Oberammergau and Its Passion Play

Oberammergau and Its Passion Play : A Survey of the History of Oberammergau and Its Passion Plays, from Their Origin Down to the Present Day, Including a Description of the Country of Ammergau, the Characteristics and Customs of Its Inhabitants

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Excerpt from Oberammergau and Its Passion Play: A Survey of the History of Oberammergau and Its Passion Plays, From Their Origin Down to the Present Day, Including a Description of the Country of Ammergau, the Characteristics and Customs of Its Inhabitants Again another decennium' has rolled by and for the second time this book goes out into the world to tell of the great event displayed in the solitudes of the mountain world. Necessitated by the changes caused by the lapse of time and history I have had to 'alter much. Leaves have fallen from the tree ot'life leaves too from the tree of the Idealwarning us that in all things human, we must meet with disappointments. But that which is lastingly and indissolubly connected with Ammergau: the thought of Christianity this it is that will maintain its all conquering power for ever and ever! To this thought may the book be dedicated. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 98 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243124031
  • 9780243124039