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pilgrimmage
trips taken by people to see relics
radiating chapels
in meieval churches, chapels for the display of relics that opened directly onto the ambulatory and the transept.
ambulatory
a covered walkway, outdoors or indoors; especially the passageway around the spase and the choir of a church. In Buddhist architecture, the passageway leading around the stupa in a chaitya hall.
Cluny
town Eastern France; had most powerful Benedictine in europe--the most ambitious art programs of teh Romaneque period; enormous cathedrals
ribbed groin vault
masonary is thin so inert "ribs" reinforcing structure (keep thin masonary vault rigid)
cloister
an open air courtyard which is shut off from the world
historiated capitals
figures on the capital which are part of a story
tympanum
the main picture in the pediment; main attraction in Clarasty; the space enclosed by a lintel and an arch over a doorway
archivolts
the continues molding(arch) framing the main arch
jambs
in architecture, the side posts of a doorway
embroidery
sewing threadsonto a finiish piece to form a pattern
tapestry
a weaving techinque in which the weft threads are packed densely over the warp threads; makes fabric