pres-1 - CAROLINGIAN ART 1(11.12.09 Period named after its...

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CAROLINGIAN ART 1 (11.12.09) Concept of renovatio (renewal/revival): A united Christian empire with Constantine the Great and Justinian the Great as models Aachen the new capital of the empire (from Charles the Great) New interest in reviving ( renovatio) art forms from the ancient period (pagan and early Christian) Period named after its greatest emperor, Charlemagne ( Carolus Magnus) Renewed interest in learning and classical culture. Invention of new Carolingian script: The Caroline minuscule. Large production of illuminated books and book covers.
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Carolingian emperor, probably Charlemagne, ca. 800
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Reconstruction of palatine complex at Aachen, ca. 800 Palatine church Palatine throne hall
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Palatine church at Aachen
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Palatine church at Aachen
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Palatine church at Aachen. Interior
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Palatine church at Aachen. Dome mosaic: Four Beasts + 24 Elders
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Palatine church. Exterior. Entrance and balcony
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This note was uploaded on 08/28/2011 for the course ART HIST 105 taught by Professor Kenfeild-weingert during the Fall '08 term at Rutgers.

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