The Twenty-Four Elders of the Apocalypse

The Twenty-Four Elders of the Apocalypse

Depictions of the Twenty-Four Elders are a recurrent feature of Romanesque sculpture of the twelfth century and unequivocally denoted Apocalyptic significance. Biblical references to the Elders, all derive from that text which so preoccupied the Romanesque mentality,...

Great Portals

Great Portals The Great Portals The Romanesque tympanum was the ultimate artistic achievement of the early twelfth century. After the triumphal arches of Late Roman Antiquity, large scale monumental sculpture was absent from Europe for more than six hundred years...
Saint-Sernin de Toulouse: La Porte Miègeville

Saint-Sernin de Toulouse: La Porte Miègeville

The angels, they also doubted Ambrose of Milan   Video: La Porte Miègeville, Saint Sernin de Toulouse An Original Artsymbol Production Music by Martin A Smith Duration 6:15 The Porte Miègeville was so named because it was at the end of the street which connected...
The Romanesque Tympanum of Moissac

The Romanesque Tympanum of Moissac

This quest is unending and therefore it moves forever. Yet although its quest is unending by some miraculous means it finds what it is looking for      Pseudo-Dionysius   Video: Abbaye Saint-Pierre de Moissac South Porch Romanesque Tympanum An Artsymbol...