adjective; noun: Romanesque style A style of architecture and art that flourished in Western Europe between about 1000 and 1200 CE. It was named for its similarities to Roman architecture, but the Byzantine style was also influential. Characteristic features of Romanesque architecture include: rounded arches, massive pillars, heavy walls, small windows, and carved decoration.

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Go Historic ID
81
Dates
c. 1000-1200

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Topic ID
81
Title
Romanesque
Date Added
December 12, 2012
Last Updated
April 11, 2022
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