What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
Greek and Gothic: Progress and Decay in the Three Arts of Architecture ...
Richard John St Tyrwhitt
No preview available - 2015
Greek and Gothic, Progress and Decay in the Three Arts of Architecture ...
Richard St. John Tyrwhitt
No preview available - 2015
Agape Agilulf Alboin altar ancient apse architecture arcosolium Aringhi artists Athenian Athens Autharis bas-relief Basilica beauty Bottari brick building Byzantine called Callixtine carved Catacomb cemeteries certainly chapel Christ Christian Church classical colour columns connected Constantine construction D'Agincourt death decoration dome doubt earliest early Eastern Empire entablature examples fact figures fourth century fresco Gothic Greece hands heathen Holy idea illustrations images Italy Lombard Lord Lord's marble means modern mosaic nature Niccola Pisano Northern original ornament Pagan painters painting Parker's Photographs Parthenon perhaps peristyle Pheidias pillars Pisa Pompeii Primitive Church probably Professor Pudens Pudentiana race Ravenna relics religious Renaissance represented Roman Rome round arch saints sarcophagi Scriptural sculpture seems sepulchral Shepherd Smith's Dictionary spirit statues stone Stones of Venice subjects symbol temples Tertullian Testament things thought tion tomb Torcello vault Venice Vine walls words worship Zeus
Page 276 - No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper ; and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou shalt condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord, and their righteousness is of me, saith the Lord.
Page 275 - O thou afflicted, tossed with tempest, and not comforted, behold, I will lay thy stones with fair colours, and lay thy foundations with sapphires.
Page 288 - Church-painting, at the end of the fourth and beginning of the fifth century...
Page 223 - It is that strange disquietude of the Gothic spirit that is its greatness ; that, restlessness of the dreaming mind, that wanders hither and thither among the niches, and flickers feverishly around the pinnacles, and frets and fades in labyrinthine knots and shadows along wall and roof, and yet is not satisfied, nor shall be satisfied.
Page 250 - And when these days were expired, the king made a feast unto all the people that were present in Shushan the palace, both unto great and small, seven days, in the court of the garden of the king's palace ; where were white, green, and blue hangings, fastened with cords of fine linen and purple to silver rings and pillars of marble: the beds were of gold and silver, upon a pavement of red, and blue, and white, and black marble.
Page 238 - When thou buildest a new house, then thou shalt make a battlement for thy roof, that thou bring not blood upon thine house, if any man fall from thence.
Page 277 - Make me to understand the way of thy commandments ; and so shall I talk of thy wondrous works.
Page 334 - Constance. For a time it seemed as if the course of the world's history was to be changed, as if the older Celtic race that Roman and German had swept before them had turned to the moral conquest of their conquerors, as if Celtic and not Latin Christianity was to mould the destinies of the churches of the West.