University of Atlantia

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Capital Idea - Romanesque Decoration in France

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Instructor:
Eldred Ælfwald


Instructor's Kingdom: Atlantia, Time Zone: EST
University Session:
UA79 June 11, 2011
Crs #:
608
Date:
Sat Jun 11
Time:
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Fee:
Length:
1 hr
Credits:
1
Attendees:
6/25
Room:
219
Course Category:
History
Track:
No track assigned
Description
The Central Massif region of France is a treasure trove of Romanesque architecture. Unique facades and columns capped by stone carvings are only half the picture we are normally aware of. Time, war, weather and neglect have allowed some of these carvings to become plain stone, however some places in Auvergne show us a glimpse of the true glory that once was....