HUM 205 Class Notes UOP

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GOTHIC ARCHITECTUREGothic architecture started as early as the twelfth century an ran even longer. Gothic architecture used pointed arches and they also used vaults, stained glass and all sorts of details in their work.During the eighteenth century, Horace Walpole rebuilt strawberry hill and made it in to a medieval castle. Another person with the name of William Beckford spent a lot of his own money and built Fonthill Abbey. The revival than flourished and gothic buildings were then being built all over England . This was during the nineteenth century.Gothic architecture was evolved from Romanesque architecture and succeeded by Renaissance architecture. Gothic architecture was used in all sorts a buildings such as cathedrals, churches, castles, palaces, town halls and much, much more, too many to name.Gothic revivals first began in the middle part of the eighteenth century. This took place in England, which spread all the way through the nineteenth century in Europe, where it still spread largely into the twentieth century.The term gothic was first used during the later renaissance and as a term of contempt. When they are building, the buildings strength is made to reside in

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