Chapter 13 Gothic Europe

Stainedglass

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Unformatted text preview: illustrated
Bible,
each
page
pairing
paintings
of
Old
and
New
Testament
 episodes
with
explanations
of
their
moral
significance.

 mullion

 A
vertical
member
that
divides
a
window
or
that
separates
one
window
from
 another.

 pinnacle

 In
Gothic
churches,
a
sharply
pointed
ornament
capping
the
piers
or
flying
 buttresses;
also
used
on
church
facades.

 plate
tracery

 Ornamental
stonework
for
holding
stained
glass
in
place,
characteristic
of
Gothic
 cathedrals.
In
plate
tracery
the
glass
fills
only
the
"punched
holes"
in
the
heavy
 ornamental
stonework.
In
bar
tracery
the
stained‐glass
windows
fill
almost...
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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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