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There's one at Amiens.  I don't know where else.

Patrick.

At 08:53 PM 4/3/2001 -0400, you wrote:
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How common are these Labyrinths?  I note the mention of Reims.  I've seen
the one at Chartres.  How many others survive?
Tom Izbicki

On Wed, 4 Apr 2001, Otfried Lieberknecht wrote:

> Date: Wed, 04 Apr 2001 00:01:34 +0200
> From: Otfried Lieberknecht <[log in to unmask]>
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> Subject: Re: [M-R] Labyrinths?
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> medieval-religion: Scholarly discussions of medieval religion and culture
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> Dear Patrick,
>
> I happen to have some references, but they are taken from second hands, so
> that I cannot supply any synopsis or other insight. In addition to Matthews
> already  quoted by Dee Dyas I have:
>
> BRANNER Robert
>     [on the labyrinth at the cathedral of Reims] in: Journal
>     of the Society of Architectural Historians 22 (1963),
>     p.18-25
> HOWARD Donald R.
>     The Idea of the Canterbury Tales, U of California Press,
>     1976, p.326ss.
> BATSCHELET-MASSINI W.
>     Labyrinthzeichnungen in Handschriften. In: Codices manu-
>     scripti 4 (1978), p.33-65
> CIPOLLA Gaetano
>     Labyrinth: Studies on an Archetype. New York: LEGAS, 1987
> BEAL Rebecca Sue
>     Dante in the Labyrinth. In: Mediaevalia 13 (1987 [1989]),
>     p.227-245
> DOOB Penelope Reed
>     The Ideae of the Labyrinth from Classical Antiquity through
>     the Middle Ages. Ithaca / New York / London: Cornell UP,
>     1990, xviii+355 pp.
>
> There is also an article on labyrinths by F. Cabrol and H. Leqlerq in the
> _Dictionnaire d'arche'ologie chre'tienne et de liturgie_, t.VIII (Paris
> 1928), 973-982. Doob is probably the right thing to start with.
>
> Best wishes,
>
>    Otfried
>
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