in the making. November 8, 2016.

    View Results

    Loading ... Loading ...
  • Like us on Facebook

  • Art Artifacts Bones Burials China Construction Egypt Egyptians England Food & Drink Fossils Humans Italy Medieval Remains Romans Scotland Shipwrecks Technology Tombs Turkey Underwater WWII
  • Archives