Lecture no. 15 from the course: The World's Greatest Churches
Taught by Professor William R. Cook | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Travel Courses
Winchester Cathedral stands as a virtual handbook of later medieval architecture, blending decorative elements of extraordinary beauty and rarity. In particular, study the breathtakingly ornate “fan” vaulting, uniquely important tombs, rare medieval frescoes and woodcarving, and the spectacular illuminated pages of the Winchester Bible.