Historiated- adj.- Adorned with the figures of humans or animals, often with foliage, and often for narrative purposes. Used especially of initial letters in manuscripts and of the capitals of columns.

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West facade and northern flank of the Abbey Church of Maria Laach, Germany, c. 1093. Image from course lectures.

West facade and northern flank of the Abbey Church of Maria Laach, Germany, c. 1093. Image from course lectures.

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    West facade and northern flank of the Abbey Church of Maria Laach, Germany, c. 1093. Image from course lectures.
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    That’s an awesome photo for 1093. I had no idea they had color photography back then! :p
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