Romanesque v. Gothic cathedrals Romanesque Gothic

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  • Romanesque v. Gothic cathedrals Romanesque Gothic

  • CHARACTERISTICS OF ROMANESQUE ARCHITECTURE 1000-1150 A.D. THICK COLUMNS SMALL ROUND ARCHED WINDOWSTHICK WALLS DOMENO STAINED GLASS WINDOWSBARREL VAULTED CEILINGS ROUNDED SHAPE OF A CROSS DARK INTERIORS SIMPLE FACADES ( EXTERIOR)

  • CHARTES PASSION OF CHRIST ORIGINAL FROM 1150

  • CHARACTERISTICS OF GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE

    1150- 1300 AGE OF FAITHPOINTED SPIRES IDEA POINTING TO HEAVEN- GOD POINTED ARCHES SCULPTED PORTALS WITH BIBLE STORIES TALL, LIGHT, AIRY FLYING BUTTRESSES STAINED GLASS WINDOWS THIN WALLS ROSE WINDOWS ENTRANCE FACING WEST VAULTED , POINTED CEILINGS TOOK AS LONG AS 200 YEARS TO BUILD