Join us as we trace the evolution of Gothic architecture, with facts and photos for Saint-Denis Cathedral in France, the Altneuschul (Old-New) Synagogue in Prague, and other great buildings from the middle ages.
Between 800 and 1200 AD, Roman ideas brought a style of architecture found throughout Europe and lead the way to the later Gothic style.
In Medieval times, many European houses were half-timbered. Learn about half-timbered construction.
Six Great French Cathedrals
Follow this suggested itinerary for your own tour of France's most important cathedrals, with stops in Paris, Strasbourg, Nice, Rodez, Lourdes, and Chartres.
History, plans, and images of this medieval monastery.
Medieval Architecture Glossary
Click on the architectural terms for definitions, illustrations, and even audio pronunciations. By Jane Vadnal.
Roads to Ruins
The internet guide to Medieval fortifications of Germany, with photos by E.G. Kane.
From the Digital Archives at Boston College, sharp photographs of Romanesque buildings, mostly from France.
Official site dedicated to this Medieval church.
15th Century France: Half-Timbered Houses
Fifteenth century houses in France. Photos from the Digital Archives at Boston College.