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Carolingian and Ottonian ArtReading, Monument ListStokstad, 438-451. Equestrian portrait of Charles the Bald (grandson ofRange: Charlemagne)Ninth century.700-1053 CE Interior of the Palace Chapel of Charlemagne. Aachen, 792-805.Carolingian and Ottonian Saint Matthew. Folio 18. Ebbo Gospels, from Hautevillers.Terms/Concepts: c.816-835.Carolingian, repousse, scriptorium, o St. Matthew, Coronationrthodoxy, Gospels,Carolingian, Early 9th Century Doors, commissioned by Bishop Bernward for Saint Michael’s, 1015
The growth of the Islamic world (seventh andeighth centuries) came at the cost of theByzantine Empire.
PoitiersIn 732, the Franks, under the leadershipof Charles Martel, stopped the Musliminvasion at Poitiers.
The grandson of Charles Martel is Charlemagne [Charles the Great], andhe ruled 768-814. The word “Carolingian” comes from “Carolus” (Latin for “Charles”) Art from Charlemagne’s lifetime and for a while afterwards is known as Carolingian art
AachenCharlemagne established his court (seat ofgovernment) in Aachen.
Palace Passage between palace and chapel ChapelPlan of Charlemagne’s Palace andChapel, Aachen, 792-805.
Cross-sectionRestored plan of the Palace Chapel ofCharlemagne, Aachen, 792-805
Entrance.Restored plan of the Palace Chapel of Entrance of the Palace Chapel ofCharlemagne. Aachen. 792-805. Charlemagne. Aachen. 792-805.
Throne, Palace Chapel ofCharlemagne, Aachen. Entrance of the Palace Chapel of Charlemagne. 792-805. Aachen.