Hagia Sophia, Istanbul - massive dome, it is considered the epitome of Byzantine architecture and is said to have "changed the history of architecture." // photo by erhan sasmaz

Unit Early Christian Architecture - Hagia Sophia, Istanbul - massive dome, it is considered the epitome of Byzantine architecture and is said to have changed the history of architecture.

Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet), Istanbul, Islamic Architecture, Iznik tiles by iamsufi, via Flickr

Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet), Istanbul, Islamic Architecture, Iznik tiles It's called the Blue Mosque in the West because if the blue Iznik tiles, You can see some here on the big column.

This is my Greece | Hosios Loukas is a historic walled monastery situated near the town of Distomo, in Boeotia. It is one of the most important monuments of Middle Byzantine architecture and art and has been listed on UNESCO's World Heritage Sites

Greece, Hosios Loukas is a historic walled monastery situated near the town of Distomo, in Boeotia. It is one of the most important monuments of Middle Byzantine architecture and art and has been listed on UNESCO's World Heritage Sites

EARLY BYZANTINE: Hagia Sophia. 532-537. Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey). an important monument both for Byzantine and for Ottoman Empires. Once a church, later a mosque, and now a museum of the Turkish Republic.

Hagia Sophia:it was built in as a Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Constantinopole (now Istanbul) by emperor Justinian.It was designed by the Greek geometers Isidore of Miletus and Anthemius of Tralles.It is considered the epitome of Byzantine architecture.

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Elements of Early Christian and Byzantine Architecture

Hagia Sophia-Church  was built by Byzantine Emperor Justinian (Eastern Roman Emperor), in 5th century in Istanbul, Turkey.

Agia Sophia-Church was built by Byzantine Emperor Justinian (Eastern Roman Emperor), in century in Istanbul, Turkey.

LATE BYZANTINE ARCHITECTURE -  The  Cathedral of Monreale, near Palermo, begun 1174 .  The exterior of the apse is decorated by blind arcading of small crossed arches in arabesque style. other styles such as Norman and gothic were also used.

LATE BYZANTINE ARCHITECTURE - The Cathedral of Monreale, near Palermo, begun 1174 . The exterior of the apse is decorated by blind arcading of small crossed arches in arabesque style. other styles such as Norman and gothic were also used.

Byzantine Architecture- Elevation

Monuments of Byzantine architecture. From Bilder-Atlas zum Conversations-Lexikon : Geschichte der Baukunst (plates to the history of achitecture section of the Conversations-Lexikon, AKA Brockhaus Enzyklopädie), Published by Brockhaus, Leipzig,

#Romanesque south door of San Vicente, Avila -  ROMANESQUE style : Combining features of Western Roman and Byzantine buildings

Arched portal, doors, Romanesque south door of San Vicente, Avila - ROMANESQUE style : Combining features of Western Roman and Byzantine buildings

San Vitale: one of the most important examples of early Christian Byzantine art and architecture in Western Europe. Ravenna, Italy

-- Basilica de San Vitalene -- One of the most important examples of early Christian Byzantine art & architecture in Western Europe -- Ravenna, Italy

Monastery Chelandar, mount Athos

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