Chartres Cathedral

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a Gothic cathedral in northern France

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Much more about this book should be mentioned: its graceful linkage between the symbolism of the tree and motherhood with today's ecological concerns; the meditation on Mary's visit with Elizabeth; the poignant description of the Pieta masterpiece sculpted by the 25-year-old Michelangelo; the chapter on beauty (with appropriate reference to Hans Urs von Balthasar); the cathedral of Chartres with its magnificent buttresses; the comparison of a uterus with the architecture of Baroque churches--this list could be extended.
He left Paris on foot to make a pilgrimage to the cathedral of Chartres.
The most spectacular sight of all, however, was the interior of the Cathedral of Chartres, its 150 stained glass windows holding our rapt attention en route to our hotel in Tours.
Some have noted how Alkbor-ough's maze is strikingly similar to a floor design in the 13th century French cathedral of Chartres.
WOODLAND HILLS -- The gently twisting pathway of a labyrinth beckons at Prince of Peace Episcopal Church, which recently installed an eight-circuit outdoor maze modeled on the one built in the 12th century in the Cathedral of Chartres in France.
The great cathedral of Chartres is a masterpiece of High Gothic architecture, with roots pre-Christian era when Druids worshipped its site.