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Chartres Cathedral

Author: Erin Aldana

This lesson will analyze Chartres Cathedral as one of the best examples of Gothic architecture.

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Terms to Know
  • Flying Buttress

    Associated with Gothic church architecture, an exterior segmented semi arch that relieves load bearing walls.

  • Nave

    The space extending from the main entrance to the narthex with aisles on both sides.

  • Rose Window

    Circular window, especially seen in Gothic church architecture.