The Roman amphitheater in Arles built in the Middle Ages.

Amphitheater

The Roman amphitheater in Arles built in the Middle Ages.

"The choir of Canterbury Cathedral was destroyed by fire four years after Thomas Becket was murdered there." -Breasted, 1914. The image is of the choir rebuilt by Henry II.

Cathedral Choir

"The choir of Canterbury Cathedral was destroyed by fire four years after Thomas Becket was murdered…

The Lincoln Cathedral in England is an example of early English Gothic architecture during medieval times.

Lincoln Cathedral

The Lincoln Cathedral in England is an example of early English Gothic architecture during medieval…

The Conway Castle in Wales built by Edward in 1284.

Conway Castle

The Conway Castle in Wales built by Edward in 1284.

The ruins of Coucy are what remains of a castle built in about the year 1230 by Enguerrand III, Lord of Coucy. The castle is located in the commune of Coucy-le-Chateau-Auffrique. The castle use to have four towers, however, they were demolished during World War I by German troops.

Ruins of Coucy

The ruins of Coucy are what remains of a castle built in about the year 1230 by Enguerrand III, Lord…

A dome in architecture of the Middle Ages.

Dome

A dome in architecture of the Middle Ages.

"Fortified gate of a medieval castle...(A) the moat; (B) the drawbridge; (C) the portcullis." -Breasted, 1914

Fortified Gate

"Fortified gate of a medieval castle...(A) the moat; (B) the drawbridge; (C) the portcullis." -Breasted,…

"Griffe from Vézelay. GRIFFE. In medieval architecture, from the eleventh to the fifteenth century, an ornament on the bases of pillars, connecting the torus with each angle of the plinth." -Whitney, 1911

Griffe

"Griffe from Vézelay. GRIFFE. In medieval architecture, from the eleventh to the fifteenth century,…

"Griffe from Poissy; end of 12th century. GRIFFE. In medieval architecture, from the eleventh to the fifteenth century, an ornament on the bases of pillars, connecting the torus with each angle of the plinth." -Whitney, 1911

Griffe

"Griffe from Poissy; end of 12th century. GRIFFE. In medieval architecture, from the eleventh to the…

"Medieval Griffin. Porch of the Duomo, Verona, Italy. GRIFFIN. In mythology, an imaginary animal supposed to be generated between the lion and the eagle, and to combine the head, front, and wings of an eagle with the body and hind quarters of a lion." -Whitney, 1911

Griffin

"Medieval Griffin. Porch of the Duomo, Verona, Italy. GRIFFIN. In mythology, an imaginary animal supposed…

"Medieval Groins in early 12th century vaulting. A, A, groins. GROIN. In architecture, the curved intersection or arris of simple vaults crossing each other at any angle." -Whitney, 1911

Groin Vault

"Medieval Groins in early 12th century vaulting. A, A, groins. GROIN. In architecture, the curved intersection…

Medieval Castle of the Holy Roman Empire. "1 Moat, 2 Drawbridge, 3 Wicket, 4 Merlons, 5 Embrasures, 6 Rampart, 7 Portcullis, 8 Donjon or Keep, 9 Turret, 10 Escutcheon." -Foster, 1921

Medieval Castle

Medieval Castle of the Holy Roman Empire. "1 Moat, 2 Drawbridge, 3 Wicket, 4 Merlons, 5 Embrasures,…

"A medieval castle near Klagenfurt, Austria." -Breasted, 1914

Medieval Castle

"A medieval castle near Klagenfurt, Austria." -Breasted, 1914

Medieval town of the Holy Roman Empire in 1491.

Medieval Town

Medieval town of the Holy Roman Empire in 1491.

A castle with a village below in medieval times.

Medieval Village

A castle with a village below in medieval times.

A movable tower was used o attack a city in the medieval ages. It "was rolled up to the wall of the besieged town after the moat had been filled up at the proper point." -Breasted, 1914

Movable Tower

A movable tower was used o attack a city in the medieval ages. It "was rolled up to the wall of the…

Norman gateway in Bristol, England, originally the entrance to a monastery.

Norman Gateway

Norman gateway in Bristol, England, originally the entrance to a monastery.

The Cathedral of Spires was built between 916 and 1097. It is the largest church in Germany. Designed in a Romanesque style, it has two towers in the front with spires on top, similar to a pointed spear.

The Cathedral at Spires

The Cathedral of Spires was built between 916 and 1097. It is the largest church in Germany. Designed…

The Church of St. Francis in Assisi.

St. Francis Church

The Church of St. Francis in Assisi.