Suger was a French abbot, statesman, historian and one of the earliest patrons of
Gothic architecture. Contents. [hide]. 1 Life; 2 Contribution to art; 3 Writings ...
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 ...
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
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
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 ...
Abbot Suger is also credited with introducing the architectural style known as “
Gothic” ...... But others, with the gravity born of experience, persuaded them to
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 ...
Abbot Suger. THE BOOK OF SUGER, ABBOT OF ST. ...... Only one thing worried
us grievously: because of a plague among the sheep born in that year we ...
Buy Abbot Suger of St-Denis: Church and State in Early Twelfth-Century France
... reading of the primary sources, it is the first full biography of Suger in English.
Her publications include a monograph on Norman ecclesiastical architecture,
Architecture and Society in Normandy c. 1120-1270, a biography of Abbot Suger,