Dreikönigsschrein

Shrine of the Three Kings, Cologne Cathedral; Parts of the shrine were designed by the famous medieval goldsmith Nicholas of Verdun, who began work on it in 1180 or 1181. It has elaborate gold sculptures of the prophets and apostles, and scenes from the life of Christ. The shrine was completed circa 1225.
Shrine of the Three Kings, Cologne Cathedral; parts of the shrine were designed by the mediæval goldsmith Nicholas of Verdun, who began work on it in 1180 or 1181. It bears elaborate gold sculptures of the Prophets and Apostles, and scenes from the life of Christ. The shrine was completed circa 1225.

Temporibus domini Philippi episcopi, qui successit Reinoldo, fabricata est eis capsa … sicut nobis narraverunt qui presentes erant eorum translatoni …

Floss, Dreikoenigenbuch, 1864, page 116-122 (Latin); copy in MGH 25, 108.

Curator: Christian Clay Columba Campbell

Christian Clay Columba Campbell is a Roman Catholic of the Anglican Use. As Senior Warden of the Cathedral of the Incarnation (Orlando, FL), he organised the process by which the parish accepted the Apostolic Constitution Anglicanorum coetibus, petitioning to join the Catholic Church. The Anglican Cathedral is now the Church of the Incarnation in the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter. Personal queries should be directed to me at eccentricbliss dot com.

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