Jämaja Church

Torgu, Estonia

The first known church in Jämaja was built in the 13th century. The wooden church was destroyed by fire and the current one was completed in 1864. The Renaissance style pulpit from the 17th century.



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Founded: 1864
Category: Religious sites in Estonia
Historical period: Part of the Russian Empire (Estonia)


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Is a modest and old countryside church.
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Jämaja kirik, Torgu, 58.012713, 22.053037 ‎ 58° 0' 45.77", 22° 3' 10.93" Церковь Ямая находится на западном берегу полуострова Сырве, на 21 километре шоссе Каугатума-Сяре. Свой современный облик церковь обрела в 1864 году во время капитального ремонта, проводившегося в церкви. Церковь находилась на этом месте уже в средние века. Деревянная кафедра церкви Ямая (также как большой эпитаф в церкви Кярла) свидетельствует о связи с изобразительным искусством Любека в начале 17 века. Фризы, карнизы, пилястры и медальоны, а также декор в стиле эпохи ренессанс – дело рук молодого мастера, Тённиеса Эверса. Современную треугольную кафедру украшают пилястры, а также расположенные по центру рельефные медальоны и богато декорированные фризы. Кроме этого, можно наблюдать деревянные украшения с маскароном (стилизированное человеческое лицо), на третьем фризе были изображены фантастические животные и фрукты. На пилястрах консолей изображены лица людей с глубливыми выражениями. Стен Карлинг датирует кафедру 1612 годом, детали кафедры изначально являлись частью трибуны церкви Святого Лаврентия в Курессааре. В 1710 году в очередной раз в сгоревшей церкви удалось сохранить детали кафедры, которые использовались в церкви Ямая, так как трибуна этой церкви из доломита к тому времени развалилась. От последней сохранилась и используется округлая ножка с рельефным орнаментом, а также скульптурные рельефы. Кафедра из доломита в 16 веке была размещена на северной стене церкви. На богато оформленном орнаметном гербовом щите изображен полумесяц и поднятая рука со шпагой. На стене в передней находится эпитаф из доломита (1657 год). Композиция того же времени изображена на эпитафе в Вальяла, образ изображенный на эпитафе выполнен в традициях эпохи ренессанса, а также с некоторыми роскошными чертами эпохи барокко. На стене изображена сцена из Колгаты обрамлённая колоннами. На северной стене находится эпитаф из доломита 16 века. Оценивая фигуры пилястр было выдвинуто предположение о том, что церковь была построена в 16 веке по примеру построек 16 века.
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