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Notre Dame Cathedral: “Witness” the history of Paris

The precious jewel was born
Built on a small island called Île de la Cité, on the ruins of many previous churches, the Notre Dame Cathedral (The Cathedral of Notre-Dame) project was proposed by Marice de Sully, a Senior bishop in Paris in 1160. This Catholic church was constructed for decades, starting in 1163, during the reign of King Louis the Seventh, and completed in 1345. Building This cathedral is considered the jewel of medieval Gothic architecture.

Compared to the old Westminster Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral is a much stricter architecture. Although the construction period of up to several decades, together with the skillful craftsmen and masons, every detail in this massive religious architecture is always closely linked. , creating a perfect unified whole, bringing the beauty of contemporary perfection.

However, it is the same details that make up the beauty of the macro-scale of this work, when each detail of the engraving station, performed by each different artist, represents an artistic viewpoint. with the individual ego of each artist. It is the diversity and richness that stimulates excitement, curiosity about the beauty of the Notre Dame Cathedral, and expresses the intelligent and lively world view of Europeans. time. At the same time, the liveliness, multi-storey, multi-significance of every detail creates an overall architecture that has long been held by workers as one of the great imprints of Gothic architecture.

In fact, Notre Dame Cathedral is not the first building to feature Gothic architecture, but Saint-Denis Basilica, located in the outskirts of Saint Denis north of Paris. In the twelfth century, the priest Suger led the changing projects, giving the architectural style, as well as the characteristic structure of Gothic architecture such as large rose windows, the dome It has a slender and pointed tip, and offers a unique way of decorating stained-glass windows, completely different from previous buildings with Roman architecture. It is the efforts and accomplishments of priest Suger that have become the inspiration for priests, the contemporary architects creating breakthroughs, surpassing his great architecture. A series of Gothic architectural churches sprouted throughout France, and Notre Dame is also one of those names.
The heart of the quintessence and historical witness
This famous Catholic building in the heart of Paris conveys strong messages about biblical characters like Jesus, saints and prophets, kings, lords and symbols local religion. It is the structures, the decoration, the architectural effect, the perfect contrasts between the light and shadow typical of contemporary Gothic art, making Notre Dame a part of French history.

Broken hearts and beliefs will be reborn
The Catholic architectural court bears the symbol, the soul of France, restored by the contemporary giants and survives the history of the history of the world, which is submerged in the flames of the evening when the country is peaceful. The cathedral crumbles to the indifference, compassion, and helplessness of the people “the capital of light”.

The Minister of the Interior of France has officially announced that the church was severely damaged and that they are concentrating all the rescue forces on the two bell towers. A rare piece of good news from the fire scene can be mentioned as the relocation of artworks, treasures and historical relics that have been relocated safely. There have also been no reports of casualties until now. The stone tunnel area remains intact, and is relatively unaffected. Currently, French President Emmanuel Macron has also made plans to reconstruct this religious work.