Medieval Architecture, Medieval Learning: Builders and Masters in the Age of Romanesque and Gothic

byCharles M. Radding, William Clark

Paperback | September 28, 1994

Medieval Architecture, Medieval Learning: Builders and Masters in the Age of Romanesque and Gothic by Charles M. Radding
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The eleventh and twelfth centuries witnessed a thoroughgoing transformation of European culture, as new ways of thinking revitalized every aspect of human endeavor, from architecture and the visual arts to history, philosophy, theology, and even law. In this book Charles M. Radding and William W. Clark offer fresh perspectives on changes in architecture and learning at three moments in time. Unlike previous studies, including Erwin Panofsky's classic essay Gothic Architecture and Scholasticism, Radding and Clark's book not only compares buildings and treatises but argues that the ways of thinking and the ways of solving problems were analogous. The authors trace the professional contexts and creative activities of builders and masters from the creation of the Romanesque to the achievements of the Gothic and, in the process, establish new criteria for defining each. During the eleventh and early twelfth centuries, they argue, both intellectual treatises and Romanesque architecture reveal a growing mastery of a body of relevant expertise and the expanding techniques
Title:Medieval Architecture, Medieval Learning: Builders and Masters in the Age of Romanesque and GothicFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:180 pages, 10.5 X 7 X 0.68 inShipping dimensions:180 pages, 10.5 X 7 X 0.68 inPublished:September 28, 1994Publisher:Yale University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0300061307

ISBN - 13:9780300061307

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