Art & Architecture: Gothic Cathedrals

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Lectures, History/Genealogy

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Sheba Akhtar, author and assistant professor, will discuss the characteristics and influence of the Gothic Period, from urbanization and economic prosperity to professional guilds and the Crusades (1095-1211). Learn about the earliest patrons of Gothic architecture with a visual presentation featuring everything from stained glass to gargoyles that beautify the Chartres and Notre Dame Cathedrals.

This presentation is the second in an ongoing series on Art and Architecture.

Registration is not required.