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Late Gothic period marked by these 3 events
The Hundred Years' War, the Babylonian Captivity, and the Black Death
rib vaults go from ceiling to floor, larger window space, choirs, and chevets, compound piers common, more scultpure on facade
pronounced central spires, small flying buttresses and portals, lower towers, wide facades with a lot of sculpture, nave ends in square, often has 2 transepts
enormous window spaces interlaced with elaborate decorative vertical patterns of stone tracery, fan vaults
radiating chapels open up to create a continuous space, rib vaults stop at capitals, a lot of stained glass, pointed arches
rib vaults stop at capitals, sexpartite vaults which span 2 bays, flying buttresses used on large scale
high gothic nave, each vault spans 1 bay, large windows, legendary stained glass, north tower added later
high gothic, 4-part rib vaults, vaults very high, sculpture above doors in arches, narrow nave enhances verticality
wide facade with a lot of sculpture, subdued flying buttresses, 2 transepts, square apse, long horizontal emphasis, tal central spire added in 19th century
rayonnant style, 3/4 of wall space is windows, slender columns, adjoins royal palace
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