Results for: Apse

What is an apse?

A usually semicircular or polygonal, often vaulted recess, especially the termination of the sanctuary end of a church.

What is difference between roman and catholic apse?

None really, the definition of an apse changed over time and geography not religions. According to Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apse . In architecture, th (MORE)

What are apses?

An apse is the altar-end of a chapel or sanctuary. It is not the area that the altar is in, just that end of the church. The entire sanctuary faces the apse.

Where is the apse in a church?

An apse is a wing or recess in a church building that sticks out from the main building. It always has a semicircular end, and is usually situated at the end of the church beh (MORE)

What is the apse in a church?

An apse is a wing or recess in a church building that sticks out from the main building. It always has a semicircular end, and is usually situated at the end of the church beh (MORE)