Medieval Architecture


Medieval Architecture. A survey of the origins and development of medieval church architecture from Late Antiquity to the High Middle Ages in the Mediterranean and Europe north of the Alps concentrating on the effects of the cult of relics, the inclusion of burials, the segmentation of the lay public, and different types of liturgical requirements on the shapes and spaces of religious buildings; the origins and development of fortifications and castles. Emphasis on monastic architecture and especially the buildings of the mendicant orders. One course.

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