Byzantine and Romanesque Architecture Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 by Thomas Graham Jackson

By Thomas Graham Jackson

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The arch played a principal part, and large halls were covered with slabs laid across between parallel arches. When the span was too great ; This mode of for slabs the builders resorted to cupolas. construction depended of course on stability of abutment, and the building resolved itself into a framework of arches, slabs, and buttresses, while the intervening walls became mere curtains, thus anticipating in M. de Vogu6 remarks, the tion 1 principle of Gothic construc- by equilibrium of forces. A very typical is a manner, as afforded example of by the palace at this mode Chaqqa of construction (Fig.

M, de Vogite observes that "while in the West the sentiment of art was expiring little by little under the barbarian rule, in the East, at least in Syria, there existed an intelligent school which maintained good and rejuvenated them by happy innovations/' This remark may be extended to all Byzantine architecture, of which the Syrian school should be regarded as traditions, a part. Though inspired by Greek and carried forward on new traditions lines the it adopted Roman system of arched construction, and advanced ment of forms and it to the developof both construction and principles, decoration, that were entirely novel, and resulted in revolutionizing architecture* influence 990 wJtaa "* In estimating the influence on Byzantine architecture of the school of Syrian art about which we have been speaking, one must under which it remember the arose.

DOMES AND VAULTS m] A far more and scientific beautiful 39 way was by the spherical pendentive, the discovery of which constitutes It is arrived at the triumph of Byzantine architecture. in this manner. ABCD (Fig. 10) is the square and the inscribed circle E the dome to be placed over it Imagine Fig. 10. FGHI circumscribed about the square. and the other ABG, a larger dome Then the four segments if two are cut off vertically on the BCH lines AB, BC, No. etc. we This dome shown by Fig. 10, get the imperfect over the crossing of the cruciform vault is in fact the and occurs in mausoleum of Galla Placidia at Ravenna, 2.

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