P1020567

P1020567

original (4295078057)

Window 059 - Symbolic Window, Typology of the Passion of Christ (restored)

NB: Read TOP to BOTTOM, unlike most windows. Some are modern (marked *).

• Row 12: (Bottom row): Blacksmiths as donors.
• Row 11: Samson carries gates of Gaza; Christ's body being annointed; David slays lion to protect sheep [some argue for Samson slaying lion, but sheep make me think likely David. On the other hand, the other side panels are often of the same characters, so I suppose a repeat of Sampson would fit that pattern. - GLS]
• Row 10: Elijah raises son of widow of Sareptha; Jacob blesses Ephraim and Manasseh; Elijah meets widow of Sareptha.
• Row 09: King David with pelican feeding young on her own blood.
• Row 08: Abraham takes Isaac to Mount Moriah for sacrifice; Descent from the Cross; Abraham is stopped from sacrificing Isaac.
• Row 07: Jonah near Ninevah (*).
• Row 06: Moses shows brass serpent; Adam collects blood at the foot of the cross (*); Israelites mark their doorposts with blood of the lamb (tau).
• Row 05: The Church (the NT, new faith); Crucifixion with Longinus and Stephaton (*); Synagogue (the OT, old faith).
• Row 04: Gideon sees angel (*).
• Row 03: Christ is mocked and crowned with thorns; Israelite scouts return from promised land with evidence of its richeness; The Scourging of Christ.
• Row 02: Women weep at the Crucifixion; Jesus carries the cross (*); Soldiers preparing for the crucifixion.
• Row 01: Christ (with candelabra) (*).

Album: Chartres-Cathedral

Categories: Chartres-Cathedral

Tags: #Abraham #Adam #Annointing of Christ's body #Chartres #Christ in Glory #Crucifixion #Elijah #Ephraim #Flagellation #france #Gideon #Isaac #Israelite scouts #Jacob #Jesus Christ #Jonah #King David #Longinus #Manasseh #Moses #Sacrifice of Isaac #Samson #Stephaton #TCS-photo #Win059 #angels #blood of the lamb #blood on doorposts #brass serpent #candelabra #cathedral #crown of thorns #descent from the cross #donors identified #interior #pelican #promised land #restoration in progress #restored #stained glass #the Church #the Synagogue #types of Christ #whole-windows #widow of Sareptha

P1110388

P1110388

Chartres, north side, center portal.

JAMB FIGURES

Left:

• Moses - with brazen serpent on the pole, symbol of Christ's crucifixion. Golden calf beneath.
• Samuel - sacrifices a lamb.
• King David - carries instruments of the Passion, which his Psalm 22 foretold. Beneath lion of Judah.

Album: Chartres-Cathedral

Categories: Chartres-Cathedral

Tags: #Chartres #france #King David #Moses #Passion #Samuel #TCS-photo #brazen serpent #cathedral #Center #exterior #golden calf #lion of Judah #north side #restored #sculpture

Chartres West Exterior Slides 085

Chartres West Exterior Slides 085

Chartres, north side, center portal

TYMPANUM

• Mary crowned in glory beside Christ, with angels.

LINTEL

• The Dormition and Assumption of Mary. On the left, the apostles surround her bier; Christ receives her into heaven. On the right, angels bear her body to heaven.

JAMB FIGURES

Left:
• Elisha (Far left) - Shumanite woman beneath. [not visible here]
• Melchizedek - wearing crown, with bread and wine (which he gave Abraham; prefigures the Eucharist). Lamb beneath.
• Abraham - looks up at angel halting the sacrifice of Isaac. Ram beneath.
• Moses - with brazen serpent on the pole, symbol of Christ's crucifixion. Golden calf beneath.
• Samuel - sacrifices a lamb.
• King David - carries instruments of the Passion, which his Psalm 22 foretold. Beneath lion of Judah.

• Center Figure: Saint Anne with Mary, Joachim with flocks underneath.

Right:
• Isaiah - hold flowering stem, the "rod out of Jesse." Jessee beneath.
• Jeremiah - with Greek cross
• Simeon - testified of Christ at the Presentation at the Temple, holds the infant Christ.
• John the Baptist - note coat of camel hair, and he points to the lamb of God. Dragon beneath.
• Peter - dressed as pope, the continuity with Melchizedek, his opposite on the left. He stands on the rock.
• Elijah (Far Right) - on his chariot of fire. Beneath Elisha. [not visible here]

INNER ARCH

• First archivolt: twelve angels
• Second archivolt: Prophets
• Third archivolt: Jesse Tree
• Fourth archivolt: Jesse Tree continues
• Fifth archivolt: Prophets
• Sixth and seventh archivolts: 44 seated figures with scrolls and books

Album: Chartres-Cathedral

Categories: Chartres-Cathedral

Tags: #Abraham #Chartres #Elijah #Elisha #france #Infant Jesus #Isaiah #Jamb figures #Jeremiah #John the Baptist #King David #Melchizedek #Moses #Saint Anne #Saint Joachim #Saint Peter #Samuel #Simeon #TCS-photo #Archivolt #cathedral #Center #date estimate #exterior #lintel #north side #tympanum

Chartres West Exterior Slides 097

Chartres West Exterior Slides 097

Chartres, north side, center portal

TYMPANUM

• Mary crowned in glory beside Christ, with angels.

LINTEL

• The Dormition and Assumption of Mary. On the left, the apostles surround her bier; Christ receives her into heaven. On the right, angels bear her body to heaven.

JAMB FIGURES

Left:

• Melchizedek - wearing crown, with bread and wine (which he gave Abraham; prefigures the Eucharist). Lamb beneath.
• Abraham - looks up at angel halting the sacrifice of Isaac. Ram beneath.
• Moses - with brazen serpent on the pole, symbol of Christ's crucifixion. Golden calf beneath.
• Samuel - sacrifices a lamb.
• King David - carries instruments of the Passion, which his Psalm 22 foretold. Beneath lion of Judah.

• Center Figure: Saint Anne with Mary, Joachim with flocks underneath.

Right:
• Isaiah - hold flowering stem, the "rod out of Jesse." Jessee beneath.
• Jeremiah - with Greek cross
• Simeon - testified of Christ at the Presentation at the Temple, holds the infant Christ.
• John the Baptist - note coat of camel hair, and he points to the lamb of God. Dragon beneath.
• Peter - dressed as pope, the continuity with Melchizedek, his opposite on the left. He stands on the rock.

INNER ARCH

• First archivolt: twelve angels
• Second archivolt: Prophets
• Third archivolt: Jesse Tree
• Fourth archivolt: Jesse Tree continues
• Fifth archivolt: Prophets
• Sixth and seventh archivolts: 44 seated figures with scrolls and books
• Eighth archivolt: Creation and Fall.

GABLE

• God is seated, blessing the world.

PILLARS
• Figures hard to identify. Some see as donors; others as OT prophets.
• Pillar bases: RIGHT: (a) Samuel brought to Eli by parents; (b) Samuel serves God; (c) God appears to Samuel in sleep; (d) Ark is taken, Hophni and Phinehas are slain; (e) Ark brought into Philistine temple to Dagon, causes the idol to fall; (f) Ark sent back by cart drawn by two bulls.
• Pillar bases: LEFT: (a) David as shepherd; (b) Plays harp

Album: Chartres-Cathedral

Categories: Chartres-Cathedral

Tags: #Abraham #Chartres #Elijah #Elisha #france #Infant Jesus #Isaiah #Jamb figures #Jeremiah #John the Baptist #Melchizedek #Moses #Saint Anne #Saint Joachim #Saint Peter #Samuel #Simeon #TCS-photo #Archivolt #cathedral #Center #date estimate #exterior #lintel #north side #tympanum

P1020568

P1020568

original (4295078059)

Window 059 - Symbolic Window, Typology of the Passion of Christ (restored)

NB: Read TOP to BOTTOM, unlike most windows. Some are modern (marked *).

• Row 12: (Bottom row): Blacksmiths as donors.
• Row 11: Samson carries gates of Gaza; Christ's body being annointed; David slays lion to protect sheep [some argue for Samson slaying lion, but sheep make me think likely David. On the other hand, the other side panels are often of the same characters, so I suppose a repeat of Sampson would fit that pattern. - GLS]
• Row 10: Elijah raises son of widow of Sareptha; Jacob blesses Ephraim and Manasseh; Elijah meets widow of Sareptha.
• Row 09: King David with pelican feeding young on her own blood.
• Row 08: Abraham takes Isaac to Mount Moriah for sacrifice; Descent from the Cross; Abraham is stopped from sacrificing Isaac.
• Row 07: Jonah near Ninevah (*).
• Row 06: Moses shows brass serpent; Adam collects blood at the foot of the cross (*); Israelites mark their doorposts with blood of the lamb (tau).
• Row 05: The Church (the NT, new faith); Crucifixion with Longinus and Stephaton (*); Synagogue (the OT, old faith).
• Row 04: Gideon sees angel (*).
• Row 03: Christ is mocked and crowned with thorns; Israelite scouts return from promised land with evidence of its richeness; The Scourging of Christ.
• Row 02: Women weep at the Crucifixion; Jesus carries the cross (*); Soldiers preparing for the crucifixion.
• Row 01: Christ (with candelabra) (*).

Album: Chartres-Cathedral

Categories: Chartres-Cathedral

Tags: #Abraham #Adam #Annointing of Christ's body #Chartres #Christ in Glory #Crucifixion #Elijah #Ephraim #Flagellation #france #Gideon #Isaac #Israelite scouts #Jacob #Jesus Christ #Jonah #King David #Longinus #Manasseh #Moses #Sacrifice of Isaac #Samson #Stephaton #TCS-photo #Win059 #angels #blood of the lamb #blood on doorposts #brass serpent #candelabra #cathedral #crown of thorns #descent from the cross #donors identified #focus-issues #interior #pelican #promised land #restored #stained glass #the Church #the Synagogue #types of Christ #whole-windows #widow of Sareptha

IMG 5182

IMG 5182

Chartres, north side, center portal

JAMB FIGURES

Left:

• Melchizedek - wearing crown, with bread and wine (which he gave Abraham; prefigures the Eucharist). Lamb beneath.
• Abraham - looks up at angel halting the sacrifice of Isaac. Ram beneath.
• Moses - with brazen serpent on the pole, symbol of Christ's crucifixion. Golden calf beneath.
• Samuel - sacrifices a lamb.
• King David - carries instruments of the Passion, which his Psalm 22 foretold. Beneath lion of Judah.

Album: Chartres-Cathedral

Categories: Chartres-Cathedral

Tags: #Abraham #Chartres #Eucharist #france #Isaac #Jamb figures #King David #Melchizedek #Moses #Passion #Sacrifice of Isaac #Samuel #TCS-photo #angels #brazen serpent #cathedral #Center #exterior #golden calf #lion of Judah #north side #Ram #restored #sculpture

IMG 5476

IMG 5476

Window 059 - Symbolic Window, Typology of the Passion of Christ (restored, detail)

NB: Read TOP to BOTTOM, unlike most windows. Some are modern (marked *).

• Row 06: Moses shows brass serpent; Adam collects blood at the foot of the cross (*); Israelites mark their doorposts with blood of the lamb (tau).
• Row 05: The Church (the NT, new faith); Crucifixion with Longinus and Stephaton (*); Synagogue (the OT, old faith).
• Row 04: Gideon sees angel (*).
• Row 03: Christ is mocked and crowned with thorns; Israelite scouts return from promised land with evidence of its richeness; The Scourging of Christ.
• Row 02: Women weep at the Crucifixion; Jesus carries the cross (*); Soldiers preparing for the crucifixion.

Album: Chartres-Cathedral

Categories: Chartres-Cathedral

Tags: #Abraham #Adam #Annointing of Christ's body #Chartres #Christ in Glory #Crucifixion #Elijah #Ephraim #Flagellation #france #Gideon #Isaac #Israelite scouts #Jacob #Jesus Christ #Jonah #King David #Longinus #Manasseh #Moses #Sacrifice of Isaac #Samson #Stephaton #TCS-photo #Win059 #angels #blood of the lamb #blood on doorposts #brass serpent #candelabra #cathedral #crown of thorns #descent from the cross #donors identified #pelican #promised land #restored #stained glass #the Church #the Synagogue #types of Christ #widow of Sareptha

P1020653

P1020653

Chartres, north side, center portal

JAMB FIGURES

Left:
• Elisha (Far left) - Shumanite woman beneath.
• Melchizedek - wearing crown, with bread and wine (which he gave Abraham; prefigures the Eucharist). Lamb beneath.
• Abraham - looks up at angel halting the sacrifice of Isaac. Ram beneath.
• Moses - with brazen serpent on the pole, symbol of Christ's crucifixion. Golden calf beneath.
• Samuel - sacrifices a lamb.
• King David - carries instruments of the Passion, which his Psalm 22 foretold. Beneath lion of Judah.

Album: Chartres-Cathedral

Categories: Chartres-Cathedral

Tags: #Abraham #Chartres #Elisha #Eucharist #france #Isaac #Jesus Christ #King David #Melchizedek #Moses #Passion #Sacrifice of Isaac #Samuel #Shumanite woman #TCS-photo #brazen serpent #cathedral #Center #exterior #golden calf #lion of Judah #north side #Ram #restored #sculpture #stone reliefs

IMG 5474

IMG 5474

Window 059 - Symbolic Window, Typology of the Passion of Christ (restored, detail)

NB: Read TOP to BOTTOM, unlike most windows. Some are modern (marked *).

• Row 10: Elijah raises son of widow of Sareptha; Jacob blesses Ephraim and Manasseh; Elijah meets widow of Sareptha.
• Row 09: King David with pelican feeding young on her own blood.
• Row 08: Abraham takes Isaac to Mount Moriah for sacrifice; Descent from the Cross; Abraham is stopped from sacrificing Isaac.

Album: Chartres-Cathedral

Categories: Chartres-Cathedral

Tags: #Abraham #Adam #Annointing of Christ's body #Chartres #Christ in Glory #Crucifixion #Elijah #Ephraim #Flagellation #france #Gideon #Isaac #Israelite scouts #Jacob #Jesus Christ #Jonah #King David #Longinus #Manasseh #Moses #Sacrifice of Isaac #Samson #Stephaton #TCS-photo #Win059 #angels #blood of the lamb #blood on doorposts #brass serpent #candelabra #cathedral #crown of thorns #descent from the cross #donors identified #pelican #promised land #restored #stained glass #the Church #the Synagogue #types of Christ #widow of Sareptha

ChartresGlass Box M Slides 128

ChartresGlass Box M Slides 128

Window 059 - Symbolic Window, Typology of the Passion of Christ (restored)

NB: Read TOP to BOTTOM, unlike most windows. Some are modern (marked *).

• Row 12: (Bottom row): Blacksmiths as donors.
• Row 11: Samson carries gates of Gaza; Christ's body being annointed; David slays lion to protect sheep [some argue for Samson slaying lion, but sheep make me think likely David. On the other hand, the other side panels are often of the same characters, so I suppose a repeat of Sampson would fit that pattern. - GLS]
• Row 10: Elijah raises son of widow of Sareptha; Jacob blesses Ephraim and Manasseh; Elijah meets widow of Sareptha.
• Row 09: King David with pelican feeding young on her own blood.
• Row 08: Abraham takes Isaac to Mount Moriah for sacrifice; Descent from the Cross; Abraham is stopped from sacrificing Isaac.
• Row 07: Jonah near Ninevah (*).
• Row 06: Moses shows brass serpent; Adam collects blood at the foot of the cross (*); Israelites mark their doorposts with blood of the lamb (tau).

Album: Chartres-Cathedral

Categories: Chartres-Cathedral

Tags: #Abraham #Adam #Annointing of Christ's body #Chartres #Christ in Glory #Crucifixion #Elijah #Ephraim #Flagellation #france #Gideon #Isaac #Israelite scouts #Jacob #Jesus Christ #Jonah #King David #Longinus #Manasseh #Moses #Sacrifice of Isaac #Samson #Stephaton #TCS-photo #Win059 #angels #blood of the lamb #blood on doorposts #brass serpent #candelabra #cathedral #crown of thorns #date estimate #descent from the cross #donors identified #pelican #promised land #restored #stained glass #the Church #the Synagogue #types of Christ #widow of Sareptha