The Pilgrimage Church of Sainte-Foy
Lecture no. 12 from the course: The World's Greatest Churches
Taught by Professor William R. Cook | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Travel Courses
Walk in the shoes of pilgrims to Santiago de Compostela in this visit to the magnificent church at Conques. View the bejeweled reliquary of the martyred Sainte Foy, pause to appreciate soaring Romanesque vaulting and extraordinary carved capitals, and decipher the imagery of the superlative tympanum that vividly dramatizes the Last Judgment.