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Hagia Sophia in Istanbul is equivocal in a similar way. Its central dome on the square bay with pendentives implies a central type church, but its two apses with half-domes begin to set up a longitudinal axis in the tradition of the directional basilica.
Robert Venturi, Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture (1966), p. 34.




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