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An example of the chaining of books in libraries in the 12th cntury throughout Britain. This was preferable to the other option of being locked in a cage with the book. Good thing we're more trusting these days!

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The working library of Hereford Cathedral in England originated in the eleventh century. The chained library at the cathedral, containing 229 medieval manuscripts, remains the largest historic chained library in the world. I love books.

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The elaborate High Altar of the Catedral Primada de Santa Maria de Toledo (Primatial Cathedral of Saint Mary of Toledo), more popularly known simply as Toledo Cathedral, the seat of the Archbishop of Toledo, and Mother Church of Spain.

The Most Stunning Stained Glass Windows In The World: Siena Cathedral, Siena, Italy

LOOK: The Most Stunning Stained Glass Windows In The World

"volto santo" lucca - Gold crown  still used today dress the venerated image of Christ preserved in the Cathedral di Lucca, mid-17th century, attributed to French goldsmith Gilles Légaré at the court of the King Sole.

"volto santo" lucca - Gold crown still used today dress the venerated image of Christ preserved in the Cathedral di Lucca, century, attributed to French goldsmith Gilles Légaré at the court of the King Sole.

Canterbury Cathedral-Canterbury England

Five English composers you (almost certainly) won't have heard of before.

Canterbury Cathedral - Portal Nave Cross-spire - Church of England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Rouen Cathedral, the West Protal and Saint-Romain Tower, Full Sunlight, Harmony in Blue and Gold - Claude Monet.  One of my favorites in this series.  And I got to see it in person!  Fantastic.

Monet Rouen Cathedral in Full Sunlight - Harmony in Blue and Gold, 1893

Francisco Goya -St Francis Borja at the Deathbed of an Impenitent, 1788. Oil on canvas

Francisco de Goya - St Francis Borja at the Deathbed of an Impenitent (oil on canvas, 1788 -

St. Helen Mosaic from the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Sofia, Bulgaria

Saint Eudocia, Mosaic from the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Sofia, Bulgaria

La cattedrale del mare - Ildefonso Falcones

La cattedrale del mare - Ildefonso Falcones

The Lower Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi in Assisi was completed in 1230. It is the mother church of the Franciscan Order and one of the most important places of pilgrimage in Italy and a UNESCO world heritage site.

Assisi Altare Basilica inferiore - Basilica of San Francesco, papal oltar

Nouvelle cathédrale de Salamanque Elle fut construite entre les xvie et xviiie siècles en deux styles : le gothique tardif et le baroque, bien que le plan général et la grande hauteur de l'édifice, ainsi que ses traits fondamentaux sont parfaitement gothiques. La présence extérieure d'arcs-boutants et de contreforts, ainsi que l'envolée intérieure des vaisseaux en témoignent. Les travaux débutèrent en 1513 et l'église fut consacrée en 1733.

New Cathedral (Catedral Nueva) - Salamanca, Spain Constructed between 1513 and 1733 in two styles: late Gothic and Baroque

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