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Interior de la Iglesia de Notre Dame du Sablon en la Fiesta Nacional de Belgica (21-07-2013)
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NOTRE DAME DU SABLON


La iglesia Notre Dame du Sablon, llamada también Notre Dame des Victoires (en francés , y en neerlandés : Once-Lieve-Vrouw ten Zavel) es un edificio religioso situado en el barrio del Sablon en Bruselas . Este edificio gótico lleva el nombre de una estatua de una Virgen del siglo XIV y protege la capilla sepulcral de Tour et Taxis.

Es un ejemplo destacado del estilo gótico llameante brabançó. Con cinco naves, fue construida en la época de los duques de Borgoña por los cinco gremios de Bruselas que habían prosperado en el ámbito militar. Es así como el corazón fue atribuido al gremio de los ballesteros, los cruceros a los arqueros y los esgrimistas. Los arcabuceros también han contribuido al esplendor de la construcción. El sacrarium, situado detrás del corazón y que data del 1549 , había sido la capilla del gremio de los ballesteros y presenta un destacado trabajo de escultura. La capilla que se dice de los príncipes de Tour et Taxis (1651-1676) fue construida de mármol negro por Luc Faid'herbe. El crucero derecho protege un tríptico de Michel Coxie , de 1592 .

El interior es sencillo pero bien proporcionado, con capillas laterales y un impresionante púlpito del 1697 . Resultan muy interesantes los once vitrales de 14 metros de altura que dominan el interior.

Historia

La iglesia en su origen era una modesta capilla que los ballesteros habían creado el 1304 sobre un terreno perteneciente al hospital San Juan. Una figurita milagrosa, sacada de una iglesia de Amberes y transportada a Bruselas para Baeta Soetkens, el 1348 , aseguró un éxito inesperado en este oratorio. Los devotos afluyeron y con ellos las ofrendas. A comienzos del siglo XIV, sin duda después de la revolución democrática de 1421 , los ballesteros resolvieron reconstruir su capilla en proporciones más vastas. Pinturas murales descubiertas en el corazón y fechadas de 1435 prueban que esta parte de la iglesia debía ser terminada en ese año. Hacia 1450 , la crucero era en parte terminado y al mismo tiempo se trabajaba para la gran nave.

En la segunda mitad del siglo XV los trabajos fueron suspendidos, probablemente como resultado de los disturbios civiles que estallaron tras la muerte de Carlos I de Borgoña el Temerario el 1477 , y que duraron hasta el advenimiento de Felipe el Hermoso ( 1494 ).

Las obras se reanudaron en los últimos años del siglo XV y se commencer entonces la construcción de los cinco primeros tramos de las naves laterales. Los dos últimos tramos, así como la portada principal, datan de la primera mitad del siglo XVI

Texto obtenido de Wikipedia en la direccion http://ca.wikipedia.org/wiki/Notre-Dame_du_Sablon y traducido al castellano

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