Vocabulary for Part 4

The Christian East & Byzantine Empire

  • ambulatory
  • baptistery
  • basket capitals
  • Latin Cross, Greek Cross
  • lunette
  • mechanopoioi
  • pendentive
  • quadrant vault

Islam

  • ablutions fountain
  • aniconic
  • calligraphy
  • (hypostyle) mosque
  • the Kaaba
  • kiswa
  • maqsura
  • mihrab
  • minaret
  • minbar
  • moc├írabe
  • poly-lobed
  • qibla

    Medieval Europe

    • ambulatory
    • banded barrel vault
    • Carolingian
    • catenary
    • chapter house
    • chevet
    • choir
    • clerestory
    • fan/net vaults
    • flamboyant
    • flying buttress
    • gallery
    • Gothic
    • hall
    • hammerbeam roof
    • lancet/pointed arch
    • long house
    • master mason
    • narthex
    • pilgrimage church
    • quad/quadrangle
    • radiating chapel
    • reliquary
    • ribbed groin vault
    • Romanesque
    • rose window
    • stained glass
    • stave
    • stave church
    • triforium
    • tympanum
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