Chartres Cathedral


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a Gothic cathedral in northern France

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He reached Chartres that night after 55 tough miles and when we followed the route, the twin spires of Chartres Cathedral slowly appearing out of the mist were as astonishing as they must have been to medieval pilgrims, to Clancy and to me the first time I saw them, Inter-Railing around Europe in 1975.
Our labyrinth is an exact copy of the famous labyrinth on the floor of Chartres Cathedral which was built in about 1220.
Bosnian Muslims are as European as Danish Lutherans or French secularists; the great Mosque of Cordoba is as much a part of Europe's cultural heritage as Chartres Cathedral or Shakespeare's sonnets," writes Marquand.
The Chartres Cathedral Labyrinth is a beautiful spiritual pathway originally built into the floor of the French cathedral 800 years ago.
Du Sautoy describes the perfect proportions of Chartres Cathedral in France as "a symphony in stone".
Chartres Cathedral is a window to vintage stained-glass art Chartres, France, attracts visitors from around the globe with its preserved medieval community and the picturesque Eure River.
Lauren Artress went to Chartres Cathedral in France with a colleague where she was successful in having the Cathedral unveil their 11-circuit (which resembles 11 circles) labyrinth that had been inlaid in the stone floor in 1201 and hidden by rows of chairs for the past 250 years.
Southern's classic The Making of the Middle Ages, full of telling examples that conveyed the richness of the period as did the stained glass at Chartres cathedral reproduced on the cover.
Along with easy-to-understand descriptions of materials and processes, each chapter provides a few key examples, usually drawn from those works that are best known in the field--the illuminations in Les tres riches heures du Duc de Berry, the frescos of Giotto, the mosaics of Ravenna's San Vitale, the stained glass of Chartres Cathedral, the Bayeux Tapestry, and so on.
He applies techniques of investigation and argument used by Caviness (2) and others (T A Heslop, P Binski, A Kostler) to the integrated 'whole' of Chartres cathedral.
Some buildings seem like dreams of the philosophers: the Chrysler Building, Chartres Cathedral.
Chartres Cathedral remains one of France's greatest architectural monuments, a surviving testimony to the skills, imagination and vigour or her mediaeval craftsmen and architects.
Its circular route is similar to a floor design in Chartres Cathedral that pilgrims used to follow, sometimes on their knees as penance, piety or meditation.
Chartres Cathedral was a "sentimental" vestige of the past and St.
For example, regarding the presence of artisans and merchants in the Infancy Cycle lancet, he raises questions of whether their appearance is due to local circumstance, as Jane Williams claims for a similar case at Chartres Cathedral, or to some other reason for which textual evidence is now lacking.