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The Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture

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Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Art & Architecture, History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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... c. 1210. The choir is a vast rectangular aisled hall of 300 sq. m leading to a straight-ended axial chapel. The choir is flanked by two-bay chapels en echelon. There are round-headed lancet windows throughout. The Angevin vaulting, with multiple ribs applied to markedly domical webs, was a decisive stage in the regional development of Gothic architecture, a clear response to the quadripartite vaults over rectangular bays associated with Capetian architecture on the Ile-de-France. One of the fundamental innovations in Angevin vaulting is the use of multiple...

Early Christian architecture

Early Christian architecture   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Art & Architecture, History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
9,452 words
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...the Lateran in Rome’, Architectura , xxv/2 (1995), pp. 128–55 T. F. Mathews : Art and Architecture in Byzantium and Armenia: Liturgical and Exegetical Approaches (Aldershot and Brookfield, VT, 1995) A. C. Carpiceci and others: ‘Nuovi dati sull’Antica Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano: Parte II’, Boll. A. , lxxxi (Jan–March 1996), pp. 1–84 M. J. Maciel : Antiguidade tardia e paleocristianismo em Portugal (Lisbon, 1996) C. Rizzardi , ed.: Il mausoleo di Galla Placidia a Ravenna (Modena, 1996) W. Weber : ‘Der Basilikenkomplex auf dem Domfreihof...

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