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  1. Jul 20, 2022 · Byzantine art is both static and dynamic: static in the sense that once an image was established it was felt that no improvement was necessary; dynamic in the sense that there was never one style and these styles or modes were constantly changing.

  2. Jul 23, 2022 · Byzantine architecture is a style of building that flourished under the rule of Roman Emperor Justinian between A.D. 527 and 565. In addition to extensive use of interior mosaics, its defining characteristic is a heightened dome, the result of the latest sixth-century engineering techniques. What is the purpose of Byzantine architecture?

  3. Jul 29, 2022 · Wattle and daub is a technique in traditional African architecture that starts with a basic frame made from thin pieces of wood covered with a thick layer of mud. The roof is usually a thatched...

  4. Jul 29, 2022 · Later it developed distinct characteristics in the form of buildings and in the decoration of surfaces with Islamic calligraphy, arabesques, and geometric motifs. [8] New architectural elements like minarets, muqarnas, and multifoil arches were invented.

  5. Jul 14, 2022 · The unifying features of Armenia architecture are the Khachkar and conical roof. In Armenian monasteries, the Khachkar is a decorated rectangular-shaped cross-stone with a massive cruciform sculpture in the centre. Khachkar _©attarmenia.com The other important design element is a conical roof which contains a central space area.

  6. Jul 27, 2022 · The architecture of cathedrals and great churches is characterised by the buildings' large scale and follows one of several branching traditions of form, function and style that derive ultimately from the Early Christian architectural traditions established in Late Antiquity during the Christianization of the Roman Empire .

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