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Hic period Gothic monuments bear witness to a dynamic age when old values were being redefined often with great drama and debate Here is a richly illustrated HRV Pročitano za nastavu na faksu i korišteno u seminarimaENG Read for my college classes and used for seminars

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Gothic Architecture Sculpture PaintingCourtly splendor and bourgeois pride religious fanaticism and ascetic seclusion from the world the search for intimacy all are mirrored in the art of the Got If one stops to compare gothic architecture with modern architecture there would be no uestion as to whether or not the human race is devolving