The Gothic Enterprise: A Guide to Understanding the Medieval Cathedral

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The great Gothic cathedrals of Europe are among the most astonishing achievements of Western culture. Evoking feelings of awe and humility, they make us want to understand what inspired the people who had the audacity to build them. This engrossing book surveys an era that has fired the historical imagination for centuries. In it Robert A. Scott explores why medieval people built Gothic cathedrals, how they built them, what conception of the divine lay behind their creation, and how religious and secular leaders used ...

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KiwiRoger

May 7, 2010

Good solid historical background to the cathedral-building era.

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