Sir Christopher Wren and the Rebuilding of the City Churches after the Great Fire of London
Jun 30, 2015
How did Sir Christopher Wren rebuild the City Churches?: http://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/sir-christopher-wren-and-the-rebuilding-of-the-city-churches-after-the-great-fir
In this lecture, Anthony Geraghty will reveal how Sir Christopher Wren went about rebuilding over fifty churches in the decades after the Great Fire. He will describe the several factors - economic, political, religious, aesthetic - that shaped the appearance of these much-loved buildings.
This lecture will be delivered as part of the 2015 City of London Festival.
The transcript and downloadable versions of the lecture are available from the Gresham College website: http://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/sir-christopher-wren-and-the-rebuilding-of-the-city-churches-after-the-great-fir
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