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Slide 2 Cathedral Design Gothic Architecture Chartres Cathedral Chartres, France St. Barbaras Cathedral Kunta Hora, Czech Republic Slide 3 Facade Exterior face or wall of building Notre Dame Paris, France Slide 4 Arch Curving structure made of wedged- shaped stones or bricks Before 12 th century, most arches were round. St. Vitus Cathedral Prague, Czech Republic Slide 5 Arch In 12 th century, started making pointed arches: Gothic style Slide 6 Arch Pointed arches gave a soaring, heaven-ward feeling. Spain, Castilla Leon, Avila Slide 7 Flying Buttress Stone pillars on the exterior of a cathedral, helps support weight of vault Slide 8 Vault An arched, or curved, structure that usually forms the ceiling or roof of a building Slide 9 Exterior Features Chartres Cathedral Chartres, France Slide 10 Bell Tower Holds and protects cathedral bells. Usually sits on top of cathedral to the side of the building. Slide 11 Gargoyle Stone spouts projecting from rain gutter of the roof. When it rains, they appear to be spitting out the water. Warning about evil spirits Notre Dame Cathedral Paris, France Slide 12 Stained-glass Window Made of pieces of colored glass arranged in a design Pictures in glass taught about Bible stories to the illiterate Add beauty & light St. Vitus Cathedral Prague, Czech Republic Slide 13 Interior Features Slide 14 Sculpture Art of shaping figures or designs by carving stone, clay, or casting in metal Liturgical art- instruction & respect for God and saints Chartres Cathedral Chartres, France Slide 15 Altar Long, narrow table used in Eucharistic sacrifice Ceiling above altar higher & floor is raised St. Peters Cathedral Rome, Italy Slide 16 Baptismal Font Baptism- ceremony where water is poured over persons head (cleansing & welcoming into Church). Holds water. Slide 17 Crucifix Cross w/ image of body of Christ Placed over altar Notre Dame Cathedral Paris, France Slide 18 Nave Main/central section B/t entry at west & altar at other end Gathering area Salisbury Cathedral Salisbury, England Slide 19 Pulpit From Latin word for stage Place from which to speak to the congregation Eastern part of nave, facing the congregation St. Stephens Cathedral Vienna, Austria Slide 20 Tapestry Heavy cloth woven w/ designs or scenes Hung on wall for decoration Liturgical art-has holy content; taught Bible stories to the illiterate Canterbury Cathedral Canterbury, England