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The stained glass Windows of cathedrals

The word stained-glass is derived from the Latin vitrum – glass, and later from French vitrage — glazing. The so-called art form, in which the image is applied to the glass or is composed of pieces of colored glass and designed for through light. Most often, stained-glass Windows fill the window openings in temples and cathedrals.

The stained glass Windows of cathedrals in France and Germany consisted of narrative painting, they were an integral part of Gothic churches. On the stained glass of cathedrals was portrayed, as a rule, religious and domestic scenes.

Speaking of the stained glass Windows of the cathedrals of Europe, not to mention the stained glass Windows of St. Vitus Cathedral
in Prague. They impress with their magnificence, diversity, extraordinary colors and cause a true delight — stained glass image is widely presented on Yandex Photos.

As one of the examples of Gothic Church architecture — Chartres Cathedral in France, located 90 km South of Paris. The stained glass Windows of the Cathedral are considered world heritage, for the collection of stained glass is amazing — it is over 150 Windows, the oldest of which were created in the XII century. Most famous are the stained-glass window 1150 of the year “lady of the beautiful glass” and composition “the Tree of Asaeva”

A real gem of Gothic architecture is the world-famous Cologne Cathedral. The wealth of subjects and colors of his stained glass Windows, causing a genuine delight and amazement

Thus, the stained glass as visual art, are the pride of many Catholic cathedrals on the territory of modern Europe, are providing an important as the aesthetic and ideological functions.

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