Middle Ages: Gothic Architecture

 

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We will show the Davis Art poster on the Rose Window and have a discussion.

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Timeline:

BEFORE MIDDLE AGES:

Byzantine and Islamic (a.d. 476–a.d.1453)
Heavenly Byzantine mosaics; Islamic architecture and amazing maze-like designJustinian partly restores Western Roman Empire (a.d. 533–a.d. 562);Iconoclasm Controversy (a.d. 726–a.d. 843); Birth of Islam (a.d. 610) and Muslim
Conquests (a.d. 632–a.d.732)

Middle Ages (500–1400)

Celtic art, Carolingian Renaissance, Romanesque, Gothic St. Sernin,
Durham Cathedral, Notre Dame, Chartres, Cimabue, Duccio, Giotto
Viking Raids (793–1066); Battle of Hastings (1066);
Crusades I–IV (1095–1204); Black Death (1347–1351);
Hundred Years’ War (1337–1453)

AFTER MIDDLE AGES:

Early and High Renaissance (1400–1550) Rebirth of classical culture
Ghiberti’s Doors, Brunelleschi, Donatello, Botticelli, Leonardo, Gutenberg invents movable type (1447); Turks conquer Constantinople (1453); Columbus lands in New World (1492); Martin Luther starts Reformation

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