Chapter 13 Gothic Europe

Chapter 13 Gothic Europe

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Unformatted text preview: Flamboyant

 A
Late
Gothic
style
of
architecture
superseding
the
Rayonnant
style
and
named
for
 the
flamelike
appearance
of
its
pointed
bar
tracery.

 flashing

 In
making
stained‐glass
windows,
fusing
one
layer
of
colored
glass
to
another
to
 produce
a
greater
range
of
colors.

 fleur‐de‐lis

 A
three‐petaled
iris
flower;
the
royal
flower
of
France.

 flying
 buttress

 An
exterior
masonry
structure
that
opposes
the
lateral
thrust
of
an
arch
or
a
vault.
A
 pier
buttress
is
a
solid
mass
of
masonry;
a
flying
buttress
consists
typically
of
an
 inclined
member
carried
on
an
arch
or
a
series
of
arches
and
a
solid
buttress
to
 which
it
transmits
lateral
thrust.

 Gothic

 Originally
a
derogatory
term
named
after
the
Goths,
used
to
describe
the
history,
 culture,
and
art
of
western
Europe
...
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This note was uploaded on 02/12/2014 for the course ARH 252 taught by Professor Andreataylor during the Summer '08 term at Alabama.

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