Glossary of Art final 2
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- Edict of Milan
- decree by Constantine that stopped the persecution of the christians
- roman tombs built under cities where christians often held meetings away from roman law
- Constantine the Great
- First empiror of Rome to be a christian
- Romanesque characteristics
- rounded arches, stone vaults, thick solid walls, few windows, separate bell tower and baptistry.
- Romanesque date
- 11th century
- Gothic characteristics
- ribbed vaults, piers, flying buttresses, stainded glass, pointed arches, thin walls, twin bell towers
- Gothic date
- between 1137 - 1144
- the bones of a saint, believed to posess religious powers.
- a object, usually very nicly made, that held the bones of a saint
- portion of an interior rising above adjacent rooftops and having windows admitting daylight to the interior.
- a metal brace that helps support a structure
- ornamental work consisting of ramified ribs, bars, or the like, as in the upper part of a Gothic window
- the primary hall of a church that is used primarily by the congregation
- semicircular or polygonal termination or recess in a building, usually vaulted and used esp. at the end of a choir in a church.
- a longitudinal division of an interior area, as in a church, separated from the main area by an arcade
- a journey, esp. a long one, made to some sacred place as an act of religious devotion
- flying buttress
- a structure, external, that supports the thin walls of gothic archetecture
- a pillar or post on which a gate or door is hung
- rose window
- a specific round style of stained glass that contains religious symbolism
- Jamb statues
- statuse in a door jamb, usually of saints
- uses to ward off demonic forces
- bullet window
- smaller bullet shaped stain glasses windows.
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