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Chartres and its cathedral

Jean Villette

Chartres and its cathedral

by Jean Villette

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Arthaud in [Grenoble] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cathédrale de Chartres.,
  • Architecture -- France -- Chartres,
  • Chartres (France) -- Guidebooks.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJean Villette, 93 photos, translated by M.-Th. Olano and Ian Robertson.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination133 p. :
    Number of Pages133
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22023758M
    ISBN 102700300858

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The author is the world's foremost authority on Chartres, and is in residence there most of the year. He shows us the history of the cathedral and teaches us how to "read" the world-famous stained glass and sculpture/5(25).

The City of Chartres and its cathedral book Its Cathedral Churches (Classic Reprint) Paperback – June 23, by Henri Jean Louis Joseph Massé (Author)Author: Henri Jean Louis Joseph Massé. Apr 01,  · A magnificent book, beautifully-illustrated and wonderfully written by one of the great living specialists on the Notre-Dame de Chartres cathedral, this book takes you on a detailed tour of the church with special attention to its history and the meaning of its many forms/5.

"The Mysteries of Chartres Cathedral" reveals all the secret knowledge that went into, not only the building of the Chartres Cathedral, but the gothic architecture in its entirety. This Cathedral is actually a book /5. First, Chartres is the best-preserved of all of Europe’s Gothic cathedrals.

Today, most of its stained glass and sculptures remain intact from when they were created in the ’s. Wonderfully enough, the cathedral’s sacred art survived the ravages of time, the mobs of the French Revolution and also the destruction of the two World Wars. Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle.

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - Cited by: A masterpiece of a cathedral. In the 13th century, Chartres Cathedral was the first in a series of "classic" cathedrals with tall windows.

The quality of its sculpted décor makes it one of the finest examples of Gothic art. Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Sell Us Your Books Best Books of the Month of results for Books: "chartres cathedral" Skip to main search results.

Chartres: the Virgin Mary’s Seat on Earth. Chartres Cathedral is seen as one of the most important Gothic cathedrals. It is a mystical place, where alchemists and symbolists have tried to unveil its mysteries – and pilgrims have come for thousands of years, even before the Cathedral was erected.

Today, we read a great book written in stone and glass. The University of Houston's College of Engineering presents this series about the machines that make our civilization run, and the people whose ingenuity created them.

I've finally reached Chartres Cathedral. There it is. The first and finest. The Cathedral book. Read 15 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. It is the third of Huysmans' books to feature the character Durtal, a The Cathedral book.

Read 15 reviews from the world. Durtal moves to the city of Chartres, renowned for its cathedral/5. And oh, that was the miracle of those two spires of Chartres Cathedral.

Separated in time by some four hundred years, the spires can still be glimpsed past fields of wheat, rising up over the low town; a town which itself has somehow retained its old medieval quality. Sep 09,  · The City of Chartres book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Excerpt from The City of Chartres: Its Cathedral ChurchesTo Dr Osca. Sep 18,  · His tenet is that the cathedral is a book with numerous chapters that tell the story of the universe from its certain creation to an uncertain end.

Together, we “read” some windows – the main façade’s three windows and rose window above, some of the aisle windows and the two rose windows of the north and south sides.

Jul 01,  · This is a superbly executed book on the famous Chartres cathedral, a gothic masterpiece which sits some 50 miles to the south west of Paris. Chartres' reputation (and its geographic proximity to Paris) assure its place as a frequent "day trip" for visitors and tourists to Paris who wish to see one of the apogees of gothic development.5/5(4).

The author is the world's foremost authority on Chartres, and is in residence there most of the year. He shows us the history of the cathedral and teaches us how to "read" the world-famous stained glass and sculpture, explaining the references to Scripture and the teachings of the Church.

Chartres alone, of all the great medieval churches, has survived into the 20th century almost intact, not. In “The Book of Chartres” — as some nickname the church — the text is the sculpture and windows, and its binding is the architecture.

The individual figures create a cohesive ensemble, and in this case — in a cathedral dedicated to Notre Dame (or “our lady”) — it all leads to Mary. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. But today the cathedral is most famous for its stained glass and statues. Together, the glass and statues — created to inspire the illiterate medieval masses — tell the entire Christian story.

In the "book of Chartres," as some have nicknamed the church, the text is the sculpture and windows, and its. The Good Samaritan window of the Cathedral Notre-Dame de Chartres is located in the south aisle of the nave (#44, see floorplan). Designed to be read from bottom to top, it presents twenty-four separate but interconnected panels.Nov 23,  · Your guide will share the chaotic story of Chartres and its cathedral, from the Celtic tribes to the Viking invasions, and point out myriad churches scattered all over the city.

You’ll also walk along the river Eure, which is lined with washhouses used by tanners and washerwomen in the Middle Ages.5/5.Chartres is best known for its cathedral, the Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Chartres, which is considered one of the finest and best preserved Gothic cathedrals in France and in Europe.

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