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world of Chartres

Jean Favier

world of Chartres

by Jean Favier

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by H.N. Abrams in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cathédrale de Chartres.,
  • Art and society -- France -- Chartres.,
  • Chartres (France) -- Buildings, structures, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJean Favier ; appendices by John James and Yves Flamand ; photography by Jean Bernard.
    ContributionsJames, John, 1931-, Flamand, Yves., Bernard, Jean.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA5551.C5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination191p. :
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22643390M
    ISBN 100810917963

    The town of Chartres is worth an overnight to take in its nighttime sound-and-light show, which incorporates 24 sites in an illuminated tour. (photo: Dominic Arizona Bonuccelli) Chartres Cathedral boasts the world's largest surviving collection of medieval stained glass, filled with stories and symbolism. (photo: Dominic Arizona Bonuccelli). Located 80 kilometres south west of Paris, Chartres Cathedral is arguably the most representative, complete and best preserved of all Gothic cathedrals of cathedral builders have indeed built in Chartres a unique edifice in the world. It was entirely designed according to the architectural style of its time, yet distinguished by its originality.

    During a weekend in Chartres at our 3-star hotel, start your visits with one of the finest masterpieces of the 12th and 13th centuries: the Notre-Dame de Chartres cathedral. Classified as a World Heritage site by UNESCO, it houses 2, m² of beautifully preserved stained glass windows, unique in the world.   Buy a cheap copy of Murder In The Rue Chartres book by Greg Herren. Murder hits the Big the wake of Hurricane Katrina, Chanse MacLeod returns to a different, shattered New Orleans in an attempt to rebuild his own life and Free shipping over $/5(5).

    Chartres - wonder of the world lantern towers of Normandy and elsewhere history of ugly stained glass: Auch, Bazas, Dreux Auch cathedral choir and stalls Rouen and Monet Dax and church iconography photographs, Dax Bazas - iconography and architectural styles Poitiers, neglected masterpiece photographs, Poitiers / photos 2.   Chartres is a sanctuary of alchemical transformation, an initiation machine fueled by a Pagan wisdom and guided by revolutionary engineering; the builders of Chartres forever changed how the world looks at art, but also may have changed how it looks at itself as well.


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