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Romanesque Innovations

1. Development of Pier form
2. Introduction of Triforium Gallery
3. Regular Crossing
4. Wall passages, ambulatories, radiating chapels
5. Evolution of new concepts in external massing
6. Increasing mastery of architectural sculpture

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Effective way of establishing bay divisions and articulating interior elevations

Pier

3

It is important in terms of alleviating smooth wall surfaces and transforming them into articulative architectural units.

Triforium Gallery

4

One of the geological characters of Romanesque is the Materials used from ruins of classical buildings

TRUE

5

Architect of Pisa Baptistry

Dioti Salvi

6

Mosaic decorations for interiors

TRUE

7

12th century mercantile palace on the Grand Canal, demonstrates the high level of quality of domestic architecture achieved in Venice as one of the outcomes of the prosperous trade with the East.

Fodaco dei Turchi

8

lateral divisions parallel with the nave in a basilica or a church

Aisles

9

a raised pulpit from which the Epistle and the Gospel were read

Ambo

10

the cloister or the covered passage around the east end of the church behind the altar

Ambulatory

11

the circular or multi-angular termination of a church sanctuary

Apse

12

forecourt in early Christian church

Atrium

13

the space for clergy and choir separated by a screen from the body of a church

chancel

14

the western limb of the church, as opposed to the choir, also the central aisle of the Christian church

Nave

15

holy consecrated place. The most sacred part of the temple or church

Sanctuary

16

raised floor of apse or niche

Exedrae

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Central font into which those who will be
baptized could descend, and enough space for the officiating clergy

Baptistry

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plan similar to simplified basilican plan

Tombs

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structure that dominated the
Christian architecture. The
structure was so influential that it
became the model of the Russian
Churches in the tenth century.

Hagia Sophia