Rhenish Cathedrals. The three Romanesque cathedrals of Mainz, Worms and Speyer in the northwestern Upper Rhine area are called Rhenish Imperial Cathedrals.. The construction of Mainz Cathedral was begun about 975 under Archbishop Willigis, then regent of the Holy Roman Empire for minor King Otto III.
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A cathedral is a church that contains the cathedra (Latin for 'seat') of a bishop, thus serving as the central church of a diocese, conference, or episcopate. Churches with the function of "cathedral" are usually specific to those Christian denominations with an episcopal hierarchy, such as the Catholic, Anglican, Eastern Orthodox, and some Lutheran churches.
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Speyer Cathedral, officially the Imperial Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption and St Stephen, in Latin: Domus sanctae Mariae Spirae (German: Dom zu Unserer lieben Frau in Speyer) in Speyer, Germany, is the seat of the Roman Catholic Bishop of Speyer and is suffragan to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Bamberg.
Frankfurt Cathedral was an imperial collegiate church, termed Dom in German - a synecdoche for all collegiate churches used totum pro parte also for cathedrals -, and thus traditionally translated as cathedral in English. St.
Aachen Cathedral (German: Aachener Dom) is a Roman Catholic church in Aachen, Germany and the see of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Aachen.. One of the oldest cathedrals in Europe, it was constructed by order of Emperor Charlemagne, who was buried there in 814.
This is a list of gothic cathedrals in Europe that are active Christian cathedrals (the seats of bishops), but also includes former cathedrals and churches built in the style of cathedrals, that are significant for their Gothic style of architecture. As such, some of the buildings listed here are parish churches or have other uses.CathedralArchdiocese or DioceseLocationCountrySt Albans Cathedral Cathedral and Abbey Church of St AlbanAlbi Cathedral Cathédrale Sainte-Cécile d'AlbiAmiens Cathedral Cathédrale Notre-Dame d'AmiensAngers Cathedral Cathédrale Saint-Maurice d'Angers
This is the list of cathedrals in Germany sorted by denomination.. Some pre-Reformation cathedrals in Germany, now within one of the Lutheran or united Evangelical churches (co-operating in their umbrella organisation Evangelical Church in Germany) still retain the term cathedral, despite the churches Presbyterian polity which does not have bishops (in some Protestant churches) or use the term ...