Parish Church of Saint Severus: Overall view, apse end, view



A former canonical foundation church; a three-naved basilica with gallery. Built in the earlier half of the 13th century, quire flanking towers possibly from the first fourth of the 12th century. Consecrated 13 December 1237 by Archbishop Theodoric. The church features a large (285 cm high and 248 cm wide) Triumphkreuz (Triumph of the Cross; Latin: crux triumphalis), created in 1220-1230. This is a monumental crucifix , a common furnishing of medieval churches, usually mounted between nave and choir, sometimes on a crossbeam.


Attribute NameValues
Alternate Title
  • Pfarrkirche St. Severus

  • G. Massiot & cie

  • Churches

  • Architecture

Date Created
  • 1910-01-01

Date Digitized
  • 2007-01-01

Cultural Context
  • Romanesque

Place of Creation
  • Boppard, Rhineland Palatinate, Germany

  • Boppard

  • +50.232339+7.591550

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Temporal Coverage
  • before or circa 1910

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