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underground christian burial
catacomb
catecomb chambers where body was held
loculus (plural=loculi)
christian form of worship
congregational
entrance place of church
narthex
where unbaptised would withdraw to during communion
atrium court
1/2 dome
apse
longitudinal congregational hall
nave
stone or glass. small tiles covered with a shiny gloss. reflective, shimmering quality
tessarae
representative statue/painting of a person
mosaic
hagia sophia
anthemios + isidoros
532-37 ce
byzantine
name
architect
date
culture
palatine chapel at aachen
odo of metz
792-805 ce
carolingian
name
architect
date
culture
cluny III
gonzo
1088-1130 ce
french romanesque
name
architect
date
culture
st michaels @ hildesheim
bernward
otonian
early 11th cent
name
architect
date
culture
notre dame, paris
unknown
1193-1250
gothic
name
architect
date
culture
ste foy, conques
unknown
french romanesque
1040-1130
name
architect
date
culture
durham cathedral
unknown
norman romanesque
1093-1133
name
architect
date
culture
notre dame, amiens
unknown
1220-1269
gothic
name
architect
date
culture
dining hall
refrectory
house where group governmental decisions were made
chapter house
library
scriptorium
hospital
infirmary
alternating system of support
piers and columns support nave arcade, ABAB patern (ie)
historionated capital
non classical order form that tells a story
radiating apses
apses around a central point
double apsed basilica
double ender
something holy encompassing a saint
relic
later added towers around hagia sophia
minaret towers
elaborated westward end of a carolingian or german romanesque church
westwork
arcadic courtyard for meditation
cloister
area where all 4 areas of a church intersect
choir
ambulatory
circular walking area at front of church
covered prayer hall or sanctuary
haram
islamic collonades or arcades
riwaqs
wall that faces mecca
qibla
niche inside the qibla
mihrab
entrance of mosque
portal
pulpit where an imam would lead prayer from
minbar
central raised platform where prayers were recited from
dikka
elaborate podium that holds the koran
kursi
towers where imams shouted to call people to prayer
minaret towers
fountain in courtyard to wash oneself
ablutions fountain
large islamic mosque courtyard
sahn
large arch looking portals
iwan
stairs to portal
plinth
groin vault
vault made when two barrel vaults intersect
cloister vault
vault made when forms arise from a square or polygonal shape
clerestory (windows)
third level, letting some light in
seperate passage running parralel to the nave
aisle
large roman meeting hall that was adapted for christain church use that terminates in an apse
basilica
upper section of a gothic cathedral with banks of large windows
clerestory
a place of work, worshi, and study for monks of nuns
abbey
warmed sitting room
calefactory
circular worship
rotunda
one who dies for their religion
martyr
romanesque nave wall assembly vs gothic nave wall assembly
R: nave, gallery, clerestory

G: nave, triforium, clerestory
passage between arcade and clerestory windows
triforium
passage above side aisles and below clerestory windows, used to display art
gallery
arched art area above door
tympanum
units of a nave
bays
4 parted vault
quadrapartite
6 parted vault
sexpartite