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Gothic Architecture Characteristics

Casanova, on his death bed, was reputed to remark, "I lived a philosopher. I died a Christian." One admires an image like this and wonders if such a thing could exist if not divinely inspired? Roosvenster kathedraal Amiens

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Rose windows became characteristic of Gothic architecture though it came into vogue during the Romanesque period.

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enclave interior "The Rose WIndow depicted is a symbol of what all French Gothic Cathedrals embraced: stained glass depicting scences from the scripture. "

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main characteristics Gothic: flying buttresses, windows with tracery, piers composed of colonettes or shafts bundled around a core. Skeletal system vs. mass of wall necessary in Romanesque architecture. Big windows vs small windows. emphasis on the VERTICAL.

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This would make a great TARDIS control room. Only a few minor adjustments. -Marienburg Castle, Hannover, Germany 19th century Neo-Gothic

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from The Bach

Gothic architecture

Gothic architecture | The Bach Walter Scott Monument, Edinburgh

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