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But Durham cathedral, with its Romanesque ribbed groin vault, remains by far the
finest example of the Norman style. Aquitaine, Languedoc, and Auvergne. Long
united to the English crown after 1 152, Aquitaine has a quite separate church ...
Figure 131: Romanesque portal sculpture. (Left) "Christ of the Apocalypse, with
the 24 Elders," tympanum of the south portal of the abbey church of Saint-Pierre
at Moissac, France, c. 1120-30. (Right) The "Pentecost," tympanum of the centre ...
Early Medieval and Romanesque: General works on period and regional stylistic
developments are magnus backes and regine dolling, Die Geburt Europas (1969
; Eng. trans., Art of the Dark Ages, 1969) ; john beckwith, Early Medieval Art ...
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