Byzantine architecture


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the style of architecture developed in the Byzantine Empire developed after the 5th century

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At one time, it was the largest cathedral in the world at one time, and served as the inspiration for other mosques, including the Blue Mosque, as it was such a great example of Byzantine architecture. It is most famous for its mosaics depicting various religious scenes.
The charms of Byzantine architecture, the wit of Turkish carpet- sellers, the fading glory of Roman ruins, the warm hospitality of the Turks, and the delicious flavours -- yes, everything about Istanbul will not only give you goosebumps, but will make you want to go back!
Famous in particular for its massive dome, it is considered the epitome of Byzantine architecture and is said to have "changed the history of architecture".
Chapters discuss Egyptian temples, non-Western architecture, Greek architecture, early Christian and Byzantine architecture, Islamic architecture, early and high renaissance architecture, art noveau, countermodernism, postmodernism, and much more.
More than that, it is quite simply one of the greatest surviving examples of Byzantine architecture.
The church is cited in biblical history as one of the places where the holy family rested in during their travel into Egypt; the church was constructed out of rock and the doorway is reminiscent of the Byzantine architecture.
Cool culture, classic Byzantine architecture, a thriving art and music scene, stunning nightlife and bargain shopping.
The other chapters explore Byzantine architecture from the sixth to thirteenth century (chapter 1 and 2) and Late-Romanesque/Early Gothic Benedictine and Cistercian architecture in England (chapter 9).
Approaches to Byzantine architecture and its decoration; studies in honor of Slobodan Curcic.
Hagia Sophia, a breathtaking example of Byzantine architecture, first built as a church and converted into a mosque in the 15th century, stands opposite the Blue Mosque, one of the most famous religious buildings in the world.
Famous in particular for its massive dome, it is considered the epitome of Byzantine architecture and to have "changed the history of architecture." It was the largest cathedral in the world for nearly a thousand years, until the completion of the Seville Cathedral in 1520.
Since the nineteenth century, the five-domed church dedicated to the Annunciation in Gracanica Monastery was considered as the highest aesthetic achievement of Serbian national architecture, occupying a unique place in late Byzantine architecture. (25) Since its construction in the sixth century, Hagia Sophia has functioned as a key source of architectural authority among churches in the Orthodox Christian world, and even beyond it, leaving its imprint upon Islamic architecture, especially those mosques constructed within the Ottoman Empire.
Ripley," Matt Damon as the sociopath-chameleon hightails it to Venice to outfox the Italian police and bunks in the 13th century Palazzo da Mosto--worthy of a look-see for its Byzantine architecture and Gothic arches.
The Hagia Sophia, which is dominated by a huge dome, is one of the finest surviving examples of Byzantine architecture.