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Unformatted text preview: Built by a mathematician and a physics professor o Combination plan. Keeps longitudinal but has a large dome creating a large center o Pendentive- a circular dome is placed over a square o Decorated with mosaics and marble o Very well lit, had 40 windows around the base of the dome o Dome appears suspended o Justinian makes his generals recapture Revenna -Aerial view of St. Vitale -p. 252 (9-6) Ravenna, Italy, 526-547. o Central plan building o Still has a narthex, off set though o Double octagonal shape o Dome covering center octagon o Walls pierced for lighting o Central space has 8 large piers that alternate with niches...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ARH 2059 taught by Professor Margaretzaho during the Spring '07 term at University of Central Florida.
- Spring '07