Byzantine blue

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Byzantine blue
 
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet #3457D5
sRGBB  (rgb) (52, 87, 213)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (76, 59, 0, 16)
HSV       (h, s, v) (227°, 75%, 84%)
Source Internet
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)
Greek blue, Santorini

Byzantine blue is the color, best explained as light celestial, lazuli to dark Egyptian blue.

It come in light and dark nuances and it is already found on Byzantine frescoes of Hagia Sofia, Nerezi (nerezian blue), in Macedonia.

Variation of color[edit]

Dark Byzantine blue[edit]

Dark Byzantine blue is the dark variation of Byzantine blue, best described as the color of Byzantine night sky, close to nuances of dark blue grey, blue grey, Prussian and Navy blue, well attested on frescoes and mosaics.[1]

Dark Byzantine blue
 
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet #2A2F4D
sRGBB  (rgb) (42, 47, 77)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (45, 39, 0, 70)
HSV       (h, s, v) (231°, 45%, 30%)
Source Internet
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)
Blue of Nerezi (Neresko plavo)

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