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Suger was a French abbot, statesman, and historian. He was one of the earliest patrons of Gothic architecture, and is widely credited with popularizing the style.

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Suger, (born 1081, near Paris—died Jan. 13, 1151), French abbot and adviser to kings Louis VI and VII whose supervision of the rebuilding of the abbey church ...

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Suger was born in 1081 of a very minor knightly family He was dedicated to the abbey of St. Denis at the age of nine or ten and came to see himself as its ...

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It was born between 1137 and 1144 in the rebuilding, by Abbot Suger, of the Royal Abbey Church of Saint-Denis, just outside the city of Paris." Within decades of ...

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Oct 3, 2012 ... (The dynasty of the time, the Capetians, had little practical power outside the Ile de France–a fact testified by Suger's own biography of King ...

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Abbot Suger is also credited with introducing the architectural style known as “ Gothic” ...... But others, with the gravity born of experience, persuaded them to wait ...

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Abbot Suger's (1081-1151) autobiographical accounts, entitled Liber de De rebus ... As a young boy born to lowly parents who was dedicated as an oblate or lay ...

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Suger. (süzhĕr`), 1081–1151, French cleric and statesman, abbot of Saint-Denis from 1122, minister of kings Louis VI and Louis VII. Born into a peasant family ...

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Suger was probably born into a local family that, in the eleventh century, was very closely connected with the abbots of Saint-Denis. It is even possible that he ...

www.khanacademy.org/humanities/medieval-world/latin-western-europe/gothic1/v/birth-of-the-gothic-abbot-suger-and-the-ambulatory-in-the-basilica-of-st-denis-1140-44

In this context Gothic is used to describe a style of architecture that achieved prominence in the high and late middle ages. It has no actual connection with the  ...