The West: From the Advent of Christendom to the Eve of Reformation

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-06-18
  • Publisher: Routledge

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The fourth book in the Architecture in Context series, Tadgell covers all the major architectural traditions of European Architecture in the Middle Ages, from the destruction of Rome to the rediscovery of Classical values in 15th-century Italy.

Table of Contents

Renovation of Gravitas
Empire Regained and Relapsed
The Centre: Holy Roman Empire
The East: Towards the Third Rome
The West: Post-Carolingian Diversity
Refraction of Light
Introductions to the Gothic Age
Light into Stone: The Gothic Cathedral
Secular Building in the Gothic Age
Revival of Classicism
Cataclysm and Classicism at Large
Epilogue: From Medieval Towards Neo-Classical Abroad
Further Reading
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