Results for: Cathedral-of-chartres

In Paris

What are the dimensions for the chartres cathedral?

Statistics from the Wikipedia article:   * length: 130 metres (430 ft)  * width: 32 metres (100 ft) / 46 metres (150 ft)  * nave: height 37 metres (120 ft); width 16.4 (MORE)
In History

Where is knightsbridge cathedral?

The cathedral is fictitious, being the cathedral featured in Ken Follet's book "Pillars of the Earth." However, Salisbury Cathedral is near where the book's main events take (MORE)
In England

What makes a cathedral a cathedral?

A cathedral is a church which is the seat of a bishop; the word "cathedral" comes from the Latin for "chair" - cathedra. So it is generally up to the church authorities when t (MORE)

What is Xavier Cathedral?

St. Francis Xavier Cathedral (Old Cathedral) in Vincennes, Indiana, is a church where people who fought in the Revolutionary War were buried, most from the Battle of Vincennes (MORE)

What are cathedrals?

A cathedral is the principal church of a bishop's diocese, containing the episcopal throne. It's derived from a latin word - cathedra (seat or chair) - which refers to the pre (MORE)

Why were cathedrals made?

They were made for various reasons. They were centers of worship and looked to as places of comfort in times of trial and tribulation. The populace often looked to them as a s (MORE)

Who lived in the cathedrals?

A cathedral is a church where there is a bishop. No one lived in the cathedral itself. At a cathedral, there was usually a monastery or abbey, the bishop's palace, possibly a (MORE)

Does Plymouth have a cathedral?

Yes. The Cathedral Church of Saint Mary and Saint Boniface in Plymouth, England is the seat of the Bishop of Plymouth and mother church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Plym (MORE)

What is a Cathedral hull?

A cathedral hull is a hull shape used in modern boats, usually  power-driven. It can be thought of as a kind of vestigial trimaran  in which the center hull has two smaller (MORE)