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Domed Basilica

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  • Hagia Irene, Church of —    Domed basilica in Constantinople (qq.v.), adjacent to Hagia Sophia (q.v.), dedicated to the holy peace (hagia irene) of God. The present church was erected by Justinian I (q.v.) on the ruins of an earlier church that was burned down in the… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Dome — For other uses, see Dome (disambiguation). Domal redirects here. For domal consonants , see Retroflex consonant. Dome of St. Peter s Basilica in Rome crowned by a cupola. Designed primarily by Michelangelo, the dome was not completed until 1590 A …   Wikipedia

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