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York Minster


York Minster
York Minster is a large cathedral in York. The building is in the Gothic style, and it is in fact the second largest Gothic cathedral in northern Europe (the largest being Cologne Cathedral in Cologne, Germany).

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York Minster

By A.P. Purey-Cust

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This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic, timeless works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them.

Stained Glass at York Minster

By Sarah Brown

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  • Offers an opportunity to appreciate the details of the famous windows of York Minster up close
  • Stunningly illustrated with new photography
  • The ground plan provides a valuable guide for visitors
The 128 windows of York Minster are the eighth wonder of the world; they illustrate the art and craft of glass painting, extending over nine centuries. York is also an international center for the study and conservation of stained glass, ensuring its survival into the third millennium.

Sarah Brown introduces the magnificent stained glass at York Minster. She provides an holistic overview, starting with evidence for the glazing of the pre-Conquest Minster and the earliest surviving glazing from the twelfth-century church. She then embarks on an extended tour of the Minster s windows, including the Five Sisters in the north transept, the Rose Window in the south transept, the famous Bell-Founder's Window in the north nave aisle, the Great West Window, often called the Heart of Yorkshire, and the magnificent Great East Window. A ground plan of the Minster enables every window to be located. This book will situate you inside the Minster itself, and is a must-have for any stained glass enthusiast.

York Minster

By Ann Willey

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Ann Willey''s text traces the history of this remarkable building and institution. She takes readers back in time on a breath-taking journey encompassing history, ar chitecture, worship and a host of colourful characters. '

York Minster Souvenir Guide

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Well photographed guide, 48 oversized pages, to York Minster Cathedral in York, England.

Apocalypse: The Great East Window Of York Minster

By Sarah Brown

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Apocalypse: The Great East Window Of York Minster
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This is the tale of a medieval masterpiece. York Minster boasts one of the great artistic achievements of the Middle Ages - a stunning expanse of stained glass of unparalleled size and beauty in Britain. The Great East Window, created by the 15th-century glass painter John Thornton, contains over 300 glazed panels, including a remarkable sequence depicting that most inspiring and controversial Biblical text, the Revelation of St John. The four horsemen, the Archangel Michael and the dragon, the whore of Babylon, the coming of the new Jerusalem - all of the famous phantasmagorical images of John's vision are here in searing colour and detail. Specially commissioned as the Minster received a generous grant to clean and preserve this masterwork, Apocalypse reproduces the entire cycle in colour for the first time. Expert commentary by medieval stained glass expert Sarah Brown is supplemented by a chapter on the interpretation of the Apocalypse by theologian Paula Gooder and an introduction by the Dean of York.

York Minster: A Living Legacy

By Keith Jones & Louise Hampson

Third Millenium Pub Ltd
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An illustrated 'behind the scenes' portrait of the York Minster community and its day-to-day life, including first-hand recollections

Stained And Painted Glass Of York Minster

By Peter Gibson

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Apocalypse: The Great East Window of York Minster

By Sarah Brown

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This is the tale of a medieval masterpiece. York Minster boasts one of the great artistic achievements of the Middle Ages - a stunning expanse of stained glass of unparalleled size and beauty in Britain. The Great East Window, created by the 15th-century glass painter John Thornton, contains over 300 glazed panels, including a remarkable sequence depicting that most inspiring and controversial Biblical text, the Revelation of St John. The four horsemen, the Archangel Michael and the dragon, the whore of Babylon, the coming of the new Jerusalem - all of the famous phantasmagorical images of John s vision are here in searing color and detail. Specially commissioned as the Minster received a generous grant to clean and preserve this masterwork, Apocalypse reproduces the entire cycle in color for the first time. Expert commentary by medieval stained glass expert Sarah Brown is supplemented by a chapter on the interpretation of the Apocalypse by theologian Paula Gooder and an introduction by the Dean of York.

Contents:
A brief history of the window; John Thornton and the original commission; the Apocalypse imagery; the conservation programme; the Apocalypse in the New Testament and the Church today; catalogue of the panels


 
 
 

 
 
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