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The Great Church
Description of the Church
Structure and Decoration
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According aisles angle Antoniadi appear apse arches architecture axis base beautiful bricks bronze building buttresses Byzantine capitals carried carved central century chamber church closely columns considerably Constantinople cornice covered cross crown curve Detail 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 Historia 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 seems served shafts side slabs smaller southern space stand structure surface thickness tion triforium upper varied vaults Vide supra walls western width