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Cathedral of the Black Madonna: The Druids and the Mysteries of Chartres

Cathedral of the Black Madonna: The Druids and the Mysteries of Chartres

by Jean Markale

Editeur : Inner Traditions/Bear & Company
ISBN: 9781594770203
Broché: 312
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Date d'affichage: 2020-05-21
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RELIGION / The great cathedral of Chartres is renowned the world over as a masterpiece of High Gothic architecture and for its remarkable stained glass and mystical labyrinth. But the foundations of this sanctuary go back to a time long before Christianity, when this site was a clearing where Druids worshipped a virgo paritura, a virgin about to give birth. Now at this ancient meeting place, where all the Druids in Gaul gathered once a year, there stands Chartres cathedral, dedicated to the Virgin Mary, Mother of God, and home to one of the most venerated Black Madonnas in Europe: Our Lady of the Pillar. Coincidence? Hardly, says Jean Markale, ...