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Part I Romanesque Art & Early Medieval Art

Part I Romanesque Art & Early Medieval Art

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  1. Part I Romanesque Art & Early Medieval Art

  2. Welcome to a study of Early Medieval &Romanesque Art, one of a series of styles that developed in the Middle Ages, also known as the Dark AGes

  3. What did the Medieval landscape look like? What happened when?

  4. for those who like to dream perchance to discover try this "castle" site

  5. a time of chivalry? a time of castles and knights in shining armor? a time to die?

  6. as Roman authority declined, the Church provided intellectual and spiritual leadership. this time was known as... The Middle Ages Or The Dark Ages

  7. the Middle Ages, were also called the Dark Ages - what does it mean?

  8. The beauty of the Greek and Roman Empires is long gone! The ruling system has collapsed and taken with it stable government, schools, libraries, a uniform currency, and a common language. Barter now replaces money as the major purchasing system. Cities and towns have been destroyed and transportation between them is extremely difficult, if not impossible. This era is not without government though. The Roman Catholic Church remains a strong unifying force. In addition, medieval civilization clings to a very simple for of government called " feudalism." Welcome to the Dark Ages

  9. the Church

  10. A study of the western Church from Late Antiquity to the High Middle Ages shows the changing beliefs and how ideals are manifest in institutions subject to secular forces. Topics relevant were: persecution and martyrdom, the imperial church, the rise of monasticism, sacral kingship, the symbiosis of church and state, heretics and witches, all part of the peculiar Medieval Vision of reality.

  11. need to know terms: reliquaries animal style motif cloisonne' animal interlace scriptorium parchment/vellum colophon allegory buttresses groin vault cruciform embroidery

  12. the scriptorium

  13. What does Romanesque refer to? l

  14. St. John 1147 C.E. St.  John from the Gospel Book of Abbot Wedricus (shortly before 1147)

  15. Battle of Hastings 1073-1083 Tapestry Battle of Hastings, Bayeux Tapestry (c. 1073-1083)

  16. Frescoe painting is when artists paint on wet plaster. The paint soaks in the plaster creating a durable surface. Face of Jesus Frescoe Painting Early 11th Century

  17. A page from the Book of Kells, an illuminated manuscript incorporating animal interlace & embellished initials illustrating the four gospels of the Bible The text says: It took four illustrators to complete the Book of Kells (an leábhair ceannais mór). Five principal colours were used: Red – red lead; Yellow – egg yolk; Green – copper; Purple – plant leaves from the Mediterranean.

  18. Part II Gothic Art

  19. What does Gothic mean? • Goth·ic    P Pronunciation Key  (g th k)adj. • 1. a. Of or relating to the Goths or their language. • Germanic; Teutonic. • Of or relating to the Middle Ages; medieval. • Of or relating to an architectural style prevalent in western Europe from the 12th through the 15th century and characterized by pointed arches, rib vaulting, and a developing emphasis on verticality and the impression of height. • Of or relating to an architectural style derived from medieval Gothic. • Of or relating to painting, sculpture, or other art forms prevalent in northern Europe from the 12th through the 15th century. • often gothic Of or relating to a style of fiction that emphasizes the grotesque, mysterious, and desolate. • gothic Barbarous; crude. Who were the Goths? Germanic people who invaded the Roman Empire in the early centuries of the Christian era.

  20. What is Gothic art? Gothic Art is the style of art produced in Europe from the middle ages up to the beginning of the Renaissance. Typically religious in nature, it is especially known for the distinctive arched design of its churches, its stained glass, and its illuminated manuscripts.In the late 14th century, anticipating the Renaissance, Gothic Art evolved towards a more secular style known as International Gothic. One of the best-known artists of this period is Simone Martini.Although superseded by Renaissance art, there was a Gothic Revival in the 18th and 19th centuries, which was largely rooted in nostalgia.

  21. Simone Martini

  22. Gothic Architectural Innovations Flying Buttresses

  23. Vault & Groin or Ribbed Vault

  24. Stained Glass

  25. The Tree of Jesse

  26. Gothic Cathedrals & Gothic Sculpture

  27. Gothic Gargoyles