Great Gothic Cathedrals of France: A Visitor's Guide

Great Gothic Cathedrals of France: A Visitor's Guide

by Stan Parry

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781939621788
Publisher: ORO Editions
Publication date: 07/15/2017
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Stan Parry is a retired public health and cancer research institute executive living in Palo Alto with his wife Melinda, an art historian. Melinda’s knowledge of Christian art and particularly medieval and renaissance iconography has been invaluable. They have traveled across France for over thirty years, where they have observed and photographed its grand architecture and beautiful landscape. Stan was educated at UCLA and San Francisco State University.

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
Introduction1
Amiens, Cathedral of Notre-Dame23
Beauvais, Cathedral of Saint-Pierre35
Beauvais, Church of Saint-Etienne45
Bourges, Cathedral of Saint-Etienne49
Chartres, Cathedral of Notre-Dame63
Laon, Cathedral of Notre-Dame82
Noyon, Cathedral of Notre-Dame93
Paris, Cathedral of Notre-Dame103
Paris, The Sainte-Chapelle120
Paris, Royal Abbey of Saint-Denis124
Reims, Cathedral of Notre-Dame137
Reims, Basilica of Saint-Remi151
Sens, Cathedral of Saint-Etienne155
Soissons, Cathedral of Saints Gervais and Protais161
Troyes, Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul175
Troyes, Basilica of Saint-Urbain181
Troyes, Church of Saint-Madeleine188
Reading Stained-Glass Windows189
Travel Suggestions199
Suggested Itinerary207
Glossary209
Suggested Reading212
Notes213

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