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The Pergamon altar

Max Kunze

The Pergamon altar

its rediscovery, history and reconstruction

by Max Kunze

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Published by Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Antikensammlung in [Berlin] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pergamum Altar of Zeus (Sculpture),
  • Sculpture, Pergamene.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMax Kunze.
    ContributionsStaatliche Museen zu Berlin (Germany)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination47 p. :
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22711348M
    ISBN 103805312636, 380531342X


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Pergamon was an ancient royal capital in what is now Turkey. To proclaim the city's importance, its Hellenistic kings built a Great Altar--a massive stone podium about one hundred feet long and thirty-five feet high/5(3). Many remains of its impressive monuments can still be seen and especially the outstanding masterpiece of the Pergamon Altar.

Pergamon was the northernmost of the seven churches of Asia cited in the New Testament Book of Revelation.

The city is centered around a metre-high mesa of andesite which formed its acropolis. Architecture and Design. The massive Pergamon Altar, designed according to the Ionic order of Greek Architecture, was roughly feet wide (35 metres) and feet deep (33 metres) and was accessed from the west via a huge stairway, some 65 feet wide (20 metres).The stairway led up to a flat colonnaded roofed-platform or hall, extending to the front and sides, the latter.

The people of Pergamum were known as the "Temple-keepers of Asia." The city had three temples dedicated to the worship of the Roman emperor, another for the goddess Athena, and the The Pergamon altar book Altar of Zeus, the king of the Greek gods.

Many scholars believe this altar is the “Throne of Satan” mentioned in the book of Revelation. The Altar of Zeus stood on a large terrace measuring x meters, and is the largest known Greek altar.

Only a few traces remain on-site today: the altar was completely rebuilt, complete with its original reliefs, at Berlin’s Pergamon Museum in A high raised base set atop five steps, over another tall base and with projecting cornices, it is decorated in. The Pergamon altar itself is now housed in the Pergamon Museum in Berlin.

In the second half of the 19th century, stones from the ancient citadel on the acropolis of Pergamon were being burned in order to procure lime, so excavations sponsored by the Berlin Museum were carried out between and   Obama's stage at the Democratic convention was designed in the style of the Pergamon Altar, a Greek Temple, which is mentioned in the book of Revelation as the "Seat of Satan" or the "Throne of Satan," depending on the translation.

The biblical reference is not just to the altar, but to Pergamos as a. The Great Altar of Pergamon is considered to be one of the greatest surviving monuments from antiquity.

Now located in the Pergamon Museum in Berlin, Germany, the altar is thought by many scholars to be the “throne of Satan,” referred to by the prophet John in the Book of Revelations. (Revelation –13). The last of the five to be built was the Pergamon Museum, which was designed by Alfred Messel and houses spectacular works of architectural antiquities, including collections of Assyrian, Far Eastern, Greek and Islamic art.

Highlights include the Pergamon Altar, with a foot frieze, the Market Gate of Miletus and the Ishtar Gate from Babylon/5(3). Pergamon was an ancient royal capital in what is now Turkey. To proclaim the city's importance, its Hellenistic kings built a Great Altar--a massive stone podium about one hundred feet long and thirty-five feet high.

The story of Telephos, the The Pergamon altar book son of Herakles and the Greek princess Auge, whose lineage the kings wanted to claim for themselves, surrounded the sacrificial altar. Obama’s Throne of Satan (Pergamon Altar) Obama’s stage at the Democratic convention was designed in the style of the Pergamon Altar, a Greek Temple, which is mentioned in the book of Revelation as the “Seat of Satan” or the “Throne of Satan,” depending on the translation.

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In AD 92, the faithful martyr Antipas died, a "wholly burnt sacrifice" on the altar of Zeus in Pergamum, the place the Book of Revelation calls "the Throne of Satan." Centuries later in Nuremberg, in the center of a redesigned Pergamon Altar.

Gemäldegalerie, Alte Nationalgalerie, Altes Museum, Panorama and the special exhibition Pop on Paper reopened on 12 May All other exhibition and reading rooms of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin remain closed until further notice.

The Pergamon Museum is the crown jewel of the outstanding collection of Berlin museums and it houses three fantastic reconstructed huge and beautiful historical marvels, the /5(K).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lorck, Carl Emil Ludwig von, Pergamon-Altar. Königsberg (Pr.) Kanter [] (OCoLC) Document Type. The Pergamon Altar of Zeus. The Pergamon Altar is a wonder of the ancient world that was built in Pergamon, a Greek city in Asia Minor.

The altar featured intricate carvings and was fairly large. The Great Altar of Pergamon is in the Pergamon Museum, base of this altar remains on the upper part of the Acropolis. It was perhaps this altar, believed to be dedicated to Zeus, that John of Patmos referred to as "Satan's Throne" in his Book of Revelation (Revelation ).A smaller frieze on a wall inside the Altar of Pergamon depicted the life of Telephus, son Coordinates: 39°07′57″N 27°11′03″ECoordinates:.

Genre/Form: Bildband: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Müller, Werner, Pergamon-Altar. Leipzig: E.A. Seemann, (OCoLC) In the ancient Cretan city of Pergamon (Pergamum) is said to be the City and Throne of Satan, and home to one of the seven churches written about by Saint John in the Book of Revelation.

It was the original uncorrupted church of Christ that later. Great Altar of Zeus and Athena at Pergamon About Transcript The Pergamon Altar, c. B.C.E., x meters, Hellenistic Period (Pergamon Museum, Berlin). The Pergamon Museum of Berlin recreated the Altar of Zeus and Athena at Pergamon very realistically (lots of artistic effort by the Museum.) In ancient Pergamon, the altar would've been surrounded by a library of ,+ scrolls, a royal palace for the king, and a garrison for soldiers.

Pergamos served many idols, such as Zeus, Dionysius, Athene and others. It had many temples and altars. But this did not mark it out as Satan’s throne because all the pagan cities in the Roman empire at that time worshipped idols, including the other cities mentioned in Revelation It was the prominence of its worship of Aesculapius or /5(21).

This is the Pergamon Altar, which is on display at the Pergamon Museum in Berlin, Germany only a few hundred yards from the place where Obama gave a speech a couple months before the convention. The Pergamon Altar is special because it is mentioned in the biblical book of Revelation and is called in Revelation the seat or throne of Satan.

The Great Altar. The Great Altar was by far the largest sculptural complex created in the ancient world, a work so grandiose and imposing that the author of the Biblical Book of Revelation later called it "Satan's seat." It was erected as a memorial to the war against the Gauls.

The Altar was erected some 50 years after the Attalid Group. It stood on a foot-high platform, surrounded. The Masterplan Museumsinsel details the step-by-step modernisation of the Pergamonmuseum, which began in The hall containing the Pergamon Altar closed in the autumn of and is expected to remain closed until With funding from the Federal Commissioner for Culture and the Media, the Staatliche Museen’s Antikensammlung (Collection of Classical Antiquities).

The Altar of Zeus, also called ‘Pergamonaltar’ is a monumental structure built-in memory of the victory of the Pergamon Kingdom against the Galatians. The Altar of Pergamon, referred to as the Throne of Satan in a short narrative in the Revelation Section of the Book of St.

John, is a very impressive structure. The altar was excavated and taken stone by stone to Berlin where it was reassembled in its own museum. The Turkish government agreed that the ancient foundation of the Pergamon Altar ─Satan’s Throne─became the property of Germany.

In the Pergamon Museum was opened to the public. Pergamon Press Publisher - works / 1, ebooks Borrow Publishing History This is a chart to show the when this publisher published books.

LATEST NEWS about the Pergamon Throne of Satan: According to the weekly journal "Der Spiegel" fromthe Pergamon Altar can be seen at the earliest byinstead ofdue to.

The Pergamon Altar is special because it is mentioned in the biblical book of Revelation and is called in Revelation the seat or throne of Satan. The Greek god, Zeus, and pagan idols were. A symbol of great evil sits on Museum Island in Berlin: the Altar of Zeus taken from Pergamos in Asia Minor.

Discovered by the German archaeologist Carl Humann circathe Pergamon altar served as the inspiration of Albert Speer for the Nuremberg stadium (the Zeppelinfeld) used by Adolf Hitler and the served as part of the design for Lenin's tomb.

The original Pergamon Museum (Pergamonmuseum in German) was built in to house the rebuilt Pergamon Altar, which had been excavated by German archaeologist Karl Humann, and was moved from its original home in present-day Turkey to Germany in the late 19th museum is now also home to exhibits from the Collection of Classical Antiquities, the Museum.

The Pergamon Museum’s monumental highlights are truly breathtaking to behold. In the Collection of Classical Antiquities, the 2nd century BC Pergamon Altar, considered a Hellenistic masterpiece, has a frieze depicting a battle between the Gods and the Giants; the Market Gate of Miletus shows an important example of Roman architecture.

Pergamon, or Pergamum, sometimes referred to by the modern Greek form Pergamos, was a rich and powerful ancient Greek city in Mysia. : The Pergamon Altar: Its Rediscovery, History and Reconstruction () by Max Kunze and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great Range: $ - $ Among the many treasures of the Pergamon Museum, must-sees include the massive Pergamon Altar from the second century BC and the Market Gate of Miletus, both in the Classical Antiquities collection.

In the Near East exhibition, standout attractions include part of King Nebuchadnezzar’s throne hall and the Ishtar Gate of Babylon, which dates. Mentioned twice in the book of Revelation (Rev ), Pergamum was the city which the apostle John writes as having "Satan's throne" ().Because the Great Altar was Pergamum's most significant pagan cult structure in existence during the time of the apostle John's writing (96 A.D.), scholars hypothesize that "Satan's throne" was a reference to the Great Altar.