Vocabulary to know- Shape of a typical Gothic church – cross Nave – long center aisle - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

gale
slide1 n.
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Vocabulary to know- Shape of a typical Gothic church – cross Nave – long center aisle PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Vocabulary to know- Shape of a typical Gothic church – cross Nave – long center aisle

play fullscreen
1 / 62
Download Presentation
Vocabulary to know- Shape of a typical Gothic church – cross Nave – long center aisle
83 Views
Download Presentation

Vocabulary to know- Shape of a typical Gothic church – cross Nave – long center aisle

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

  1. Vocabulary to know- Shape of a typical Gothic church – cross Nave – long center aisle Transept- “arms” of the cross Choir – beyond the transept “Head” of the cross Aisles – either side of the Nave

  2. Nave is taller than the aisles due to the clerestory windows All Gothic churches have vaulted ceilings Flying Buttress – arch which displaces weight and gives support Façade – front of the church, west side Makes a powerful impression Portal – main door on the Façade side Tympanum – doors on either side of the portal

  3. The church itself is a microcosm for life The balance between all things on earth Built for the ‘greater glory of God’

  4. Canterbury Cathedralhome to: The Church of England St. Thomas a’ Becket The Back Prince

  5. Canterbury Cathedral

  6. Canterbury Cathedral – traditional Gothic church, cross shaped

  7. Man Defining God Light and Space Your eyes automatically are drawn upward to the “heavens” as you try to try to take in the size and beauty of it all

  8. Like God, light and space cannot be touched nor given any concrete or tangible true shape The vast openness of the church and the reflected colored light was their definition and image of God

  9. Faith is believing without proof

  10. Difficult not to believe that there is something greater than man when we view the talent man has been given

  11. Surrounded by a special presence

  12. Using arches or ‘buttresses’ the weight of the ceiling and walls is shifted outwards and down Allowing the walls to be higher thinner and full of windows

  13. Buttress creates aisles on either side

  14. Looking from the back towards the front

  15. Ceiling of the nave looking towards the back

  16. The Arch-Bishop’s Pulpit The Arch-bishop of Canterbury is the spiritual leader of the church of England

  17. Looking down on the left “arm” or the transept of the cross

  18. Chapel of Saints and Martyrs of Our Own Time,

  19. Chapel of Saints and Martyrs of Our Own Time This little chapel is used to contain the crown, (corona) of Beckett's skull severed by his assassin's s sword

  20. At the foot of the main alter

  21. Chair of the Archbishop of Canterbury

  22. King Henry’s Chapel

  23. Ceiling in the King Henry chapel

  24. Where the nave meets the transept of the cross

  25. Henry ‘hinted at’ Thomas being a thorn in the side of the King. The death of Thomas by King Henry’s knights

  26. Altar marking location of Thomas Becket's martyrdom

  27. King meets Archbishop St. Thomas a’ Becket

  28. Pilgrim worn stairs to the shrine of St. Thomas

  29. Tomb of King Henry IV

  30. The tomb of Archbishop Chichele

  31. The tomb of Archbishop Chichele.

  32. Who’s that under the Archbishop?

  33. Prince Edward, the Black Prince

  34. Detail of Prince Edward- Black Prince

  35. Stain Glass Windows Teaching the Bible through pictures Advertising for the Guilds

  36. Stories from the New Testament

  37. Old Testament stories

  38. Adam planting Noah releases the dove

  39. Tongues of fire at Pentecost

  40. The Crucifixion

  41. Close up - The Crucifixion

  42. The Resurrection

  43. The Resurrection- close-up

  44. Close-up Moses striking the stone for water

  45. The Entombment

  46. The Ascension