Cathedrals – In a Nutshell by Jonathan Gregson audiobook

Cathedrals – In a Nutshell

By Jonathan Gregson
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1.30 Hours Unabridged
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Since the rise of religion, cathedrals have been among the most imposing, astonishing, and inspiring buildings in Europe. Regardless of faith, their scale and architectural daring has never ceased to spark wonder. This guide traces the development of the cathedral from its earliest beginnings as a Bishop’s house, through the Romanesque and Gothic periods, and up to the most extravagant contemporary designs around the world. In doing so, it sheds light on social, religious, and architectural history, as well as bringing the story of these extraordinary buildings to life.

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Since the rise of religion, cathedrals have been among the most imposing, astonishing, and inspiring buildings in Europe. Regardless of faith, their scale and architectural daring has never ceased to spark wonder. This guide traces the development of the cathedral from its earliest beginnings as a Bishop’s house, through the Romanesque and Gothic periods, and up to the most extravagant contemporary designs around the world. In doing so, it sheds light on social, religious, and architectural history, as well as bringing the story of these extraordinary buildings to life.

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Author Bio: Jonathan Gregson

Author Bio: Jonathan Gregson

Jonathan Gregson was born and raised in India and has been visiting the Himalayan region for nearly fifty years. He has traveled overland across Tibet and visited adjacent regions repeatedly, such as Bhutan, Sikkim, Mustang, and Mongolia, that have been deeply influenced by Tibetan civilization. His books include Kingdoms beyond the Clouds: Journeys in Search of the Himalayan Kings and Massacre at the Palace: The Doomed Royal Dynasty of Nepal.He is married and lives in East London.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Runtime: 1.30
Audience: Adult
Language: English