Discuss what is meant by the term “Romanesque” and distinguish some of the key stylistic features associated with architecture in this style.

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Part 1 –

Chapter 15: Compare the renderings of the crucified Christ on the cover of the Lindau Gospels (Figure 15-21) and the Gero Crucifix (Figure 15-24). Consider the differences in media and expressive effect, as well as in style and scale.

Part 2 –

Chapter 16: Discuss what is meant by the term “Romanesque” and distinguish some of the key stylistic features associated with architecture in this style.