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From the 11ᵀᴴ century, a new artistica style originating in Italy and France became very influential in many parts of Europe. THis style was called Romanesque because it was influced by the cultural heritage of the Roman Empire


The original building of the monastery that was built in Conques was an 8th century oratory erected by monks fleeing from the Saracens in Spain.3 The original chapel was destroyed in the 11th century to facilitate the creation of a much larger church. since the arrival of the relics of Santa Fe caused the pilgrimage route to divert from Agen to Conques.3 The second phase of the construction, which was completed by the end of the 11th century, included the erection of five radiating chapels

The church is located in France, in the Aveyron department. It is considered a masterpiece of the south of France. This church is part of the Camino de Santiago in France. Founded in 819 by the emeritus Dado


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Romasnesque Architecture

Romanesque cathedrals and churches were stone builindgs with heavy stone roofs.

Most Romanesque sculptures were reliefs, and were sculpted into building.

Romanesque sculptures were adpted to fit the space available in an existing building


Around 1130 he decorated the tympanum of the west portal of the cathedral with a relief depicting the Last Judgment and the Resurrection of the dead (in the architrave). The completely unusual fact of leaving his signature in the area of ​​the mandorla at the feet of Christ​ (“Gislebertus made this work”), in the visual center of the tympanum, may be a sign of his fame or his high social position

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romanesque painting

The Pantheon of the Kings of León, which is located at the foot of the Basilica of San Isidoro de León, is the place where most of the kings and queens of the kingdom of León were buried during the Middle Ages. It is a rectangular space with a portico, approximately eight meters per side, with two robust columns on which seven arches rest, dividing the space into three naves.

The Pantheon of the Kings of León

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