• Medieval stained glass Window of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France - dedicated to the Life of St Mary Magdalen. Central panel - top left - Mary meets the angel at Christ's empty tomb (the Quem quaeritis), bottom right - The Noli me tangere, top left - Mary as the Apostola Apostolorum , top right - The Apostles receiving Mary's news . Diamond below and side panels either side - Christ raising Lazarus. Bottom central panel - bottom left - Mary washing Christ's feet in the house of Simon the Pharisee, bottom right - Death of Lazarus, top left - Their neighbours try to console Mary and Martha, top right - Funeral of Lazarus. Diamond panel above and side panels either side - Christ raising Lazarus. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval stained glass Window of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France - dedicated to the Life of St Mary Magdalen. Central panel - bottom left - Mary meets the angel at Christ's empty tomb (the Quem quaeritis), bottom right - The Noli me tangere, top left - Mary as the Apostola Apostolorum , top right - The Apostles receiving Mary's news . Diamond below and side panels either side - Christ raising Lazarus. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval stained glass Window of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France - dedicated to the Life of St Mary Magdalen. Central panel - bottom left - Mary meets the angel at Christ's empty tomb (the Quem quaeritis), bottom right - The Noli me tangere, top left - Mary as the Apostola Apostolorum , top right - The Apostles receiving Mary's news . A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval stained glass Window of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France - dedicated to the Life of St Mary Magdalen. Bottom central panel - bottom left - Mary washing Christ's feet in the house of Simon the Pharisee, bottom right - Death of Lazarus, top left - Their neighbours try to console Mary and Martha, top right - Funeral of Lazarus. Diamond panel above and side panels either side - Christ raising Lazarus. A UNESCO World Heritage Site..
  • Medieval stained glass Window of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France - dedicated to the Life of St Mary Magdalen. Central panel - bottom left - Mary washing Christ's feet in the house of Simon the Pharisee, bottom right - Death of Lazarus, top left - Their neighbours try to console Mary and Martha, top right - Funeral of Lazarus.  A UNESCO World Heritage Site..
  • Medieval stained glass Window of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France - dedicated to the Life of St Mary Magdalen. Central panel - bottom left - Mary washing Christ's feet in the house of Simon the Pharisee, bottom right - Death of Lazarus, top left - Their neighbours try to console Mary and Martha, top right - Funeral of Lazarus.  A UNESCO World Heritage Site..
  • Medieval stained glass Window of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France - dedicated to the Life of St Mary Magdalen. Central panel - bottom left - Mary washing Christ's feet in the house of Simon the Pharisee, bottom right - Death of Lazarus, top left - Their neighbours try to console Mary and Martha, top right - Funeral of Lazarus.  A UNESCO World Heritage Site..
  • Medieval stained glass Window of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France - dedicated to the Good Samaritan .  Bottom central panel shows A bandit prepares to attack the pilgrim , below left -The pilgrim leaving Jerusalem, right -  The pilgrim is beaten, robbed and stripped , above - A Priest and a Levite see the injured man but walk on past. Central oval panel - The Samaritan leading the Pilgrim to an inn, left of this - A Samaritan binds the injured man's wounds, right of centre - An innkeeper welcoming the Samaritan. Top central panel shows Adam dwelling in Paradise, below - At the inn, the Samaritan nurses the injured man back to health, left - God breathing life into Adam, above - God warning Adam and Eve not to eat from the tree of knowledge, right - God creates Eve out of Adam's rib . A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval stained glass Window of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France - dedicated to the Good Samaritan .  Bottom central panel shows Adam dwelling in Paradise, below - At the inn, the Samaritan nurses the injured man back to health, left - God breathing life into Adam, above - God warning Adam and Eve not to eat from the tree of knowledge, right - God creates Eve out of Adam's rib . Small central oval panel - Tempted by the serpent, Eve tastes the forbidden fruit , left side panel - Adam and Eve conversing beneath the tree of knowledge, right side panel -  God finds Adam and Eve hiding their nakedness. Top centre panel - God instructing Adam and Eve how to live in the wilderness, below - An angel casts Adam and Eve out of Paradise , left - Labouring in the wilderness; Adam digs and Eve spins, right -  Cain murdering his brother Abel with a sickle, above -  Christ in Majesty, seated on the rainbow. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval stained glass Window of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France - dedicated to the Good Samaritan .  Bottom central panel shows A bandit prepares to attack the pilgrim , below left -The pilgrim leaving Jerusalem, right -  The pilgrim is beaten, robbed and stripped , above - A Priest and a Levite see the injured man but walk on past. Central oval panel - The Samaritan leading the Pilgrim to an inn, left of this - A Samaritan binds the injured man's wounds, right of centre - An innkeeper welcoming the Samaritan. Top central panel shows Adam dwelling in Paradise, below - At the inn, the Samaritan nurses the injured man back to health, left - God breathing life into Adam, above - God warning Adam and Eve not to eat from the tree of knowledge, right - God creates Eve out of Adam's rib . A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval stained glass Window of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France - dedicated to the Good Samaritan .  Bottom central panel shows A bandit prepares to attack the pilgrim , below left -The pilgrim leaving Jerusalem, right -  The pilgrim is beaten, robbed and stripped , above - A Priest and a Levite see the injured man but walk on past. Central oval panel - The Samaritan leading the Pilgrim to an inn, left of this - A Samaritan binds the injured man's wounds, right of centre - An innkeeper welcoming the Samaritan. Top central panel shows Adam dwelling in Paradise, below - At the inn, the Samaritan nurses the injured man back to health, left - God breathing life into Adam, above - God warning Adam and Eve not to eat from the tree of knowledge, right - God creates Eve out of Adam's rib . A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval stained glass Window of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France - dedicated to the Good Samaritan .  Bottom central panel shows A bandit prepares to attack the pilgrim , below left -The pilgrim leaving Jerusalem, right -  The pilgrim is beaten, robbed and stripped , above - A Priest and a Levite see the injured man but walk on past. Central oval panel - The Samaritan leading the Pilgrim to an inn, left of this - A Samaritan binds the injured man's wounds, right of centre - An innkeeper welcoming the Samaritan. Top central panel shows Adam dwelling in Paradise, below - At the inn, the Samaritan nurses the injured man back to health, left - God breathing life into Adam, above - God warning Adam and Eve not to eat from the tree of knowledge, right - God creates Eve out of Adam's rib . A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval stained glass Window of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France - dedicated to the lGood Samaritan . Central panel shows Adam dwelling in Paradise, below - At the inn, the Samaritan nurses the injured man back to health, left - God breathing life into Adam, above - God warning Adam and Eve not to eat from the tree of knowledge, right - God creates Eve out of Adam's rib .  A UNESCO World Heritage Site..
  • Medieval stained glass Window of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France - dedicated to the lGood Samaritan . Central panel shows Adam dwelling in Paradise, below - At the inn, the Samaritan nurses the injured man back to health, left - God breathing life into Adam, above - God warning Adam and Eve not to eat from the tree of knowledge, right - God creates Eve out of Adam's rib . bottom central oval panel - The Samaritan leading the Pilgrim to an inn, left of this - A Samaritan binds the injured man's wounds, right of centre - An innkeeper welcoming the Samaritan.  A UNESCO World Heritage Site..
  • Medieval stained glass Window of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France - dedicated to the lGood Samaritan . Central panel shows A bandit prepares to attack the pilgrim , below  - Christ telling the parable to a couple of Pharisees, left -The pilgrim leaving Jerusalem, right -  The pilgrim is beaten, robbed and stripped , above - A Priest and a Levite see the injured man but walk on past. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval stained glass Window of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France - dedicated to the lGood Samaritan . Central panel shows A bandit prepares to attack the pilgrim , below  - Christ telling the parable to a couple of Pharisees, left -The pilgrim leaving Jerusalem, right -  The pilgrim is beaten, robbed and stripped , above - A Priest and a Levite see the injured man but walk on past. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval stained glass Window of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France - dedicated to the lGood Samaritan . Central panel shows A bandit prepares to attack the pilgrim , below  - Christ telling the parable to a couple of Pharisees, left -The pilgrim leaving Jerusalem, right -  The pilgrim is beaten, robbed and stripped , above - A Priest and a Levite see the injured man but walk on past. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval stained glass Window of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France - dedicated to the lGood Samaritan . Central panel shows A bandit prepares to attack the pilgrim , below  - Christ telling the parable to a couple of Pharisees, left -The pilgrim leaving Jerusalem, right -  The pilgrim is beaten, robbed and stripped , above - A Priest and a Levite see the injured man but walk on past. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval stained glass Window of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France - dedicated to the lGood Samaritan . Central panel shows A bandit prepares to attack the pilgrim , below  - Christ telling the parable to a couple of Pharisees, left -The pilgrim leaving Jerusalem, right -  The pilgrim is beaten, robbed and stripped , above - A Priest and a Levite see the injured man but walk on past. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval stained glass Window of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France - dedicated to the life of Eustace . A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval stained glass Window of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France - dedicated to the life of Eustace . Central panel shows act 2 ?the Tragedy and Exile? , central diamond -   The sailors kidnap Eustace's wife, casting him overboard , below left - possibly Eustace negotiating passage to Egypt, below right Eustace and his family board a boat to Egypt . Above left - Before Eustace can reach land, a lion snatches away his eldest son, above right -  Shepherds rescue Eustace's younger son from the jaws of a wolf. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval stained glass Window of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France - dedicated to the life of Eustace . Central panel shows act 2 ?the Tragedy and Exile? , central diamond - After various disasters, Eustace and his family abandon their home. Top Right - possibly Eustace negotiating passage to Egypt , top right - Eustace and his family board a boat to Egypt.  Bottom left from act one ?the Conversion:?- Placidus hears the words of Christ coming from the mouth of a stag, right - Placidus is baptised and given the name 'Eustace'. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval stained glass Window of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France - dedicated to the life of Eustace . Central panel shows act 2 ?the Tragedy and Exile? , central diamond - After various disasters, Eustace and his family abandon their home. Top Right - possibly Eustace negotiating passage to Egypt , top right - Eustace and his family board a boat to Egypt.  Bottom left from act one ?the Conversion:?- Placidus hears the words of Christ coming from the mouth of a stag, right - Placidus is baptised and given the name 'Eustace'. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval stained glass Window of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France- dedicated to Joseph the Patriach . A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Windows of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France- dedicated to Joseph the Patriach .  Bottom central panel - bottom Joseph dreams the sun, moon and stars make obeisance to him (Gen.37:9)?left - Jacob sends Joseph to Shechem to take supplies to his brothers, right - Joseph's brothers tending their flocks in Dothan (Gen.37:18) , top - Joseph's brothers lower him into an old well (Gen.37:24) . Top central panel - bottom Angry that Joseph spurned her, Potiphar's wife accuses him of attempted rape , left - Convinced by his wife's calumny, Potiphar has Joseph arrested , right - Joseph is thrown into prison , top - Pharaoh asleep in his palace, dreaming . A UNESCO World Heritage Site..
  • Medieval Windows of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France- dedicated to Joseph the Patriach .  Bottom central panel - bottom Joseph dreams the sun, moon and stars make obeisance to him (Gen.37:9)?left - Jacob sends Joseph to Shechem to take supplies to his brothers, right - Joseph's brothers tending their flocks in Dothan (Gen.37:18) , top - Joseph's brothers lower him into an old well (Gen.37:24) . Top central panel - bottom Angry that Joseph spurned her, Potiphar's wife accuses him of attempted rape , left - Convinced by his wife's calumny, Potiphar has Joseph arrested , right - Joseph is thrown into prison , top - Pharaoh asleep in his palace, dreaming . A UNESCO World Heritage Site..
  • Medieval Windows of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France- dedicated to Joseph the Patriach .  Central panel - bottom Angry that Joseph spurned her, Potiphar's wife accuses him of attempted rape , left - Convinced by his wife's calumny, Potiphar has Joseph arrested , right - Joseph is thrown into prison , top - Pharaoh asleep in his palace, dreaming . A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Windows of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France- dedicated to Joseph the Patriach .  Central panel - bottom Joseph dreams the sun, moon and stars make obeisance to him (Gen.37:9)?left - Jacob sends Joseph to Shechem to take supplies to his brothers, right - Joseph's brothers tending their flocks in Dothan (Gen.37:18) , top - Joseph's brothers lower him into an old well (Gen.37:24) . A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Windows of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France, dedicated to the signs of the Zodiac and the monthly labours.  From bottom left - Wine growers, Bell ringers ( centre bottom) Count Thibault VI on his horse. Above centre is January, the Roman god of Janus  or Aquarius, above left  - February, a man keeping warm in font of a fire, right - two fish representing Pisces. Above left March - A Man pruning the vines and right Aries. Centre panel above - May / Gemini. Above left  is April and top right is Taurus. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Windows  of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France, dedicated to the life an miracles of St Nicholas. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Windows of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France, dedicated to the signs of the Zodiac and the monthly labours.  From bottom left - Wine growers, Bell ringers ( centre bottom) Count Thibault VI on his horse. Above centre is January, the Roman god of Janus  or Aquarius, above left  - February, a man keeping warm in font of a fire, right - two fish representing Pisces. Above left March - A Man pruning the vines and right Aries. Centre panel above - May / Gemini. Above left  is April and top right is Taurus. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval stained glass Window of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France - dedicated to the Life and Miracles of St Nicholas. Replaced panels. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval stained glass Window of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France - dedicated to the Life and Miracles of St Nicholas. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Bottom corners, left shows a belt seller, right a merchant. Centre panel, bottom shows a merchant with scales, left birth of St Nicholas, left the miracles of the first bath of St Nicholas, top The infant St Nicholas refuses his mother's milk except on mondays and fridays..Medieval Windows  of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France, dedicated to the life an miracles of St Nicholas. A UNESCO World Heritage Site. .Bottom centre panel,  bottom shows The young St Nicholas does well at school, left Nicholas secretly gives gold to an old man to save his daughters , right The old man tries to thank Nicholas, who humbly flees from him, top .Nicholas is chosen to be the new Bishop ..Top centre panel, bottom shows The miracle of the boiling baby, saved by the intervention of St Nicholas, left An old couple's only son falls overboard en-route to the Saint's shrine, right The child lost at sea is found safe and well at the Saint's shrine, top Installation of Nicholas as Bishop of Myra
  • Medieval stained glass Window of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France - dedicated to the Life and Miracles of St Nicholas.  Bottom left panel - The young Nicholas refuses his mother's milk, bottom right panel - Nicholas studying in school . Centre diamon panel - Nicholas gives a poor man the money for his daughters' dowries. Top left -  Guided by God, Nicholas goes to the church early one morning, top right - A cleric asks Nicholas his name, then bids him to enter the church . A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Windows  of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France, dedicated to the life an miracles of St Nicholas. A UNESCO World Heritage Site. Bottom corners, left shows a belt seller, right a merchant. Centre panel, bottom shows a merchant with scales, left birth of St Nicholas, left the miracles of the first bath of St Nicholas, top The infant St Nicholas refuses his mother's milk except on mondays and fridays..Centre panel above ,  bottom shows The young St Nicholas does well at school, left Nicholas secretly gives gold to an old man to save his daughters , right The old man tries to thank Nicholas, who humbly flees from him, top Nicholas is chosen to be the new Bishop of Myra.
  • Bottom corners, left shows a belt seller, right a merchant. Centre panel, bottom shows a merchant with scales, left birth of St Nicholas, left the miracles of the first bath of St Nicholas, top The infant St Nicholas refuses his mother's milk except on mondays and fridays..Medieval Windows  of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France, dedicated to the life an miracles of St Nicholas. A UNESCO World Heritage Site. .Bottom centre panel,  bottom shows The young St Nicholas does well at school, left Nicholas secretly gives gold to an old man to save his daughters , right The old man tries to thank Nicholas, who humbly flees from him, top .Nicholas is chosen to be the new Bishop ..Top centre panel, bottom shows The miracle of the boiling baby, saved by the intervention of St Nicholas, left An old couple's only son falls overboard en-route to the Saint's shrine, right The child lost at sea is found safe and well at the Saint's shrine, top Installation of Nicholas as Bishop of Myra
  • Medieval Windows  of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France, dedicated to the life an miracles of St Nicholas. A UNESCO World Heritage Site. Centre panel,  bottom shows The young St Nicholas does well at school, left Nicholas secretly gives gold to an old man to save his daughters , right The old man tries to thank Nicholas, who humbly flees from him, top .Nicholas is chosen to be the new Bishop .
  • Medieval Windows  of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France, dedicated to the life an miracles of St Nicholas. A UNESCO World Heritage Site. Bottom corners, left shows a belt seller, right a merchant. Centre panel, bottom shows a merchant with scales, left birth of St Nicholas, left the miracles of the first bath of St Nicholas, top The infant St Nicholas refuses his mother's milk except on mondays and fridays..Centre panel above ,  bottom shows The young St Nicholas does well at school, left Nicholas secretly gives gold to an old man to save his daughters , right The old man tries to thank Nicholas, who humbly flees from him, top Nicholas is chosen to be the new Bishop of Myra.
  • Medieval Windows  of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France, dedicated to the life an miracles of St Nicholas. A UNESCO World Heritage Site. Bottom corner shows During a famine, Nicholas persuades sailors to give the town some grain, bottom left shows The sailors bringing grain ashore . Centre panel bottom, The young St Nicholas does well at school, left Nicholas secretly gives gold to an old man to save his daughters , right The old man tries to thank Nicholas, who humbly flees from him, top .Nicholas is chosen to be the new Bishop of Myra.
  • Medieval Windows  of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France, dedicated to the life an miracles of St Nicholas. A UNESCO World Heritage Site. Bottom corner shows During a famine, Nicholas persuades sailors to give the town some grain, bottom left shows The sailors bringing grain ashore . Centre panel bottom, The young St Nicholas does well at school, left Nicholas secretly gives gold to an old man to save his daughters , right The old man tries to thank Nicholas, who humbly flees from him, top .Nicholas is chosen to be the new Bishop of Myra.  .
  • Medieval Windows  of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France, dedicated to Notre Dame de la Belle Verriere. The panels show the wedding at Cana.
  • Medieval Windows  of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France, dedicated to Notre Dame de la Belle Verriere. The centre panels show the Virgin Mary and child below which are Four angels bearing columns supporting the 'Throne of Wisdom' with panels showing angels around the Virgin and Child. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Windows of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France, dedicated to the life of the Virgin Mary.   The bottom centre oval panel shows Anna and Joachim meet at the Golden Gate,  left Annunciation to Joachim , right Annunciation to Anna , above the nativity. Top centre oval shows the annunciation of the Virgin, left the marriage of Joseph and Mary, right the visitation below the virgin Matuy at school. Left side panels - bottom Anna and Joachim awaiting the birth of Mary above Her parents presenting the Virgin Mary to a schoolmaster . Right side panel, bottom - the first bath of Mary above Mary betrothal to Joseph after the test of the rods. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Windows of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France, dedicated to the life of the Virgin Mary.  Bottom Left pruning of the vines, right Count Thibault VI. The top centre oval panel shows Anna and Joachim meet at the Golden Gate, below The high priest refuses the offerings of Joachim, left Annunciation to Joachim , right Annunciation to Anna . A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Windows of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France, dedicated to St Martin of Tour.    A UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the  central oval panel St Martin is ordained Bishop of Tour.
  • Medieval Windows of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France, dedicated to St Martin of Tour.    A UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the  central oval panel St Martin is being baptised.
  • Medieval Windows of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France, dedicated to St Martin of Tour.    A UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the top central oval panel St Martin is ordained Bishop of Tour, box below left Martin is attacked by brigands.
  • Medieval Windows of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France, dedicated to St Martin of Tour.    A UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the top central oval panel St Martin is ordained Bishop of Tour, box below left Martin is attacked by brigands. Bottom central oval panel shows Martin being baptised.
  • Medieval western rose  window of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site. The western rose, made c.1215 and 12 m in diameter shows the Last Judgement - a traditional theme for west façades. A central oculus showing Christ as the Judge is surrounded by an inner ring of 12 paired roundels containing angels and the Elders of the Apocalypse and an outer ring of 12 roundels showing the dead emerging from their tombs and the angels blowing trumpets to summon them to judgement.
  • Medieval western rose  window of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site. The western rose, made c.1215 and 12 m in diameter shows the Last Judgement - a traditional theme for west façades. A central oculus showing Christ as the Judge is surrounded by an inner ring of 12 paired roundels containing angels and the Elders of the Apocalypse and an outer ring of 12 roundels showing the dead emerging from their tombs and the angels blowing trumpets to summon them to judgement.
  • Medieval Window of the South Transept of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France- Circa 1225-30. A UNESCO World Heritage Site. This window was a donation of the Mauclerc family, the Counts of Dreux-Bretagne, who are depicted with their arms in the bases of the lancets above it shows one of the four evangelists sitting on the shoulders of four Prophets - a rare literal illustration of the theological principle that the New Testament builds upon the Old Testament.
  • Medieval Window of the South Transept of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France- Circa 1225-30. A UNESCO World Heritage Site. These windows were a donation of the Mauclerc family, the Counts of Dreux-Bretagne, who are depicted with their arms in the bases of the lancets above (centre) is the Virgin Mary & Child and on either side are the four evangelists sitting on the shoulders of four Prophets - a rare literal illustration of the theological principle that the New Testament builds upon the Old Testament.
  • Medieval Window of the South Transept of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France- Circa 1225-30. A UNESCO World Heritage Site. These windows were a donation of the Mauclerc family, the Counts of Dreux-Bretagne, who are depicted with their arms in the bases of the lancets above (right) is the Virgin Mary & Child and (left) is one of the four evangelists sitting on the shoulders of a Prophet - a rare literal illustration of the theological principle that the New Testament builds upon the Old Testament.
  • Medieval Window of the South Transept of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France- Circa 1225-30. A UNESCO World Heritage Site. This window was a donation of the Mauclerc family, the Counts of Dreux-Bretagne, who are depicted with their arms in the bases of the lancets above is the Virgin Mary & Child
  • Medieval Rose  Window of the South Transept of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France- Circa 1225-30. A UNESCO World Heritage Site. Dedicated to Christ, who is shown in the central oculus, right hand raised in benediction, surrounded by adoring angels. Two outer rings of twelve circles each contain the 24 Elders of the Apocalypse, crowned and carrying phials and musical instruments. The central lancet beneath the rose shows the Virgin carrying the infant Christ. Either side of this are four lancets showing the four evangelists sitting on the shoulders of four Prophets - a rare literal illustration of the theological principle that the New Testament builds upon the Old Testament. This window was a donation of the Mauclerc family, the Counts of Dreux-Bretagne, who are depicted with their arms in the bases of the lancets
  • Medieval Rose  Window of the South Transept of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France- Circa 1225-30. A UNESCO World Heritage Site. Dedicated to Christ, who is shown in the central oculus, right hand raised in benediction, surrounded by adoring angels. Two outer rings of twelve circles each contain the 24 Elders of the Apocalypse, crowned and carrying phials and musical instruments. The central lancet beneath the rose shows the Virgin carrying the infant Christ. Either side of this are four lancets showing the four evangelists sitting on the shoulders of four Prophets - a rare literal illustration of the theological principle that the New Testament builds upon the Old Testament. This window was a donation of the Mauclerc family, the Counts of Dreux-Bretagne, who are depicted with their arms in the bases of the lancets
  • Medieval Rose  Window of the South Transept of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France- Circa 1225-30. A UNESCO World Heritage Site. Dedicated to Christ, who is shown in the central oculus, right hand raised in benediction, surrounded by adoring angels. Two outer rings of twelve circles each contain the 24 Elders of the Apocalypse, crowned and carrying phials and musical instruments. The central lancet beneath the rose shows the Virgin carrying the infant Christ. Either side of this are four lancets showing the four evangelists sitting on the shoulders of four Prophets - a rare literal illustration of the theological principle that the New Testament builds upon the Old Testament. This window was a donation of the Mauclerc family, the Counts of Dreux-Bretagne, who are depicted with their arms in the bases of the lancets
  • Medieval Window of the North Transept of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France- Circa 1235. A UNESCO World Heritage Site. The panels depicts Saint Anne carrying the infant Mary with The arms of the Royal House of France below.
  • Medieval Window of the North Transept of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France- Circa 1235. A UNESCO World Heritage Site. The panels depict King David with his harp with Saul dying on his own sword below .
  • Medieval Rose Window of the North Transept of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France- Circa 1235. A UNESCO World Heritage Site. The 10.5m rose window is dedicated to the Virgin Mary . The central oculus shows the Virgin and Child and is surrounded by 12 small petal-shaped windows, 4 with doves (the 'Four Gifts of the Spirit'), the rest with adoring angels carrying candlesticks. Beyond this is a ring of 12 diamond-shaped openings containing the Old Testament Kings of Judah, another ring of smaller lozenges containing the arms of France and Castille, and finally a ring of semicircles containing Old Testament Prophets holding scrolls. The presence of the arms of the French king (yellow fleurs-de-lis on a blue background) and of his mother, Blanche of Castile (yellow castles on a red background) are taken as a sign of royal patronage for this window. Beneath the rose itself are five tall lancet windows (7.5 m high) showing, in the centre, the Virgin as an infant held by her mother, St Anne - the same subject as the trumeau in the portal beneath it. Flanking this lancet are four more containing Old Testament figures. Each of these standing figures is shown symbolically triumphing over an enemy depicted in the base of the lancet beneath them - David over Saul, Aaron over Pharaoh, St Anne over Synagoga, etc
  • Medieval Window of the North Transept of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France- Circa 1235. A UNESCO World Heritage Site. The panels depict from left to right - 1. Melchizedek with Nebechadnezzar praying to a pagan idol below 2. King David with his harp with Saul dying on his own sword below 3. Saint Anne carrying the infant Mary with The arms of the Royal House of France below 4. King Solomon with Jeroboam worshipping the idols of Dan and Bethel below, 5. Aaron with Pharaoh falling from his horse below,
  • Medieval Rose Window of the North Transept of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France- Circa 1235. A UNESCO World Heritage Site. The 10.5m rose window is dedicated to the Virgin Mary . The central oculus shows the Virgin and Child and is surrounded by 12 small petal-shaped windows, 4 with doves (the 'Four Gifts of the Spirit'), the rest with adoring angels carrying candlesticks. Beyond this is a ring of 12 diamond-shaped openings containing the Old Testament Kings of Judah, another ring of smaller lozenges containing the arms of France and Castille, and finally a ring of semicircles containing Old Testament Prophets holding scrolls. The presence of the arms of the French king (yellow fleurs-de-lis on a blue background) and of his mother, Blanche of Castile (yellow castles on a red background) are taken as a sign of royal patronage for this window. Beneath the rose itself are five tall lancet windows (7.5 m high) showing, in the centre, the Virgin as an infant held by her mother, St Anne - the same subject as the trumeau in the portal beneath it. Flanking this lancet are four more containing Old Testament figures. Each of these standing figures is shown symbolically triumphing over an enemy depicted in the base of the lancet beneath them - David over Saul, Aaron over Pharaoh, St Anne over Synagoga, etc
  • Byzantine mosaics of Christ , Mary and the Apostles at the Cathedral, Duomo of Cefalu [Cefaú] Sicily
  • Byzantine mosaics of Christ , Mary and the Apostles at the Cathedral, Duomo of Cefalu [Cefaú] Sicily
  • Byzantine mosaics of Christ , Mary and the Apostles at the Cathedral, Duomo of Cefalu [Cefaú] Sicily
  • Byzantine mosaics of Christ , Mary and the Apostles at the Cathedral, Duomo of Cefalu [Cefaú] Sicily
  • Byzantine mosaics of Christ , Mary and the Apostles at the Cathedral, Duomo of Cefalu [Cefaú] Sicily
  • Byzantine mosaics of Christ , Mary and the Apostles at the Cathedral, Duomo of Cefalu [Cefaú] Sicily
  • Byzantine mosaics of Christ , Mary and the Apostles at the Cathedral, Duomo of Cefalu [Cefaú] Sicily
  • Byzantine mosaics of Christ , Mary and the Apostles at the Cathedral, Duomo of Cefalu [Cefaú] Sicily
  • Byzantine mosaics of Christ , Mary and the Apostles at the Cathedral, Duomo of Cefalu [Cefaú] Sicily
  • Medieval cloister column capitals  of the Cathedral, Duomo of Cefalu [Cefaú] Sicily
  • Medieval cloister column capitals  of the Cathedral, Duomo of Cefalu [Cefaú] Sicily
  • Medieval cloister column capitals  of the Cathedral, Duomo of Cefalu [Cefaú] Sicily
  • Medieval cloister column capitals  of the Cathedral, Duomo of Cefalu [Cefaú] Sicily
  • Medieval cloister column capitals  of the Cathedral, Duomo of Cefalu [Cefaú] Sicily
  • Medieval cloister column capitals  of the Cathedral, Duomo of Cefalu [Cefaú] Sicily
  • Medieval cloister column capitals  of the Cathedral, Duomo of Cefalu [Cefaú] Sicily
  • Medieval cloister column capitals  of the Cathedral, Duomo of Cefalu [Cefaú] Sicily
  • Cathedral, Duomo of Cefalu [Cefaú] Sicily
  • Cathedral, Duomo of Cefalu [Cefaú] Sicily
  • Cathedral, Duomo of Cefalu [Cefaú] Sicily
  • Cathedral, Duomo of Cefalu [Cefaú] Sicily
  • Cathedral, Duomo of Cefalu [Cefaú] Sicily
  • Cathedral, Duomo of Cefalu [Cefaú] Sicily
  • Cathedral, Duomo of Cefalu [Cefaú] Sicily
  • Adam and Eve sculpted in the columns of the cloisters of Monreale Cathedral - Palermo - Sicily Pictures, photos, images & fotos photography
  • Sculpted Christian fish symbols in the columns of the cloisters of Monreale Cathedral - Palermo - Sicily Pictures, photos, images & fotos photography
  • Sculpted Christian fish symbols in the columns of the cloisters of Monreale Cathedral - Palermo - Sicily Pictures, photos, images & fotos photography
  • Sculpted columns of the cloisters of Monreale Cathedral - Palermo - Sicily Pictures, photos, images & fotos photography
  • Sculpted columns of the cloisters of Monreale Cathedral - Palermo - Sicily Pictures, photos, images & fotos photography
  • Adam and Eve sculpted in the columns of the cloisters of Monreale Cathedral - Palermo - Sicily Pictures, photos, images & fotos photography
  • Sculpted columns of the cloisters of Monreale Cathedral - Palermo - Sicily Pictures, photos, images & fotos photography
  • Decorated columns with zig zag mosaic patterns of the cloisters of Monreale Cathedral - Palermo - Sicily Pictures, photos, images & fotos photography
  • Cloisters with decorated coloumns of Monreale Cathedral - Palermo - Sicily Pictures, photos, images & fotos photography
  • Cloisters with decorated coloumns of Monreale Cathedral - Palermo - Sicily Pictures, photos, images & fotos photography
  • Cloisters with decorated coloumns of Monreale Cathedral - Palermo - Sicily Pictures, photos, images & fotos photography
  • Cloisters with decorated coloumns of Monreale Cathedral - Palermo - Sicily Pictures, photos, images & fotos photography
  • Cloisters with decorated coloumns of Monreale Cathedral - Palermo - Sicily Pictures, photos, images & fotos photography
  • Cloisters with decorated coloumns of Monreale Cathedral - Palermo - Sicily Pictures, photos, images & fotos photography
  • Cloisters with decorated coloumns of Monreale Cathedral - Palermo - Sicily Pictures, photos, images & fotos photography
  • Cloisters with decorated coloumns of Monreale Cathedral - Palermo - Sicily Pictures, photos, images & fotos photography
  • Cloisters with decorated coloumns of Monreale Cathedral - Palermo - Sicily Pictures, photos, images & fotos photography
  • Cloisters with decorated coloumns of Monreale Cathedral - Palermo - Sicily Pictures, photos, images & fotos photography
  • Cloisters with decorated coloumns of Monreale Cathedral - Palermo - Sicily Pictures, photos, images & fotos photography
  • Cloisters with decorated coloumns of Monreale Cathedral - Palermo - Sicily Pictures, photos, images & fotos photography
  • Cloisters with decorated coloumns of Monreale Cathedral - Palermo - Sicily Pictures, photos, images & fotos photography
  • Cloisters with decorated coloumns of Monreale Cathedral - Palermo - Sicily Pictures, photos, images & fotos photography
  • Tympanum of central west portal: Scenes from the Last Day of Judgement. Gothic Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic  statues and the facade of the Gothic Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Reconstruction light show of the how the Gothic statues looked on the Gothic Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Medieval Gothic choir seat carvings. Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic sculptures  from the  Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic sculptures depicting scenes from the life of John The Baptist. Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France.
  • Gothic sculptures depicting scenes from the life of John The Baptist. Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France.
  • Gothic sculptures depicting scenes from the life of John The Baptist. Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France.
  • Gothic sculptures depicting the arrival in Amiens (1206) of a relic of John The Baptist from Constantinople brought by Richard de Gerberoy, Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France. Panel 23A.
  • Gothic sculptures (1530 ) depicting scenes from the life of St Firmin (3rd century), Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic sculpture depicting the monthly labours of the year on the west entrance of the Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic statues on the west entrance of the Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic statues on the west entrance of the Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic statues on the west entrance of the Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic statues on the west entrance of the Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic statues on the west entrance of the Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Tympanum of central west portal: Scenes from the Last Day of Judgement. Gothic Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Tympanum of central west portal: Scenes from the Last Day of Judgement. Gothic Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Tympanum of central west portal: Christ in Majesty presides over the Last Day of Judgement, supported by an array of saints.  Gothic Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic Bas releif of St Christopher with Christ on his shoulders.  Gothic Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic statues of an  array of saints.  Gothic Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic statues of an  array of saints.  Gothic Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic statues of an  array of saints.  Gothic Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic statues of an  array of saints.  Gothic Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic statues of an  array of saints.  Gothic Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic statues of an  array of saints.  Gothic Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic  statues and the facade of the Gothic Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic  statues and the facade of the Gothic Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic  statues and the facade of the Gothic Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic  statues and the facade of the Gothic Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic statues  from the North porch of Cathedral of Chartres, France. . A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Gothic statues  from the South Porch of Cathedral of Chartres, France. . A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Gothic statues  from the South Porch of Cathedral of Chartres, France. . A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Gothic statues  from the South Porch of Cathedral of Chartres, France. . A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • .South Porch, Right Portal c. 1194-1230,  Cathedral of Notre Dame, Chartres, France. Gothic statues of from left to right they are .Statues- Martin, Jerome and Gregory. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Gothic sculpted columns from the Cathedral of Chartres, France. . A UNESCO World Heritage Site. .
  • Gothic sculpted illustrated column capitals  from the Cathedral of Chartres, France. . A UNESCO World Heritage Site. .
  • Gothic sculpted illustrated column capitals  from the Cathedral of Chartres, France. . A UNESCO World Heritage Site. .
  • North Porch, Left Portal (Incarnation Portal), Tympanum- Gifts of the Magi and Dream of the Magi c 1194-1230, from the Cathedral of Chartres, France. At left is the Adoration of the Magi (Matthew 2:1)..Two Magi (crowned) stand at left, holding jars. One has a beard and the other is clean-shaven. The third Magus (bearded) kneels, handing a round object to the Christ Child, who sits on Mary's lap in the middle of the composition. Above them is the star of Bethlehem between two angels holding scrolls..At right is the Dream of the Magi. (Matthew 2:12).Two of the Magi (bearded, still crowned) lie sleeping on a bed at the lower right. The third Magus (beardless) appears behind them, with his eyes closed and his head propped up in his hand. Above is an angel with a scroll, one of the pair of angels who flank the star of Bethlehem at the top of the tympanum..Surrounding the central scene is the Inner archivolt. It contains angels holding candlesticks standing on clouds. Below The Virgin Mary (veiled) lies on a bed that is parallel to the panel plane. She raises one hand. The Christ Child (in swaddling clothes) is in a manger above the bed. Above him are the heads of the ox and the ass. They are probably a reference to Old Testament verses thought to be prophecies of the coming of the Messiah. Isaiah 1:3 says, "The ox knows his owner and the ass his maker's crib." There is a similar verse in Habakkuk. The apocryphal Protevangelium of James mentions only the ass. The Gospel of Pseudo-Matthew also says that an ox and an ass worshiped the Christ Child in the manger..Above are angels leaning out of a cloud and holding a long scroll.. A UNESCO World Heritage Site. .
  • West Facade, Left Portal archivolts c. 1145. Cathedral of Chartres, France. Gothic sculpture of the archivolts on which are the Signs of the Zodiac, this one is Scorpio the crab . See Fassler, pp 507-10.. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • West Facade, Central Portal, Archivolts- Right c. 1145. Cathedral of Chartres, France . Gothic statues of figures, from  the center the inner archivolt contains figures of angels standing on clouds. They hold round objects. (Perhaps these are wheels- the symbol for the Thrones, one of the choirs of angels described in Old Testament Book of Ezekiel 1:13-19. - JV) .The outer archivolts (right) contain figures of the Elders of the Apocalypse (Apocalypse, Chapter 4). They are depicted as bearded, haloed men wearing crowns seated on thrones. Each holds a musical instrument (Apocalypse, 5:8). A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • West Facade, Central Portal, Archivolts- Right c. 1145. Cathedral of Chartres, France . Gothic statues of figures, from  the center the inner archivolt contains figures of angels standing on clouds. They hold round objects. (Perhaps these are wheels- the symbol for the Thrones, one of the choirs of angels described in Old Testament Book of Ezekiel 1:13-19. - JV) .The outer archivolts (right) contain figures of the Elders of the Apocalypse (Apocalypse, Chapter 4). They are depicted as bearded, haloed men wearing crowns seated on thrones. Each holds a musical instrument (Apocalypse, 5:8). A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • North Porch, Central Portal, right Jambs- General View c. 1194-1230. Cathedral of Chartres, France . Gothic statues of figures of, from left 1) Isaiah 2) Jeremiah 3) Simeon holding the Christ Child. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • West Facade, Central Portal - Right Jamb Figures- General View c. 1145. Cathedral of Chartres, France . Gothic statues of figures. The group to the left some scholars believe that the jamb figures are the ancestors of Christ.. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • West Facade, Central Portal - Right Jamb Figures- General View c. 1145. Cathedral of Chartres, France . Gothic statues of figures. The group to the left some scholars believe that the jamb figures are the ancestors of Christ.. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • West Facade, right Royal Portal - General View of Tympanum c. 1145. Cathedral of Chartres, France . Tympanum - Virgin and Child enthroned, flanked by angels..Upper Lintel - the Presentation at the Temple.Lower Lintel - Nativity Scenes (The Annunciation to the Virgin, the Visitation, the Nativity, Annunciation to the Shepherds).Inner archivolt - angels..Outer archivolts - Liberal Arts and their associated scribes. (See discussion in Katzenellenbogen, pp. 15-21 and in Kidson, pp. 20-1). On the bottom left are the Zodiac signs of Pisces and Gemini . A UNESCO World Heritage Site. .
  • West Facade, Central Portal Tympanum - General View c. 1145. Cathedral of Chartres, France . The tympanum shows gothic sculptures of Christ in Majesty surrounded by the four Evangelist Symbols. The inner archivolt contains angels. On the two outer archivolts are the twenty-four elders of the Apocalypse. On the lintel are the twelve Apostles flanked by two other figures holding scrolls (Elisha and Enoch?). A UNESCO World Heritage Site. .
  • South Porch left jam. Cathedral of Chartres, France. Gothic statue of from left to right, they are Matthew , Thomas, Philip (with sword), Andrew (with cross) and Peter (with cross and keys),  A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • South Porch left jam. Gothic statue of (left) Andrew and Peter with cross and keys. Cathedral of Chartres, France.  A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Gothic Sculptures of the South portal  of the Cathedral of Chartres, France. The portal shaows the Last Judgement and the small figures represent "The blessed". A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Gothic Sculptures of the South portal  of the Cathedral of Chartres, France. The portal shaows the Last Judgement and the small figures represent "The blessed". A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Gothic Sculptures of the South portal  of the Cathedral of Chartres, France. The portal shaows the Last Judgement and the small figures represent "The blessed". A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Gothic Sculptures of the South portal  of the Cathedral of Chartres, France. The portal shaows the Last Judgement and the small figures represent "The blessed". A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Gothic Sculptures of the South portal  of the Cathedral of Chartres, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site. .
  • 16th century flamboyant gothic Astrological Clock in the choir screen  of the Cathedral of Chartres, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site. The chancel screen includes, on the south side, an impressive astrological clock dating from the 16th century. It told not only the time but the day of the week, the month of the year, the time of sunrise and sunset, the phase of the moon and the current sign of the zodiac. Its inner works were partially destroyed in 1793.
  • 16th century flamboyant gothic Choir screen and ambulatory of the Cathedral of Chartres, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • 16th century flamboyant gothic Choir screen and ambulatory of the Cathedral of Chartres, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • 16th century flamboyant gothic Choir screen and ambulatory of the Cathedral of Chartres, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site. Depicting Christ being baptised by John The Baptist.
  • 16th century flamboyant gothic Choir screen and ambulatory of the Cathedral of Chartres, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • South facade and portals of the gothic  Cathedral of Notre Dame, Chartres, France. . A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • West facade with the Royal Portal of the gothic  Cathedral of Notre Dame, Chartres, France. . A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • 10th century Armenian Orthodox Cathedral of the Holy Cross on Akdamar Island, Lake Van Turkey 92
  • 10th century Armenian Orthodox Cathedral of the Holy Cross on Akdamar Island, Lake Van Turkey 92
  • 10th century Armenian Orthodox Cathedral of the Holy Cross on Akdamar Island, Lake Van Turkey 92
  • 10th century Armenian Orthodox Cathedral of the Holy Cross on Akdamar Island, Lake Van Turkey 79
  • 10th century Armenian Orthodox Cathedral of the Holy Cross on Akdamar Island, Lake Van Turkey 77
  • 10th century Armenian Orthodox Cathedral of the Holy Cross on Akdamar Island, Lake Van Turkey 67
  • 10th century Armenian Orthodox Cathedral of the Holy Cross on Akdamar Island, Lake Van Turkey 52
  • 10th century Armenian Orthodox Cathedral of the Holy Cross on Akdamar Island, Lake Van Turkey 50
  • 10th century Armenian Orthodox Cathedral of the Holy Cross on Akdamar Island, Lake Van Turkey 46
  • Bas Releif sculptures with scenes from the Bible on the outside of the 10th century Armenian Orthodox Cathedral of the Holy Cross on Akdamar Island, Lake Van Turkey 29
  • Bas Releif sculptures with scenes from the Bible on the outside of the 10th century Armenian Orthodox Cathedral of the Holy Cross on Akdamar Island, Lake Van Turkey 28
  • Bas Releif sculptures with scenes from the Bible on the outside of the 10th century Armenian Orthodox Cathedral of the Holy Cross on Akdamar Island, Lake Van Turkey
  • Bas Releif sculptures with scenes from the Bible on the outside of the 10th century Armenian Orthodox Cathedral of the Holy Cross on Akdamar Island, Lake Van Turkey 22
  • Bas Releif sculptures with scenes from the Bible on the outside of the 10th century Armenian Orthodox Cathedral of the Holy Cross on Akdamar Island, Lake Van Turkey 21
  • Bas Releif sculptures with scenes from the Bible on the outside of the 10th century Armenian Orthodox Cathedral of the Holy Cross on Akdamar Island, Lake Van Turkey
  • Interior with frescos of the 10th century Armenian Orthodox Cathedral of the Holy Cross on Akdamar Island, Lake Van Turkey
  • Interior with frescos of the 10th century Armenian Orthodox Cathedral of the Holy Cross on Akdamar Island, Lake Van Turkey
  • Interior with frescos of the 10th century Armenian Orthodox Cathedral of the Holy Cross on Akdamar Island, Lake Van Turkey
  • Baroque side chapel in the Cathedral of Monreale - Palermo - Sicily Pictures, photos, images & fotos photography
  • decorated extreior of Monreale Cathedral - Palermo - Sicily Pictures, photos, images & fotos photography
  • Decorated medieval historicated column capitals in the clositers of Monreale Cathedral - Palermo - Sicily Pictures, photos, images & fotos photography
  • Decorated medieval historicated column capitals in the clositers of Monreale Cathedral - Palermo - Sicily Pictures, photos, images & fotos photography
  • Decorated medieval historicated column capitals in the clositers of Monreale Cathedral - Palermo - Sicily Pictures, photos, images & fotos photography
  • Tympanum of central west portal: Scenes from the Last Day of Judgement. Gothic Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Reconstruction light show of the how the Gothic statues looked on the Gothic Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic statues on the west entrance of the Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Tympanum of central west portal: Scenes from the Last Day of Judgement. Gothic Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Tympanum of central west portal: Scenes from the Last Day of Judgement. Gothic Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Tympanum of central west portal: Scenes from the Last  Day of Judgement. Gothic Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Tympanum of central west portal: Scenes from the Last Day of Judgement. Gothic Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Tympanum of central west portal: Christ in Majesty presides over the Last Day of Judgement, supported by an array of saints.  Gothic Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Tympanum of central west portal: Christ in Majesty presides over the Last Day of Judgement, supported by an array of saints.  Gothic Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Tympanum of central west portal: Christ in Majesty presides over the Last Day of Judgement, supported by an array of saints.  Gothic Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Tympanum of central west portal: Christ in Majesty presides over the Last Day of Judgement, supported by an array of saints.  Gothic Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic statues of an  array of saints.  Gothic Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic statues of an  array of saints.  Gothic Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic statues of an  array of saints.  Gothic Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic  statues and the facade of the Gothic Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic statues  decapitated martyrs Victoricus and Gentian, at the western entrance. Gothic Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic  statues and the facade of the Gothic Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic  statues and the facade of the Gothic Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic  statues and the facade of the Gothic Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic  statues and the facade of the Gothic Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic  statues and the facade of the Gothic Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Tympanum of central west portal: Scenes from the Last Day of Judgement. Gothic Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic statues on the west entrance of the Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Reconstruction light show of the how the Gothic statues looked on the Gothic Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Reconstruction light show of the how the Gothic statues looked on the Gothic Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Reconstruction light show of the how the Gothic statues looked on the Gothic Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic choir stalls and naive of Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic choir stalls and naive of Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic choir stalls and naive of Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic choir stalls of Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Baroque high altar of the Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France.
  • Gothic sculptures from Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France.
  • Gothic sculptures from Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France.
  • Gothic sculptures depicting  John The Baptist baptsisng Christ. Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France.
  • Gothic sculptures depicting scenes from the life of John The Baptist including Christ gbeing baptised. Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France.
  • Gothic sculptures depicting scenes from the life of John The Baptist including Christ gbeing baptised. Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France.
  • Gothic sculptures depicting scenes from the life of John The Baptist. Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France.
  • Gothic sculptures depicting scenes from the life of John The Baptist. Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France.
  • Gothic sculptiures of scenes from the life of John The Batist. Gothic Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic sculptures depicting scenes from the life of John the Baptist, Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic sculptures depicting scenes from the life of John The Baptist. Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France.
  • Gothic medieval frescoes in the (1337) Chapel of St Jacques-le-Majeur. Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France.
  • Gothic medieval frescoes in the (1337) Chapel of St Jacques-le-Majeur. Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France.
  • Gothic medieval fresco fragment from the Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France.
  • Baroque altar in the  Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Medieval Gothic choir seat carvings. Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic medieval sculpture from the Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic sculptures  from the  Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic sculptures  from the  Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic sculptures  from the  Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic sculptures  from the  Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic sculptures depicting scenes from the life of John The Baptist. Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France.
  • Panorama of Gothic sculptures (1530 ) depicting scenes from the life of St Firmin (3rd century), Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France
  • Gothic sculptures depicting scenes from the life of John The Baptist. Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France.
  • Gothic sculptures depicting the arrival in Amiens (1206) of a relic of Saint (st) John The Baptist from Constantinople brought by Richard de Gerberoy, and the beheading of John. Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France.
  • Gothic sculptures depicting the arrival in Amiens (1206) of a relic of John The Baptist from Constantinople brought by Richard de Gerberoy, Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Amiens, France. Panel 23A.

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