cathedral

  1. Druzhina

    'Karlsschrein', Shrine of Charlemagne, Aachen Cathedral, c.1215

    Here are black and white images of the 8 scenes on the roof of the Karlsschrein, Shrine of Charlemagne, Aachen Cathedral, c.1215 I have a coloured image of one, the Conquest of Pamplona on the Charlemagne Reliquary, in Aachen Cathedral, ca. 1215 Does anyone have better images? This knight of...
  2. Druzhina

    14thC soldiers at Nidaros Cathedral in Trondheim

    At Nidaros Cathedral in Trondheim, Norway, is an altar with scenes from the Life of Saint Olaf. Olaf died centuries earlier, but the costume shown on the alter is from a later period. The story seems to start at bottom left and progress anti-clockwise. The scene of the Battle of Stiklestad shows...
  3. CathareHeretic

    Cathedral Notre-Dame De Reims

    Roman Catholic Cathedral in Rheims built in the thirteenth century, Cathedral Notre-Dame of Reims is a major achievement of Gothic art in France. World Heritage Site by UNESCO, this cathedral is famous worldwide for its coronation of the kings of France, its exceptional architecture and statuary...
  4. BenSt

    Holiday Snaps: Chester Cathedral Stained Glass

    I was going through some old holiday photos today and came across a load of pics of the stained glass found in Chester Cathedral that I took when I went home a few years ago. If anyone's interested: http://historum.com/members/benst-albums-chester+cathedral+stained+glass.html Some of my...
  5. Druzhina

    Elfenbeinsitula, c.1000AD, with Ottonian Soldiers, in the Cathedral of Aachen

    Der Aachener Elfenbeinsitula, c.1000AD, with Ottonian Soldiers, in the Cathedral of Aachen with links to full size images of the Aachen Ivory Situlae plus black and white details of 7 of the 8 faces of the situlae Ian Heath based his Ottonian Heavy Cavalry Elfenbeinsitula in the Cathedral of...
  6. Druzhina

    Carved Column Capitals in the Cloister of Monreale Cathedral near Palermo in Sicily

    European, Islamic & Byzantine Arms and Armour in the Carved Column Capitals in the Cloister of Monreale Cathedral near Palermo in Sicily, 1174 to 1182 AD Links to photos to accompany a pdf article by David Nicolle. Knights fighting Infidels European Infantry European with knife Negroid warriors...
  7. Druzhina

    Statues of Knights at Wells Cathedral, c.1230-40

    Statues of Knights at Wells Cathedral, c.1230-40 Statues of knights with padded arming caps at Wells Cathedral, c.1230-40 A statue of a knight without a helmet at Wells Cathedral, c.1230-40 A knight c.1250 by Ian Heath based on the Battle of Bouvines in the Chronica Majora by Matthew Paris, 1214...
  8. Druzhina

    11th Century Mosaics in the Cathedral of Casale Monferrato, Italy

    There are mosaics of biblical scenes and others in the Cathedral (Duomo) of Sant'Evasio, Casale Monferrato: Knights in 'Abram Defeats the Four Kings', Casale Monferrato, Italy, 11th century Two infantry fighting, Casale Monferrato, Italy, 11th century Are there any more photos of these or...
  9. Yekkelle

    The best looking Cathedral

    What is the best looking Cathedral?
  10. Phoenix Rising

    Richard III re-burial - Should this be in Leicester Cathedral?

    Hello folks, First posting on this forum after introductions, so thought this might prove to be of interest. As you will all be now aware the bones that were dug up under the car park in Leicester have now been found to be those of Richard III. Now, the plan is that he is to...
  11. Mohammed the Persian

    Historic Quake-hit Christchurch Cathedral to be demolished

    Bad news for the realm of history :sad2: BBC News - Demolition for quake-hit Christchurch cathedral
  12. tjadams

    Evangelicals Left Off National Cathedral 9/11 Program

    Evangelicals Left Off National Cathedral 9/11 Program By Todd Starnes Published September 06, 2011 | FoxNews.com Read more: Evangelicals Left Off National Cathedral 9/11 Program | FoxNews.com
  13. Daniel

    Cathedral of St. Peter

    I am currently finishing Book one of Steven Runciman's History of the Crusades and am curious about one thing. Can somone provide me to a link with information about St. Peters Cathedral in Antioch? Runciman makes mention of it numerous times in the second chapter of his book, dealing with the...