The Art and Architecture of Early Medieval Europe

Torhalle Lorsch / Photo by Immanuel Giel, Wikimedia Commons Edited by Matthew A. McIntosh / 04.29.2018 Historian Brewminate Editor-in-Chief 1 – The Early Middle Ages 1.1 – Introduction The Early Middle Ages began with the fall of the Roman Empire and ended in the early 11th century; its art encompasses vast and divergent forms of media.[…]

A Classical Architectural Revival in the Palatine Chapel at Aachen

Map with present-day nations By Dr. Jennifer Awes-Freeman / 08.08.2015 Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History and Religious Studies University of St. Thomas Carolingian art and the classical revival The Palatine Chapel at Aachen is the most well-known and best-preserved Carolingianbuilding. It is also an excellent example of the classical revival style that characterized the architecture of Charlemagne’s reign. The[…]