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Anthemius of Tralles

Anthemius of Tralles ănthē´mēəs, trăl´ēz [key], fl. 6th cent., Greek architect, engineer, and mathematician. By order of Emperor Justinian and with the aid of Isidorus of Miletus, he built (532–37) the magnificent church of Hagia Sophia in Constantinople.

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