Central Europe - Jerry Barton
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Good Morning!
I have no idea why a rooster is part of the ceiling mosaic in the Aachen Cathedral, but it is.  According to the book we have, it is there as a "symbol of vigilance".  This part of the cathedral was finished in 800.  The mosaics were redone mid-19th century from original plans.  This part of the cathedral was Charlemagne's chapel.

And thanks for yesterday's comments.  Yes, indeed, shooting through glass is a pain.

Good Morning!
I have no idea why a rooster is part of the ceiling mosaic in the Aachen Cathedral, but it is. According to the book we have, it is there as a "symbol of vigilance". This part of the cathedral was finished in 800. The mosaics were redone mid-19th century from original plans. This part of the cathedral was Charlemagne's chapel.

And thanks for yesterday's comments. Yes, indeed, shooting through glass is a pain.

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