Romanesque vs. Gothic Architecture

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Romanesque vs. Gothic
Architecture
Directions
• As discussed in class, there are significant differences
between Romanesque Churches and Gothic Churches.
1. Your assignment is to find me 3 examples of each type
of church.
2. Tell me why each church meets the criteria for each
type of Church. Meaning: What makes the church
Romanesque or Gothic. Be specific in your answer.
3. You may use the next 3 slides as your templates.
4. Be sure to give credit on the last paged marked works
cited. Cite all websites used for information and
pictures.
Romanesque vs. Gothic Architecture
• Adam Leventry
• February 7, 2011
• Period 2
Romanesque
• Cathedral of Pisa
• This is an example of
Romanesque architecture
because the building and
tower have rounded arches,
thick walls, and tiny
windows.
Gothic
• Westminster Abbey
• This is an example of Gothic
architecture because of the
pointed arches, the large
stained glass windows, and
the extremely tall towers.
Romanesque
Gothic
• Mont St. Michel
• This building is Romanesque
because of the tiny
windows and rounded
archways. Also, there are
extremely thick outer walls.
• Chartres Cathedral
• The height of this building,
combined with the pointed
archways and large stained
glass windows make this
church Gothic.
Romanesque
Gothic
• Angoulême Cathedral
• This church is an example of
Romanesque architecture
because of the tiny
windows, rounded arches,
and rounded towers rather
than pointed spires.
• Reims Cathedral
• This church is Gothic
because of the large stained
glass windows, pointed
arches, and tall towers.
Works Cited Page
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http://www.mentalfloss.com/difference/romanesque-vs-gothic-architecture/
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_6dKQTchkJaA/TDuVX_b8KHI/AAAAAAAATSQ/KoxCP5z7
uwQ/s400/leaning-tower-of-pisa.jpg
http://www.planetware.com/i/photo/westminster-abbey-london-gblnwm11.jpg
http://cache.virtualtourist.com/2927904-Mont_St_Michel-Mont_Saint_Michel.jpg
http://www.images-photography-pictures.net/Chartres-Cathedral-FranceJalapeno2.jpg
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/3/3e/Angouleme_cathe
dral_StPierre_a.jpg/466px-Angouleme_cathedral_StPierre_a.jpg
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angoul%C3%AAme_Cathedral
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/e/e1/Reims_Kathedrale.
jpg/450px-Reims_Kathedrale.jpg

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