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The Middle Ages



Period of 1,000 years from Fall of Rome, a.d. 476, to Capture of Constantinople, 1453 - The Crusades - Influence of Christianity-Chairs of St. Peter and Maximian at Rome, Ravenna, and Venice - Edict of Leo III. prohibiting Image worship - The Rise of Venice - Charlemagne and his successors - The Chair of Dagobert - Byzantine character of Furniture - Norwegian carving - Russian and Scandinavian - The Anglo-Saxons - Sir Walter Scott quoted - Descriptions of Anglo-Saxon Houses and Customs - Art in Flemish Cities - Gothic Architecture - The Coronation Chair at Westminster Abbey - Penshurst - French Furniture in the 14th Century - Description of rooms - The South Kensington Museum - Transition from Gothic to Renaissance - ; the Credence, the Buffet, and Dressoir.



















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