Romanesque

After the fall of the Roman Empire, Christianity brought a sort of unity and calm to France. The churches in this time era were greatly inspired by the Romanesque architecture. The Romanesque churches and buildings were very large to hold a lot of worshippers and people.

Romanesque architecture: It is an architectural style of Medieval Europe characterised by its semi-circular arches.
Different examples of Romanesque architecture can be found across the continent, making it the first European architectural style since Imperial Roman architecture.
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Romanesque art: Romanesque art was filled with bright colours and mainly found on stain glass. In churches this art mainly portrayed the life of Christ, Christ in Majesty, and the last judgement.
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By: Michelle Lillie