HWT- 4-10-08 Class Notes

HWT- 4-10-08 Class Notes - 4/10/08 Class Notes Romanesqe-...

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Unformatted text preview: 4/10/08 Class Notes Romanesqe- reminiscent of roman arches and vaulting. 1000-1300 rise of papacy brought on need for cathedrals. Roman-like. Characteristics: very thick walls (10-20 feet thick), heavy arches, small windows, cross vaulting, 1050-1150 o 3 rd Abbey Church - 1088-1130. largest church in Christianity until St. Peters was built. Destroyed during French revolution. o St. Serinn - Southern France. Very small windows, inside very dark , Pilgrim church (stop for Christian pilgrims on their way elsewhere), enormous pillars, rib/groin vaulting. o St. Madeline - 1096, different type of Romanesque, different colors of stone! More bright inside, each section had own groin vault, churches kept getting taller and taller. o St. Etienne - Normandy, coastline by England. 1067, William the Conqueror. According to legend, built as form of - Normandy, coastline by England....
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This note was uploaded on 05/08/2008 for the course 3400 210 taught by Professor Duke during the Spring '08 term at The University of Akron.

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