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To: ArrogantBustard
Too bad they didn't build Lutyens' Romanesque basilica. That would have been spectacular.

There seems to be a lot of Eastern Orthodox influence in that design.

15 posted on 02/07/2007 12:49:36 PM PST by Publius6961 (MSM: Israelis are killed by rockets; Lebanese are killed by Israelis.)
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To: Publius6961
There seems to be a lot of Eastern Orthodox influence in that design.

My reaction was: "That'd look right at home in Salt Lake City!"

16 posted on 02/07/2007 12:51:55 PM PST by Grut
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To: Publius6961
"There seems to be a lot of Eastern Orthodox influence in that design."

You've got a good eye. Below is a reconstruction of what Agia Sophia in Constantinople looked like in the 12th century.


21 posted on 02/07/2007 3:35:52 PM PST by Kolokotronis (Christ is Risen, and you, o death, are annihilated!)
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