Romanesque architecture


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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Romanesque architecture a style of architecture developed in Italy and western Europe between the Roman and the Gothic styles after 1000 AD; characterized by round arches and vaults and by the substitution of piers for columns and profuse ornament and arcades
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In literature:

Then, while Rome is undergoing gradual dismemberment, Romanesque architecture dies.
"Notre-Dame de Paris" by Victor Hugo
The architecture is Romanesque throughout.
"Pulpit and Press" by Mary Baker Eddy
The division of Western Mediaeval Architecture into the two schools of Romanesque and Gothic presents a parallel case.
"Byzantine Churches in Constantinople" by Alexander Van Millingen
Compare Gothic, Romanesque, and Arabian architecture.
"History of Human Society" by Frank W. Blackmar
B, Romanesque: Architecture of the Round Arch.
"The Stones of Venice, Volume II (of 3)," by John Ruskin
No country has preserved finer or more numerous examples of Romanesque architecture than Germany.
"The Cathedrals and Churches of the Rhine" by Francis Miltoun
To judge from the ruins as well as from well-preserved edifices, Romanesque days must have been full of great architectural activity.
"Cathedrals of Spain" by John A. (John Allyne) Gade
As remarked above, Gothic architecture is to a large extent the crown of Romanesque.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 4" by Various
San Miniato al Monte is one of the earliest and one of the finest examples of the Tuscan Romanesque style of architecture.
"The Story of Florence" by Edmund G. Gardner
Romanesque and Gothic architecture, where arches are thrown from alternate piers, interlacing or intersecting one another.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 6" by Various

In news:

Arguably Santa Fe's most photographed building, this ornate Romanesque cathedral stands in grandiose contrast to much of the city's traditional Pueblo Revival architecture.
THE classical Vienna of music, coffeehouses and monumental Romanesque architecture is also, surprisingly, the Vienna of trolleys .