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1) Catalan art. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...in the Museo del Parque, Barcelona, together with numerous frescoes transferred from the apses of Romanesque churches. The small churches, often bare of sculptural...

2) Carolingian architecture and art. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...In some churches, such as Fulda and Cologne, the central nave ended in semicircular apses. An innovation of Carolingian builders, which was to be of incalculable...

3) chapel. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...and of devotions at altars sacred to numerous saints. At first they appeared as minor apses, flanking the main apse. After the 10th cent., in order to accommodate...

4) Russian art and architecture. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...of domes, and later a compartmentalization of interior space into many aisles and apses. The typical onion-shaped dome made an early appearance (mid-12th cent.) in...

5) Spanish art and architecture. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...region. Characteristic of Asturian churches (9th cent.) is a basilican plan with square apses, rounded arches, and balustered windows. In Santa Maria de Naranco (mid-9th...

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