Medieval architecture
Medieval architecture is architecture common in Medieval Europe.
The Latin cross plan, common in medieval ecclesiastical architecture, takes the Roman basilica as its primary model with subsequen...
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Drone footage shows damage to roof of Notre Dame
🔴 FIRST DRONE FOOTAGE OF NOTRE DAME SHOWING THE DAMAGED CATHEDRAL...
French Official: Notre Dame Attacker Cried 'It's For Syria'
French interior minister says suspect was screaming outside Notre Dame
Ten Precariously Situated Cliffside Constructions From The Ancient World
Over the centuries, ancient people all over the world have built incredible structures on the sides of cliff faces. Some had a desire to be closer to the heavens and were searching for a sacred locati...
10 Gorgeous American Castles You Should Visit
Discover 10 beautiful castles to visit--and they're all in the U.S.
Prophet And Profit
In her memoir Come Tell Me How You Live, Agatha Christie – wife of the British archaeologist Max Mallowan – describes the happy life of the expedition digging at Chagar Bazaar in the Jezirah region of...
7 Facts About The 7 Wonders Of The World
Herodotus was the first to create a list of the seven most spectacular monuments in the world – or at least, in the world known to the ancient Greeks – but his writings have since been lost. Our tradi...
The Secrets Of Machu Picchu’s Skeletons
Located 2,430 m above sea level, where the Peruvian Andes meet the Amazon Basin, Machu Picchu is located on a picturesque ridge, and holds mysteries of an ancient past. Approximately 200 stone terrace...
Victoria Lautman explores India's subterranean stepwells
Victoria Lautman is enamoured by India's stepwells, subterranean masterpieces that served first as a vital means to access and store water between the 2nd and 4th centuries AD.
10 awe-inspiring American castles you must visit
Part of the charm of vacationing in Europe is to see all of the grand castles that still stand today. But you don’t need to fly to across the Atlantic to catch a glimpse of towering homes. Turns out t...
Prince Charles's Guesthouse at Viscri in Transylvania 1 /2
The Prince of Wales's guesthouse at Viscri - Weisskirch in Transyvania, Romania. Restored and run by count Kalnoky
In The Middle Of A Barren Desert, A Lonely Castle Has Kept Watch For Centuries
In the middle of the vast, golden desert of northern Saudi Arabia, a castle rises out of the sand, emerging from a massive stone. Its facade is all clean lines and right angles, in contrast to the nat...
Video: Thousands gather along English Channel to witness 'tide of the century' Mont Saint-Michel
A record spring tide cuts off the Normandy island of Mont Saint-Michel, with thousands flocking to view the once-in-a-lifetime spectacle. The exceptionally high spring tide, swollen by a “supermoon” e...
The Most Wonderful Castles From Around The World
Castles can be romantic, spooky, historical, or downright beautiful, and usually they are all of the above. Back in the medieval period, most castles were built as a form of control, so that a ruling ...
Castles, as the embodiment of grandeur
Castle – a great thing. If you have a castle, no one would dare say that your life is a failure. Today we look at the castles, which you probably remember, castle, whose images will haunt you and mayb...
Early Christian art and architecture
Early Christian art and architecture (or Paleochristian art) is the art produced by Christians or under Christian patronage from the earliest period of Christianity to, depending on the definition use...
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Coptic architecture
Coptic architecture is the architecture of the Copts, who form the majority of Christians in Egypt.Coptic churches range from great cathedrals like Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral to the small...
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Byzantine architecture
Byzantine architecture is the architecture of the Byzantine Empire, also known as the Later Roman or Eastern Roman Empire. This terminology is used by modern historians to designate the medieval Roma...
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Pre-Romanesque art and architecture
Pre-Romanesque art and architecture is the period in European art from either the emergence of the Merovingian kingdom in about 500 CE or from the Carolingian Renaissance in the late 8th century, to t...
Pre-Romanesque art and architecture - Wikipedia
Carolingian architecture
Carolingian architecture is the style of north European Pre-Romanesque architecture belonging to the period of the Carolingian Renaissance of the late 8th and 9th centuries, when the Carolingian fami...
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Ottonian architecture
Ottonian Architecture is an architectural style which evolved during the reign of Emperor Otto the Great (936-975). The style was found in Germany and lasted from the mid 10th century until the mid 11...
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Romanesque architecture
Romanesque architecture is an architectural style of medieval Europe characterized by semi-circular arches. There is no consensus for the beginning date of the Romanesque architecture, with proposals ...
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Norman architecture
The term Norman architecture is used to categorise styles of Romanesque architecture developed by the Normans in the various lands under their dominion or influence in the 11th and 12th centuries. In ...
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Gothic architecture
Gothic architecture is a style of architecture that flourished during the high and late medieval period. It evolved from Romanesque architecture and was succeeded by Renaissance architecture. Origina...
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Medieval fortification
Medieval fortification refers to medieval military methods that cover the development of fortification construction and use in Europe, roughly from the fall of the Western Roman Empire to the Renaiss...
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Castle
A castle (from Latin: castellum) is a type of fortified structure built in Europe and the Middle East during the Middle Ages by nobility. Scholars debate the scope of the word castle, but usually ...
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Basilica
The Latin word basilica (derived from Greek βασιλικὴ στοά, Royal Stoa, the tribunal chamber of a king), has three distinct applications in modern English. The word was originally used to describe an ...
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Renaissance architecture
Renaissance architecture is the architecture of the period between the early 15th and early 17th centuries in different regions of Europe, demonstrating a conscious revival and development of certain ...
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