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Café Histoire: le temps des cathédrales

Monday 25 March 2013 17:30-19:00


Lumières sur l’art gothique (XIIe – XVIe siècle)

Notre Dame Cathedral is celebrating its 850th Anniversary in 2013. Widely considered to be one of the finest examples of French Gothic architecture and among the largest and most well-known churches in the world ever built, this Café will be the perfect opportunity to learn more about this style and reflect on its meaning.
Le Temps des cathédrales is an essay by Georges Duby publsihed in 1976 (Gallimard).

In French (advanced level) by Patrick Landri
90 mins
Members: £5 / Non members: £8

Image: La Descente du Saint-Esprit dans les Heures d’Étienne Chevalier, enluminées par Jean Fouquet (détail)

Institut Français Écosse 2017