What are the basic characteristics of Byzantine architecture?
LArge dome,thick walls,heavy and bulky appearance with a series of smaller domes
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Early Christian Architecture was influenced a lot by Ancient Roman Architecture, which is characterized by repitition of arches. In this time, they actually converted old Roman buildings into religious structures, like the basilicas. On the other hand, Byzantine Architecture was inspired by Moorish Architecture because of the spread of Islam during that time. It is characterized by the addition of pointed elements, particularly in the dome. They introduce the onion dome, addition of pinnacles, turretts(not…
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1) Byzantine missionaries spread Orthodox Christianity to Serbia, Bulgaria, Romania, Moldova, Ukraine and Russia. 2) Byzantine church architecture influenced church architecture in the mentioned areas. 3) After the fall of the Byzantine Empire, the Tsar Ivan III, who had married the niece of the last Byzantine emperor, saw himself as the successor of this empire. Some Orthodox Christians then nominated Moscow as the third Rome. Russia was called for a period of time "The Third…
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The Byzantine Empire affected Russia in many ways. One example is that the Russians converted all of the Slavs to Christianity. Another example is they adopted the Greek alphabet, and changed the Bibles into a Slavic Tongue. Russians soon accommodated aspects of the Byzantine Empire including art, architecture, and music. An example of architecture is their domes started to look like onions, which is a common architectural design throughout Russia.