400 – 1300
Medieval Era

Cathedral of Notre Dame de Chartres (part 1)

Cathedral of Notre Dame de Chartres, c.1145 and 1194-c.1220
This video (1 of 3), focuses on the cathedral's pre-Gothic history, its sacred relic, and the westwerk's royal portal and jamb figures

Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker

Chartres Facade engraving
                  Westwerk elevation

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Chartres Cathedral  (part 1)
Chartres, France
c. 1145 and 1194 to the early 13th century
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