500-1000 AD. Term used for architecture and monumental sculpture.
Need for the building of churches. Late 6th and 7th Century. Monastery houses were the powerhouse.
Late 8th and 9th Century. Tried to emulate Roman architecture.
10th and 11th century. Inspiration from the Carolingian and Byzantine. Found in Germany.
1000 to 1150 AD. Term was coined by Charles Alexis Adrien de Gerville to describe the form of architecture that preceded Gothic.
Needed for stone construction.
Needed for protection.
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Cathedral of St. Peter
St. Martin's Cathedral
Square supports often used instead of columns. Used mostly in churches.
Barrel Vaults meet at right angles.
On Castles and churches
Series of side by side arches.
1150-1600 AD. Name given as an insult as it refers to the barbarian goths.
Groin vault with ribbing.
Stone support on the wall that needs support.
Architectural support structures built against a wall to keep it from falling down.
High and skinny. Symbolizes a prayer to God, and showed wealth and power.
Architects flooded the rooms with light. Lots of big windows.
Round Stained glass windows
Stained Glass Windows
Told stories from the Bible, Sermons on the glass, known as the Poor mans Bible.
Interlacing carved stone ribs. Usually found in windows, doorways, spires, ceilings, and stairways.