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chapter_9 - room( scriptorium ), house for abbott, school...

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Charlemagne’s Palace at AACHEN Built in the 14th century. Based on the kingdom of ancient Rome. Built in the capitol of AACHEN which in French is called Aix-la-chapelle. Long-one story building Main building was the large royal hall. Focal point was the emperor’s throne in the western end.
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Started off small with only 15 members that led a life of prayer. Later formed a “miniature civic center” in which Charlemagne eventually made bigger. The Carolingian Monastery
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Benedict abbey Consisted of two main towers In the southern end there was a rectangular garden, covered walkway( cloister ), dining hall( reflectory ), and kitchens. The Northern end contained a copying
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Unformatted text preview: room( scriptorium ), house for abbott, school for children, and a guest house Saint Gall Romanesque style 1000 to 1200-Romanesque. Larger and more roman-looking. Consisted of heavy stones and exterior decorations. Church of Saint Sernin in Toulouse is one example-its purpose was to accommodate the large number of pilgrims as they went to the shrine of Santiago de Composlela. Iconographic program- half shaped space( tympanum ). Sculptural program: Benedict abbey Church of Sainte Madelaine at Vezelay-elaborate art stone-Christ ascending into heaven. Showed christ as center of almond shape ( Mandorla ) Cont. ....
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This note was uploaded on 11/24/2011 for the course HUM 201 taught by Professor David during the Fall '10 term at BYU.

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