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Buildings Sainte-Foy and Chartres Cathedral
Compare two buildings, Sainte-Foy, Conques, France, and Chartres Cathedral, Chartres, France.
Discuss the structural elements that make the buildings look different. Address aspects that look like a limitation or an advantage in each structure. Discuss how the Romanesque rural, nomadic life and Gothic settled, urban life influenced the construction of these churches. Discuss the effects of Monasticism on Romanesque art and compare it with the impact of Scholasticism on the Gothic one, i.e., differentiate the dogma of the Church from the positive effects of learning.