Contest of the cathedrals – the Romanesque period

Jul 14, 2023 | Culture, History, Videos

In the Romanesque period, Europe saw a cathedral-obsession that led to the construction of massive religious buildings. But what was the reason behind it? Was it an attempt to demonstrate earthly power or to get closer to God? This upcoming documentary delves into the mysteries of the 12th century and tells the story of an era marked by conflicts between rulers and men of the church, the emergence of the bourgeoisie, and the shift towards Gothic architectural style.
Through captivating storytelling and stunning visuals, the documentary explores the history, culture, and power dynamics of the Romanesque period. It raises intriguing questions about the role of religion in shaping societies, the link between architecture and power, and the human drive to create something extraordinary. Don’t miss this exciting journey into the past and discover an era that still fascinates and inspires us today. Categories: History, Culture, Architecture.

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