Stations of the Cross (Schmidmühlen)
Look at the scenes of the 14 pictures of the Stations of the Cross in Schmidmühlen, a market community in the administrative district Amberg-Sulzbach in the Oberpfalz. The scenes are described in English, French and German. More
It's an ancient tradition among the Christians, especially in Catholic and Anglican domains, to celebrate the Stations of the Cross, also Way of the Cross or simply The Cross especially in the Holy Week and the Good Friday.
If You search in the internet for these terms (Google, Wikipedia etc.), You'll read that there are some differences within this celebrations. In this ebook You can view a Stations of the Cross with 14 stations, as shown in Schmidmühlen. The rich colored pictures are shown separated from the masoned shrine like columns of the single stations with the descriptions of the scenes in English, French and German.
These pictures are elaborated by an unknown artist and completely repainted in 2014. They was made as steel boards. The stations were erected in the 18th century. The way is about 250 m in length and very steep.
All stations are on the right handed side of the way. Between station 12 and 13 there is a crucifixion group with Mary and Magdalena.
Schmidmühlen is a market community in the administrative district Amberg-Sulzbach in the Oberpfalz. The Kreuzberg up there is this Stations of the Cross.