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January 26, 2013

BBC -The Medieval Mind: How To Build A Cathedral

Architecture and a theology of light.

The great cathedrals were engineering marvels of the medieval world built with not much more than pulleys and ropes, chisels and hammers and set squares. Architectural historian Jon Cannon searches for answers on how these structures were built and the ambition that it took when looking at Gloucester, York, Norwich and Ely.

Posted by Ghost of a flea at January 26, 2013 09:49 AM