The Cathedrals of Northern Spain: Their History and Their Architecture; Together with Much of Interest Concerning the Bishops, Rulers and Other Personages Identified with Them

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L.C. Page & Company, 1905 - Cathedrals - 386 pages
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Page 62 - ... fortunes and their own at the end! of the fifteenth, and the beginning of the sixteenth centuries in all the courts of western Europe.
Page 246 - Nibelunge," such as it was written down at the end of the twelfth, or the beginning of the thirteenth century, is
Page 311 - In art and architecture, too, in the second half of the fifteenth century and the beginning of the sixteenth, there was manifested an activity in England which is without a parallel.
Page 161 - And yet at the same time it is no less true that it is not content to regard the worshipper's own religious life — which is certainly not yet complete — as without significance for God.
Page 85 - I cannot avoid pronouncing this effort of Master Matthew at Santiago to be one of the greatest glories of Christian art," and Professor AK Porter calls it " the most overwhelming monument of mediaeval sculpture.
Page 339 - Micras, about a mile from Coil-a-Creich. The village of Micras stands on the slope of the hill, to the north of the road, and is considered to be a fair specimen of the old highland clachan.
Page 93 - The form of the building is that of a Roman cross, with three domes and a meridian room at the extremities. The long axis of the cross lies east and west, with the dome for the forty-inch telescope at the western end.
Page 38 - These chapels are built in all possible styles and in all degrees of splendour and magnificence, according to the generosity of the donor.
Page 143 - ... to the left of the high altar and on a line with it.

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