Manueline

Manueline

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  • Manueline — The Tower of Belém, in Lisbon, is one of the most representative examples of Manueline style. The Manueline, or Portuguese late Gothic, is the sumptuous, composite Portuguese style of architectural ornamentation of the first decades of the 16th… …   Wikipedia

  • Manueline — ▪ architectural style Portuguese  Manuelino,         particularly rich and lavish style of architectural ornamentation indigenous to Portugal in the early 16th century. Although the Manueline style actually continued for some time after the death …   Universalium

  • manuéline — ● manuélin, manuéline adjectif (de Manuel Ier, nom propre) Se dit du style décoratif abondant et complexe qui caractérise l architecture gothique portugaise à la fin du XVe et au début du XVIe s. (Monuments les plus célèbres : monastère… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Manueline — adj. built in or characteristic of the compound Portuguese style of lavish architectural ornamentation of the early 16th century that mainly derived from marine and nautical forms …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Manueline — [ manjʊəlʌɪn] adjective denoting an ornate style of Portuguese architecture developed during the reign of Manuel I (1495–1521) …   English new terms dictionary

  • Neo-Manueline — façade of Rossio Railway Station in Lisbon …   Wikipedia

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  • Convent of the Order of Christ — Infobox World Heritage Site WHS = Convent of Christ in Tomar State Party = POR Type = Cultural Criteria = i, vi ID = 265 Region = Europe and North America Year = 1983 Session = 7th Link = http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/265The Convent of the Order… …   Wikipedia

  • Diogo de Boitaca — Diogo Boitac laid the foundations for the Jerónimos Monastery as an hall church with five bays under a single vault, having built the walls of the church as far as the cornices. Diogo de Boitaca (c. 1460 – 1528?) was an influential architect and… …   Wikipedia

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