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The Great cathedral at Amiens / Linguae.

Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Other author/creatorLinguae.
Format Electronic and Video (Streaming)
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], ©1999.
Description1 streaming video file (29 min.) : sound, color, digital file.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Contents Woodcarvers of Amiens (5:07) -- Biblical Scenes Carved in Wood (2:20) -- Cathedral Facade (3:58) -- Restoration of Statues (3:12) -- Carvings of Amiens: Christian Teachings (5:14) -- History and Interior of the Cathedral (4:03) -- Challenges Facing the Cathedral (4:24)
Abstract From the top of its arcade to the bottom of its vault, the Cathedral at Amiens is virtually all windows-a truly remarkable feat for 13th-century engineering. This program thoroughly examines France's monumental masterpiece, an architectural hymn to the High Gothic in stone and glass. With height the dominant aesthetic aim, skeletal construction was carried to its precarious limit, creating a sunlit nave more than 140 feet high and capable of accommodating a congregation of 10,000. The cathedral's charmed history, during which it has remained unscathed by revolution and war, is also discussed.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Aug. 02, 2006.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 11 & up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: Linguae, 1999 9781421396781
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number11430 Films Media Group

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