Chartres the making of a miracle. by Colin Ward

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Published by Folio Society in London .

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  • Cathédrale de Chartres.

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In a slip case.

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Lovely book with beautiful photos. I had a tour of Chartres Cathedral with Malcolm Miller years ago -- by far the best tour I've ever been on. Definitely get this book by him, even though it's Chartres book pictures than writing.

But such beautiful pictures. Read more. 3 people found this helpful. Helpful/5(25). 'It is a beautifully illustrated book which explains both the beauty and the geometry of Gothic architecture as seen in Chartres.' The Rt Revd Brian Smith, former Bishop of Edinburgh 'It's beautifully by: 2.

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. Follow them to check out the cathedral’s dazzling blue stained-glass windows and its collection of relics, including the Sainte Voile (Holy Veil) said to have.

"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 in stone. The most profound laws/5.

Richard John Carew Chartres, Baron Chartres, GCVO, ChStJ, PC, FSA (/ ˈ tʃ ɑːr t ər z /; born 11 July ) is a retired bishop of the Church of was area Bishop of Stepney from to and Bishop of London from to He was sworn of the Privy Council in the same year he became Bishop of London.

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I had forgotten that in the town of Chartres, close to the cathedral, there is a dolls' hospital. In her new novel, ex-psychoanalyst Salley Vickers vividly evokes this strange conjunction – Author: Ruth Scurr.

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 Chartres book 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. Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. Rapport Sur La Monographie de La Cathedrale de Chartres. Book.

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MONOGRAPHIE DE LA CATHEDRALE DE CHARTRES. (Paris: L'Academie des Beaux Arts,) n.d. 8vo. Cloth. 23, (1) pages, 68 plate First edition. A well illustrated survey of Chartres by Houvet, the ``Gardien de la Cathedrale.'' Minor, sporadic foxing, short tear at base of spine, inscripti in ink on front free endpaper, light cover wear.

Seller Inventory. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Previous ed: Includes index. Description: 96 pages: color illustrations. Chartres, you will be blown away Along the Eure river, some 90 kms away from Paris, set on the Beauce plain, is the nice city of Chartres. The city is particularly famous for the "bleu de chartres", the vivid blue colour of its cathedral world-known stained glass windows.

C'Chartres Football. 3K likes. Page officielle facebook du C'Chartres Football/5. I’m very sorry to read this report on Malcolm Miller. We visited Chartres in and really enjoyed his tour. Miller dedicated his life to sharing his knowledge with others, everybody gets old.

As suggested in Rick’s book, I’d contact him personally to set up an appointment. PS. Medieval Christians knew the past primarily through what they saw and heard.

History was reenacted every year in ritual observances particular to each place and region and rooted in the legends of local richly illustrated book explores the layers of history found in the cult of the Virgin of Chartres as it developed in the eleventh and twelfth centuries.

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CloseLocation: Rue du Bourg 4, Chartres, France. 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.

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. In the "book of Chartres," as some have nicknamed the church, the text is the sculpture and windows, and its binding is the architecture.

Gothic architects learned to create a skeleton of support with columns, pointed arches, and buttresses, so that the walls no longer needed to support the heavy stone ceiling but were free to hold windows. Evelyn Chartres is the nom de plume for a self-published Canadian author.

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THE most famous European labyrinth is the great one set into the floor of Chartres cathedral measuring over 40' across. It is one of many, for Matthews [2] lists twenty three in churches without including the many open-air labyrinths and mazes made of stones or cut. 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.

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A beautiful labyrinth is set into the floor of the medieval cathedral of Chartres, focal point of Salley Vickers's intricately plotted novel.

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