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Specimens of medieval architecture

William Eden Nesfield

Specimens of medieval architecture

chiefly selected from examples of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries in France and Italy.

by William Eden Nesfield

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The importance of the period – to the history of castellated buildings is most readily seen in the construction of some of the finest examples of medieval secular architecture in the British Isles.¹ A number of the most significant and instantly recognisable medieval castles such as Caernarfon, Warkworth and Raglan were built after and, in a tangible link to the past. Get this from a library! Specimens of ancient English architecture: selected from various ecclesiastical, domestic, and other edifices: consisting of plans, elevations, sections and details, with descriptive letter-press: ecclesiastical and domestic. [Joseph Potter].

The use of valuable materials is a constant in medieval art. Most illuminated manuscripts of the Early Middle Ages had lavish book covers decked with precious metal, ivory, and jewels. One of the best examples of precious metalwork in medieval art is the jeweled cover of the Codex Aureus of St. Emmeram (c. ). Books 1; Art, Architecture & Photography 2; Medieval Architecture 3; Refine by. Prices. Under $5; $5 - $10; $10 - $25; $25 - $50; Over $50; Formats. Paperback; Hardcover; NOOK Book; Audio CD; Ages. Teens; Medieval Architecture. 1 - 20 of results. Grid View Grid. List View List. Add to Wishlist. Read an excerpt of this book! Quickview.

“Saadia Gaon’s Book of Beliefs and Opinions is the oldest surviving specimen of medieval Jewish philosophy. It remains also an outstanding specimen of Kalden interpretation of Judaism. Rosenblatt’s translation is a masterly rendition.”—Gerson Cohen, Jewish Theological Seminary. Medieval architecture comprises much more than the traditional image of Gothic cathedrals and the castles of chivalry. A great variety of buildings--synagogues, halls, and barns--testify to the diverse communities and interests in western Europe in the centuries between and /5(34).


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Specimens of Mediaeval Architecture Chiefly Selected from Examples of the 12th and 13th Centuries in France and Italy Hardcover – January 1, by William Eden Nesfield (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: William Eden Nesfield. Genre/Form: Illustrated works Rare books: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Nesfield, W.

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