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    Quizzical Pursuit
    —The Architecture Puzzler

    Created by Dave Guadagni

    Solution to Last Week's Puzzler
    Architecture Puzzler #506

    Question

    The high period of Byzantine architecture occurred how many centuries before the beginning of the Renaissance?

    Answer

    Byzantine architecture, most notable for masonry arches and domes on pendentives, was a product of the 5th-century Byzantine Empire. The European Renaissance is usually dated from the 14th to the 17th century, or about nine centuries after the Byzantine period.
     


     

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    Dave Guadagni, AIA, is an architect with Robertson/Sherwood/Architects

    Quizzical Pursuit is Copyright 2011, Dave Guadagni.

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    Though stylistically anomalous, Byzantine influence can be seen in parts of St. Basil's Cathedral in Moscow, Russia.
    Photo: Erik Charlton

     
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