Medieval Indian History Questions (MCQs) for UPSC, SSC & States PCS Examinations

Q.  From where does the Turks borrowed the arch and dome style of architecture

a. Byzantine empire
b. Rajasthani style of architecture
c. Persian architecture
d. Chinese architecture


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Much of the architecture of the Turks used the arch and dome. The Turks borrowed the arch and dome style of architecture from the Byzantine empire of Rome. This style of architecture eradicated the need of pillars to support the roofs and also enabled large halls to be constructed.
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