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15.4: Cathedral of Notre Dame de Chartres

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  • The Cathedral of Notre Dame de Chartres was built in c.1145 and 1194–c.1220.

    Part 1

    This video focuses on the cathedral’s pre-Gothic history, its sacred relic, and the westwerk’s royal portal and jamb figures

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    Part 2

    This video focuses on the cathedral’s interior, its stained glass, nave, aisles, elevation, and choir

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    Part 3

    This video focuses on the symbolism of light, the cathedral’s flying buttresses, transept, the iconography of the north rose window, and the north porch and its sculptural program

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