SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE ARC 1701 Architectural History for Non-Majors Summer Term (I) Early Christian Architecture and Byzantine Architecture (01) Early Christian Architecture- Modified houses for worship: house church at Dura Europa, Syria- Catacombs: burial ritual and ceremonies (not churches)- (02) Rome & Christianity: Constantine victory at Mulvian Bridge (312 CE )- Edict of Milan = religious tolerance (313 CE )- Constantine moves capitol to Constantinople (324 CE ) - Christianity becomes official religion (326 CE ) & Paganism banned (391 CE )- Official split of Eastern (Byzantine) and Western (Roman) empires (395 CE )- Western capitol moved from indefensible Rome to Ravenna (402 CE )- Rome sacked in 410, 455 and finally in 476 CE (03) Early Christian Architecture in Rome and Abroad = new building forms- Roman basilica model for early church not pagan temple form- St. Peters Basilica (330
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This note was uploaded on 08/28/2011 for the course ARC 1701 taught by Professor Cappellari during the Summer '08 term at University of Florida.