Basilica of Saint-Denis, Main Altar

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Ibolya Horváth
by ctj71081
published on 08 December 2020
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Extensively renovated by Abbot Suger between 1137 and 1148 CE, the Basilica of Saint-Denis in Paris became the archetype of Gothic cathedrals. Suger made intentional use of light to help spiritually transport the beholder towards the divine realm.

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