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Medieval Architecture, Medieval Learning: Builders and Masters in the Age of Romanesque and Gothic

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The eleventh and twelfth centuries witnessed a thoroughgoing transformation of European culture, as new ways of thinking revitalized every aspect of human endeavor, from architecture and the visual arts to history, philosophy, theology, and even law. In this book Charles M. Radding and William W. Clark offer fresh perspectives on changes in architecture and learning at thr ...more
Paperback, 180 pages
Published September 28th 1994 by Yale University Press (first published September 23rd 1992)
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While Gothic churches are always a source of awe and architectural astonishment, the final third part of this book heightens the fascination as it demonstrates the short time line that it all happened. Structured to emphasize the transformation from one building to the next, beginning with Saint-Denis, works very effectively and seems to parallel the train of thought of the builders who were the masterminds behind these impressive churches.
This very well illustrated edition shows a clear progre

An in depth study of Medieval Architecture.

A riveting ride into the Olde Worlde. I've always enjoyed books like these; peeking into the past and imagining how people back then imagined, and realised their surroundings.
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