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Stave churches in Norway

Gunnar Bugge

Stave churches in Norway

introduction and survey

by Gunnar Bugge

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Published by Dreyer in [Oslo] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Norway.
    • Subjects:
    • Stave churches -- Norway.

    • Edition Notes

      Translation of: Stavkirkene i Norge.

      StatementGunnar Bugge.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA5761 .B8313 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination84 p., [1] folded leaf of plates :
      Number of Pages84
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2921495M
      ISBN 108209019295
      LC Control Number84154854

      Most of the surviving stave churches are in Norway, where they have stood intact already amazing years. Borgund stave church, Norway - Constructed between and AD. One of the few all wood stave churches left. They are called stave churches because of the enormous round beams or "staves" used in their construction. Most churches built in Norway before the Black Death swept across the country (and Europe as well), in the years , were stave churches. There must have been approximately - stave churches in Norway, although there are only 25 stave churches .

        The Heddal Stave Church in Norway (Photo: L.C. Nøttaasen/CC BY ) There, stave churches like the Heddal Church (the largest of the original stave Author: Eric Grundhauser. Norway’s Stave Churches. Thursday, 14th June by Ian Brown. Stave churches are a type of medieval wooden place of worship that were once common across Europe. Today however, Norway is the only country where more than a single example of a stave church has survived into the 21st century 1. With a wide variety of styles, from large and.

        Buy a cheap copy of Norway's Stave Churches book by Eva Valebrokk. The Norwegian Stave Churches are unique - there are no structures like them anywhere in the world. They posses a striking individuality, a character that is Free shipping over $/5(1). - Explore mnrosemaler's board "Stave Churches in Norway", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Norway, Place of worship, Old churches.8 pins.


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Stave churches in Norway by Gunnar Bugge Download PDF EPUB FB2

Most of these striking wooden churches have dissapeared over the centuries. However, due to its relative poverty and isolation, Stave churhes survived in Norway into the modern era. Twenty nine of these remarkable churches can still be visited in Norway.

"Norway's Stave Churches", is a pleasant guide book for anyone interested in visiting them/5(4). The work culminated in the stave churches. There are several types of stave churches, but what they all have in common are corner-posts (“staves”) and a framework of timber with wall planks standing on sills.

These walls are known as stave walls, hence the name stave church. Stave churches are considered to be among the most important examples of wooden Medieval architecture in Europe. In the Middle Ages, there were probably more than 1, stave churches in Norway.

Today, only 28 remain, including Urnes stave church, which. Lomskyrkja – the Stave Church in Lom - is one of the biggest and most beautiful stave churches in Norway. The impressive church dates back toconfirmed through dendrochronological research. It is still the main church in Lom. The oldest part was built in Romanesque style.

The Lom stave church was built extra large; in the Middle Ages Location: Bergomsve Lom, Stave church, in architecture, type of wooden church built in northern Europe mainly during the Middle Ages. Between and 1, stave churches may have existed in the midth century, at which time construction abruptly ceased.

About 30 stave churches survive in Norway, nearly all dating from the 12th and 13th centuries; Sweden, Poland, and England each have one Stave churches in Norway book these churches.

Once spread out across Scandinavia and even into eastern Europe, the remaining authentic ones mostly exist in Norway. But, if you don't have time to book an international trip, there are a few lovely replica stave churches, mostly scattered across the upper Midwest.

Today, 28 stave churches remain. Some examples of stave churches in Norway: The Borgund stave church in Laerdal in Sogn is considered the best preserved of the surviving stave churches and is thought to have been built in the last decades of the 12th century.

Learn more. Stave Churches in Norway Hardcover – June 1, by Roggenkamp (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ 5/5(3). Norges Stavkirker / Norwegische Stabkirchen / Norwegian Stave Churches and a great selection of [for] the Central Office of Historic Monuments, Norway, Stave Churches, Soft Cover.

Book measures 30xcm. pp, illustrated throughout. Bound in original publishers illustrated softcover. Covers lightly rubbed, light crease marks. However, I’ve had the Borgund Stave Church stuck in my head since I last was in Norway, because it’s one of the most spectacular and best preserved.

Once you’ve experienced that one, it almost spoils your visits to other churches. The book, Norway’s Stave Churches: Architecture, History, and Legends by Eva Valebrokk and Thomas Thiis-Evensen has a nice introduction to stave churches in general and a couple pages (with beautiful photos) of each of the Norwegian churches.

At one point, more than 1, stave churches existed throughout Norway, but many of the original ones fell apart over time or were destroyed. Often, the original stavers were driven directly into. See the map on p. of your book for locations of the Borgund, Urnes, and Hopperstad stave churches, which I believe are also described in the fjord area chapters.

Posted by hisssh OP 02/25/20 PM. Church building in Norway began when Christianity was established there around the year The first buildings may have been post churches erected in the 10th or 11th century, but the evidence is inconclusive. For instance under Urnes Stave Church and Lom Stave Church there are traces of older post churches.

Post churches were later replaced by the more durable stave churches. Dating back to the s, Stave Churches have become an important piece of Norway's old and fascinating history.

It's believed that there was built close to Stave Churches in Norway during the Medieval era but only 28 remain today, most of whom are built between and We recommend booking Fantoft Stave Church tours ahead of time to secure your spot.

If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund. See all 4 Fantoft Stave Church tours on Tripadvisor/5(13).

This is because the stave churches are a way to look into the history of Norway and its Viking descendants. In fact, the majority of the stave churches located throughout Norway can be traced back to some point in the 12th or 13th centuries, making them some of the oldest buildings to remain standing in the entire country.

The stave churches, unique to Norway, were built during these times. Borgund Stave Church, Laerdal, Sogn og Fjordane County, Western Norway (CC BY-SA ) These churches were decorated with serpent imagery in abundance: woodcarvings of writhing coiling snakes climbing the portals, and from all gables one can witness – even today Author: Harald Boehlke.

The Fantoft Stave Church burning had started the war between Norwegian churches vs black metal in Norway. Fantoft Stave Church History If you are looking for things to do in Bergen and want to learn more about Fantoft Stave Church history, add a trip to Norway’s stunningly beautiful stave church to.

The stave churches were in the hundreds. At one time, Norway had several hundred stave churches – stavkirker; maybe as many as They were of all sizes and complexities. Today, there are only 28 left. Heddal is the largest, albeit not the oldest, which is the Urnes stave church in Luster, Sogn.

The current altarpiece is from. Get this from a library! Norway's stave churches: architecture, history, and legends. [Eva Valebrokk; Thomas Thiis-Evensen].That is, of course, until it was burned to the ground inthe first in a spate of church fires set by Norway’s emerging Black Metal scene that ultimately consumed 22 stave churches.

Yes, the Borgund Stave Church is in my opinion, the best of all of the stave churches in Norway. I have been to Norway 4 times and i have seen all but about two or three of the stave churches that still exist in Norway and i feel Borgund is the best.

It is the most tracditional with the fewest Christian alterations and no additions.5/5().