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Medieval stained glass Window of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France - dedicated to the Good Samaritan . Bottom central panel shows A bandit prepares to attack the pilgrim , below left -The pilgrim leaving Jerusalem, right - The pilgrim is beaten, robbed and stripped , above - A Priest and a Levite see the injured man but walk on past. Central oval panel - The Samaritan leading the Pilgrim to an inn, left of this - A Samaritan binds the injured man's wounds, right of centre - An innkeeper welcoming the Samaritan. Top central panel shows Adam dwelling in Paradise, below - At the inn, the Samaritan nurses the injured man back to health, left - God breathing life into Adam, above - God warning Adam and Eve not to eat from the tree of knowledge, right - God creates Eve out of Adam's rib . A UNESCO World Heritage Site.

A story told by Jesus Christ in which a jewish man who was robbed and left for dead was not helped bt many jews passing by until a Samaritan finally took pity on him and helped him even though Samaritans and Jews were enemies. The parable has come to mean "Love your neighbour as yourself"

The stained glass windows of Chartres Cathedral are held to be one of the best-preserved and most complete set of medieval stained glass, notably celebrated for their colours, especially their cobalt blue. They cover 2600 square metres in total and consist of 172 bays illustrating biblical scenes, the lives of the saints and scenes from the life of trade guilds of the period
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Medieval stained glass Window of the Gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France - dedicated to the Good Samaritan .  Bottom central panel shows A bandit prepares to attack the pilgrim , below left -The pilgrim leaving Jerusalem, right -  The pilgrim is beaten, robbed and stripped , above - A Priest and a Levite see the injured man but walk on past. Central oval panel - The Samaritan leading the Pilgrim to an inn, left of this - A Samaritan binds the injured man's wounds, right of centre - An innkeeper welcoming the Samaritan. Top central panel shows Adam dwelling in Paradise, below - At the inn, the Samaritan nurses the injured man back to health, left - God breathing life into Adam, above - God warning Adam and Eve not to eat from the tree of knowledge, right - God creates Eve out of Adam's rib . A UNESCO World Heritage Site.<br />
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A story told by Jesus Christ in which a jewish man who was robbed and left for dead was not helped bt many jews passing  by until a Samaritan finally took pity on him and helped him even though Samaritans and Jews were enemies. The parable has come to mean "Love your neighbour as yourself" <br />
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The stained glass windows of Chartres Cathedral are held to be one of the best-preserved and most complete set of medieval stained glass, notably celebrated for their colours, especially their cobalt blue. They cover 2600 square metres in total and consist of 172 bays illustrating biblical scenes, the lives of the saints and scenes from the life of trade guilds of the period