Architectural Research on Chapels

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Chapels are known to be the earliest place of worships, in as much as they were informal churches, i.e. a chamber in a house, or the atrium and tablinum of the house adapted for the purpose; but the earliest oratories or chapels, as distinct from the buildings where the bishop and presbytery presided over the regular assemblies of Christians

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Architectural Research on ChapelsAngeles University FoundationAngeles CityCOLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND ARCHITECTUREArchitectural Research WritingNon-Sectarian ChapelSubmitted by:SESE, Denise Gail D.BSARCHI 1-1Submitted to:Archt. SERIOSA, Jerald B.ProfessorHISTORICAL BACKGROUNDChapels are known to be the earliest place of worships, in as much as they were informal churches, i.e. a chamber in a house, or the atrium and tablinum of the house adapted for the purpose; but the earliest oratories or chapels, as distinct from the buildings where the bishop and presbytery presided over the regular assemblies of Christians. It started when St. Martin divided his military cloak (cappa) and gave half to the beggar at the gate of Amiens; he wrapped the other half round his shoulders, thus making of it a cape (capella). This cape, or its representative, was afterwards preserved as a relic and accompanied the Frankish kings in their wars, and the tent which sheltered it became known also as cappella or capella. In this tent Mass was celebrated by the military chaplains (capellani). When at rest in the palace the relic likewise gave its name to the oratory where it was kept, and subsequently any oratory where Mass and Divine service were celebrated was called capella, chapelle, chapel. The spread of Christianity from the cities into the country must have early occasioned the erection of oratories and chapels for the use of believers living at a distance from the bi

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