Module 7 Cathedrals in the Middle Ages

In the late middle ages, new engineering made possible great churches to be built to glorify the power of Christianity.

The technology used in France, and throughout Europe, used new methods to distribute the weight of ever higher stone roofs.

At the same time, large windows were filled with stain glass, glorifying heavenly light, which streamed onto the performance of the Christian rituals. 

In this chapter, we will research the creation of the great cathedrals of northern Europe.



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