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Exam 3 vocab - 1. Cloister: A monastery courtyard, usually...

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1. Cloister: A monastery courtyard, usually with covered walks or ambulatories along its sides. a. Part of a monastery; a quadrangle surrounded by covered passages. It connects the domestic parts of the monastery with the church. Usually located on the south side of the church. 2. Westwork: German, “western entrance structure.” The façade and towers at the western end of a medieval church, principally in Germany. In contemporary documents the westwork is called a castellum. a. An entrance area at the west end of a church with upper chamber and usually with a tower or towers. It is normally broader than the width of the nave and aisles. Westwork is sometimes used synonymously with narthex. 3. Gallery: An upper story over the aisle which opens onto the nave or choir. It corresponds in length and width to the dimensions of the aisle below it. Contrast with triforium. 4. Radiating chapel: In medieval churches, chapels for the display of relics that opened directly onto for the ambulatory and the transept. 5.
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