Dimitra Nik
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John Ruskin's order of venetian gothic arches

John Ruskin's order of venetian gothic arches. The Venetian gothic arches originated from Venice, Italy in the century. Venetian Gothic style is a mixture of Gothic lancet arch with Byzantine and Ottoman influences.

The frescoes have been exposed to weather and war but are still beautiful in the churches of the Byzantine city of Mystras in ~Greece - Laconia-Sparta  (Greece has no money to restore them)

The frescoes have been exposed to weather and war but are still beautiful in the churches of the Byzantine city of Mystras in ~Greece - Laconia-Sparta (Greece has no money to restore them)

Basilica Cistern - Istanbul, Turkey This is one of the most magical places in Istanbul and it's underground!!!

Basilica Cistern Istanbul September 2014 The pillars were taken from other sites so are not all the same. Basilica Cistern, 138 x 65 m, supported by 336 marble columns, Istanbul, Turkey

Basilica of San Vitale, Ravenna, Italy (547 AD)

The absolutely stunning Basillica San Vitale in Revenna, Italy. The Basilica of San Vitale is a church in Ravenna, Italy and one of the most important examples of early Christian Byzantine art and architecture in western Europe.