Vézelay Cathedral Romanesque Nave  The nave is composed of immense transverse arches creating a domical vault. There is no triforium, but small windows appear at the clerestory level illuminating the the vault and the huge supporting piers.

Vézelay Cathedral Romanesque Nave The nave is composed of immense transverse arches creating a domical vault. There is no triforium, but small windows appear at the clerestory level illuminating the the vault and the huge supporting piers.

Vézelay - the earliest part is Romanesque style with rounded arches and banded marble

A Romanesque church interior.

Basilica of St. Mary Magdalene, Vezelay - the workings of light

Basilica of St. Mary Magdalene, Vezelay - the workings of light - Photo Chris May

Viajar con el Arte: El Panteón Real, los claustros y el Museo de la Colegiata de san Isidoro de León

Viajar con el Arte: El Panteón Real, los claustros y el Museo de la Colegiata de san Isidoro de León

The Romanesque cathedral at Vezelay (1100 AD)  This is where Bernard of Clairvaux preached the Second Crusade

The Romanesque cathedral at Vezelay AD) This is where Bernard of Clairvaux preached the Second Crusade

Romanesque architecture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The groin-vaulted crypt of Worcester Cathedral Romanesque architecture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Unit 2  Romanesque-This shows the diaphragm arches that were popular in the Romanesque time period. We can also see the groin vaulting of the ceiling and the smaller columns which are representative of the era. I love the monotone color and simple features of this church. Beautiful!

ERHEEN With its sculpted capitals and portal, the Madeleine of Vézelay – a monastic church – is a masterpiece of Burgundian Romanesque art and architecture.

Nave, Abbaye de Bénédictins Saint-Georges, Saint-Martin-de-Boscherville (Seine-Maritime)  Photo by Dennis Aubrey

The Lost Poets of Saint-Martin-de-Boscherville (Dennis Aubrey)

Nave, Abbaye de Bénédictins Saint-Georges, Saint-Martin-de-Boscherville (Seine-Maritime) Photo by Dennis Aubrey

Romanesque arches (Peterborough Cathedral, England)

Romanesque arches (Peterborough Cathedral, England - Founded in the Anglo-Saxon…

Vézelay Abbey, Vézelay, France

Vézelay Abbey, Vézelay, France

The Gothic Arch

"Three architectural features are typical of the Gothic. These are the pointed arch, the ribbed vault, and the flying buttress.

Abadía Trinidad de Vendôme (Francia, siglo XVI). Situada al sureste de París. La fachada se decora con tracerías con forma de llamas ondulantes.

Abadía Trinidad de Vendôme (Francia, siglo XVI). Situada al sureste de París. La fachada se decora con tracerías con forma de llamas ondulantes.

Nave vaults, Durham Cathedral #architecture #cathedral

NORMAN architecture - Nave vaults, Durham Cathedral, England (begun 1093 and largely completed within 40 years) (NB: at the end is the Quire - Original east end was replaced by this Gothic choir, Vault height about

Vézelay - Nef basilique Sainte Marie Madeleine Vézelay. | Canon (EOS 5D Mark II) | 38mm | 1/30s | f/3.5 | ISO 1000

Vézelay - Nef basilique Sainte Marie Madeleine Vézelay. | Canon (EOS 5D Mark II) | 38mm | 1/30s | f/3.5 | ISO 1000

Church of Saint-Étienne at Abbaye aux hommes, Caen, France founded by William the Conqueror - This Early Gothic choir replaced the original Romanesque sanctuary in 1202

The Church of Saint-Étienne ~ Abbaye aux Hommes ~ Caen ~ Normandy ~ France ~ It was founded by William the Conqueror. This Early Gothic choir replaced the original Romanesque sanctuary in

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