Chartres cathedral by Г‰tienne Houvet

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StatementÉtienne Houvet ; [with the collaboration of Jean Villette ; revised by Malcolm B. Miller ; illustrations by E. Houvet, Franceschi, Laniepce].
ContributionsVillette, Jean.
LC ClassificationsNA5551.C5 H86513, NA5551C5 H86513
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Pagination125 p. :
Number of Pages125
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Open LibraryOL18702047M

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"The Mysteries of Chartres Cathedral" reveals all the secret knowledge that went into, not only the building of the Chartres Cathedral, but the gothic Chartres cathedral book in its entirety. This Cathedral is actually a book in stone. The most profound laws/5. Chartres Cathedral contains stained-glass windows, the feature for which it may be best known.

Like the sculpture, the stained glass was intended to be educational. The five windows of the choir hemicycle (a semicircular arrangement) relate in various ways to the Virgin Mary. The rose window in the north transept portrays figures from the. And Chartres was of all places, one of the most miraculous." Quote from Colin Ward's Folio Society book, The Making of a Miracle.

I loved the book and it is indebted to Malcolm Miller--as we all are. Chartres is a miracle but so is Malcolm Miller. He has devoted his entire life to research, study and teaching people all about the cathedral/5. Chartres Cathedral Opening hours The cathedral is all year open from am to pm.

There are some exception though, for example, in a special occasion, Les Soirées Autrement, which usually takes place from the 1st June to 29th August on every Tuesday, Friday and Sunday, the cathedral will be opened until pm.

Rick Steves: Awestruck at Chartres Cathedral. In the "book of Chartres," as some have nicknamed the church, the text is the sculpture and windows, and its binding is the architecture.

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. Miller, M., Chartres Cathedral (with photos by S.

Halliday & L. Lushington). New York: Riverside Book Co., Chartres Cathedral is named the Church of Our Lady -- Notre-Dame. It houses a peculiar relic: the purported garment worn by Mary when Christ was born. The labyrinth set into the floor stones in the nave of Chartres Cathedral may be the world’s most recognized and famous path, yet it is surrounded in mystery.

Thought to be a representation of. The stained glass windows of Chartres Cathedral, built CE, are the most complete group surviving anywhere from the Middle l windows date to the midth century CE while over survive from the early 13th century CE.

There are religious scenes to tell the faithful Chartres cathedral book key stories of the Bible as well as countless depictions of saints, kings, queens, nobles, knights.

Considered one of the finest examples of French Gothic cathedral architecture, Chartres Cathedral still has the majority of original stained glass windows intact, while the architecture has had only minor changes since the early 13th century.

Come to venerate its most famous relic, the "Sancta Location: 16 Cloitre Notre Dame,Chartres France. easy, you simply Klick The Mysteries of Chartres Cathedral book download link on this page and you will be directed to the free registration form. after the free registrationyou will be able to download the book in 4 format.

PDF Formatted x all pages,EPub Reformatted especially for book readers, Mobi For Kindle which was converted from the EPub file, Word, The original source document. CHARTRES CATHEDRAL The missing or heretic guide. The original definition of heretic is 'someone in possession of facts who is able to choose'.

So, for anyone visiting or interested in Chartres cathedral, here is a guide book with a difference: it gives you the information others leave out — the important things orthodox religion would rather you didn't know. Here are things to know about Malcolm Miller's behavior in No matter what Rick says, no matter what the signs posted outside the bookstore in Chartres Cathedral say, no matter what anyone who works for the cathedral organization (diocese, &c.) says, there is no ready way to predict hi.

The interior of the Chartres cathedral is remarkable. The nave, wider than that of any other cathedral in France (52 feet, or 16 meters), is in the purest 13th-century ogival style.

In its center is a maze, the only one still intact in France, with yards ( meters) of winding passages, which the faithful used to follow on their knees. 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. Chartres Cathedral Address: 16 Cloitre Notre Dame, Chartres, France Chartres Cathedral Contact Number: + Chartres Cathedral Timing: am - pm/5.

View of the west side of the Cathedral of Our Lady of Chartres. The caption reads in the original French: Cathédrale de chartres. Keywords: s, 19th century, black & white, cathedral, church, Europe, France, Gothic, medieval, reference book, religious.

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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. Mercure Chartres Centre Cathédrale is rated "Fabulous" by our guests.

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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).

Chartres Cathedral. Partly built starting inand then reconstructed over a year period after the fire ofChartres Cathedral marks the high point of French Gothic art.

The vast nave, in pure ogival style, the porches adorned with fine sculptures from the middle of the 12th century, and the magnificent 12th- and 13th-century. The Sculptural Program of Chartres Cathedral, New York Or perhaps, as discussed later, from 'laye', the French for the double-headed axe used by the masons to shape their stones.

Jung, IX, p. Gematria is the time-honoured technique of equating words and phrases with numbers by giving each letter a number. 'A' would be 1, 'B' would be. The Chartres Cathedral is a symbol of sacred traditions from ancient times.

For more than 2, years, it has remained one of the religious centers of Europe. It still hides many secrets and legends from the worlds of the Celts and early Christians.

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Remember. BUYING THIS BOOK means my Jack Russells get their supper. Chartres Cathedral is not an ordinary place but a symbol of power of the secret knowledge of the ancients. It is a place of many never disclosed secrets related to a sacred spring, a strong influence of energy emanating from the earth or the mysterious history of stained glass technique that suddenly appeared in architecture between the 10th and 11th centuries, and already in its perfect.

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Step off the train in Chartres, 91km southwest of Paris, and the two very different steeples – one Gothic, the other Romanesque – of its glorious 13th-century cathedral loom above.

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Be the first to write a review. Best Selling in Nonfiction. See all. Current slide {CURRENT_SLIDE} of {TOTAL_SLIDES}- Best Selling in. The cathedral’s West Front, North Porch, and South Porch all have 3 huge doors.

Chartres is unique in having 3 separate triple-doorways. Even the stained glass windows of Chartres are unique, dating back to the early 13th century. The usage of this type of window appeared in the early 12th century but vanished in the middle of the 13th.

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