Age of Cathedrals

share ›
‹ links

Below are the top discussions from Reddit that mention this online Coursera course from Yale University.

Offered by Yale University. An introduction to some of the most astonishing architectural monuments the world has ever known—Gothic ... Enroll for free.

Reddsera may receive an affiliate commission if you enroll in a paid course after using these buttons to visit Coursera. Thank you for using these buttons to support Reddsera.

Taught by
Howard Bloch
Sterling Professor of French
and 10 more instructors

Offered by
Yale University

Reddit Posts and Comments

0 posts • 2 mentions • top 1 shown below

r/books • comment
2 points • SunshineCat

Pillars of the Earth, by Ken Follett

I really liked this and think the idea to make a plot around building a cathedral was a good idea. It certainly felt like an appropriate book to be reading when the Notre-Dame-de-Paris fire happened. I've now started this free online Age of Cathedrals class to learn more: And then I'm going to watch the show/mini series and play the point and click game.

I previously got into this time period (1100s) after reading The Courts of Love by Jean Plaidy, which is about Eleanor of Aquitaine (wife of Henry II of England).

The Island at the Center of the World: The Epic Story of Dutch Manhattan and the Forgotten Colony That Shaped America, by Russell Shorto

Now I'm reading this. I read the first part, mainly covering Henry Hudson's expeditions, about 2 years ago but had to put it down to read some other things for work.