It was first used by the Italian critics because they viewed the art as barbarous. The style was brought to Italy when Rome was destroyed. They blamed the Goths for their destruction.
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Saint Denis Chartres Cathedral Salisbury CathedralReimscathedral Notre Dame
FUNCTION: structure that spans the space while supporting weight “Gothic Architecture is the result of an engineering challenge: how to span in stone ever-wider surfaces from ever-greater heights?”Salisbury Cathedral
Also referred to as “Web Vaulting” Westminster Abbey FUNCTION: arched form used to provide a space with a ceilingReims cathedral
FUNCTION: built against a counterfort or projecting from a wall which serves to support or reinforce the wall. They act against lateral forces arising out of the roof structures that lack adequate Notre Dame bracing.
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Saint Theodore, Chartres CathedralDeath of the Virgin, Strasbourg Cathedral
Virgin of Jeanne d’Evreux, Saint Denis Virgin of Paris, Notre DameVirgin with the DeadChrist, Rineland, Germany
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Just as the stained-glass windows were based on scriptural content, a very important part of the people’s lives, you will create your own “stained-glass design” based on an important event or person in your life.