What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
The Great Church
Description of the Church
Structure and Decoration
5 other sections not shown
According aisles angle Antoniadi appear apse arches architecture axis base beautiful bronze building buttresses Byzantine capitals carried carved central century chamber church closely columns considerably Constantinople cornice covered cross crown curve dome door doorway early east eastern effect entire exedrae exterior face fact figure flank follows four frames gallery Gate gives ground Hagia Sophia half-domes hand height Historiae impost interior Justinian later Latins less light lower marble means mentioned middle mosaic moulding narthex nave northern once original ornament outer pavement perhaps period piers PLATE present probably projection range rectangular rest rise Roman roof Salzenberg sanctuary seems served shafts side slabs smaller southern space stand structure surface thickness tion triforium upper varied vaults Vide supra walls western width