Construction of the North Rose

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The North Rose is credited to Jean de Chelles, and it is dedicated to glorifying the Virgin Mary, who is shown at the center of the 13-meter diameter circle. Her figure is surrounded by circles of prophets and figures from the Old Testament and judges, kings and priests of Israel and Judah. On the link below, you can follow an explanation of each of its petals:

North Rose

View from the North side of the Notre Dame, where the North rose is located, photographed at the end...

Image source. Europeana Collections.

Montage de la Rosace de Notre-Dame de Paris

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Published in 26/04/2019

Updated in 19/02/2021

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Invalid DateMajor restorationMajor restoration
Invalid DateFire
Invalid DateConsecration of the master altarConsecration of the master altar
Invalid DateRestoration of the great organRestoration of the great organ
Invalid DateConstruction of the South RoseConstruction of the South Rose
Invalid DateConstruction of the North RoseConstruction of the North Rose
Invalid DateConstruction of the West RoseConstruction of the West Rose
Invalid DateConstruction of the first spireConstruction of the first spire
Invalid DateThe first spire was dismantled
Invalid DateThe spire collapsed under the fire