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Gothic art and architecture

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Encyclopedias
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110 words

Gothic architecture developed in medieval Europe from the 12th to 16th centuries. It is characterized by the pointed arch and ...

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An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age

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2009

began as a term of abuse, turned into a fashion, and gave rise to a modern sense of history, influencing ...

Gothic art

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Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

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2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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1,451 words
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To define Gothic art is a complex undertaking, so diverse is the geographical and chronological reality that it covers, from ...

Gothic Aesthetics

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Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

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Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Philosophy
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3,279 words
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In the history of art, the Gothic ranks as the culminating phase of the Middle Ages in Europe (from the ...

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Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment

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2005
Subject:
History, modern history (1700 to 1945)
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742 words

The Gothic (or Gothick) taste in eighteenth-century England illustrates a binary division in Enlightenment thought. The metaphor that associated light, ...

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The Oxford Companion to Western Art

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2003
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Art & Architecture
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4,982 words

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Gothic is a term denoting styles in the art and architecture of the West from about the mid-12th

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

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2005
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History, Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)
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397 words

An architectural and art-historical term for a style of architecture and art that emerged in the twelfth century and in ...

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The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History (2 ed.)

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2009
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History, Local and Family History
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187 words

Originally a term of abuse coined in the 17th century by admirers of classical architecture, who compared the replacement of ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Art (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Art & Architecture
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390 words

Style of architecture and art that succeeded Romanesque and prevailed in Europe (particularly northern Europe) from the mid-12th century to ...

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2 ed.)

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2009
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Archaeology, History
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87 words

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Architectural style characterized by pointed arches and the vault, succeeding the Norman or Romanesque style at the end of

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms (2 ed.)

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2010
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Art & Architecture
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203 words
The style of art and architecture in Europe which came between the *Romanesque and the *Renaissance. It was prevalent in Italy from the mid-12th to the early 15th centuries and continued ... More
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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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2003
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Religion
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36 words

An architectural style in N. Europe from early 12th cent. to 16th, and, as Gothic revival, in 19th cent. Thence ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006
of or in the style of architecture prevalent in western Europe in the 12th–16th centuries (and revived in the mid 18th to early 20th centuries), characterized by pointed arches, rib ... More
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The Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History

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Current Version:
2003
Subject:
History, Local and Family History
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121 words

Originally a term of abuse coined in the 17th century by admirers of classical architecture, who compared the replacement of ...

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