Boehm spoke shortly before the Paris fire chief announced that firefighters had been able to finally save the structure, including its two main towers. Much of the roof was destroyed. Some teams had managed to salvage an unknown quantity of its cultural treasures, he and the head of the Paris fire service said.
The Holy Crown of Thorns and a sacred tunic worn by 13th-century French king Louis, two irreplaceable artifacts, had been rescued, the cathedral rector Patrick Chauvet said.
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As the steeple and roof collapsed in the early evening, operations had focused on containing the inferno and preventing it spreading to the two 13th-century stone towers on the western facade. The cathedral has several items of religious and historic significant, said Julio Bermudez, professor at the school of architecture and planning at Catholic University in Washington, DC.
But you know the fire is tremendously damaging. While most kings were crowned elsewhere, Napoleon Bonaparte made sure he was crowned there in , and married there in Experts note that Notre Dame is an aesthetically smooth synthesis of different centuries. She said she was struck by delicacy of the structure, as well as that in the three stunning stained-glass rose windows, and the elegant exterior carvings. In , workers demolishing a wall in another part of Paris discovered 21 heads belonging to 13th-century statues from the cathedral.
Another Treasure Island adventure game based upon the novel was released in , published by Windham Classics. LucasArts' adventure Monkey Island is partly based on Treasure Island , lending many of its plot points and characters and using many humorous references to the book.
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Disney has released various video games based on the animated film Treasure Planet , including Treasure Planet: Battle at Procyon. Treasure Island is a hidden objects game launched by French publisher Anuman Interactive. The arcade game Captain Silver follows a protagonist names Jim Aykroyd in his quest to find Captain Silver's hidden treasure, which to find, he must battle an undead Captain Silver.
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