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Architecture - English Gothic __ "The story of English Gothic may be briefly told apart from the general story of Gothic as a whole. English Gothic succeeded the Norman style in England and some of the earliest pure Gothic buildings in the world are in England." A text only article about English Gothic originally published in 1915 - From oldandsold.com - http://www.oldandsold.com/articles10/famous-buildings-28.shtml

  
BBC - Homes - Design - Gothic __ "Gothic was an architectural style predominant throughout the Middle Ages, from the fall of the Roman Empire until the Renaissance in the early 15th century." General information including information about the 19th century revival. - illustrated - From BBC - http://www.bbc.co.uk/homes/design/period_gothic.shtml

 

Category:Gothic architecture in Spain __ Index of resources and a small gallery of click-to-enlarge images. - illustrated - From wikimedia.org - http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Gothic_architecture_in_Spain  


CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Gothic Architecture __ A look at Gothic architecture from a religious perspective. - From Newadvent.org - http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/06665b.htm  


Earthlore Gothic Architecture Glossary: Art Periods and Styles Related to Gothic Cathedrals __ A good resource for terminology, images, history and more. - illustrated - from elore.com - http://www.elore.com/Gothic/Glossary/periods.htm 

 


 
Gothic Architecture __ You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gothic_architecture 


Gothic Architecture __ Text only overview of Gothic architecture originally published in 1915. - From oldandsold.com - http://www.oldandsold.com/articles10/famous-buildings-26.shtml 

 

Gothic Architecture __ "The Gothic style first appeared in northern France around 1140. In southern France and elsewhere in Europe the Romanesque style still flourished. But by the thirteenth century, the [style] had spread throughout Western Europe, and in the next century further still...." You will find a text overview and slides. - illustrated - From bornemania.com - http://www.bornemania.com/civ/gothic_architecture/index.html 


Gothic Architecture __ You will find annotated galleries of click-to-enlarge images of Gothic architecture. - illustrated - From Boston College - http://www.bc.edu/bc_org/avp/cas/fnart/arch/gothic_arch.html

 


 
Gothic Architecture as Engineering __ An essay plus click-to-enlarge images. - illustrated - From University of Pittsburgh - http://www.pitt.edu/~tokerism/0040/syl/gothic2.html


Gothic Architecture - Clipart ETC __ Good source of clipart for illustrating projects and reports. - illustrated - From University of South Florida - http://etc.usf.edu/clipart/galleries/arts/gothic_architecture.php


Gothic Architecture - Great Buildings Online __ You will find images and basic information about each. - illustrated - From Great Buildings Online - http://www.greatbuildings.com/types/styles/gothic.html

 

Gothic Spain __ "Gothic architecture in Spain directly followed Moorish and Romanesque architecture- two styles that coexisted in different parts of the country."  An overview. - illustrated - From whatvalencia.com - http://www.whatvalencia.com/gothic-spain.html

 


History of Gothic architecture __ A brief history which would be a good beginning point for research about Gothic architecture. - illustrated - From Serge Helfrich - http://www.xs4all.nl/~helfrich/gothic/architecture.html

 

Italian Gothic architecture __ An encyclopedic article with links to additional materials. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Italian_Gothic_architecture

 

Late English Gothic __ "One result of England's late arrival on the scene was that the gothic style in architecture prevailed longer than on the Continent--which resulted in a wonderful Indian summer, the "perpendicular" style, so called for the design of the vertical tracery in the windows." You will find examples and click-to-read articles. - illustrated - From The University of Victoria - http://ise.uvic.ca/Library/SLT/literature/lategothic.html 


Medieval Architecture: Gothic Architecture __ Clickable thumbnails of photos and drawings illustrating Early Gothic with links to the High Gothic period. - From Boston College - http://www.bc.edu/bc_org/avp/cas/fnart/arch/gothic_arch.html

 

 

Medieval Architecture: High Gothic - Chartres __ Galleries of annotated, click-to-enlarge photos and plans. - illustrated - From bc.edu - http://www.bc.edu/bc_org/avp/cas/fnart/arch/chartres.html 
 
Pictures/photos of Gothic Architecture __ You will find excellent galleries of click-to-enlarge photos of Gothic architecture. - illustrated - From terragalleria.com - http://www.terragalleria.com/pictures-subjects/gothic-architecture/

 

Wonders of Gothic Architecture in France __ Multi-page gallery of annotated, click-to-enlarge photos of Gothic architecture in France. - illustrated - From webshots.com - http://travel.webshots.com/album/558638887KkYFwI  


 

 

 

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