Pertaining to the Goths; as, Gothic customs; also, rude; barbarous.
Of or pertaining to a style of architecture with pointed arches, steep roofs, windows large in proportion to the wall spaces, and, generally, great height in proportion to the other dimensions -- prevalent in Western Europe from about 1200 to 1475 a. d. See Illust. of Abacus, and Capital.
The language of the Goths; especially, the language of that part of the Visigoths who settled in Moesia in the 4th century. See Goth.
The style described in Gothic, a., 2.
The main European style in the arts, particularly architecture , before the RENAISSANCE, so from approximately the 12th to the 15th centuries. It is known by it's soaring vertical and pointed arch.
( goth-ik) adj. of the style of architecture common in western Europe in the 12th-16th centuries, with pointed arches and rich stone carving. gothic novel, a kind of novel with sensational or horrifying events, popular in 18th-19th centuries.
i. Of or relating to the Goths, their civilization or language. ii. A style of architecture developed in northern France and popular throughout western Europe from the mid-12th century to early 16th century.
Principally a term applied to Gothic architecture, this is a style of furniture design which similarly shows a lot of curved and pointed arches, resplendent with embellishments.
Primarily an architectural style that prevailed in Western Europe from the twelfth through the fifteenth centuries, characterised by pointed arches, rib vaults, and flying buttresses which enabled buildings to reach great heights.
Of the Goths or their language -- the Germanic peoples that conquered most of the Roman Empire from the 3rd to 5th century A.D.; a style of architecture developed in Western Europe between the 12th and 16th centuries, characterized by ribbed vaulting, flying buttresses, pointed arches, and steep roofs; medieval, barbarous, or uncivilized; style of literature with a medieval atmosphere, suggesting mystery or horror.
The German monks at the time of Gutenburg used a black-letter writing style, and he copied their handwriting in his typefaces for printing. Italian type designers (after printing spread south) sneered at the style, prefering the type designs left by the romans. As a term of contempt they used the word gothic, the style of the goths who helped destroy the roman empire.
Term to describe medieval art from the end of the Romanesque (the late twelfth century) to the beginning of the Renaissance (the early fifteenth century). In architecture, the Gothic was the predominant form in Europe. Gothic architecture's high, light-filled spaces were made possible by new building technology such as the flying buttress, pointed arch and rib vault.
In European architecture, the dominant style during the late Middle Ages, characterized by slender towers, pointed arches, soaring ceilings, and flying buttresses. Many great cathedrals, including Chartres and Notre Dame de Paris, were built in this style.
A general term for late medieval blackletter alphabets. (A term of contempt applied by Renaissance scholars, even though the Goths had little or no influence on the writing of the middle ages.)
A pointed arch style of architecture both medieval and Victorian
A style of architecture developed in northern France and spreading through western Europe from the middle of the 12th century to the early 16th century characterized by converging weights and strains at isolated points upon slender vertical piers and counterbalancing buttresses and by pointed arches and vaulting.
A form of handwriting that developed in northern Europe in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. It was characterized by the absence of curves, the extensive use of abbreviations, and acute angles in letter forms.
general term for a style of architecture and ornament prevalent between the twelfth and sixteenth centuries, considered old-fashioned in the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, characterized by pointed arches, ribbed vaulting, and flying buttresses, and by grotesque decorations; when it came back into fashion in the mid-1700s, it was celebrated as a symbol of British patriotism.
architectural style featuring the generalized use of the ogival arch and large wall openings. It came into use as from the XIII century.
Usually features lancet arches, finials and pierce carving. Think Notre Dam
The name given to the style of architecture, painting, and sculpture which flourished in western Europe, mainly France and England, between the 12th and 15th centuries -- the later Middle Ages
Primarily an architectural style that prevailed in western Europe from the 12th-15th centuries, characterized by pointed arches, ribbed vaults and flying buttresses making it possible to create stone buildings with great height.
denoting, relating to, or resembling the style of architecture that was used in western Europe from the 12th to the 16th centuries, characterized by the lancet arch, the ribbed vault, and the flying buttress
German armour of the late 15th Century, characterized by a slim angular line, cusping, fluting, and fan-shaped designs.
in literature, a medieval setting, often including a gloomy castle or mansion which contains dungeons, secret passageways, ghostly presences and supernatural occurrences; the overall mood is brooding and melancholy; such a setting usually evokes terror and sometimes madness in the occupants of the house
extinct East Germanic language of the ancient Goths; the only surviving record being fragments of a 4th-century translation of the Bible by Bishop Ulfilas
a heavy typeface in use from 15th to 18th centuries
a style of architecture developed in northern France that spread throughout Europe between the 12th and 16th centuries; characterized by slender vertical piers and counterbalancing buttresses and by vaulting and pointed arches
characteristic of the style of type commonly used for printing German
as if belonging to the Middle Ages; old-fashioned and unenlightened; "a medieval attitude toward dating"
characterized by gloom and mystery and the grotesque; "gothic novels like `Frankenstein'"
the architectural style of the later middle ages, based on the pointed arch and construction by a skeletal framework rather than mass
Relating to, or having the characteristics of a style of architecture developed in northern France and spreading through western Europe from the middle of the 12th century to the early 16th century that is characterized by the slender vertical piers and counterbalancing buttresses and by pointed arches and vaulting.
style of structure that peaks at the top encouraging snow to shed
Style which influenced first architecture and later painting, sculpture and the minor arts. It developed in France during the mid-12th century and spread throughout Europe and Italy from the 13th to the 15th centuries. Gothic sculpture is characterized by a pure, verical line and delicate interpretation; in architecture the pointed arch, ribbed vault and flying buttresses are typical features.
A European movement beginning in France. Gothic sculpture emerged c. 1200, Gothic painting later in the thirteenth century. The artworks are characterized by a linear, graceful, elegant style more naturalistic than that which had existed previously in Europe.
Particularly popular from the mid 18th century to the early 19th century, it focuses on the mysterious, supernatural and passionate, frequently in a medieval scene. See the Mysteries of Udolpho, by Ann Radcliffe.
A style of architecture derived from the ecclesiastical architecture of Medieval Europe. Featuring organic ornament, it can be identified by its use of the pointed arch. The style was revived in the 19th Century, in particular as the result of the writings of Augustus W.N. Pugin in the 1840s.
Applied to the architecture which flourished in France, England, Germany, and elsewhere in Northern Europe between the 12th and 16th centuries. It is characterized by pointed arches, traceried windows, rib vaults, and elaborately carved decoration.
Late medieval furniture forms derived from the cathedrals of Europe. Heavy, large pieces were generously carved in architectural motifs. Chests banded with decorative wrought iron, large trestle tables, and such symbols of status as "beds of estate" and X-framed chairs are characteristic.
style of architecture with pointed arches and clustered columns, late 12th to mid 16th centuries
The period of medieval architecture characterized by the pointed arch.
A common style in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean fonts which is considered stylistically similar to sans-serif fonts such as Arial.
Architectural style characterised by verticality, with pointed arches and windows, buttresses, clerestory windows and roofs vaulted or with exposed timber structure. In England, divided into three phases, Early English, Decorated and Perpendicular.
An arch with relatively large rise-to-span ratio, whose sides consist of arcs of circles, the centers of which are at the level of the spring line. Also referred to as a Drop, Equilateral or Lancet arch, depending upon whether the spacings of the centers are respectively less than, equal to or more than the clear span.
A style of architecture and art dominant in Europe from the 12th to the 15th century. Gothic architecture features pointed arches, ribbed vaults, and often large areas of stained glass.
the style of Western European (especially from France and England) art from the 12th to 15th centuries, which greatly influenced architecture, sculpture and painting.
suite of scripts of the later middle ages, originating in northern France and the low countries in the late 11th century; also refers to the architectural style which developed in the same time and place; originally the language of the Goths. The references to writing style and architecture were originally intended to be perjorative, associated with barbarism.
Arch: a pointed arch, especially one having two middles and equal radii.
This style is from the medieval period and has been revived many times in different variations, but can be seen most apparently in churches. Gothic style is most distinct for the steep roofs and the entire design of vertical achievement. Another common feature used in Gothic architecture is the Gothic arch. Other elements regularly in Gothic style to enhance verticality were towers, steeples, and pinnacles.
decoration style featuring such motifs as pinnacles, crockets, and trefoils; popular from the 1820s in Europe and from the 1840s in North America. See Style Guide
In modern usage, Gothic refers to sans serif monoweight letters (for example, Letter Gothic). These have little contrast of thick and thin lines, and no ornamentation, yet still retain the intensive boldness of the traditional Gothic. After the invention of typography by Gutenberg in AD 1450, the traditional Gothic style of lettering fell into the shadow of Venetian Old Style typography.
Fifteenth-century German armor style characterized pointed, thin lines and fluting, often in fan-shaped designs
Noting or pertaining to a style of architecture, originating in Fran ce in the middle of the 12th century and existing in the western half of Europe through the middle of the 16th century, characterized by the use of the pointed arch and the ribbed vault, by the use of fine woodwork and stonework, by a progressive lightening of structure, and by the use of such features a flying buttresses, ornamental gables, crockets, foils etc..
the last medieval forms of the furniture derived from the cathedrals of Europe. The heavy, great pieces were carved abundant in architectonic adornments. The chests congregated with decorative wrought iron, great tables of the small horse, and such symbols of the state as the "beds of the state" and the X-framed chairs are characteristic.
the term for the architectural and artistic style that prevailed in Europe from the mid-twelfth to the sixteenth century. (p. 361)
Pieces from this period (late 1100's to early 1500's) were large with straight lines, and very heavy in weight and scale. Production often took place in monasteries and pieces were usually decorated with shapes of religious figures and detailed carving. The Gothic era introduced the Trestle table, stools, and cupboards. A famous piece of this era is the box chair. The box chair had paneled sides and back with a storage space under the seat. The dominant woods used in producing this style were primarily pine and oak.
An architectural style prevalent in western Europe from the 12th through the 15th century and characterized by pointed arches, rib vaulting, and flying buttresses.
Pertaining to styles of architecture and decoration originating in France in the middle of the 12th century and existing in the western half of Europe through the middle of the 16th century.
Period of architecture from the twelth to the fifteenth century. Early Engish and Decorated styles are included in this time period
A style of architecture with pointed arches, stained glass windows, ribbed vaulting, and flying buttresses.
Style emphasizing Christian imagery, brilliant color and strong verticality in composition.
An architectural style developed during the Middle Ages in western Europe; featured pointed arches and flying buttresses as external supports on main walls. (p. 387)
Period (1100-1550) strongly influenced by ecclesiastical architecture. Warfare made the nobility was somewhat nomadic, so their straight, heavy furniture consisted principally of trunk-like chests, folding chairs, and dining tables (board on trestles).
Period (1100-1550) strongly influenced by ecclesiastical architecture. Nobility and mobility were handmaidens since constant warfare made nomads of feudal barons; so their straight, heavy furniture consisted principally of trunk-like chests, folding chairs, and dining tables ( board on trestles). Wood was oak, carved or with linen-fold ornamentation; sometimes painted tracery.
An antique style of furniture from the Dark Ages in which materials at hands where used to create mostly religious designs. Gothic Antique Furniture was found early on in religious institutions. Later Feudal Barons adopted this style for furniture created for their castles. The furniture was mostly heavy trunks, chests, chairs, tables and beds with deeply engraved designs in the wood.
A style employed in Europe during the thirteenth, fourteenth, and fifteenth centuries; also called pointed. It is characterized by the use of pointed arches and ribbed vaults, piers, and buttresses in the support of its stone construction. The style is best exemplified by the Notre Dame in Paris and the cathedrals of Amiens and Bourges.(empty)
Gothic is a computer role-playing game by Piranha Bytes, a German developer. The game is characterized by an open-ended game world in which the (unnamed) hero (usually referred to as the Nameless Hero) must initially choose sides among a set of opposed factions (each faction having its own set of side plots), then slowly return to a central plotline common to the entire game.
The Gothic (Naenia typica) is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is distributed throughout most of Europe.