The Architecture of Provence and the Riviera

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D. Douglas, 1888 - Architecture - 467 pages
 

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Page 108 - Cistertians, which was destined to play an important part in the future history of the Church and its architecture.
Page 107 - In the end of the twelfth and beginning of the thirteenth centuries, great numhers of French metrical romances were written in England and Normandy, principally on the subject of Arthur and his knights of the round table, or on classical subjects, such as the Trojan war. The metrical romance was followed by the prose romance, which was founded on the same cycles of...
Page 168 - Tarascon is disappointing; and after you have seen the curious mixture of the southern square tower with the northern round form...
Page 243 - Strain endeavored to obtain a view of the valley above by opening a path to the summit of a hill on the right bank of the...
Page 445 - ... defended on one side by the sea, and on the other by the...
Page 268 - Soon afterwards we pass on the right a wooded hill, the summit of which is crowned with the ruins of an ancient Greek fortress.
Page 456 - That over the north entrance to the church has a strong resemblance to the campaniles of Lombardy, such as that of Mantua, and is thoroughly Italian in every detail, while the plain square towers adjoining recall similar examples at Bologna and elsewhere in Italy.
Page 456 - ALBENGA. way station (Fig. 278) shews the peculiar preponderance of square towers for which it is remarkable. On closer inspection these are found to be no less surprising than when seen from a distance.
Page 210 - Cleophas, sister of the Virgin; Mary Salome, mother of the apostles James the Greater and John the Evangelist; and Mary Magdalene — landed in AD 45 with Martha, Lazarus, and Maximin and converted Provence to Christianity.
Page 68 - Se"guier, as follows: c. CAESARI AUGUSTI F. cos. L. CAESARI AUGUSTI F. COS. DESIGNATO PRINCIPIBUS JUVENTUTIS. This...

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