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France

11th and first half of 12th century A.D.

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St. Etienne

at Vignory, France

Romanesque Architecture (France: 11th-first half of 12th century A.D.)

  • 3 level nave elevation
  • alternating column-pier
  • overbuilding
  • no gallery
  • curved ambulatory with small chapels branching off
  • compound pier

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St. Sernin

in Toulouse, France

Romanesque Architecture (France: 11th - first half of 12th century A.D.)

  • transept gives cruciform appearance
  • radiating side chapels
  • long, barrel vault
  • no clerestory zone, no direct outside lighting to nave

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Abbey church of St. Pierre

at Moissac, France

Romanesque Architecture (France: 11th-first half of 12th century)

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Cloister at Abbey Church of St. Pierre

at Moissac, France

Romanesque Architecture (France: 11th-first half of 12th century A.D.)

  • alternating 2, 1 columns
  • lots of carving on capitals
  • piers at corners
  • sculpture and architecture have close relationship

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Abbey church at Cluny (Cluny III)

Romanesque Architecture (France: 11th-first half of 12th century A.D.)

  • has been mostly destroyed
  • massive scale

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Abbey church of Notre Dame

at Fontenay, France

Romanesque Architecture (France: 11th-first half of 12th century A.D.)

  • Cistercian monestary (much more sparse and minimalist architecture)

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Germany

11th-12th century A.D.

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Speyer Cathedral

Romanesque Architecture (Germany: 11th-12th century A.D.)

  • alternating compound piers
  • groin vaulting in nave

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Italy

11th - 12th century A.D.

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Sant' Ambrogio

in Milan, Italy

Romanesque Architecture (Italy: 11th-12th century A.D.)

  • looks almost like Early Christian
  • enter courtyard first (atrium)
  • ribbed groin vaults

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Pisa (Baptistery, Cathedral, Campanile)

Pisa, Italy

Romanesque Architecture (Italy: 11th-12th century A.D.)

 

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Baptistery of S. Giovanni

at Florence, Italy

Romanesque Architecture (Italy: 11th-12th century A.D.)

  • octagonal shape
  • green and white stone

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San Miniato al Monte

at Florence, Italy

Romanesque Architecture (Italy: 11th-12th century A.D.)

  • similar facade to baptistery of S. Giovanni