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Altar of the Virgin, Orleans Cathedral

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 24 April 2019
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The Altar of the Virgin (1872 CE) in the Gothic Cathedral of the Holy Cross, Orléans, France. 13-14th century CE. The four carved relief scenes show the Presentation, Marriage, Annunciation, and Flight to Egypt.

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2019, April 24). Altar of the Virgin, Orleans Cathedral. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10499/altar-of-the-virgin-orleans-cathedral/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Altar of the Virgin, Orleans Cathedral." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 24, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10499/altar-of-the-virgin-orleans-cathedral/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Altar of the Virgin, Orleans Cathedral." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 24 Apr 2019. Web. 14 Apr 2021.

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