In the beginning Hagia Sophie was constructed 537 until 1453, and it first started out as an Orthodox Cathedral. From 1453 to 1935 it was a Mosque. After being the orthodox cathedral it became a Roman Catholic Cathedral under the Latin empire, for the longest time this was the largest Cathedral around. From February 1, 1935 to present time the Hagia Sophia
Notre dame has also seen the beatification of saints and crowning of prominent leaders. In 1431 Henry VI of England was crowned in the cathedral, and later saw the crowning of Napoleon Bonaparte as emperor in 1804. As for beatification, St. Joan of Arc was beatified in 1909 by Pope Pius X inside the building. Another important task Notre Dame has been given is the housing of twenty-nine important Catholic relics. In 1239 Saint Louis of France acquired the relics from the Venetians.
Catedral Primada de America the first stone of this cathedral was set in 1514 by Diego Columbus, who was the son of the great explorer. This is the oldest standing cathedral in the Western hemisphere. The vault of the church is Gothic, the arches Romanesque and the ornamentation Baroque. Among the cathedral more impressive features is the amazing vaulted ceiling and its 14 interior chapels. An audio guide is available in different languages.
Soon after motte and bailey castles were brought to England the castles evolved into stone structures. The 12th through 13th century saw a huge uptick in stone castles, which lead castles to be commonplace in England. According to Castellarium Anglicanum, which is a book that documents all castles in the Uk, there are 1,500 castle sites in England alone. Unlike the first castles, these castles were away from the town and in more strategic defence positions. Japanese and European castles share main structures, one of those is the keep, it was in the middle of the castle and was the main storehouse as well as the last resort tower.
Stories are told through gestures, but the figures seem to lack emotion, volume, and shape. God (called YHWH, or Yahweh in the Torah) is not featured in the artwork except as the hand appearing from the crown of the framed panels. The Dura-Europos Synagogue once was a private house with a central courtyard, but it was remodeled into a synagogue. The medium used to make the interior was tempera on plaster. Christ as the Good Shepherd at Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, Ravenna, Italy- This lunette is above the entrance of the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia.
There many little details with big meanings to the United States on the Great Seal. Congress had wanted to create a Great Seal to show the values, beliefs, and the history of a states. One of the biggest symbols, that I’m sure that everyone has heard about by now, is the so called illuminati. I’ll first start to explain the many symbols featured on the observe of the Great Seal. The eagle that is shown on the Great Seal’s observe, holds thirteen arrows on its left talons.
The iconic Seagram Building stands 515 feet tall with 38 stories and was completed in 1958. Since its construction, it has remained one of the finest examples of the functionalist aesthetic and corporate modernism. Designed by German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, the style of the Seagram Building has had a pivotal influence on American architecture. The style argued that the functional utility of the building’s structural elements when made visible, could supercede the formal decorative; and more easily convey its beauty to a lay public than any system of applied ornamentation. The Seagram Building, like virtually all large skyscrapers of the era, was steel frame, from which non-structural glass walls were hung.
The Hypostyle Hall The Great Hypostyle Hall at Karnak, is a historical landmark located in Luxor, Egypt. They Hypostyle have attracted many tourists to visit this temple in Ancient Egypt. It was built in 3200 BC. The Great Hypostyle Hall was Gothic Style architecture, by the big columns and small windows. The art work is very interesting from the Hypostyle Hall.
Technology, crusades, and medieval economic laws are proof that Europe was in a growth age during the years of 500 - 1500 A.D. Technology was very advanced for their time. Europe was building University and Gothic Cathedrals, and some of them still stand today. Over ten universities were built during the time. According to Gothic Cathedral and Universities document, "...Gothic cathedrals included architectural innovations, including: large columns, high ceilings with ribbed vaults, flying buttresses, and large stained glass windows." During the crusades Europe was winning wars and expanding their land and trade routes.
Many east coast schools were built using Collegiate Gothic styles because of the time period they were built in. A number of the schools were in fact built during the Gothic movement that began in the late 1740s and continued to grow rapidly in the early 19th century. Many of the universities that used this design were built during this movement which had a large influence on their architectural decisions. The Gothic revival had connotations of politics, religion, and professionalism. These two designs have many differences, for example, Romanesque styles use separate compartments while Gothic uses unified compartments.