The Fountain of Peirene at Corinth: A Fresh Look at the Triconch
Court," AJA 104, p.
the depth of the tribunes, does not itself enter the numerological symbolism of the Duomo, although the form of the triconch
is important for the Duomo iconography, as explained below.
The resulting triconch
commended itself first to the monks of Vatopedi and Iviron at the time of this addition and, later, to the builders of churches throughout the Balkans.