The style which developed in the Eastern Roman Empire (330-1453) in which Classical precepts were no longer strictly observed and new influences from the East were integrated. Its greatest monuments are its basilican and cross-in-square plan churches.
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History of Byzantine Architecture
Photographs of two magnificent Byzantine churches in Ravenna: St. Apollinare in Classe (530-549) and San Vitale (526-547) from Leo Masuda's History of Western Architecture.
Wikipedia: Byzantine Architecture
An illustrated history and description of the architecture of the Byzantine empire.
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