Victor Hugo

Victor Hugo wrote the Hunchback of Norte-Dame to inform people of the value of Gothic architecture, which was being neglected and destroyed at the time. This explains the large descriptive sections of the book, which far exceed the requirements of the story.

The Hunchback of Notre-Dame This article is about the Victor Hugo novel. For other uses, see The Hunchback of Notre Dame (disambiguation). The Hunchback of Notre-Dame (French: Notre-Dame de Paris, “Our Lady of Paris”) is a French Gothic novel by Victor Hugo, published in 1831. Title The novel’s original French title, Notre-Dame de Paris, is …

Victor Hugo wrote the Hunchback of Norte-Dame to inform people of the value of Gothic architecture, which was being neglected and destroyed at the time. This explains the large descriptive sections of the book, which far exceed the requirements of the story. Read More »

It took 87 years to build Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral, from 1163-1250.

Notre-Dame de Paris For the Victor Hugo novel, see The Hunchback of Notre-Dame. For other uses, see Notre Dame (disambiguation) and Notre Dame de Paris (disambiguation). Notre-Dame de Paris (/ˌnɒtrə ˈdɑːm, ˌnoʊtrə ˈdeɪm, ˌnoʊtrə ˈdɑːm/; French: [nɔtʁə dam də paʁi] (listen); meaning “Our Lady of Paris”), also known as Notre-Dame Cathedral or simply Notre-Dame, is …

It took 87 years to build Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral, from 1163-1250. Read More »