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Last Updated: 28th Sep 2023

What's another name for medieval architecture, you ask?

It was called "Pointed" in the 19th century. It's now often referred to as medieval architecture. What is gothic?

What is the medieval style in this context?

Medieval architecture refers to architecture that was common during the Middle Ages. It includes civil, religious, and military buildings. There are three styles: pre-Romanesque and Romanesque.

The next question is: What are the characteristics of medieval architecture, then? Gothic-style Some of the characteristics of medieval architecture were stained-glass windows and gargoyles.

What are the two architectural styles used for cathedrals in the Middle Ages?

There's a variety of ways to approach medieval architecture. We can talk about the differences between two styles of building that were popular during this period, a Romanesquea or a Gothica. But let's first look at the environment people lived in and not jump to the final product.

What are the main types of cathedrals you can find?

  • 4.1 Early Christian.
  • 4.2 Byzantine.
  • 4.3 Romanesque.
  • 4.4 Gothic.
  • 4.5 Renaissance.
  • 4.6 Baroque.
  • 4.7 Rococo.
  • 4.8 Revivals.