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By Günter Bandmann

Eventually to be had in English, this vintage textual content was once initially released in Germany in 1951 and has been consistently in print given that then. Gunter Bandmann analyzes the structure of societies in western Europe as much as the 12th century that aspired to be the heirs to the Roman Empire. He examines the prevalence and recurrence of simple kinds now not as stylistic evolutions yet as significant expressions of meta-material content material and develops an architectural iconography of symbolic, ancient, and aesthetic elements.

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