Essays Tagged: "Chartres"

Cathedrals of the 12th Century

northern France in an area stretching from the royal domain aroundParis, including Saint-Denis and Chartres, to the region of the Champagne in the east andsouthward to Bourges. Within this restricted ...

(4 pages) 250 0 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Describe a pilgrimage you go on during the Renaissance. Name and describe at least two cathedrals you visit.

that matters; what matters is the distant goal, even the distance itself. My goal was to reach the Chartres, Reims, and Notre Dame cathedrals. I lived near the sea in a city called Poitiers, which wa ... man who had become our unofficial leader said it would be only a few days until we would reach the Chartres cathedral. A day passed, and the cathedral was in the horizon; I knew we would reach it soo ...

(3 pages) 43 0 4.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The comparison and explanation of Gothic architecture and romanesque architecture.

thinness noticeable at every level.' (Grodecki p.62)A positive influence on Gothic architecture is Chartres Cathedral. 'The Chartres type is believed not only to have served as a model for the great ... that of the most celebrated creations of world architecture. Gothic style is not to be found in the Chartres type, but instead in mid-thirteenth century art: namely Rayonnant style. The choirs of Pari ...

(6 pages) 253 0 3.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

A Brief Desciption of Medieval through Rococo (Examples of Each)

ing this time, and these advances have had a major impact on art and architecture today.MedievalThe Chartres Cathedral is located in the town of Chartres, France. Construction began in 1134 and contin ... be found in Romanesque architecture. The tympanum above the center portal at the west facade of the Chartres Cathedral depicts the Last Judgment. Huge rose windows are located above the portals of all ...

(4 pages) 106 1 4.6 Apr/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Goticke umenie

ske gotické katedrály vznikli v druhej polovici 12. storočia. Katedrálu v Chartres, ktorú zničil po iar roku 1194 vysvätili, vlastne jej chór, roku 11 ... vysvätili, vlastne jej chór, roku 1198. Spodná časť katedrály v Chartres je zvyshkom starého kostola, ktorý dal po roku 1020 postaviť biskup Fulb ...

(6 pages) 16 0 4.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Gothic architecture

depicted most in the great cathedrals of the 12th, 13th and 14th centuries--St. Denis, Notre Dame, Chartres, Salisbury, Durham, Amiens, and more. The experience of looking at one of the great gothic ...

(2 pages) 79 2 4.5 Oct/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

"A room of One's own", "Letters to Alice on first reading Jane Austen" and "Capote"

and wittingly rhetoric:"Do you promise me that behind that red curtain over there the figure of Sir Chartres Birton is not concealed? We are all women you assure me? Then I may tell you the very next ...

(6 pages) 36 0 2.5 Jul/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

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aptable au scènes théâtrales. Par exemple, la scène de la mort de Mme de Chartres, l'aveu de Mme de Clèves à son mari, la mort du M. de Clèves, et la sc ... ve;re qu'on a le sens d'être un spectateur. Par exemple, la scène de la mort de Mme de Chartres est courte mais très chargée. Elle appelle Mme de Clèves pour lui parl ...

(5 pages) 363 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

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aptable au scènes théâtrales. Par exemple, la scène de la mort de Mme de Chartres, l'aveu de Mme de Clèves à son mari, la mort du M. de Clèves, et la sc ... ve;re qu'on a le sens d'être un spectateur. Par exemple, la scène de la mort de Mme de Chartres est courte mais très chargée. Elle appelle Mme de Clèves pour lui parl ...

(5 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Who Is The Princess Of Cleves Really?

ovel, I struggle with keeping my virtue and avoiding my passion. Other characters such as Madame de Chartres, Monsieur de Cleves, Madame Tournon, and the Duke de Nemours affect my decisions in upholdi ... ion with destructiveness in the minds of the Enlightenment thinkers.I care for my mother, Madame de Chartres, "who was renowned for her virtue," and respect her opinions and what she wants my life to ...

(5 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

15 Century History

peasant must keep in mind, "what is harmless, safe, honorable, useful, easy, practicable (Bishop of Chartres, qtd. in Kishlansky: 154.)" Chartres goes on to explain these rules in further detail. Har ... o easily, he make not difficult, nor that which is practicable he make impossible to him (Bishop of Chartres, qtd. in Kishlansky: 154.) The Bishop of Chartres says that these rules apply to t ...

(6 pages) 425 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

15 Century History

peasant must keep in mind, "what is harmless, safe, honorable, useful, easy, practicable (Bishop of Chartres, qtd. in Kishlansky: 154.)" Chartres goes on to explain these rules in further detail. Har ... o easily, he make not difficult, nor that which is practicable he make impossible to him (Bishop of Chartres, qtd. in Kishlansky: 154.) The Bishop of Chartres says that these rules apply to t ...

(6 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Time Traveling, Art Historian Book Chapters

is is where I came across another piece of magnificent architecture, the Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Chartres (Benton, J and DiYanni, R. (2008) Arts and Culture: An Introduction to the Humanities. Thir ... to the Humanities. Third Edition. Chapter 12, Pg. 274. Figure 12.5). The Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Chartres was "intended to be a 'terrestrial palace' for Jesus' mother Mary, built on the highest par ...

(10 pages) 25 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Chartres Cathedral

Chartres CathedralThe Chartres Cathedral of Paris, France is a worthy representative of the medieval ... es Cathedral of Paris, France is a worthy representative of the medieval worldview and beliefs. The Chartres Cathedral is one of the finest preserved French Gothic Cathedrals. It was built originally ... way to become nearer to god and to express their overwhelming dedication of worship and prayer.The Chartres Cathedral is a perfect example of this, it speaks visually of man's desire to glorify god. ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Jun/2013

Subjects: Art Essays