Amiens cathedral is a rib vault and cathedral that was built from 1220 until 1269 the project is located in amiens, somme (80), hauts-de-france, francethe architectural style is gothic. Amiens cathedral (cathédrale notre-dame d'amiens) is the tallest gothic church and largest cathedral in france along with the cathedrals of chartres and reims, amiens is a member of the illustrious triad of high gothic or classical french cathedrals built in the 13th century amiens cathedral was designated a. People(35,276) actions: postures and motions(9,053) kneeling(507) adults( 22,960) figure(6,904) places(41,821) cities, towns, villages (non-uk)(13,080) amiens(2) amiens, amiens cathedral(1) countries and continents(17,343) france(3,609) religion and belief(8,360) universal religious imagery(868) worship(64). Image-1 welcome, to, amiens image-2 copyright 1996 columbia university this site is optimized for netscape 20 please extend your browser's width to fit the title.
Amiens cathedral is one of the finest examples of late gothic art in europe it is also the cathedral of records since it is the largest in france and the spire rises to a height of 11270 meters the towers provide splendid views of the city and of the last medieval steeple still be seen on a cathedral re-opening of the cathedral. Amiens cathedral constructed almost 800 years ago, amiens cathedral is the largest example of french gothic architecture in france photos, information, and a link to australia. It is the treasure of amiens and a unesco world heritage site - not to be missed this impressive feat of (contemporary) technology was built between 1220 and 1288 it is one of the largest gothic buildings ever constructed in the world notre-dame de paris could fit twice inside it (.
In the heart of our little city lies a giant cathedral – la cathédrale d'amiens it's one of the largest gothic cathedrals in all of europe and you could literally squeeze two of paris's notre dame inside it's enormous and magnificent obviously, it was pretty hard to avoid seeing the cathedral, since it's visible from half of the city. On 7 november 1920 in notre dame d'amiens cathedral, the bishop of amiens paid tribute to the soldiers of australia for defending his city in its hour of peril: as bishop of amiens i owe you and your illustrious dead my heartfelt thanks because the land of my diocese has been your field of battle, and you have delivered it.
Amiens cathedral has played an important role in the development of gothic architecture. (upbeat piano music) - [beth] we're standing in the square outside of the beautiful 13th century cathedral of amiens this is a gothic masterpiece both in architecture and in sculpture - [steven] this is such a great example of the gothic because the front of the building is not so much a stone wall, but a kind of complex. Robert de luzarches, thomas de cormont and renaud de cormont, amiens cathedral, amiens, france, begun 1220 speakers: dr steven zucker and dr beth harris.
Digital imaging project: art historical images of european and north american architecture and sculpture from classical greek to post-modern scanned from slides taken on site by mary ann sullivan, bluffton college.
Amiens cathedral, in the heart of picardy, is one of the largest 'classic' gothic churches of the 13th century it is notable for the coherence of its plan, the beauty of its three-tier interior elevation and the particularly fine display of sculptures on the principal facade and in the south transept description is available under. The largest (amiens) and the tallest (beauvais) cathedrals in france what is special about these meganormous structures heavily photo-illustrated. A unesco heritage site proof of real technical genius, the notre-dame d' amiens cathedral demonstrates architectural harmony built from 1220 to 1288, its size makes it one of the biggest gothic buildings ever built: 145 m long, 42 m high, and a total volume of 200000 m3 its indoor and outdoor statuary is just as. Amiens notre-dame cathedral remains the largest gothic construction in france access to the towers offers a superb view of the 1127 meters spire, and over the city of amiens.