Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Astronomical Clock, Prague

I'm aching to see this.

"One of the most crowd-pleasing aspects of the Astronomical Clock, mounted to Old Town Hall, is its hourly display of moving figures, including the Apostles and figures representing four evils and four disciplines.
The oldest part of the clock, a physical interpretation of the cosmos, dates to the beginning of the 1400's. The moving figures were added much later - in the 17th century (allegorical figures) and in the 19th century (figures of the Apostles)."

notes courtesy of about.com

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