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 Notre Dame de Paris - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Notre Dame's first version was a "magnificent church" built by Childebert I, the king of the Franks in 528, and was already the cathedral of the city of Paris in the 10th century.
Notre Dame de Paris (French for "Our Lady of Paris", meaning the church in Paris dedicated to Mary, the mother of Jesus), often known simply as Notre Dame in English, is a gothic cathedral on the eastern half of the Île de la Cité in Paris, France, with its main entrance to the west.
Notre Dame de Paris was among the first buildings in the world to use the flying buttress.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Notre-Dame_de_Paris   (2021 words)

  
 Notre-Dame de Paris - Wikimedia Commons
Notre-Dame de Paris ist eine bekannte Kathedrale in Paris, Frankreich.
Notre-Dame de Paris is a famous cathedral in Paris, France.
Notre-Dame de Paris je znamenita katedrala v Parizu, glavnem mestu Francije.
commons.wikimedia.org /wiki/Notre-Dame_de_Paris   (168 words)

  
 Full text and plot summary of Notre-Dame de Paris by Victor Hugo
Notre Dame de Paris was published by Hugo in 1831 and is one of his many historical novels, set in fifteenth century Paris.
The archdeacon of Notre Dame, a certain Claude Frollo, falls in lust with Esmerelda - a gypsy dancer - who is much admired by the crowds of the city.
Her rescue is brought about by Phoebus de Chateaupers (Captain of the Royal Archers) and she falls mistakenly in love with his bravery when he is in reality something of a rogue and a braggart.
www.bibliomania.com /0/0/248/1048   (271 words)

  
 Notre Dame de Paris Historic Overview - Earthlore Exploations Gothic Dreams Feature
n the 2nd of December, the ceremony of the coronation took place in the ancient cathedral of Notre Dame, with the addition of every ceremony which could be devised to add to its solemnity.
Vista of Notre Dame from the Southwest -
Vista of Notre Dame from the Seine-
www.elore.com /Gothic/History/Overview/paris.htm   (2713 words)

  
 Paris Hotel Louxor - Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral
Located on the Cité island and surrounded by the Seine river, Notre-Dame is a flagship in the Parisian landscape and provides a magnificent view of the city from the top of its towers.
The site of Notre-Dame is the cradle of Paris and had been the religious center of the city.
A Christian basilica was built in the 6th century and the last religious structure before the Notre-Dame construction started was a Romanesque church.
www.hotellouxorparis.com /fiche/notredamedeparis.html   (391 words)

  
 Notre-Dame Cathedral, Paris, France
Notre Dame of Paris, Allan Temko, 1955 - repr.
Maurice de Sully, bishop of Paris, decided to build a new cathedral for the expanding population, dedicated to the Virgin Mary.
Marguerite de Valois is married to the Huguenot Henri de Navarre.
www.discoverfrance.net /France/Cathedrals/Paris/Notre-Dame.shtml   (1645 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Notre-Dame de Paris, France (French Physical Geography) - Encyclopedia
Notre-Dame de Paris[nO´tru-dAm du pArE´] Pronunciation Key [Fr.,=Our Lady of Paris], cathedral church of Paris, a noble achievement of early Gothic architecture in France.
The cornerstone was laid in 1163 by Pope Alexander III.
Among the master builders are the names Jehan de Chelles, Pierre de Montreuil, Pierre de Chelles, and Jehan Rave.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/N/NotreDam.html   (374 words)

  
 Paris - Ile de la cite - Notre Dame
uilt on a site sacred since Roman times (a temple of Jupiter was once built on the Ile de la Cité), Notre-Dame Cathedral is a masterpiece of gothic architecture in France.
The first stone was lain by the bishop of Paris, Maurice de Sully, in 1163.
The construction and design were done by the best artisans and directed by Jean de Chelles and Pierre de Montreuil, and the church was completed around 1345.
www.pariserve.tm.fr /English/paris/ileCite/Notre-Dame.htm   (370 words)

  
 Reflections on Victor Hugo's "Notre Dame de Paris"
Notre Dame” was supposedly inspired by a Greek word, anarkia, which Hugo found scratched on a wall in the cathedral.
Anarkia means fate, and from this word found in Notre Dame cathedral, combined with fragments of other experiences and people he had met, Hugo created the story of Quasimodo, Esmeralda and the others.
He is treated as a figure of fun at the “Fête des fous”, but he reveals a tender heart, intelligence and sensitivity.
www.geocities.com /stuartfernie/nddp.htm   (2162 words)

  
 WebMuseum: Paris History: The Crypt of Notre Dame
The Archeological Crypt of the Parvis of Notre-Dame was erected by the city of Paris in order to house the (Gallo-Roman to 19th century) vestiges discovered during the excavation undertaken in 1965 by the "Direction des Antiquites historiques de I'Ile de France" (M. Fleury, director) and the "Commission du Vieux Paris".
Paris was born on the "Ile de la Cite", at the intersection of a waterway and road.
The Paris region was inhabited as early as the early Paleolithic Age.
www.ibiblio.org /wm/paris/hist/nd-crypt.html   (401 words)

  
 Paris Apartment 1 Bedroom Notre Dame de Paris rue des Grands Degres
The Cathedrale Notre Dame is just two steps away on the other side of the Seine River.
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It is here that the University has grown with its famous school, the Sorbonne, the Panthéon and St Etienne du Mont Church as principal landmarks.
www.parisattitude.com /apartment.asp?numProduit=559   (676 words)

  
 Notre Dame - icons of France
Notre Dame de Paris was made very famous by French writer, Victor Hugo, who wrote a book called "The Hunchback of Notre Dame." Quasimodo, the Hunchback, was the bell ringer who fell in love with the gipsy princess.
In the square in front of Notre Dame is a plaque which is the point from which all distances in France are measured.
It is very hard to believe that this beautiful building which represents Paris for so many people was very nearly knocked down in the nineteenth century because it was in such a state of disrepair.
www.terrace.qld.edu.au /academic/lote/french/icondpar.htm   (962 words)

  
 WVU in Vendée - Notre Dame de Paris
Among the oldest and greatest examples of Gothic art, Notre Dame de Paris is truly the cathedral of the kings.
Perhaps due to pillaging in the days of the Revolution, most of the treasure of Notre Dame dates from the 19th century, as does this reliquary (12 Kb) designed to bear a part of the remains of a saint.
During our visit in the summer of 1997, our son Alexander couldn't resist the urge to pose before the statue of the great Charlemagne (14 Kb) near the entry of Notre Dame.
www.as.wvu.edu /mlastinger/vendee/NotreDame.htm   (432 words)

  
 >FromParis - Panoramas - Virtual visit : Cathedral Notre Dame de Paris - The Nave - 360°/180°
Panorama : Cathedral Notre Dame de Paris - The Nave- 360°/180°
Proceeded by a Gallo-Roman temple to Jupiter, a Christian basilica, and a Romanesque church, construction of Notre-Dame de Paris began in 1163 during the reign of Louis VII.
The transept crossings were build in 1250-67 by Jean de Chelles and Pierre de Montreuil (also the architect of the Sainte-Chapelle).
www.fromparis.com /html/virtual_tour.php?title=notre_dame&pano=000086_03   (747 words)

  
 Le Paris de Philippe Auguste - Notre-Dame
aurice de Sully dies on september 11th 1196 and leaves 1OO pounds to build a lead roof for the choir.This proves that most of the construction was nearly finished.
Above and under, you can see the originals of the kings'gallery which were destroyed during the revolution, buried in the basement of the Banque de France, and rediscovered about 15 years ago.
Maurice de Sully starts the building of the cathedral en 1161.Lots of corporations participate in the building of the monument : stone cutters, blacksmiths, glass artists, sculptors.
www.philippe-auguste.com /uk/ville/notre-dame.html   (515 words)

  
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www.brainyencyclopedia.com /topics/notre.html   (515 words)

  
 hback10.txt
What put the "whole population of Paris in commotion," as Jehan de Troyes expresses it, on the sixth of January, was the double solemnity, united from time immemorial, of the Epiphany and the Feast of Fools.
The city found there all that is required for a city like Paris; a chapel in which to pray to God; a ~plaidoyer~, or pleading room, in which to hold hearings, and to repel, at need, the King's people; and under the roof, an ~arsenac~ full of artillery.
For the bourgeois of Paris were aware that it is not sufficient to pray in every conjuncture, and to plead for the franchises of the city, and they had always in reserve, in the garret of the town hall, a few good rusty arquebuses.
www.gutenberg.org /dirs/etext01/hback10.txt   (16182 words)

  
 Notre Dame De Paris, Medieval Paris Stroll
The famous cathedral is one of the main monuments of Paris.
This map is also known as the Plan de Bâle.
Built between 1163 and c.1250, in gothic style, it was the highest building of the whole city and an impressive symbol of the Church.
historic-cities.huji.ac.il /france/paris/stroll/notre_dame/notre_dame_de_paris.html   (153 words)

  
 Gravely Gorgeous
Hugo’s Notre Dame de Paris, or The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1831), drew attention to Paris’s crumbling cathedral.
In 1843, he began an elaborate restoration of the endangered cathedral that included a new series of grotesque statues for the galleries surrounding both towers.
One reader particularly influenced by the novel was Eugène-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc, the powerful lead architect of the French national preservation initiative, the Commission des monuments historiques.
cidc.library.cornell.edu /adw/gravely/notredame.html   (277 words)

  
 Notre Dame Cathedral - Maurice de Sully - Great Buildings Online
Notre Dame Cathedral- Maurice de Sully - Great Buildings Online
The Paris facade (1200-50) seems locked into a severe pattern, with restrained formal shifts and restricted movement in depth.
Rather than generating strong vertical energy, the portals, windows, and tracery gallery of its main block are gathered into a square, subdivided by a few strong vertical and horizontal elements into a gridlike pattern with the rose window at the center.
www.greatbuildings.com /buildings/Notre_Dame_Cathedral.html   (448 words)

  
 IgoUgo: Paris Attractions, Paris Festivals, Things To Do In Paris
Notre Dame de Paris, at the geographic and historical heart of the capital, illustrates the splendors and variations of Gothic architecture between the mid-12th and the early 14th centuries.
A Gothic masterpiece standing on the site of the Roman temple, at the time it was finished in about 1330, Notre Dame was 130 metres long and featured flying buttresses, a large transept, a deep choir, and 69-metre-high towers.
The south tower houses the cathedral’s famous Emmanuel bell, and the legendary Galerie des Chimières (gargoyles) hide behind a large upper gallery between the towers.
www.igougo.com /planning/journalEntryActivity.asp?type=2&entryID=40680   (933 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Notre Dame de Paris (2000 Studio Cast) [Epic]: Music: Garou,Richard Cocciante,Luc Plamondon,Tina Arena,Celine Dion
Following in the footsteps of the Boublil-Schönberg spectacles is Notre-Dame de Paris, which opened in its title city in September 1998, toured through France, Belgium, Switzerland, and Canada, and produced two top-selling albums.
Me, evangeilst for the youth, this imagination got from these songs of 'Notre-dame De Paris' would be very helpful to drive them to love the pitiable.
Incidentally, Notre-Dame de Paris might someday find itself in competition with another developing project: Disney's latest screen-to-stage translation, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, a less gritty version of the same story line.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00004HYKW?v=glance   (1340 words)

  
 eBay - notre dame de ..., CDs, Postcards Paper items on eBay.com
Pewter Shotglass, Notre Dame & Arc de Triomphe, WMF
RPPC Belmont CA Notre Dame de Namur Univ College -1950
MARSEILLE Postcard c 1902 Notre Dame de la Garde
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 Notre Dame Cathedral Paris
This is a pity, Notre Dame is on an island in the middle of the River Seine with much to see and savour in the vicinity.
Construction of Notre Dame began in 1163 during the reign of Louis VII.
Another smaller island, just to the east of Cite, the island Notre Dame is on, is called Ile St Louis and is a total contrast It is connected to Notre Dame by a bridge.
www.paristoolkit.com /whattodo/notre_dame.htm   (393 words)

  
 A digest on Notre-Dame, the Paris cathedral, illustrated with pictures by Paris Digest, the Paris Internet city guide and portal
Inspired by the 19th century novel "Notre-Dame de Paris" by Victor Hugo, this movie shows the history of Esmeralda and Quasimodo in Middle Ages Paris.
Notre-Dame, the Paris Catholic cathedral, got quite a lot of publicity recently with the Walt Disney movie "The Hunchback of Notre Dame".
Notre-Dame indeed dates back to the 13th century and is one of the masterpieces of Gothic art in Western Europe.
www.parisdigest.com /monument/notredam.htm   (332 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: Notre-Dame de Paris, 1482: Books
The action so is spectacular, especially the siege of Notre Dame, that I almost forgot I was reading it, not actually standing in Place de la Greve watching it all happen.
The main character is not Quasimodo, the infamous hunchback, but rather the cathedral of Notre Dame itself.
Paris (France)- Histoire - Jusqu'à 1515 - Romans
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/2070422526   (1015 words)

  
 Olivier Latry: Playing the King of Instruments
Olivier Latry and the organ of Notre Dame de Paris
His appointment at the early age of twenty-three to one of the three titular organ posts at Notre Dame de Paris has brought him international renown, as have his recordings of the works of Louis Vierne, Maurice Duruflé, and Johann Sebastian Bach.
Olivier Latry had been one of Notre Dame's titular organists for fifteen years when he made this recording.
www.scena.org /lsm/sm8-10/Olivier-Latry-en.htm   (1674 words)

  
 IA: Frank J. Morlock
It weas 20 years ago: that day that Quasimodo was exposed on the wooden bed of abandoned children fastened to the door of Notre Dame.
When he got big, the young priest gave him the bells of Notre Dame, those voices which come to him again when his ear is covered, these friends which cradle him singing.
It was she who gave the coup de grace to my Mystery this morning; it's she who saved me tonight.
www.infiniteartistries.com /FMorlock/notredame1.htm   (5155 words)

  
 Notre Dame de Paris, Paris, France
Notre Dame de Paris: The Notre Dame Cathedral
Hubby and I visited the Notre Dame in HoChiminh (Vietnam) earlier in the year and thought that it would have a faint resemblance to the original one in Paris.
Notre Dame is open to the public: Winter 9.30 am -5 pm Summer 9.30 am -6.30 pm Closed: Bank holidays.
www.virtualtourist.com /travel/Europe/France/Ile_de_France/Paris-99080/Things_To_Do-Paris-Notre_Dame_de_Paris-BR-1.html   (1890 words)

  
 Notre Dame de Paris - frassle
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At this point, you will spend several minutes attempting to reconcile the fact that Notre Dame's flying buttresses are just big ass stone supports for big ass stone walls with their incredibe aesthetic effect.
To stand in Notre Dame, with its dozen alcove chapels and statues and paintings and carved stone and confessionals and 300-foot vaulted ceilings and, my god, two rose windows that actually literally gave me goosebumps— well, then you start to believe in miracles.
frassle.rura.org /notreDameDe   (531 words)

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