Icons in Byzantine architecture . Influences from Byzantine architecture, particularly in religious buildings, can be found in diverse regions, from Egypt and Arabia to Russia and Romania. Sophia, Constantinople 3. They often feature flat and frontal figures floating on a golden background. Almost entirely concerned with religious expression, Byzantine art is known for the mosaics covering the interior of domed churches. Byzantine architecture is the architecture of the Byzantine Empire, or Eastern Roman Empire. During its almost one thousand year span, the Byzantine era influenced Islamic architecture, the art and architecture of the Carolingian Renaissance, Norman architecture, Gothic architecture, and the International Gothic style. Planning •Forms •Byzantine Dome 4. Posted by Ellopos Blog on November 1, 2017. Release . The Byzantine era is usually dated from 330 AD, when Constantine the Great moved the Roman capital to Byzantium, which became Constantinople, until the fall of the Byzantine Empire in 1453. Byzantine Art and architecture was predominant in Kiev and other Russian cities. The growing influence of Christianity had a significant influence on Byzantine architecture, especially the way in which religious spaces were decorated. Even after the collapse of the empire in the 15 th century, Byzantine Architecture influenced building and art even up until today. The 6th-century Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy, is considered one of the most important surviving examples of early Byzantine architecture. Its most striking feature is the dome, which replaces the flat, wooden roof used in the basilican Churches of Italy. Medieval architecture began after the 10th century and has been divided into several styles and styles. Influences of Byzantine Art and Architecture. The current involving globalization features the significant idealism that one’s culture supersedes that of another, regardless of almost any potential effective amalgamation. Byzantine architecture 1. Gothic architecture is one of the most famous styles of architecture of the Middle Ages. Byzantine art, the visual arts and architecture produced during the Middle Ages in the Byzantine Empire. Byzantine Architecture Eastern Empire 2. Image source Three of the most notable examples of the architectural influences of the Byzantines are Byzantine Style Mosaics, Orthodox Churches, and the architecture of the Ottoman Empire. For 200 years, Kiev was the conduit for the spread of Byzantine religious and cultural influence into Russia. Introduction •Geographical Influence •Climatic influence •Regional influence 2. Byzantine architecture refers to the architectural style that flourished between the 4th and 15h century on Byzantine-held territories although its influence reached far beyond the Empire's borders. Architecture is a facility consisting of a block and voids whose function is to accommodate human activity such as housing, worship and defensive work, and its condition is durability and comfort. In addition to the Hellenistic influences, the Byzantine architectural language will include Syrian, Persian, and Egyptian characters, with the vast areas where this civilization spread. Examples • Saint Mark-Venice • Sanit. 1. Byzantine churches had intricate mosaic decorations that related religious iconography. Architectural Character 3. Byzantine architecture, seen especially in the churches, became a leading form of art. Teachers from Byzantium traveled to Russia and established schools and conducted services for Russian converts. Byzantine Influences on Islamic Architecture . 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