Hagia Sofia: Dome Secrets

Enjoy this video which explains how the great dome of Hagia Sophia was designed and built. The engineering skills of the Romans was outstanding, and no computer simulation for them!

Related article:

Nineteenth Annual Runciman Lecture – Byzantine Architecture reconfigured in early Islamic Syria

The obituary of Sir Steven Runciman from the Telegraph

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  1. Pingback: What secrets are hidden under Hagia Sophia? « Byzantine Blog

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