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  2. 2. The nativity scene in this 12th-century stained-glass work, at the Basilica of St. Denis in Paris
  3. 3. Cologne Cathedral is a Roman Catholic church, the seat of the Archbishop of Cologne. It is a renowned monument of German Catholicism and Gothic architecture and is a World Heritage Site. In World War II, the city center of Cologne was leveled by bombings; the Cathedral was the only building that survived. The construction of the Cologne Cathedral began in 1248, in order to house the precious relict "Shrine of the Three Holy Kings".Cologne Cathedral The Adoration Window
  4. 4. Cologne Cathedral Nativity, 15th century stained glass, Sacraments Chapel.Cologne Cathedral Nativity 1280
  5. 5. Cologne Cathedral The Adoration of the Magi fromthe Bible Window in the Three Kings Chapel Flight into Egypt, 15th cent Sacraments Chapel
  6. 6. Cologne Cathedral Nativity Bible Window 1265 The Adoration of the Magi from the Bible Window in the Three Kings Chapel
  7. 7. J.E.Nuttgenswindow Madonna& Child in HolyTrinity church,Sissinghurst Kent
  8. 8. 13th century French glass at CanterburyCathedral with the full story of the Magi
  9. 9. Canterbury Cathedralstory of the Magi
  10. 10. Canterbury CathedralStained Glass Adorationof the Magi andShepherds
  11. 11. Anonymous, 15th centuryMusée National du Moyen Âge (Cluny), ParisStained glass in the chapel of WestminsterCollege, Cambridge. The glass is by DouglasStrachan and dates from 1921
  12. 12. Adoration of the MagiSt.Michael TorontoAuthor: Mayer Co ofMunich 1912
  13. 13. Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, Los Angeles, 1920
  14. 14. ?detail of the window in the Lady Chapel of St Cyprians,Clarence Gate in London (by Sir Ninian Comper)
  15. 15. Stained glass studio in Argentina Stained Glass, north altar window, Church of the Ascension, Rochester, NY
  16. 16. Sedgeford, Norfolk Late 19th Century glass by Powell & Sons of the Whitefriars workshopStained glass windows in the sanctuary of First Lutheran Church Knoxville, TN
  17. 17. St Martins in theBullring, Birmingham,designed by HarryHarvey of York
  18. 18. Sir Edward Coley Burne-JonesSt. Marys Church, Huish Episcopi, Somerset
  19. 19. Sir Edward Coley Burne-JonesSt. Marys Church, Huish Episcopi, Somerset
  20. 20. Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones
  21. 21. Sir Edward Coley Burne-JonesSt Martins Church, Birmingham Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones
  22. 22. Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones
  23. 23. Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones Massachusetts Boston Trinity USA Nativity windowSir Edward Coley Burne-Jones (1833-1898),Nativity (1875), William Morris stained glasswindow, St. Martins in the Bull Ring,Birmingham city center, south window
  24. 24. Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jonesdesign for a stained glass window, 1862
  25. 25. Holy Trinity, Barsham, Suffolk
  26. 26. Lincoln CathedralIn memory of Thomas Michael Keyworth aprominent man in Lincolnshire died in 1852All Saints, Mapleton, East Yorkshire(By Harry Stammers, 1955)
  27. 27. Angelo Lippi su cartone di Paolo Uccello,realizzata tra il 1443 e il 1444Santa Maria del Fiore a FirenzeNatività (1491) cartone attribuito a DomenicoGhirlandaio, Prato - Chiesa di S. Maria delle Carceri
  28. 28. The stained glass windows of Chartres are known around theworld due Cathédrale Notre Dame, the Life of Christ Window, 1150 Chartres, to their famous cobalt blue colour, clear and deep,known as “the blue from Chartres”.
  29. 29. Chartres, Cathédrale Notre Dame, the Life of Christ Window, ca 1150
  30. 30. Chartres, Cathédrale Notre Dame, The Three Magiconsult with King Herod c.1150
  31. 31. Chartres, King Herod receiving the Magi (who are in thepanel to the right of this one)
  32. 32. Chartres, Angels tell shepherds the good news of the Messiahs birth
  33. 33. Chartres, The Three Magi follow the star to Bethlehem
  34. 34. Chartres, Enthroned Virgin and Child as part of an Adoration of the Magi scene
  35. 35. Chartres, Cathédrale Notre Dame,The Magi leave Bethelehem afteroffering their gifts to the Christ Child
  36. 36. Chartres, Dream of the Magi:an angel warns the Magi not toreturn to Herod(Detail of the Life of Christ Window)
  37. 37. Madonna and Child,Edward Burne-Jones,example of stainedglass from Arts andCrafts Movement.Winchester Cathedral.
  38. 38. Text and pictures: Internet Copyright: All the images belong to their authors Presentation: Sanda Foişoreanu Lonely Christmas-The Three Degrees