Medieval architecture


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Medieval architecture

(400–1400)
The architecture of the European Middle Ages where the use of Byzantine, Romanesque and Gothic elements spanned a millennium. It was an age of the fortified castle, where bishop’s palaces rivaled cathedrals in splendor and served public and private functions. As the population grew, smaller houses nestled around castle walls, creating medieval towns. As urban land grew more valuable, tall narrow houses with upper stories were common.

Medieval architecture

Architecture of the European Middle Ages, from about the 5th to the 15th centuries. Found, in particular, in the pre-Romanesque, Romanesque, and Gothic styles.
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