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served as regent of France, abbot of Saint-Denis and was responsible for its rebuilding. coined term "lux nova"
a vault in which the diagonal and transverse ribs compose a structural skeleton that partially supports the masonry web between them
the doors of the west facade at Chartres Cathedral, contains episodes from the life of Christ
the "raidant' style of GOthic architecture, dominant in the second half of the 13th century and associated with the French royal court and Louis IX at Paris
perpendicular style or perpendicular gothic
a Gothic syle in 14th and 15th century England characterized by vertical lines and a four-centered arch and fan vaulting
consists typically of an inclined member carried on an arch or series of arches and a solid buttress to which it transmits lateran thrust
Cult of the Virgin
as mother of Christ Mary stood b/t Last Judge and horrors of Hell and could intercede for those faithful to her. Worshipers in the late 12th and 13th Centuries sang hymns to her, put her image everywhere, and dedicated catherdrals to her. Christian knights dedicated their lives to her
a late Gothic style of architecture supersceding the Rayonnant style and named for the flamelike appearance of its pointed bar tracery
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