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Medieval Western Architecture

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The fall of the Roman empire led to a combination of Roman, Christian, and Germanic elements in the architecture of the resulting new kingdoms. The Middle Ages introduced new architectural styles, including Romanesque, then Gothic churches.

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Learn more about the architecture of the medieval period:

   


Research Pages:

Abbot Suger, Gothic (architect)

Palatine Chapel, Aachen (Charlemagne’s church)

Sainte Madeline, Vezelay, France (Romanesque church)

Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris (Gothic church)

Chartres Cathedral (Gothic church)

Salisbury Cathedral (Gothic church)


Image Search:

Abbot Suger, Gothic (architect)

Sainte Madeline, Vezelay, France (Romanesque church)

Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris (Gothic church)

Chartres Cathedral (Gothic church)

Salisbury Cathedral

Videos:

Romanesque v. Gothic Architecture 1

Romanesque v. Gothic Architecture 2

Examine the images of Romanesque churches o Learn more about these styles, as well as other religious structures being built elsewhere at the same time, on the Web.

Respond in writing the question below to the question below after exploring the internet sites above and watching the videos.

  1. Compare and contrast the unique features of the Romanesque and Gothic styles.
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