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 **//​[[OTL]]//​**:​ Coined during the Renaissance by Italian painter Giorgio Vasari and later by French philosopher and scholar Francois Rabelais. Both of them believed the architectural style popular prior to the emergence of the Renaissance one was of German or Germanic origin, specifically,​ an invention of the ancient Goths. Hence their preference for calling it "​Gothic style"​. Of note is that this was considered a pejorative term, with the Goths representing "​Rome-sacking barbarians"​ from the point of view of Renaissance philosophers. **//​[[OTL]]//​**:​ Coined during the Renaissance by Italian painter Giorgio Vasari and later by French philosopher and scholar Francois Rabelais. Both of them believed the architectural style popular prior to the emergence of the Renaissance one was of German or Germanic origin, specifically,​ an invention of the ancient Goths. Hence their preference for calling it "​Gothic style"​. Of note is that this was considered a pejorative term, with the Goths representing "​Rome-sacking barbarians"​ from the point of view of Renaissance philosophers.
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 +**[[timelines:​basileus_interference|basileus'​ Interference TL]]**: "​Norman"​.
  
 **The Fox and the Lillies**: "​Cistercic"​. Named after the Cistercian order of monks, who both in OTL and this timeline were instrumental in the construction of the first Gothic cathedrals and the popularization of their architectural style in other parts of Europe. Coined by a certain Parisian university scholar. ​ **The Fox and the Lillies**: "​Cistercic"​. Named after the Cistercian order of monks, who both in OTL and this timeline were instrumental in the construction of the first Gothic cathedrals and the popularization of their architectural style in other parts of Europe. Coined by a certain Parisian university scholar. ​
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