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Beginner Level
Approx. 18 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English, Spanish, French

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Introduction & Saint-Denis I

1 hour to complete
7 videos (Total 36 min), 1 reading
7 videos
1.2 Paris4m
1.3 Notre Dame de Paris and the Wave of Cathedral Building7m
1.4 What We'll Study5m
2.1 The Old Church6m
2.2 Royalty Reposed5m
2.3 The Fair of Lendit4m
1 reading
Pre-Course Survey10m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Saint-Denis

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 57 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
8 videos
3.2 Reasons, Spiritual and Worldly8m
4.1 The Central Portal, Saint-Denis9m
4.2 The North and South Portals, Saint-Denis5m
5.1 God is Light7m
5.2 Saint-Denis, a Storehouse of Treasure7m
5.3 The Uplifting Church4m
5.4 The Anagogical and Moses Windows5m
3 readings
On What was Done in his Administration by Abbot Suger30m
Life of Saint Denis by James of Voragine10m
The Celestial Hierarchy by The Pseudo-Dionysius10m
1 practice exercise
Saint-Denis30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Architectural Innovation

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 32 min)
4 videos
6.2 Gothic Origins3m
6.3 Gothic8m
7.1 Architectural Innovations12m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Notre Dame de Paris

3 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 67 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
10 videos
8.2 Renovations7m
9.1 Influences and Innovations4m
9.2 St. Anne’s Portal11m
9.3 Coronation Portal7m
10.1 Central Portal: The Last Judgment6m
10.2 Notre Dame’s Roses7m
11.1 St. Stephen’s Portal4m
11.2 Theophilus and the Virgin3m
11.3 Truth Set in Stone8m
3 readings
The Nativity of Mary by James of Voragine30m
The Assumption of Mary by James of Voragine30m
The Miracle of Theophilus by Rutebeuf30m
1 practice exercise
Notre Dame de Paris30m

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