Byzantine style


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(Arch.) a style of architecture developed in the Byzantine empire.
- P. Cyc.

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This picture was painted in the Byzantine style of the Eastern Church.
Several icons are painted in the more realistic and less colorful Byzantine style, from which Christianity first emerged in 303 in Constantinople, now Istanbul, Turkey.
At the beginning of the 15th century, 2 painting styles were predominant in Italy: one being the traditional Byzantine painting emanating from Constantinople, the other an interesting mix of the Byzantine style and northern European realism, resulting in a highly decorative International Gothic.
The painting is refined, jewel-like and miniaturist in its detail; it marks the magical moment when the static forms and conventions of the archaic, almost Byzantine style of the trecento began to be enriched by the liveliness, invention and expressive humanity that was to characterise Renaissance painting.
Walking through the church, Father Ambroise explained a number of the motifs, Old and New Testament scenes painted in the Byzantine style to mimic the original frescos.
Although constructed in the early 20th century, the cathedral was built in the Byzantine style.
This magnificent mosque, with its pillars and walls decorated in the Byzantine style, is also famous for its spacious courtyard and its unique spiral, "ziggurat" minaret.