tienne at Caen has a light and airy feeling What structural features that made

Tienne at caen has a light and airy feeling what

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tienne at Caen has a light and  airy feeling. What structural features that made  this possible were: Compound piers with simple engaged half- columns alternating with piers with half- columns attached to pilasters, allowing for  sexpartite vaults. These vaults rise high enough  to allow for a clerestory.
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Interior of Saint-Etienne (elevation) Caen, France ca. 1115-1120
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Interior of Durham Cathedral Durham, England begun ca. 1093 Two key elements of Gothic architecture  were combined for the first time in the  vaults of Durham Cathedral. Rib vaults. Slightly pointed arches.
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Interior of Durham Cathedral Durham, England begun ca. 1093
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Plan & transverse section of Durham Cathedral Durham, England begun ca. 1093
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Exterior of Durham Cathedral Durham, England begun ca. 1093
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Pisa Cathedral complex Pisa, Italy cathedral begun 1063 baptistery begun 1153 campanile begun 1174
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Pisa Cathedral campanile Pisa, Italy begun 1174
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Interior of Pisa Cathedral Pisa, Italy cathedral begun 1063 Three features that Pisa Cathedral shares with its Early Christian prototypes: The basic oblong basilica plan, like Old Saint Peter’s in Rome. The raised clerestory. It has a tall central nave and four shorter aisles. Four features that distinguish it from  them: The broadly projecting transept. The dome crossing. Multiple arcaded galleries. Rich marble incrustation.
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West façade San Miniato al Monte Florence, Italy 1062 and twelfth century
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West façade San Miniato al Monte Florence, Italy 1062 and twelfth century Two Tuscan Romanesque buildings in Florence: San Giovanni San Miniato al Monte
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Interior of San Miniato al Monte Florence, Italy 1062 and twelfth century
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Interior of San Miniato al Monte Florence, Italy 1062 and twelfth century
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SCULPTURE Apocalypse Also known as the Last Judgment, when Christ separates the Blessed from the Damned, to be sent  to the heavenly city or to Hell. Benedetto Antelami Northern Italian sculptor in the last quarter of the 12th century. His works include Parma  Cathedral’s pulpit, monumental marble statues of two Old Testament figures he carved for the  west fa ç ade of Fidenza Cathedral in the Greco-Roman tradition (sculpture in the round). Bernard of Clairvaux Cistercian monk and abbot of the monastery he founded at Clairvaux in northern Burgundy. He  became a European celebrity for his eloquence, religious fervor, and religious reforming spirit,  and he intervened in ecclesiastical and secular matters.  He banned figurative painting in  Cistercian monasteries, extending to illustrations and even illuminated initials. Declared a saint in  1174. Giselbertus Sculptor of the tympanum of the cathedral of St. Lazare, Autun. Wilgelmus Wiligelmo was the sculptor of the frieze on the Modena Cathedral that shows the creation and  temptation of Adam and Eve.
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