Romanesque


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Ro·man·esque

 (rō′mə-nĕsk′)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or being a style of European architecture containing both Roman and Byzantine elements, prevalent especially in the 11th and 12th centuries and characterized by massive walls, round arches, and relatively simple ornamentation.
2. Of, relating to, or being corresponding styles in painting and sculpture.
n.
A Romanesque style of architecture, painting, or sculpture.

Romanesque

(ˌrəʊməˈnɛsk)
adj
1. (Architecture) denoting, relating to, or having the style of architecture used in W and S Europe from the 9th to the 12th century, characterized by the rounded arch, the groin vault, massive-masonry wall construction, and a restrained use of mouldings. See also Norman16
2. (Art Terms) denoting or relating to a corresponding style in painting, sculpture, etc
[C18: Roman + -esque]

Ro•man•esque

(ˌroʊ məˈnɛsk)

adj.
of or pertaining to the style of architecture prevailing in W and S Europe from the 9th through the 12th centuries, characterized by heavy masonry construction with narrow openings and the use of the round arch, the groin vault, and the barrel vault.
[1705–15; Roman + -esque; compare French romanesque romantic]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Romanesque - a style of architecture developed in Italy and western Europe between the Roman and the Gothic styles after 1000 ADRomanesque - a style of architecture developed in Italy and western Europe between the Roman and the Gothic styles after 1000 AD; characterized by round arches and vaults and by the substitution of piers for columns and profuse ornament and arcades
architectural style, style of architecture, type of architecture - architecture as a kind of art form
Norman architecture - a Romanesque style first appearing in Normandy around 950 AD and used in Britain from the Norman Conquest until the 12th century
Translations
románský
romansk
romaaninen
romanski
ロマネスク様式の
로마네스크 양식의
romansk
có kiểu kiến trúc La Mã

Romanesque

[ˌrəʊməˈnesk] ADJ (Archit) → románico

Romanesque

[ˌrəʊməˈnɛsk] adjroman(e)

Romanesque

adjromanisch

Romanesque

[ˌrəʊməˈnɛsk] adj (Archit) → romanico/a

Romanesque

طِرَازٌ رومانيّ románský romansk romanisch ρομανικός románico romaaninen romanesque romanski romanico ロマネスク様式の 로마네스크 양식의 romaans romansk romański românico романский romansk ซึ่งเป็นสถาปัตยกรรมที่แพร่ในยุโรปตะวันตกตั้งแต่ศตวรรษที่ ๙ ถึง ๑๒ Romanesk có kiểu kiến trúc La Mã 罗马式
References in classic literature ?
It is no longer a Romanesque church; nor is it a Gothic church.
The Saxon architect completed the erection of the first pillars of the nave, when the pointed arch, which dates from the Crusade, arrived and placed itself as a conqueror upon the large Romanesque capitals which should support only round arches.
However, these edifices of the transition from the Romanesque to the Gothic, are no less precious for study than the pure types.
Not to consider here anything except the Christian architecture of Europe, that younger sister of the great masonries of the Orient, it appears to the eyes as an immense formation divided into three well-defined zones, which are superposed, the one upon the other: the Romanesque zone*, the Gothic zone, the zone of the Renaissance, which we would gladly call the Greco-Roman zone.
The shape of his head was perfectly Western, perfectly and typically Romanesque.
Built in 1888, the Romanesque j Revival landmarked building has a 1 brick facade and three-story curved turret.
With its patch this week, Clash of Kings has its first castle skins ready for players to customize, including Japanese castle skins, Romanesque Revival castle skins, Romanesque castle skins, Gothic castle skins, Renaissance castle skins, Baroque castle skins, etc.
The early images display the Romanesque characteristics of flamboyant colour, complicated drapery and portraiture seen in surviving manuscripts and sculpture throughout Europe but rarely in glass.
Bishop Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst earned the "bling" label in 2013 when aides revealed he had spent 31 million euros ($34 million)--over six times the original estimate--on the stately complex opposite the Romanesque cathedral in Limburg, north of Frankfurt.
Ce film retrace l'histoire romanesque et burlesque d'un conducteur de tripoteur qui veut epouser Rose, une femme qu'il aime par dessus tout.
It's a careful replica of a Victorian shop 2 Norwich Cathedral is one of the finest Romanesque cathedrals in Europe, with the second tallest spire and largest monastic cloisters in England.
Car le fait meme d'ecrire et de construire un monde romanesque base sur des effets reels ou imaginaires est une chose litteraire qui fait rever l'ecrivain et qui le pousse a bien travailler pour que son roman soit bien accueilli par la critique litteraire et bien evidement par le grand public.