Zelený muž v podloubí Týnské školy / Green Man in the arcade of Týnská school, Praha – Staré Mesto, Czech republic
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Quick Description: Gothic relief "Green Man" is a arch keystone in the archway of the building Týnská school. It is one of the most fine-looking examples of this symbol in Prague.
Location: Hlavní město Praha, Czechia
Date Posted: 1/23/2012 1:11:15 AM
Waymark Code: WMDK07
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:
CZ: Zelený muž je reliéf mužské tváre obklopené listím. Casto byl užíván jako ornament na gotických kostelech, ale i na svetských stavbách. Motiv Zeleného muže má radu podob a variací. Je možné ho najít v mnoha kulturách po celém svete, je nejcasteji spojován s rostlinnými prírodními božstvy. Je interpretován jako symbol znovuzrození, nového pocátku, jako pripomínka nekoncícího cyklu, který je obnoven s každým jarem.

Reliéf "Zelený muž" tvorí svorník gotické klenby v podloubí budovy Týnské školy. Je jedením z nejzdarilejších exempláru tohoto symbolu v Praze.

ENG: A Green Man is a relief of a face surrounded by leaves. The Green Man motif has many variations. Found in many cultures around the world, the Green Man is often related to natural vegetative deities springing up in different cultures throughout the ages. It is interpreted as a symbol of rebirth, or "renaissance," representing the cycle of growth each spring.
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Where is this sculpture?:
Týnská škola
Staroměsts nám.
Praha 1, Czech republic


Sculptors Name: unknown

Date Sculpture was opened for vewing?: Not listed

Website for sculpture?: Not listed

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