Cathedrals of Spain

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Author: John A. Gade
Published: 1911
Language: English
Wordcount: 70,951 / 225 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 46.6
LoC Categories: NA, D
Downloads: 2,486
Added to site: 2010.04.13
mnybks.net#: 27330
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Art, History, Travel
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be consecrated and employed for services in the middle of the century, and the first cloisters were built soon after. The nave and side aisles followed, their arches being closed in the middle of the thirteenth century. The lantern was probably placed over the crossing as late as the year 1200. Following an order inverse to that pursued by later Gothic architects, the Romanesque builders finished their work with the eastern end.

Its building extended over long periods marked by a gain in confidence and skill and a development of architectural style, so that in its stones we may read a most interesting story of different epochs, and to serious students of church-building, the old Cathedral of Salamanca is possibly the most interesting edifice in Spain. It is magnificent in its early, virile manhood. The tracing of the many and varied influences is as fascinating as it is bewildering. Every student and authority on the subject has a new conception or some definite final conclusion in regard to its many

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