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cathedral

has a bishop

2

church

has a priest

3

feudalism

where everything trickles down

4

serfs

peasants

5

pilgrimage church

one that is visited by Christians for prayer

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clerestory

-add windows and allow light to come in
-lets space be lighter and taller

7

pietra serena

serene stone used for columns, capitals, and murals

8

tympanum

semi-circular area above a Romanesque cathedral door

9

reliquary

demonstration of extreme wealth of the church

10

repousse

metal technique of various materials

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censorship

a limitation of something in 1134

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embroidry

done by hand

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loom

an apparatus for making fabric by weaving yarn or thread