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The Monastery of Batalha

Author: José Custódio Vieira da Silva; Pedro Redol
Publisher: London : Scala ; [Lisbon] : IPPAR, 2007.
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"The Monastery of Batalha was founded to commemorate victory at the Battle of Aljubarrota, fought close to the present site in 1385. It quickly became one of the most important monastic establishments in Portugal, housing the pantheon of the newly established royal house of Aviz." "Built in European Late Gothic style, and strongly influenced by contemporary Mediterranean architecture, it contains fine examples of
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Silva, José Custódio Vieira da.
Monastery of Batalha.
London : Scala ; [Lisbon] : IPPAR, 2007
(OCoLC)646129103
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: José Custódio Vieira da Silva; Pedro Redol
ISBN: 9781857593822 1857593820
OCLC Number: 144546185
Description: 128 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), plans ; 28 cm.
Contents: The Foundation of the Monastery / Jose Custodio Vieira Da Silva --
The Construction Process and the Architects / Jose Custodio Vieira Da Silva --
Influences and Repercussions / Jose Custodio Vieira Da Silva --
The Church / Jose Custodio Vieira Da Silva --
The Founder's Chapel / Jose Custodio Vieira Da Silva --
The Royal Cloister / Jose Custodio Vieira Da Silva --
The Chapter House / Jose Custodio Vieira Da Silva --
The Monks' Dormitory (Friars' Wine Cellar) and the Refectory / Jose Custodio Vieira Da Silva --
The Afonso V Cloister / Jose Custodio Vieira Da Silva --
The Unfinished Chapels / Jose Custodio Vieira Da Silva --
The Windows / Pedro Redol.
Responsibility: José Custódio Vieira da Silva, Pedro Redol ; [text translated from the Portuguese by Isabel Varea].

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