In the formal garten of the electoral palace are many barock statues, mostly made by Ferdinand Tietz in the 1760s.
- kaiser / constantin
Constantine the Great (272 - 337), Roman Emperor from 306 to 337
- kaiserin / helena
Saint Helena of Constantinople (ca. 246/50 - 18 August 330), mother of Emperor Constantine I. She is traditionally credited with finding the relics of the True Cross, with which she is invariably represented in Christian iconography
- pippin / der jüngere
Pippin the Short, first King of the Franks (752-68) of the Carolingian dynasty, father of Charlemagne
- karl / der grosse
Charlemagne (742 - Aachen 814), King of the Franks (since 768) and Emperor (since 800)
Biblical figure, religious leader, lawgiver, and prophet
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- Adam Ferdinand Tietz (Dietz) (Holtschitz (Böhmen) 1708 - Schloss Seehof bei Memmelsdorf 1777),
Sources & Information
Location N 49°45'8" E 6°38'38"
Item Code: derp064; Photograph: 17 June 2011
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