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Explores the specifics of Byzantine architecture: how architects of the Eastern Roman Empire ‘turned around’ and used classical canons in their way, how their innovations have come down to us, and where the boundaries of style lie. The participants of the discussion, held in January as part of the Gifts of Byzantium series, are Andrey […]
The Byzantine authors just imitated the classical ones, without creating anything original. Their literature is a crooked mirror, where you can’t get to the facts through parables. The Christian Empire had no sense of humour; each text was a theological preachment. We refute these and other stereotypes in a new episode of our podcast — […]