ARH312 Notes � February 26

ARH312 Notes � February 26 - ARH312 Notes...

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ARH312 Notes – February 26, 2008 Carolingian Period 1. Until Aachen was established the Carolingian administration was loosely organized and lacked a centrl domain. Palace of Ramiro I (Santa maria de naracano), Oviedo, Spain c. 840 1. Little remains of the structure today. a. Once once said to have palaces, baths, dining halls and churches. Only the once palace hall has survived. 2. Structure a. Main block divided up into three components i. Central black covered by heavy tunnel vault with transverse arches. ii. Vaults of the lower crypt level allow second story to have more light and it also has porches on the second level. iii. Ashlar masonry. iv. Largo buttresses outline the buldings exterior, creating a symmetrical rhythm on the exterior surface. v. Palace hall was later converted and dedicated to the virgin mary. Palace Chapel of Charlemagne, Aachen, Germany, c. 820 1. Charlemagne began building of this palace even before his official crowning. a.
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