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14.1: Chapter 14 Overview

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  • What You’ll Learn To Do: Examine Romanesque are and understand its impact on art history as a whole.

    In Chapter 14 we will examine Romanesque art. We will look at how this art contributed to the larger development of Western art. It is imperative to understand Romanesque art in order to see how it impacted later artistic developments.

    Learning Activities

    The learning activities for this module include:

    • Review: Key Learning Items

    Romanesque Art

    • Read: Introduction to Romanesque Art
    • Read: Pilgrimage Routes
    • Read: Church Architecture
    • Read: Abbaye of Fontenay
    • Read: Saint Trophime
    • Watch: Last Judgment Tympanum (10:29)
    • Watch: Virgin from Ger (3:16)
    • Watch: Historiated Capitals (3:45)
    • Watch: Painting: Wise and Foolish Virgins (5:44)
    • Watch: Bayeux Tapestry (4:56)
    • Explore: Diagram of a Romanesque Portal

    Extra Review

    • Review: External Resources


    • Submit: Module 14 Quiz (5 points)
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