Labyrinths of Light- Gothic Cathedrals

Chartres Cathedral & Grace Cathedral Chartres Cathedral: begun 1145; in 1194 was burned, excluding the west front; it was then rebuilt 1205-1220 Key Features Include: • Pointed arches • Rib-and-panel vaults ( up to 121 feet ) • External Flying buttresses- enabled skeletal stone walls to hold the stain glass windows- • The nave- atContinue reading “Labyrinths of Light- Gothic Cathedrals”