11 juin 2007

Notre-Dame de Paris I

  The current cathedral is not the first building built on this site. Elements carved dating from the reign of the emperor Tibère (14-37 after J-C) and found under the chorus of the cathedral make it possible to think that the Eastern part of the island of the City already sheltered in Antiquity a place of worship dedicated to Gallic and Roman divinities. In 1711, the architects of the king, wanting to build in the chorus a vault for the burial of the archbishops,... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2007

Notre-Dame de Paris II

  Like the majority of the French cathedrals, Notre-Dame of Paris has a outline drawing of Latin cross. Here are principal dimensions: frontage, 40 meters; overall length in work, 130 meters; width from one end to another of the transept, 48 meters; rise in the mistress arches, 35 meters; rise in the turns above the mistress arches, 34 meters; total height of the turns, 69 meters; length of the chorus, 28 meters out of 12 meters of width. Total surface, 6,240 square meters, giving a cube of 218,400 meters... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2007

Notre-Dame of Paris III

The Royal gate and alchemy The Royal Gate was and is thus still asserted by in favour of astrology and the hermetists. - The closed door, that of Saint-Anne and Saint-Marcel, was it and is still by the alchemists. With hearing them, the récepte, the secrecy of the sublimates stone of wise is registered under the statue which is drawn up one the pier, slicing into two the bay. This rules, - which is only one reproduction, because the original is placed in the room of the Thermal baths, with the Museum of... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2007

Crypt of the square of Notre-Dame (Paris)

The archaeological Crypt under the square of Notre-Dame of Paris was arranged to protect the vestiges discovered at the time of the excavations carried out since 1965, by the Commission of the Old man Paris (department of history of architecture and archaeology). It is not a question of a museum but of the presentation of the ruins preserved in the ground of the Island of the City covering the period ranging between IIIth and the XIXth century. This space, vastest of the kind at the time,... [Lire la suite]
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