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26 09, 2017

Medieval architecture – Gothic and Romanesque – Europe

By |2019-09-04T05:43:03-07:00September 26th, 2017|Medieval|3 Comments

Cloister at Moissac (ca. 1100 AD, southern France) The first part of the Middle Ages saw very little building of anything but houses in northern Europe, as people struggled to adjust to the fall of [...]

30 07, 2017

Gothic Cathedral – Middle Ages – History of architecture

By |2019-03-06T07:12:15-08:00July 30th, 2017|Architecture, Medieval|2 Comments

Gothic cathedral: Nave of Rouen cathedral (1200s AD) Northern France gets rich enough to build cathedrals In the late 1100s and early 1200s AD, the kings of France, Philip and his son Louis, [...]