Elements of Early Christian and Byzantine Architecture
Early Christian's were not very interested in architecture. They believed they would die and go to heaven and that it would not matter what surrounded them. Once the Roman emperor Constantine founded the "New Rome" and became a Christian, they...
QUEST FOR BEAUTY
Interior View of an Ancient Roman Bath. Charles Louis Clerisseau. French. 1721-1820. pen, brown ink, watercolor and gouache on paper. http://hadrian6.tumblr.com
Athens: Altar to the 'unknown god' :: 3D reconstruction images of ancient Athens to help those teaching on Paul's visit to Athens (Acts 17:16-34)
3D reconstruction images of ancient Athens to help those teaching on Paul's visit to Athens.
A View Of Roman Carthage, Built on the Site of the Previously...
Map found via reddit user wildeastmofo The map above shows what Roman Carthage may have looked like sometime in the 3rd century AD, when it was one of the leading cities of the Roman Empire and could have had a population into the hundreds of thousands. Roman Carthage was built between 49 to 44...
Constantinople: Reconstruction and Architecture (4th - 13th Century)
Constantinople was the largest and wealthiest city in Europe from 5th to early 13th century AD, after it was refounded as 'New Rome'.
Fall of Constantinople (1453)
The Fall of Constantinople (Greek: Άλωση της Κωνσταντινούπολης, Alōsē tēs Kōnstantinoupolēs; Turkish:İstanbul'un Fethi Conquest of Istanbul) was the capture of the capital of the Eastern Roman...
Domus Aurea. Rome, First century C.E., JR. Casals
Ideal reconstruction of the gigantic Domus Aurea, an historically accurate interpretation of the great palace complex of Nero, built after the fire of Rome in 54, occupying an immense park on which pavilions and buildings were dispersed as a result of the