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Hagia Sophia’s Material and Aesthetic View

Hari Luitel Professor Kite COR-330-13 April 13, 2017 Hagia Sophia’s Material and Aesthetic View Religious building is among the most beautiful and the most enduring achievements of mankind.This building have the passions and complexities of a religious belief been commonly expressed in architecture. In this paper I will provide evidence to why architectures have use […]



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Byzantine Architecture

I essentially wrote and presented on Byzantine architecture and its impact on the architecture world; going from the basis that architecture is one of the most ancient of art forms. The Byzantines were the successors of the Roman Empire, and also the first empire to have christianity as its religion, 600 years after the death […]



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The Hagia Sophia: From Church, to Mosque, to Museum

The city of Constantinople in the Byzantine Empire was famous for its influence on the religion of Christianity, and for the city to once be the home of many Christian artifacts and a predominance of the practice of Christianity. A large and noble artifact from Christian Byzantium is the Hagia Sophia, which was once the […]



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Advancements of the Byzantine Empire

Like the Romans and Greeks before them, Byzantine society was very sophisticated. There were theaters, competitions, large feasts and a high level of social interaction. Many new styles of architecture and warfare also emerged from the Byzantine’s. There were also amenities in personal life such as baths, drinking fountains and toilets that did not require […]



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