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Unformatted text preview: contemplate end-time and final judgment). Main forms and examples in Prague: 1. Origins and style of Romanesque architecture Romanesque Terminology 2. Typical forms of Romanesque architecture in Prague 1. Basilica : St. George’s convent in Prague Castle (10 th-12 th c) 2. Palace : Prague Castle Royal Palace (10 th-12 th c) 3. Merchant houses: Cellars around Old Town Square (11 th-13 th c.) D. Romanesque art: Characterized by de-materialized and highly stylized forms that are meant to express inner transcendent qualities rather than be an accurate representation of exterior world. Hieratic compositions (size of figure indicates importance of person), which are reliant on iconographic system of symbols and gestures and biblical stories. 1. Painting Vyšehrad Codex (1085) City of God (1200) Fresco of a P ř emyslid King (13 th c.) 2. Sculpture Throne of Wisdom tympanum, St. George’s Convent (12 th c.)...
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2012 for the course HIST 256 taught by Professor Mr.g during the Spring '11 term at Anglo - americká vysoká škola.
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