unit 4 review - middle of the doorway 8 Nave A the central...

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VOCAB 1. Illuminated manuscript (PG 239 & 305) A. a luxurious hand made book with paper illustrations and decorations B. animal skins made pages too thick so portions of the book were bound together 2. Hiberno Saxon A. an art style that flourished in the monasteries of the British Isles in the early Middle Ages B. also called Insular C. Ex. Chi Rho D. resulted when Irish monks went to England C. geometric 3. Psalter A. book containing the psalms 4. Portal (Pg 343) A. doorway for church 5. Jumb figure A. in architecture, the side posts of a doorway 6. Tympanum A. the space enclosed by a lintel and an arch over a doorway B. comparable in importance to the triangular pediment of a Greco-Roman temple 7. Trumeau A. in the church architecture, the pillar or center post supporting the lintel in the
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Unformatted text preview: middle of the doorway 8. Nave A. the central area of an ancient Roman Basilica or of a church demarcated from aisles by piers or columns 9. Vault (Pg. 409) 10. Pointed Arch A. a narrow arch or pointed profile, in contrast to a semi-circular arch 11. Ambulatory A. a covered walkway outdoors (as in a church cloister) or indoors B. especially in the passageway around the apse and the choir of the church 12. Choir A. space reserved for the clergy and singers of the church, usually east of the transept but, in sometimes extending into the nave 13. radiating chapels A. in medieval churches, chapels for the display of relics that opened directly onto the ambulatory and the transept...
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