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Kurt Weitzmann, "Age of Spirituality: Late Antique and Early Christian Art, Third to Seventh Century"

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Kurt Weitzmann, "Age of Spirituality: Late Antique and Early Christian Art, Third to Seventh Century"

Kurt Weitzmann, "Age of Spirituality: Late Antique and Early Christian Art, Third to Seventh Century"
1979 | ISBN: 0870991795 | English | PDF | 784 pages | 93.3 MB

The first centuries of the Christian Era were ones of extraordinary upheaval: the great traditions of the classical world were transformed by dramatic changes in the political and social structure, by continual warfare against invaders, and by the growing influence of the nascent religion Christianity. The trend of this period has been interpreted by some historians as the decline of civilization, but it is represented by its art as a time of cultural experimentation. …

Notre-Dame: A Short History of the Meaning of Cathedrals

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Notre-Dame: A Short History of the Meaning of Cathedrals

Notre-Dame: A Short History of the Meaning of Cathedrals by Ken Follett
English | October 29th, 2019 | ISBN: 198488025X | 80 pages | EPUB | 15.21 MB

"The wonderful cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris, one of the greatest achievements of European civilization, was on fire. The sight dazed and disturbed us profoundly. I was on the edge of tears. Something priceless was dying in front of our eyes. The feeling was bewildering, as if the earth was shaking." —Ken Follett