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Rayonnant
Rayonnant Ray"on*nant, a. [F.] (Her.) Darting forth rays, as the sun when it shines out.

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- In French Gothic architecture, Rayonnant (French pronunciation: ​[ʁɛjɔnɑ̃]) was the period between c. 1240 and 1350, characterized by a shift in focus...
- Gothic building. The basilica's 13th-century nave is the prototype for the Rayonnant Gothic style, and provided an architectural model for many medieval cathedrals...
- The Sainte-Chapelle is considered among the highest achievements of the Rayonnant period of Gothic architecture. It was commissioned by King Louis IX of...
- window of Notre Dame Cathedral (about 1250) The next period was termed Rayonnant ("Radiant"), describing the tendency toward the use of more and more stained...
- Primitive Gothic (1130-1230) High Gothic or Cl****ic Gothic (1230-1330) Rayonnant (14th Century) Flamboyant (15th Century) Late Gothic (16th Century) Because...
- and is also utilised with specific reference to Our Lady of the Rosary. Rayonnant Gothic: The rose windows are divided by mullions radiating from a central...
- 2-85480-949-1), « Le chœur de la cathédrale de Sées et l'influence du style rayonnant », p. 159-173. Pierre Bouet et François Neveux, Les Évêques normands du...
- Rayonnant rose window in Notre Dame de Paris. In Gothic architecture, light was considered the most beautiful revelation of God, which was heralded in...
- Jerusalem in the St Nicholas Cathedral in Famagusta. The building is built in Rayonnant Gothic style, quite rare outside France, though "mediated through buildings...
- from each other; and, in point of honour, ovoid argent over all the sun rayonnant with eight minor and lesser raysSupporters On both the dexter and sinister...
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