Universe of Stone

Universe of Stone

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Chartres Cathedral, south of Paris, is revered as one of the most beautiful and profound works of art in the Western canon. But what did it mean to those who constructed it in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries—and why was it built at such immense height and with such glorious play of light, in the soaring manner we now call Gothic?

In this eminently fascinating work, author Philip Ball makes sense of the visual and emotional power of Chartres and brilliantly… (more)

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Publisher: HarperCollins e-books (March 17, 2009)

Collection: HarperCollins e-books

Format: EPUB

Page count: 336 pages

File size: 6.3 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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