art history quiz - GothicUsually opened on west side and pointed towards east towards juruselum pointed Arches stronger and more flexible than round

art history quiz - GothicUsually opened on west side and...

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Gothic-Usually opened on west side and pointed towards east towards juruselumpointed Arches, stronger and more flexible than round. Weight of a building naturally moves downward and outward in shallow curvegroin vaulted cathedrals- two barrels split in half that intersectexterior decorated by fragile and realistic structureLarge windowsLots of stained glassFlying (external) buttresses, horizontal few structural supportRomanesque- 800-1100Churches huge compared to those built before, but short when measured against gothicSculpture impt. Decorative featureChurches separated into different partsThick walls to support piers and vaults.little decoration on outsiderounded arches, based on arch Romans used (base on circle) Mostly barrel vaults, some groin vaultsLarge pillars inside of building for structureDark and gloomyMult towers surrounding churchChurches like st. sernin in Toulouse solved pilgrim traffic by addings ambulatory to ends of side aisles
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