Essays Tagged: "cathedrals"

Cathedrals and Religion

resources needed to design any and everything in this era from bridges to city walls and castles to cathedrals. This was also a very religious age, with plenty of money being pumped into the Church, s ... in the year 950 when it was 22,600,0003 .While the population was exploding there were so many new cathedrals built that in the relatively short time period of two hundred and fifty years, there was ...

(7 pages) 157 1 4.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

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

he 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 was relatively far from this desti ... ous journeys, but this would be my first. I wasn't looking forward to the walking, but reaching the cathedrals, and seeing them for myself. I had heard a lot about the newly built cathedrals, and how ...

(3 pages) 43 0 4.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Description of the Scacre Coer

The Sacre CouerCountless cathedrals dot Paris, France's horizon. However, the Sacre Couer, also known as the Sacred Heart, lo ...

(1 pages) 99 1 3.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Saint Sernin of Toulouse and Notre Dame of Paris

When one thinks of St. Sernin and Notre Dame, one tends to think of two beautiful cathedrals, not to churches that portray two totally different styles of architecture. Those two sty ... tre Dame is that there are so many differences as far as the particulars go, but in general the two cathedrals are very, very much alike. Through the years, enough architectural and engineering advanc ... recent discovery of vaulted ceilings, but other than that, it was the same floor plan as ever. The cathedrals were designed to draw vast numbers of people them, therefore they were built so that one ...

(3 pages) 86 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Germany: The country with wonderful cities.

lone the Rhein River, the major inland of the waterways flowing from Hamburg past Colone,with exoticcathedrals, and one of the major landmarks of Christianity.The lovely Hamburg is the gateway to the ...

(2 pages) 100 0 4.0 Sep/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

"Cambridge University" This report is about Cambridge University and how it has had importance in church history.

ower ofEly Cathedral.In the 12th century, students attended schools attached to the Monasteries and Cathedrals and asUniversities developed in Italy and France scholars migrated from one centre to ano ...

(2 pages) 29 0 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


terature, arts, and cultural traditions that are being recognized and practiced stronger than ever. Cathedrals and churches are coming alive again with new materials. History has a lot to do with cult ...

(2 pages) 141 0 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley and the features of Gothic.

novels originated from gothic architecture, this medieval type of architecture was pointed arches, cathedrals, ruins and ancient statues, therefore these novels where very often set in a gloomy castl ... htens the reader. There should also be a struggle between good and evil, this is represented in the cathedrals where god is good against the cold gloomy atmosphere and the gargoyle statues that sit on ...

(7 pages) 125 0 3.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Styles of architecture in the middle ages.

in styles of architecture in the middle ages. Gothic style architectureincluded big churches called cathedrals. Cathedrals had tall skyscraper-like towers. Theymade them that way to get people to look ... ofGothic architecture were used was probably the Church of St. Denis in France, begun in1137.Gothic cathedrals soar high, their windows, arches, and towers reaching heavenward.They are decorated with ...

(6 pages) 184 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Basic outline about Culture during the European Industrial Revolution (Romanticism and Realism) by Alan Torrico

antics had a passionate interest in the past. They revived medieval architecture and built castles, cathedrals, city halls, parliamentary buildings, and even railway stations in a style called neo-Got ...

(2 pages) 90 1 3.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

An essay on shopping malls and the power struggles going on within them: A critical analysis of Fiske's "Shopping for Pleasure", from "Reading The Popular".

rom this chapter is titled 'Malls, Power and Resistance'. This section discusses shopping malls or "cathedrals of consumption" as described by the author, and the power struggle between the consumer a ...

(6 pages) 49 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Stylistic Analysis on Byzantine Art

uring the Byzantine period was mural type wall, ceiling, and floor decorations done in churches and cathedrals.Mosaic art works are "images made from pieces by small colored stone or glass pieces, aff ...

(4 pages) 55 0 4.5 Jul/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

How antipathy contributes to plot in "Cathedral" by Nelson DeMille

tates that antipathy is a feeling of intense dislike. The narrator, up until he began talking about cathedrals to the blind man, simply didn't like his wife's friend.He was motivated to overcome negat ...

(1 pages) 647 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Glass Technology

gh refractive index and birefringence provided by lead oxide, while the magnificent windows of many cathedrals exits only because of the brilliant colors which can be obtained in glasses. Modern glass ...

(4 pages) 49 0 4.6 Mar/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

"The Canterbury Tales" by Geoffrey Chaucer

f England, Ireland and most of Europe in the Fourteenth Century, was extremely wealthy. Extravagant cathedrals were built in every big city while the people suffered from poverty, disease and famine. ...

(2 pages) 11 0 1.3 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Canterbury Tales" by Geoffrey Chaucher

Name Of The Rose

kground amongst the medieval society, and has historical context such as inquisitors, witches, huge cathedrals, and methods with which a Franciscan friar may investigate such murders, which at times s ...

(1 pages) 474 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Gothic Architecture

Timeless Cathedrals Many people find Gothic-styled cathedrals very fascinating, and many Catholics and non-Ca ... or group can be broken down into the two basic groups: exterior design and exterior ornaments. Many cathedrals have been built in the gothic style that involves the use of many interesting and intrica ... side of the cathedral, has many details that distinguish it from other styles of architecture. Most cathedrals have an interior design that consists of a short, wide layout.2 The short wide layout is ...

(5 pages) 76 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Early History of Moscow

xtraordinary design. The Moscow Kremlin is also an important structure as it is made up of palaces, cathedrals, and it also serves as both a residence and workplace for the President of Russia (Wikipe ...

(11 pages) 14 0 0.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


in the capital7. It would appear that all facets of life, that wasn't domestic, centered around the Cathedrals, Hippodrome or palace.Life within the capital was cruel and brutal. Even the official pun ...

(3 pages) 546 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Book Review : The Crucible

glaring at his elbows-it hurt my prayer, sir, it hurt my prayer. I think, sometimes, the man dreams cathedrals, not clapboard meetin' houses" (pg 65). This quote explains why Proctor does not find nee ...

(3 pages) 1612 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American