Byzantine architecture

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

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This magnificent mosque, with its pillars and walls decorated in the Byzantine style, is also famous for its spacious courtyard and its unique spiral, "ziggurat" minaret.
Stephen's Ukrainian Catholic Church in Calgary asked Wallis to design in a Byzantine style. A detail from one of these windows, showing the Madonna and Child, was chosen by Canada Post in 1997 to be featured on an international Christmas stamp.
The earliest images of this event from the 13th and the beginning of the 14th centuries (including Giotto's) combine the flatness of the Byzantine style with the preliminary suggestion of three-dimensional space that would come to characterize Western painting.
by the sisters, a new parish church in the Byzantine style was built and dedicated to Our Lady of the Atonement.
According to the terms of the new competition, the Church of Saint Sava was to be conceived as a monumental building encompassing approximately 3,000 square meters, where 6,000 people could gather and that the dome height should reach 80 meters.17 Strajnic added that the church must be designed exclusively in the late Byzantine style exemplified by church architecture of the Prince Lazar period (ca.
Although his early work has not survived, he probably painted in the late Byzantine style popular in Crete in his time.
The Genesis cupola at San Marco had previously attracted art-historical attention either as an exemplar of the combination of Western and Byzantine style in thirteenth-century Venice or because its mosaics are the best witnesses to the iconography of the almost completely destroyed late antique manuscript known as the Cotton Genesis, a manuscript that seems to have been the direct iconographic model for the mosaics.
Coore said of the Byzantine style, "While different from any Indian style, it harmonizes generally with what is found in India, being the most oriental of the styles which are associated with church building." [25]
The walls and ceilings of this tiny church are covered in some of the finest and most sophisticated fresco-paintings in Tigre, all of them in Byzantine style, and dating back to the 14th century.
The image or icon (a representation in the Byzantine style) shows Mary holding the infant Jesus, with angels floating beside them.
For his part, Head of the Directorate of Antiquities and Museums' Expedition Mohammad al-Kayid said that mosaic panels at the shrine's dome date back to the Mamluk period in the 16th centaury AD, adding "These works were drawn by Damascene artists with Byzantine style...
Such a neo-Byzantine flavour brings to mind the early-Christian Byzantine style of J.E Bentley's Westminster Cathedral, 1895-1903, and other examples of this little-studied late-nineteenth- and earlytwentieth-century revival.