Isidore of Miletus

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Isidore of Miletus was the architect who together with Anthemius of Tralles designed Hagia Sophia in modern day Istanbul

The Emperor Justinian I decided to rebuild the 4th century basilica in Constantinople which was destroyed during the Nika riots of 532. He employed Isidore of Miletus along with Anthemius of Tralles.

Isidore of Miletus had earlier taught physics in Alexandria, Egypt and then later at Constantinople, and had written a commentary on earlier books on building.

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Isidore of Miletus

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