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French Gothic stained glass

The theme was “French Gothic stained glass.”

The object of our study – the stained glass Windows of French Gothic cathedrals.

The subject is technological and artistic peculiarities of creating stained glass during the Middle ages

The ultimate goal of this work is to determine the characteristics and the evolution of French stained glass from the beginnings to the late Gothic.

To achieve it, we must solve the following tasks:

– to analyze the technological features of manufacture of stained glass.

– to identify the main artistic techniques of French stained glass art on the example of the most famous monuments

– to trace the evolution of stained glass in medieval France

The structure of the work corresponds to the task and consists of three chapters. In the first Chapter – “the Role of stained glass in the Gothic concept Continue reading

Gothic cathedrals essay

Gothic cathedrals essay

the Gothic Cathedral as a reflection of medieval notions.  The theme of the essay “the Gothic Cathedral as a reflection of medieval

ideas about the world and God” is not casual. Beyond doubt,

theme . Gothic architecture — Wikipedia  the Construction of Gothic churches was delayed for many decades,

however, it did not hinder the religious life. The construction of the altar

part . Abstract Gothic Architecture  a Special place in art was Gothic Cathedral – the highest example of synthesis

architecture, sculpture and painting (mostly stained glass).”The frozen music” of the Gothic style abstract * Gothic style in the architecture of temples, cathedrals, churches, monasteries.

Gothic . Abstract: Gothic cathedrals of France – BestRefera

Its highest expression was the Gothic Church with its unity

architectural . SYMBOLISM AND the DEVICE of the ORTHODOX CHURCH * Altar marks the region of existence of God, the temple proper.

Gothic churches are particularly distinguished by high abundance and frequent Windows . Gothic art History of medieval culture * Gothic style was born of the culture of the emerging cities, earlier.

Masterpieces of Gothic architecture in the world recognized as the Champs.

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Gothic letter

Gothic letter

Latin Bible (1407, England)

Since the beginning of the printing appeared inlaid Gothic fonts — famous Gutenberg Bible was typed variant textures. In Italy, the first printed book with Gothic letters appeared in 1473. (these were the works of H. de Torquemada and R. Caraccioli ) .

The name (from the “barbarian” people ready. in fact had nothing to do with this font) was proposed in the XV century figures of the Italian Renaissance. these fonts are considered “barbaric” and their protivopostavlyalsya Roman literature that was the impetus for the development of new fonts, reminiscent of a Roman typeface. So a serif font. in the Western Christian Romanesque and Eastern European countries on the replacement of the Gothic letter was accepted immediately, however, the German peoples (and peoples under the cultural domination of the latter — the Finns. the Estonians. Latvians, etc.) for the same reason has been used fractures. representing a further development of Gothic letters, the Fraktur was clearly opposed to the serif font as a different system of writing and has never been used for writing in languages where the Gothic letter was not accepted (for example, German-Latin, German-French or German-Czech texts (dictionaries, bilingual or Glossa ) written in Fraktur for the German Continue reading

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