Essays Tagged: "Notre Dame de Paris"

Cathedrals and Religion

thedrals built in the Gothic age, but I think that the two most important ones are the cathedral at Notre-Dame in France, and Abbot Sugar's masterpiece, St. Denis, which was mentioned previously for i ... redible detail. It has many spectacular figures carved into the stonecovering its famous portholes. Notre Dame also has some very famous Rose windows, which show the lines of ancestry (the begating) i ...

(7 pages) 157 1 4.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

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 ... of architecture. Those two styles are, of course, Romanesque in St. Sernin and the Gothic style of Notre Dame. Some characteristics that these two buildings share include quest for height, basic floo ... use of light.One of the most enjoyable things about comparing the two structures of St. Sernin and Notre Dame is that there are so many differences as far as the particulars go, but in general the tw ...

(3 pages) 86 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

St. Marks vs. Notre Dame

St. Marks vs. Notre DameSt. Mark's Cathedral, built in 829AD, contains a plethora of different architectural and s ... beautiful decorations personify the image of the Catholic Church and its use of godly décor.Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris was built in the High Gothic era and uses a ribbed vault to create its ... . Instead of harnessing the force of the Church wanting to collapse inwardly, such as in St. Marks, Notre Dame Architects needed to control the outward thrust of the Church walls which wanted to colla ...

(3 pages) 92 1 3.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Styles of architecture in the middle ages.

ts and serve a practical function at the same time. This gargoyle sits in frontof the bell tower at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France.Sainte-Chapelle Reims Cathedral1243 - 1248.1210 and later, the ...

(6 pages) 184 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

'Examine how expression of feelings, beliefs and ideas are portrayed through Gothic architecture in the 12-13 century particularly in northern France.'

these people considered themselves but an imperfection of the divine light of God. The site of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris for example towering over the town would have solidified people's fait ... ed the sun, or God, as it symbolised, into the church and enlighten the hearts of the faithful. The Notre Dame cathedral of Paris used effect of large windows to fill the vault, and hence its unique s ...

(2 pages) 59 0 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Santa Barbara Museum of Art Report (for Art Appreciation class)

mples during my visit this past weekend.The work of art that grabbed my attention was the painting "Notre-Dame de Paris, Seen from the Pont de L'Archeveche" (c. 1849) by Johan-Berthold Jongkind. A Dut ... painting is a realist landscape scene depicting an average day in the center of old Paris with the Notre Dame Cathedral (which is French Gothic style) off to the right a bit in the distance flanked b ...

(2 pages) 77 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Analysis of some of Victor Hugo's Worrks

AnalysisNotre-Dame de Paris:The significant theme of fate in "Notre-Dame de Paris" is strongly ennumerated i ... icy that change leaves behind. Hugo could not escape the idea of revolt, hence the thieves storming Notre-Dame.And this brings us to a phenomenally important idea not only in "Notre-Dame de Paris" but ... go faced, the absolute need for change weighed with its destructive capabilities. He shows this in "Notre-Dame de Paris", after telling a thrilling story far more dramatic than any that would happen t ...

(5 pages) 19 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Gothic Architecture and sculpture: An in depth analysis of the gothic style from the early archaeic period up to the flamboyant

f styles in French Gothic architecture are as follows:* Early/ Archaeic Gothic- Chartres Cathedral- Notre Dame, ParisThis was a period of experiment roughly from the early 12th century to the opening ... re cathedral, seem at first merely a framework for the glass. The most famous window at Chartres is Notre Dame de la Belle Verriere. As in the sculpture of the period, Mary is seen as a queen. She is ...

(10 pages) 139 1 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Gothic architecture

hitecture is 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 g ... igned in the Gothic Revival architecture styles (St. Patrick's Cathedral, 2006).Over 700 years old, Notre Dame is a prime example of the early gothic style. Construction began during the reign of Loui ...

(2 pages) 79 2 4.5 Oct/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Gothic Architecture

design that consists of a short, wide layout.2 The short wide layout is easily seen in the Amiens, Notre Dame and Rheims Cathedrals. One of the most common architectural points of the interior design ... many Gothic cathedrals. The design of square towers is easily seen in several cathedrals including Notre Dame, Salisbury, Royal Abbey of Saint Denis and Reims.13 Square towers, without a doubt, give ...

(5 pages) 76 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

A Look into Gothic Times

symbolizing heaven or pointing to heaven. One example of a grand rose window is the, "Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Paris started 12 February 1258, architect Jean de Chelles" (Wilson, 135). On this cathed ...

(5 pages) 52 0 4.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Time Traveling, Art Historian Book Chapters

iddle Ages. This 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 Hu ... Introduction 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 t ...

(10 pages) 25 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Causes of the French Revolution

PeriodMr.WhiteEvents that Shaped the French RevolutionBefore the year 1789, France has been ruled under a feudal government ruled by monarchs, clergy, and nobles while the peasants of the country rema ... forever. Prices of everyday items are going up, the economy slowly going into crises following the departure of the previous king of France: Louis XIV, France is slowly going toward disaster. After a ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > The French Revolution