Universe of Stone: Chartres Cathedral and the Triumph of the Medieval Mind

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Universe of Stone: Chartres Cathedral and the Triumph of the Medieval Mind - Ball, Philip

In the twelfth century, Christians in Europe began to build a completely new kind of church - not the squat, gloomy buildings we now call Romanesque, but soaring, spacious monuments flooded with light from immense windows. These were the first Gothic churches, the crowning example of which was the cathedral of Chartres, an unparalleled feat of ... Read More

Universe of Stone: Chartres Cathedral and the Triumph of the Medieval Mind 2009, Vintage, London / London

ISBN-13: 9780099499442

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Universe of Stone: Chartres Cathedral and the Triumph of the Medieval Mind 2008, The Bodley Head Ltd, London / London

ISBN-13: 9780224078634

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