Definition of Byzantine architecture
1. Noun. The style of architecture developed in the Byzantine Empire developed after the 5th century; massive domes with square bases and round arches and spires and much use of mosaics.
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Literary usage of Byzantine architecture
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1. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"Structurally, byzantine architecture differs from all earlier styles in its ... On the other hand, we note in byzantine architecture for the first time the ..."
2. Architecture and the Allied Arts: Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Romanesque, and by Arthur Mansfield Brooks (1914)
"... CHAPTER VI byzantine architecture The city of Byzantium, the present Constantinople, was an ancient Greek colony. Owing to its geographical location it ..."
3. A Text-book of the History of Architecture by Alfred Dwight Foster Hamlin (1907)
"Texier and Pullan, byzantine architecture. AND CHARACTER. The decline and fall of Rome arrested the development of the basilican style in the West, ..."
4. A History of Architecture by Russell Sturgis, Arthur Lincoln Frothingham (1909)
"CHAPTER IV THE BYZANTINE INFLUENCE BYZANTINE architecture is, ... This method of building and these forms pass into byzantine architecture without serious ..."
5. A History of Architectural Development by Frederick Moore Simpson (1913)
"byzantine architecture. AT Constantinople, the East joins hands with the West, and here it was that byzantine architecture, the first of the great Christian ..."