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Gothic Architecture

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Gothic Architecture
12th-16th centuries
French Style
Stained Glass Windows
Most famous characteristic of Gothic architecture
Twelfth-century German monk who called himself Theophilus
Picture version of the Bible when most people were illiterate
Evolutionary- using light as the component of building

Stone skyscrapers
The willingness to reach for heaven
New technology
Biblical ratio- Temple of Solomon

Milan Cathedral
Notre Dame La Grande. Digital image. Romanesque Architectures. Wikipedia, n.d. Web. 9 Sept. 2014.
St Peter's Basilica. Digital image. Renaissance Architectures. Wikipedia, n.d. Web. 9 Sept. 2014.
Gothic arch. Digital image. Gothic Arches at the Side of Ely Cathedral. Dreamstime, n.d. Web. 10 Sept. 2014
Rose window at Notre Dame Paris. Digital image. North and South Rose Windows, Notre Dame, Paris. Enthusiastical, 03 May 2013. Web. 10 Sept. 2014.
20110724 Milan Cathedral 5260. Digital image. Wikipedia Commons, n.d. Web. 10 Sept. 2014.
Images used
Works cited
"The Abbey in Pelplin." Stop EP. Stop EP, n.d. Web. 16 Sept. 2014. <http://www.stopep.org/en%2Cep-wplyw-na-srodowisko-zabytki-zespol-klasztoru-cystersow-pelplin>.
Alchin, Linda. "Caernarvon Castle." Caernarvon Castle. SiteSeen Ltd, June 2014. Web. 16 Sept. 2014. <http://www.ancientfortresses.org/caernarvon-castle.htm>.
"Gothic Architecture." Victoria and Albert Museum. Victoria and Albert Museum, 2014. Web. 16 Sept. 2014. <http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/g/gothic-architecture/>.
"Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History." Stained Glass in Medieval Europe. Department of Medieval Art and The Cloisters., 1 Oct. 2001. Web. 13 Sept. 2014. <http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/glas/hd_glas.htm>.
"Milan Cathedral, Italy", Youtube, Youtube LCC, 2011, 9 Sept 2014.
"Notre Dame de Paris, Paris", Youtube, Youtube LCC, 2011, 9 Sept 2014.
Notre Dame de Paris
Images used
Peter of Montereau,
Jean de Chelles
Completed in 1345
Works Cited
"Nova: Building The Great Cathedrals" Youtube, Youtube, LCC, October 5, 2011, 1 Sept. 2014
"St. Vitus Cathedral." Prague Castle. Prague Castle, 2014. Web. 16 Sept. 2014. <https://www.hrad.cz/en/prague-castle/guidepost-for-visitors/st-vitus-cathedral.shtml>.
"South Rose Window." [Notre-Dame De Paris]. Archpriest and Rector of the Cathedral Notre-Dame De Paris. Web. 16 Sept. 2014. <http://www.notredamedeparis.fr/South-Rose-Window>.
Spanswick, Valerie. "Gothic Art And Architecture." Gothic Art And Architecture. Smarthistory. Web. 09 Sept. 2014. <http://smarthistory.khanacademy.org/english-gothic-architecture.html>.
"THE STORY OF ELY CATHEDRAL." Ely Cathedral. The Friends of Ely Cathedral, 2014. Web. 16 Sept. 2014. <http://www.elycathedral.org/history-heritage/the-story-of-ely-cathedral>.
Various Architects
Castell Caernarfon
Commissioned by Edward I
Completed in 1287
Pointed Arches
"most fundamental element"
Likely influenced by Islamic architecture
Form and function
Prototyped earlier
Flying Buttress
Connected with the arches
Keeps the arches'
pressure inward
Pelplin Abbey
Ely Cathedral
Please Refer to the handout
Commissioned by Mściwoj II
Completed in 1557
Commissioned by Abbot Simeon
Work began in 11th century, became cathedral in 1109
St. Vitus Cathedral
Commissioned by Charles IV in 1344
Officially completed/consecrated in 1929
Brian. "Czech Republic." Photos — Hey Brian? Hey Brian?, 27 May 2014. Web. 16 Sept. 2014. <http://heybrian.com/travels/czech/>.
"St. Vitus Cathedral." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 15 Sept. 2014. Web. 16 Sept. 2014. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Vitus_Cathedral>.
Stewart, Hamish. "Pilgrimage by Boat." Pilgrimage by Boat. Blogspot, 24 May 2010. Web. 16 Sept. 2014. <http://pilgrimagebyboat.blogspot.com/>.
Named Gothic in Renaissance
Jean De Chelles, Francesco Maria Richini, Reginald Ely
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