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Romanesque Architecture and Sculptural Programs key ideas: Latin cross plan coherence of design: unity and symmetry heavy, thick walls and small windows.

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1 Romanesque Architecture and Sculptural Programs key ideas: Latin cross plan coherence of design: unity and symmetry heavy, thick walls and small windows the use of a Roman vault—inherently limited; the barrel vault creates tremendous thrust at the springing point creates a wonderful “stage” for the miracle of the Eucharist—the presence of God—God made incarnate again large, ordered space which contrasted strongly with the chaos and uncertainty outside the church walls use of sculptural programs to educate and engage the viewer

2 Roman barrel vault in order to support a heavy roof—one that is very wide--the walls of the nave would have to be very, very thick

3 floor plan Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela Spain

4 floor plan Durham Cathedral England

5 floor plan Abbey Church of Sainte-Foy Conques, France

6 Church of Saint Cyriakus, Genrode begun 961 (Germany)

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8 floor plan La Madeleine at Vezelay France

9 nave La Madeleine at Vezelay France

10 Fontenay Abbey France 1139

11 Nave, Abbey Church of Nortre-Dame, Fontenay

12 West Facade, Abbey Church of Nortre-Dame, Fontenay

13 floor plan Autun Cathedral Burgundy, France 1132

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16 Amiens Cathedral Gothic **note that the heavy walls are gone

17 Last Judgment main portal (west end) Autun Cathedral Cathedral of Saint-Lazare Burgundy, France 12 th century

18 Last Judgment, tympanum Autun Cathedral

19 detail Last Judgment main portal (west end) Autun Cathedral Cathedral of Saint-Lazare Burgundy, France 12 th century

20 detail Last Judgment main portal (west end) Autun Cathedral Cathedral of Saint-Lazare Burgundy, France 12 th century

21 Dream of the Magi Autun Cathedral Cathedral of Saint-Lazare Burgundy, France 12 th century

22 Eve Autun Cathedral Cathedral of Saint-Lazare Burgundy, France 12 th century

23 Pilgrims Autun Cathedral Cathedral of Saint-Lazare Burgundy, France 12 th century

24 Suicide of Judas, capital Autun Cathedral Cathedral of Saint-Lazare Burgundy, France 12 th century

25 Flight into Egypt Autun Cathedral Cathedral of Saint-Lazare Burgundy, France 12 th century

26 South Portal Church of Saint-Pierre, Moissac Toulouse, France

27 South Portal Church of Saint-Pierre, Moissac Toulouse, France

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30 St. Jeremiah trumeau Church of Saint-Pierre, Moissac Toulouse, France

31 St. Jeremiah trumeau Church of Saint-Pierre, Moissac Toulouse, France “the weeping prophet”

32 St. Jeremiah trumeau Church of Saint-Pierre, Moissac Toulouse, France

33 St. Jeremiah trumeau Church of Saint-Pierre, Moissac Toulouse, France

34 The Soul of a Rich Man Tormented by Devils Church of Saint-Pierre, Moissac Toulouse, France

35 tympanum, Abbey Church of Sainte-Foy, Conques

36 Christ in Judgment detail of tympanum Abbey Church of Sainte- Foy, Conques

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