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The Byzantine influence upon Ottoman architecture

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  The Ottoman conquest of Constantinople also played a decisive role in fostering the Renaissance in Western Europe. The Byzantine Empire’s influence had helped ensure that it was the custodian of various ancient texts, most notably from the ancient Greeks, and when Constantinople fell, Byzantine refugees flocked west to seek refuge in Europe/5(21). UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS LIBRARY AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN BUILDING USE ONLY r \ L — ,,. HE BYZANTINE INFLUENCE UPON OTTOMAN ARCHITECTURE BY RICHARD LEWIS ALDRICH THESIS FOR THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF ARTS IN HISTORY COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS ' ■ ♦ ACKNOWLEDGMENT. The book focuses squarely on the people of the Byzantine Empire, their views of themselves and their culture, and how these changed over time. The result is a remarkably clear view of who the Byzantines were, and the book will contribute significantly to a restoration of Byzantium to its rightful place at the center of the historical tradition /5(9). Goodwin's A History of Ottoman architecture was first published in Since then it has been the primary reference book on Ottoman architecture. Every student of this architectural tradition from first year university students to emeritius professors still use this book whenever they need information on Cited by:

The Oxford History of Byzantium is the only history to provide in concise form detailed coverage of Byzantium from its Roman beginnings to the fall of Constantinople and assimilation into the Turkish Empire. Lively essays and beautiful illustrations portray the emergence and development of a distinctive civilization, covering the period from the fourth century to the mid-fifteenth century/5(17). Byzantine influences on Early Ottoman Architecture of Greece. The ottoman presence in the present-day Greece began from the second half of the 14th c. and until the end of the 14th c. the Ottomans conquered almost all North of Greece namely the cities of Thrace, Macedonia and by: 1. Overall, Ottoman architecture has been described as Byzantine influenced architecture synthesized with architectural traditions of Central Asia and the Middle East. The Ottomans achieved the highest level architecture in their lands hence or since. Ottoman architecture A) was the least impressive of the Ottoman artistic activities B) Was the result of architects and workers imported from outside the empire C) Used the open floor technique originally used in the Byzantine church of Santa Sophia in designing mosques such as the one at Edirne D) Was based entirely upon Mughal models.

The other source of Ottoman architecture is Christian art. The Byzantine tradition, especially as embodied in Hagia Sophia, became a major source of inspiration. Byzantine influence appears in such features as stone and brick used together or in the use of pendentive dome construction. Also artistically influential were the contacts that the early Ottomans had with Italy. The Byzantine–Ottoman wars were a series of decisive conflicts between the Ottoman Turks and Byzantines that led to the final destruction of the Byzantine Empire and the rise of the Ottoman Empire. In the Byzantine capital of Constantinople was sacked and occupied by the Fourth Crusaders, an important moment of the Christian East–West : Decisive Ottoman victory, Fall of the .   I am glad I chose, The Byzantine World War. Anatolia, Byzantium, The Ottoman Empire, Turkey this region is steeped in history and culture and has always fascinated me. Author Nick Homes does a superb job telling the story of the fall of Byzantium, the First Crusade and the modern origins of /5. The collapse of the empire opened the way for the vast expansion of the Ottoman Empire to Vienna itself and also enabled Ivan III of Russia, son-in-law of Constantine XI, to claim a theoretical succession to the imperial title. Bibliography. The classic, though biased, work on Byzantine history is Gibbon's Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.