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Individual Zodiac & Monthly Labours Scenes

A (Bottom Half)

January to May : Aquarius to Taurus

Chartres Cathedral - Zodiac Window

 

LINK TO INDIVIDUAL ZODIAC & MONTHLY LABOURS SCENES - B: CANCER TO CAPRICORN

 

LINK TO OVERVIEW PHOTOS AND DESCRIPTIONS OF THE COMPLETE ZODIAC WINDOW

 

Back to Chartres Cathedral

 

 

 

We have high resolution photos of all the individual scenes in the Zodiac and several other windows in Chartres Cathedral.

Contact Adrian Fletcher at afletch at paradoxplace dot com for more details.

 

Links to all Paradoxplace pages about medieval illustrations of Labours of the Month, Zodiac Signs,

Cardinal Virtues and Sins in Western European churches.

 

 

 

Links to large photos immediately below

 

 

April - Flowers

 

Taurus

 

Hawking and the Gemini Twins

 

Pruning Vines

 

Aries

 

 

 

 

Links to large photos lower down

 

 

Foot Warming in February

 

Pisces

 

Aquarius and the New Year with Three Faces

 

Window Donor - The Vinegrowers

 

Window Donor - Count Thibault VI of Champagne,

on behalf of Thomas, Count of Perche, killed at the battle of Lincoln, 1217

 

 

 

 

April Flowers, Zodiac Window, Chartres Cathedral

 

 

April - Flowers

 

 

Zodiac Window, Gemini Twins & Hawking, Chartres Cathedral

 

 

Hawking and Gemini - Les Gémeaux (The Twins) - May 22 to June 21

 

 

Taurus, Zodiac Window, Chartres Cathedral

 

 

Taurus - Le Taureau (The Bull) - April 21 to May 21

 

 

Pruning Vines, Zodiac Window, Chartres Cathedral

 

 

Pruning Vines in March

 

 

Aries, Zodiac Window, Chartres Cathedral

 

 

Aries  –  Le Bélier (The Ram) - March 21 to April 20

 

 

Links to large photos below

 

 

Foot Warming in February

 

Pisces

 

Aquarius and the New Year with Three Faces

 

Window Donor - The Vinegrowers

 

Window Donor - Count Thibault VI of Champagne, on behalf of Thomas, Count of Perche, killed at the battle of Lincoln, 1217

 

 

 

 

Foot Warming, Zodiac Window, Chartres Cathedral

 

 

Foot warming in February

 

 

Pisces, Chartres Cathedral Zodiac Window

 

 

Pisces - Les Poissons (The Fishes) - February 19 to March 20 (March 20 is the Spring Equinox)

 

 

Aquarius and 3 Faced January, Zodiac Window, Chartres Cathedral

 

 

Aquarius the water carrier (right), and the three faces of the New Year - past, present and future

 

Aquarius - Le Verseau (The Water Carrier) - January 21 to February 18

 

 

Vinegrowers, Donors of Zodiac Window, Chartres Cathedral

 

 

Window Donors (1) - The Vintners plus a bellringer and two other bystanders - also possibly the little fellas in the bottom left (shown) and bottom right (not shown) corners of the window.

 

 

Zodiac Window Donor, Chartres Cathedral

 

 

Window Donors - Count Thibault VI of Champagne, on behalf of Thomas, Count of Perche, who was killed at the battle of Lincoln, 1217, and a couple of unidentified guys on the left.

 

 

LINK TO INDIVIDUAL ZODIAC & MONTHLY LABOURS SCENES -  B: CANCER TO CAPRICORN

 

LINK TO OVERVIEW PHOTOS OF THE COMPLETE ZODIAC WINDOW

 

 

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