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2011 survey byzantine_architecture

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2011 survey byzantine_architecture

  1. 1. Byzantium: Architecture in the 6th century<br />
  2. 2. Byzantine Empire - Early Period Timeline:<br />330: Emperor Constantine founds a new capital of the Roman Empire at the Greek town of Byzantium, renaming the city Constantinople after himself<br />395: Death of Emperor Theodosius – Empire permanently split in two halves. Constantinople is capital of the Eastern Roman Empire<br />
  3. 3. Byzantine Empire in the 6th century<br />Byzantine Empire - Early Period Timeline:<br />330: Emperor Constantine founds a new capital of the Roman Empire at the Greek town of Byzantium, renaming the city Constantinople after himself<br />395: Death of Emperor Theodosius – Empire permanently split in two halves. Constantinople is capital of the Eastern Roman Empire<br />527-565: reign of Emperor Justinian I. Greatest expansion of Byzantine Empire<br />1453: Fall of Byzantine Empire<br />
  4. 4. Constantinople (Istanbul)<br />
  5. 5. Constantinople (Istanbul), Hagia Sophia 532-537. Architects: Anthemius of Tralles and Isidorus of Miletus<br />
  6. 6. Constantinople (Istanbul), Hagia Sophia 532-537. Architects: Anthemius of Tralles and Isidorus of Miletus<br />
  7. 7. Constantinople, Hagia Sophia, 532-537<br />
  8. 8. Rome, Santa Maria Maggiore, 432<br />Constantinople, Hagia Sophia, 532-537<br />
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  11. 11. Hagia Sophia: Interior<br />
  12. 12. Rome, Pantheon, 118-125 CE<br />
  13. 13. Rome, Pantheon, 118-125 CE<br />
  14. 14. Rome, Pantheon, 118-125 CE<br />
  15. 15. Rome, Pantheon, 118<br />Constantinople (Istanbul), Hagia Sophia 532-537. Architects: Anthemius of Tralles and Isidorus of Miletus<br />Note: Dome on pendentives<br />
  16. 16. Hagia Sophia: Interior<br />
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  18. 18. Byzantine Empire in the 6th century<br />Byzantine Empire - Early Period Timeline:<br />330: Emperor Constantine founds a new capital of the Roman Empire at the Greek town of Byzantium, renaming the city Constantinople after himself<br />395: Death of Emperor Theodosius – Empire permanently split in two halves. Constantinople is capital of the Eastern Roman Empire<br />527-565: reign of Emperor Justinian I. Greatest expansion of Byzantine Empire<br />1453: Fall of Byzantine Empire<br />
  19. 19. Church of San Vitale, <br />Ravenna, Italy, 526-547<br />
  20. 20. Church of San Vitale, interior: central dome<br />Ravenna, Italy, 526-547<br />
  21. 21. San Vitale, Ravenna, 526-547<br />apse and altar<br />
  22. 22. Church of San Vitale, Ravenna, Italy, 526-547. View into apse<br />
  23. 23. Ravenna, Church of San Vitale, mosaic panels showing Emperor Justinian (left) and his wife, Empress Theodora (below)<br />

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