Byzantine Architecture
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  • 1. BYZANTINE ARCHITECTURE
    AD 200 - 1453
  • 2. Byzantine Churches
    Exterior of the Byzantine Church of St. Savior in Chora, later a mosque and today a museum with well-preserved mosaics.
    The apse mosaics from the Church of SantApollinarein Ravena.
  • 3. PENDENTIVES
    • It is a curved support shaped like an inverted triangle.
    • 4. It is used to hold a dome.
    • 5. Using pendentives, Byzantine architects could build a higher and wider dome.
    SQUINCH
    • It is used to provide a transition from square to polygon.
  • Hagia Sophia or Church of Divine Wisdom
    Designed by the architects Anthemios of Tralles and Izidorus of  Miletus.
  • 6.
  • 7. St. Mark’s Basilica
  • 8. St. Basil’s Cathedral