Das Siegener Wappen

 DaDas Wappen der Stadt Siegens Wappen der Stadt Siegen.

„In Weiß (Silber) eine rote Zinnenmauer mit offenem, von zwei niedrigen Türmen flankiertem Tor, darüber wachsend ein Erzbischof in blauem Ornat, blauer Mitra und weißem (silbernem) Pallium, in der Rechten einen Stab mit gelber (goldener) Krümme, in der Linken ein offenes Buch; im Torbogen ein blauer Schild, belegt mit einem gelben (goldenen) rotbewehrten Löwen.“

 

The coat of arms of the city of Siegen.

"In white (silver) a red embattled walls with open, two short towers flanked the gate, about growing an archbishop in blue vestments, blue miter and white (silver) pallium, in his right hand a rod with yellow (golden) crookedness in the left an open book; archway in a blue plate, topped with a yellow (golden) rotbewehrten lions. "

Dat Krönsche

Das KrönchenSiegen wird auch "Die Krönchen-Stadt" genannt. Das Krönchen ist eine aus Metall geschmiedete Lilienkrone mit Windrose und Windpfeil. Sie wurde vom Fürst Johann Moritz zu Nassau Siegen an die Stadt und ihre Bürger geschenkt. Das Krönchen befindet sich auf der Nikolaikirche.

 

Siegen is also called "The crown-city". The crown is forged from metal lily crown with wind rose and wind arrow. It was donated by Prince Johann Moritz of Nassau Siegen to the city and its citizens. The crown is located at the Nikolai Church.

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The crown of the city of Siegen on the spire of St. Nicholas Church, here the replica of 1993

The crown is the symbol of the Westphalian city of Siegen. The several-meter-high sculpture is an ironwork of gilded iron. It provides an oversized coronet with wind arrow and compass rose. Since 1658, the year of its foundation, the original of Krönchens stood on the top of the spire of the protestant Nikolai Church in Siegen. In 1993 it was replaced for reasons of conservation through a replica of also gold plated stainless steel.

history
The crown is a gift from Prince John Maurice of Nassau-Siegen to the city of Siegen and its citizens. The reason for the gift was the collection of Johann Moritz in the prince state in 1652. The prince left the plastic at its own expense in the hammer before Hardt in Weidenau of the three forging Gerlach Burch man, Jacob Schleifenbaum and John Pickardt anfertigen.Im summer 1829 brought the Slater Prince of victories with his three companions Steffe, Romans and bird a new arrow on the crown of. 1889 the so-called basket that wears the crown was enlarged, and the Siegener company Friedrich Hinderthür installed a lightning protection system. Both in this work and in further gilding work in May 1955 with 24-karat gold contemporary historical documents were deposited in a capsule.

Since the crown had suffered from the effects of weather, it should be cleaned and re-gilded in 1992. It was found that the Crown had to be replaced in order to protect them from further damage. The Art Siegen Locksmith coffin made of a replica in gold-plated stainless steel. Before the original could be removed from the tower, throwing an autumn storm in November of the year to parts of the buildings constructed on the work on the crown on the tower scaffolding. Here, the seven meter high mast Krönchens was bent, and the copper ball, which served as the plastic feet, was destroyed. The replica made of stainless steel was placed in March 1993 on the tower. The original 17th-century since then hangs in the portal area in the tower of the church. There also parts of the copper ball 1992 destroyed and part of the mast of the bent Krönchens are exhibited.

appearance
Up close, the crown is a multiple-ton, full-blown open crown of type lilies, lily-shaped crown with eight prongs. The 1.90 meter high, made of wrought iron Siegerländer crown has a diameter of 135 cm in average crown height, while he attaches to the prongs 235 cm. The supporting them ball is made of sheet copper. About the Crown a rod iron weather Arrow of 3.5 meters in length is mounted movable by the wind and it rotates around a 19 agate balls containing ball bearing. The tip of this weather arrow bears the following two embossed inscriptions in Latin:

Der Bergmann

Der BergmannDer Bergmann Henner:

Der Bergmann Henner, ist neben dem Hüttenmann Frieder ein weiteres Wahrzeichen der Siegerlander. Er gedenkt an die harte und nicht gerade Lohnbringende Arbeit unter Tage. Man sagt, das der Siegerländer Wortkarg und nicht Kontaktfreudig ist. Das liegt / lag auch an der harten Arbeit.

Henner und Frieda wurden von dem Bildhauer Johann Friedrich Reusch erschaffen.

 

The miner called "Henne"r:

The miner Henner, next to the hut Frieder is another landmark of the Siegerland. He intends to hard and not just pay bringer of work underground. It is said that this is not the Outgoing Siegerländer taciturn and. This is / was also due to the hard work.

Henner and Frieda were created by the sculptor Johann Friedrich Reusch.

Der Hüttenmann

HüttenmannDer Hüttenmann Frieder:

Der Hüttenmann ist neben dem Bergmann ein Wahrzeichen für die Industrie im Siegerland. Der Schwerpunkt zur damaligen Zeit lag auf dem Erzabbau und der Verhüttung. Das Siegerland ist dem Stahl verbunden

 

The hut  called Frieder:

The hut man is beside the miner a landmark for the industry in the Siegerland. The focus at that time was on the ore mining and smelting. The Siegerlandhas the focus steel processing

Der Pinguin / The Penguin

Linux InsideSo, warum der Pinguin? Ich benutze Linux.Warum Linux?

  • Aus Trotz kein kostenpflichtiges Betriebssystem benutzen zu müssen.
  • Um meinen alten PC und das Netbook (EEE PC901) weiter benutzen zu können.
  • um unabhängiger vom Kommerz zu sein. Gerne unterstütze ich finanziell Projekte wie Open Office und Linux (Ubuntu) freiwillig. Auch das neue Truecrypt-Projekt (https://ciphershed.org/) wird bald von mir unterstützt.

Lieber freiwillig was geben als für etwas bezahlen zu müssen was mir nicht passt.

 

Well, why the penguin? I use Linux.Why Linux?

  •      From Despite having to use no paid operating system.
  •      To be able to use my old PC and the netbook (EEE PC901) on.
  •      to be independent from commerce. I am happy to financially support projects such as Open Office and Linux (Ubuntu) voluntarily. The new TC-project (https://ciphershed.org/) will soon support from me.


Voluntarily give what better than to have to pay for something that does not suit me.