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monumental construction of Chernihiv"s princes in the eleventh and twelfth centuries

Volodymyr I. Mezentsev

monumental construction of Chernihiv"s princes in the eleventh and twelfth centuries

by Volodymyr I. Mezentsev

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Published by Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute in [Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chernihiv (Ukraine) -- History.,
  • Kievan Rus -- History -- 862-1237.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementVoldoymyr I. Mezentsev ; [review of] The dynasty of Chernigov, 1054-1146, by Martin Dimnik.
    ContributionsDimnik, Martin, 1941-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. [127]-137.
    Number of Pages137
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15468988M

    Built at that time were the monumental Church of Nikola Pritisk () and the Church of St. Elias (), which in form resembled Ukrainian wooden architecture. There was intensive construction in the vicinity of the Laura, and buildings of the 11th and 12th centuries were rebuilt. The Wawel Castle (Polish pronunciation: ; Zamek Królewski na Wawelu) is a castle residency located in central Kraków, Poland, and the first UNESCO World Heritage Site in the world. Built at the behest of King Casimir III the Great, it consists of a number of structures from different periods situated around the Italian-styled main courtyard. The castle, being one of the largest in Poland.

    Two centuries later Procopius would remark on the construction of Hagia Sophia: "The Emperor, disregarding all expense, hastened to begin construction and raised craftsmen from the whole world." In essence, the special quality of the renovatio of the thirteenth century was a venezianita grounded in what may be called an "aesthetic of diversity.". The form it took was decided by the fact that this was Christendom. Through the darkest of centuries the Church, whatever its weaknesses, had not lost its influence and the faithful had not lost their faith. In the eleventh and twelfth centuries, unbelief was totally alien to the medieval mind.

    The term Gothic is, however, purely arbitrary, as is also that of pointed, which has been introduced by writers who admit the principle of the broken arch as the characteristic of so-called Gothic architecture.. The broken or pointed arch, which is formed by the intersection of two opposite curves at an angle more or less acute, was known to architects long before its systematic application. In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages or Medieval Period lasted from the 5th to the 15th century. It began with the fall of the Western Roman Empire and merged into the Renaissance and the Age of Middle Ages is the middle period of the three traditional divisions of Western history: classical antiquity, the medieval period, and the modern period.


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