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The Cathedral Builders By Jean Gimpel

The Cathedral Builders by Jean Gimpel

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Summary

Medieval Europe witnessed a spectacular flowering of religious architecture. In this illustrated portrait of an age, Gimpel describes astonishing feats of engineering and artistry. He explores the political, financial, and spiritual role of the men who built the great cathedrals.

The Cathedral Builders Summary

The Cathedral Builders by Jean Gimpel

Medieval Europe witnessed the spectacular flowering of religious architecture. In this illustrated portrait of an age, Jean Gimpel gives an account of astonishing feats of engineering and artistry. He explores the political, financial, and spiritual role of the men who inspired such cathedrals as Canterbury, Chartres and Notre Dame. The author further describes the ingenuity of the technicians, the rivalry between parishes, and the creation of guilds and craftsmen's societies

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GOR001352590
9780712659819
0712659811
The Cathedral Builders by Jean Gimpel
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
1993-12-02
176
N/A
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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