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Chartres Cathedral

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.


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.