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Romanesque Art and Architecture (UNESCO Guides - World Heritage)

ISBN13: 9789231026850
ISBN: 9231026852
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $19.0
Publisher: Unesco
Published Date:
Pages: 36

The Romanesque style was inspired by Roman art, with Byzantine and German influences and between the 11th and 13th centuries it expanded throughout Europe showing a remarkable unity of style. There are several Romanesque treasures on the World Heritage List: the cathedrals of Aachen. Speyer and Hildesheim (Germany); the pre-Romanesque churches of Asturias and the old section of Santiago de Compostela (Spain); the basilicas of St-Savin-sur-Gartempe and Vezelay (France).