Art 101: Prehistoric through Medieval Art
Spring 2003

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Date Due: May 12, 2003

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Worksheet #22
Chapter 10: Romanesque Art

To early art historians of the medieval period, what did the term "Romanesque" convey?

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Why is the term, "Romanesque" something of a misnomer?

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According to your textbook, what distinguishes the Romanesque? What welded these components into a coherent style during the second half of the eleventh century?

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What is the most striking difference between Romanesque architecture and that of the earlier Middle Ages?

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Compare and contrast any two Romanesque churches from two different regions. What particular architectural features make the structures noteworthy? Are there particular elements that reflect a regional style? Describe the look and feel of the structures. What do these differences and similarities suggest about Romanesque architecture in general?

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