Results for: Romanesque

Difference between Romanesque and Gothic?

Prevalent from the 9th through 12th centuries CE, Romanesque  architecture combined the influences of Roman and Byzantine styles.  The style was named, in the 1800s because (MORE)

Why did architecture change from Romanesque to Gothic?

  The change started to express a new theological view of the church. The Romanesque church should be seen as a fortress against a sinful world outside.   The Gothic ch (MORE)

When was the Romanesque period?

"Romanesque" is a fairly modern term used to describe the art and architecture of western Europe in the period 1050 to 1200. It means "like Roman", since it featured Roman-sty (MORE)

Why is romanesque art called romanesque?

Because the Romanesque architecture combines elements of older Roman (think ancient Rome) and Byzantine architecture. Mostly this type of architecture was prevalent during the (MORE)