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MATH ITINERARIES: Chartres Cathedral

Harmony of the Spheres: (The Geometry of Music)

In Chartres Cathedral, and many other medieval buildings, these harmonic ratios were translated into the architecture of the magnificent structures.

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52 Weeks Photo Challenge: Week 29 - Beautiful Colours

The colours in this stained glass window in the cathedral at Chartres are truly stunning:

52 Weeks Photo Challenge: Week 29 – Beautiful Colours

Chartres - inside the catherdral - part 2 (France)

Chartres Cathedral, also known as the Cathedral of Our Lady of Chartres
is a Gothic Catholic cathedral,located in Chartres, France, about 80 kilometres (50 mi) southwest of Paris. 8 more words


Pilgrimage in Art History

Looking back on Art History the aspect of pilgrimage is one that provides a distinctive form and function to religious practices and structures. Here are some of the most notable buildings in the art history curriculum: 561 more words

Art History

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French Gothic Sculpture

The greatest achievement of French medieval art, even greater than the architecture of the medieval cathedrals, was the sculpture which slowly evolved from Romanesque types. The monks of… 2,130 more words

Gothic Art

What Is Going On? The Noah Window at Chartres (11)

When we find ourselves in the midst of new situations that don’t make complete sense, we have to figure out ways to test the waters. Noah did it with a dove,┬áin these unsettled times we need to find our own solutions. 281 more words

Chartres Cathedral