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Orloj

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Hidden : 3/19/2008
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Jiz dlouho jsme chteli zalozit kes na Hornim namesti v Olomouci, jenze kdyz jsme se dozvedeli, ze virtualky uz se nedelaji, sahli jsme po nahradni variante - nano kes. Takze mame pro vas nachystanou specialitku primo z centra Olomouce.

Jsme radi, kdyz i vy pocitite adrenalin pri lovu kese primo pred nic netusicimi Olomoucany a turisty, protoze toto misto je primo nabite lidmi (pokud nelovite v noci).

!!!VEMTE S SEBOU TUZKU!!!

Olomoucky orloj je zasazen do severni fasady radnice. Jeho architektonicky ramec tvori vyklenek s lomenym obloukem, dosahujici vysky 14 metru. Dnesni podoba orloje je z 50. let 20.stoleti a je poplatna tehdejsi oficialni estetice socialistickeho realismu. Mozaikova vyzdoba orloje sestava z medailonu na bocnich stranach vyklenku, znazornujicich prace charakteristicke pro jednotlive mesice v roce. Ve vrcholu vyklenku uplatnil autor navrhu - Karel Svolinsky – folklorni motiv Jizdy kralu. Ve spodni casti mozaikove vyzdoby jsou po stranach dobove poplatne postavy predstavitelu pracujici tridy.

Trocha Historie

Orloj vznikl údajne uz mezi lety 1419–1422. Bezpecne zpravy o nem vsak mame az z konce 15. stoleti. Neni vylouceno, ze vznikl v ramci pozdne goticke prestavby budovy radnice, ktera se uskutecnila v roce 1474. V prubehu staleti orloj nabyl nekolika ruznych podob. Umelecky nejhodnotnejsi zrejme byla jeho barokni úprava podle navrhu malire Jana Krystofa Handkeho z roku 1747. Roku 1945 byl orloj behem osvobozovacich boju poskozen natolik, ze tehdejsi predstavitele mesta zamitli rekonstrukci jeho puvodni podoby a rozhodli se nahradit ji soudobym dilem. Novy orloj vznikl v polovine 50. let podle navrhu Karla Svolinskeho (mozaika) a jeho manzelky Marie (figurky). Hodinovy stroj z roku 1898, jedinou puvodni cast orloje, opravil olomoucky hodinar Konrad Schuster.


ENGLISH

The Olomouc astronomical clock is situated in the northern wall of the Town Hall. Its architectonic frame is made up of a recess with a pointed arch reaching a height of almost fourteen metres. The present-day appearance is from the 1950s and is a product of the former official aesthetic of socialist realism. The mosaic decoration of the astronomical clock is made up of various portrayals on the lateral sides of the recess depicting characteristic work for the individual months of the year. At the top of the recess the author of the design, Karel Svolinský, introduced the folklore motif of the Ride of the Kings. Figures representing the different working classes are depicted on the lower part of the mosaic decoration.

Bit of History

The astronomical clock apparently came into existence between the years 1419–1422. The first accurate information, however, about it dates from the end of the 15th century. It is possible that it was created as part of the framework of the late Gothic reconstruction of the building of the Town Hall which took place in the year 1474. Over the course of centuries the astronomical clock acquired various different looks. The most precious artistically was undoubtedly its Baroque adaptation according to a design by the painter Johann Christoph Handke from the year 1747. The most well-known, however, was the Neo-Gothic adaptation according to a design by Karel Bitterlich from the year 1898, modified in the year 1926 by Jano Köhler. In the year 1945 the astronomical clock was damaged so much during the battles for liberation that the town representatives of the day decided against reconstructing its original look and instead decided to replace it with a contemporary work The new astronomical clock came into existence in the mid 1950s according to a design by Karel Svolinský (the mosaic work) and his wife Maria (the moving figures). The clock mechanism from the year 1898, the only original part of the piece, was repaired by the Olomouc clockmaker Konrad Schuster.

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Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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tbyqra gbc, svefg sebz yrsg, 1,5 zrgre haqre

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N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

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