The byzantine capital is found in the St. Sophia in Turkey. This design is called a Trapeziform, a byzantine design that has a cylindrical shaft continued to the square abacus.

Byzantine Capital

The byzantine capital is found in the St. Sophia in Turkey. This design is called a Trapeziform, a byzantine…

An illustration of a Byzantine capital from the central portal of St. Mark's Venice. In several traditions of architecture including Classical architecture, the capital (from the Latin caput, 'head') forms the crowning member of a column or a pilaster. The capital projects on each side as it rises, in order to support the abacus and unite the form of the latter (normally square) with the circular shaft of the column.

Byzantine Capitals

An illustration of a Byzantine capital from the central portal of St. Mark's Venice. In several traditions…

An illustration of a Byzantine capital from the the Church of St. Vitale, Ravenna. In several traditions of architecture including Classical architecture, the capital (from the Latin caput, 'head') forms the crowning member of a column or a pilaster. The capital projects on each side as it rises, in order to support the abacus and unite the form of the latter (normally square) with the circular shaft of the column.

Byzantine Capitals

An illustration of a Byzantine capital from the the Church of St. Vitale, Ravenna. In several traditions…

An illustration of a Byzantine capital from the the Church of St. Vitale, Ravenna. In several traditions of architecture including Classical architecture, the capital (from the Latin caput, 'head') forms the crowning member of a column or a pilaster. The capital projects on each side as it rises, in order to support the abacus and unite the form of the latter (normally square) with the circular shaft of the column.

Byzantine Capitals

An illustration of a Byzantine capital from the the Church of St. Vitale, Ravenna. In several traditions…

The Byzantine circular panel is a 6th century design found in the St. Sofia monument of the former imperial ottoman capital Constantinople in Turkey.

Byzantine Circular Panel

The Byzantine circular panel is a 6th century design found in the St. Sofia monument of the former imperial…

The Byzantine interlacement band consists of wavy arcs and curves that have an angular bend. This design comes from the St. Sofia in Constantinople, Turkey.

Byzantine Interlacement Band

The Byzantine interlacement band consists of wavy arcs and curves that have an angular bend. This design…

The Byzantine Leaf is a design found in Constantinople.

Byzantine Leaf

The Byzantine Leaf is a design found in Constantinople.

The mosaic ornament link border was designed during the Byzantine time in San Marco, Venice, Italy. It is a scroll design of leaves connected like a chain.

Mosaic Ornament Link Border

The mosaic ornament link border was designed during the Byzantine time in San Marco, Venice, Italy.…

The Byzantine square panel design is a bas-relief design found in San Marco, Venice, Italy.

Byzantine Square Panel

The Byzantine square panel design is a bas-relief design found in San Marco, Venice, Italy.