Rayonnant vs. Flamboyant Style Gothic Architecture

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Both the Rayonnant and Flamboyant styles of Gothic architecture were focused primarily on what?

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1. Both the Rayonnant and Flamboyant styles got their names from designs found commonly in which feature?

2. Which of these was a huge part of the Rayonnant style, but not the Flamboyant style?

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This helpful quiz and worksheet will assess how much you know about Rayonnant and Flamboyant styles of Gothic architecture. The quiz requires you to be familiar with both similarities and differences between these two styles.

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  • The focus of Rayonnant and Flamboyant styles of Gothic architecture
  • How both of these styles got their names
  • Unique aspects of the Rayonnant style
  • The style for which an ornate entryway and flame-like shapes would be characteristic
  • An objective of the Rayonnant style regarding interior walls

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  • Making connections - understand the relationship between Rayonnant and Flamboyant styles of Gothic architecture
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Learn more about this topic with the lesson titled Rayonnant vs. Flamboyant Style Gothic Architecture. Here's a brief look at topics in this lesson:

  • The basic tenets of Gothic churches
  • When the Rayonnant style first appeared
  • The effect of the Black Death on French architecture
  • Real-world examples of both styles
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