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Notre Dame de Paris. Ben Hu. Introduction. Gothic Cathedral on eastern half of Paris Dedicated to the virgin Mary Means “Our Lady of Paris” Still used as Roman Catholic cathedral. Western Facade. Flying Buttresses. South Rose Window. Water Spouts and Gargoyles. Construction.

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introduction
Introduction
  • Gothic Cathedral on eastern half of Paris
  • Dedicated to the virgin Mary
  • Means “Our Lady of Paris”
  • Still used as Roman Catholic cathedral
construction
Construction
  • Stands on site of Gallo-Roman temple to Jupiter, Christian basilica, Romanesque church
  • Construction began in 1163 during Louis VII’s reign
  • Completed around 1345
  • Choir complete in 1182, nave in 1208, west front and towers 1225-1250
destruction and restoration
Destruction and Restoration
  • During reign of Louis XIV and XV, many tombs and stained glass destroyed in modernization movement
  • Many treasures destroyed and stolen during French revolution
  • Restoration program 1845-1868; construction of spire and sacristy
  • Restoration 1991-2001; maintenance and restoration
historical events
Historical Events
  • 1239-St. Louis places Crown of Thorns in Cathedral
  • 1302-Philip the Fair opens first States General
  • 1430-Henry VI of England crowned
  • 1572-Marguerite of Valoi married Huguenot Henri of Navarre
  • Dec. 2, 1804-Napoleon crowns himself
  • Aug. 26, 1944-Te Deum Mass celebrates the liberation of Paris
  • Nov. 12, 1970-The Requiem Mass of General de Gaulle is held
  • May 31, 1980-Pope John Paul II celebrates Mass