Hagia Sophia is the former Greek Orthodox Christian patriarchal cathedral, later an Ottoman imperial mosque and now a museum (Ayasofya Müzesi) in Istanbul, Turkey
Hagia Sophia is the former Greek Orthodox Christian patriarchal cathedral, later an Ottoman imperial mosque and now a museum (Ayasofya Müzesi) in Istanbul, Turkey. Built in AD 537 before the Middle Ages, it was famous in particular for its massive dome. It was the world's largest building and an engineering marvel of its time. It is considered the epitome of Byzantine architecture and is said to have "changed the history of architecture".
Hagia Sophia (St. Sophia. has been added to your Cart. Serif Yenen was born in Odemis-Izmir in 1963. He quit the Army when he was a lieutenant and began as a tour guide in 1989, and has been working as a national tour guide with great enthusiasm ever since.
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Hagia Sophia is a great architectural beauty and an important monument both for Byzantine and for Ottoman Empires The mystical city Istanbul hosted many.
Hagia Sophia is a great architectural beauty and an important monument both for Byzantine and for Ottoman Empires The mystical city Istanbul hosted many civilizations since centuries, of which Byzantium and Ottoman Empires were both the most famous ones. The city today carries the characteristics of these two different cultures and surely Hagia Sophia is a perfect synthesis where one can observe both Ottoman and Byzantium effects under one great dome.
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Hagia Sophia, cathedral built at Constantinople (now Istanbul, Turkey) in the 6th century CE under the direction of the . The Hagia Sophia is part of the UNESCO World Heritage site in Istanbul. For almost a millennium after its construction, it was the largest cathedral in all of Christendom.
Hagia Sophia, cathedral built at Constantinople (now Istanbul, Turkey) in the 6th century CE under the direction of the Byzantine emperor Justinian I. It is considered to be the most important Byzantine structure in the world and one of the world’s great monuments. It served as a center of religious, political, and artistic life for the Byzantine world and has provided us with many useful scholarly insights into the period.
Hagia Sophia or locally known Ayasofya is a great, amazingly beautiful architectural . Hagia Sophia would mean Church of The Holy God. Hagia Sophia bears the influence of all civilizations that city of Istanbul has hosted.
Hagia Sophia or locally known Ayasofya is a great, amazingly beautiful architectural structure that has witnessed both Byzantine and Ottoman Empires. Once a church, later a mosque, now it is standing as museum at the modern Republic of Turkey. Sophia means wisdom in Greek. It was the first Christian Cathedral of the Roman Empire built in 537 AD. In 1453 under Ottoman rule it was converted into a mosque.
Hagia Sophia – Church Turned Mosque Turned Museum. A record it held until the arrival of Michelangelo’s dome on top of the St. Peter’s Basilica. The Hagia Sophia was the seat of the Orthodox patriarch of Constantinople
Hagia Sophia – Church Turned Mosque Turned Museum. The Hagia Sophia ( Ayasofya ) is among Istanbul’s most famous and fascinating monuments. When I entered the Hagia Sophia’s nave for the first time, I was caught breathless and must have looked perplexed. The Hagia Sophia was the seat of the Orthodox patriarch of Constantinople. The church was also home to a vast amount of relics, such as a stone of the tomb of Jesus, the lance that pierced Jesus’ side, the shroud of Jesus, fragments of the True Cross, St Thomas’ doubting finger and bones of several saints.
Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey the Church of the Holy Wisdom, Built by Emperior Justinian as. .
Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey the Church of the Holy Wisdom, Built by Emperior Justinian as the Cathedral of the Byzantine world 570 AD. everestless: Hagia Sophia interior Hagia Sophia is a former Greek Orthodox patriarchal basilica, later an imperial mosque, and now a museum in Istanbul, Turkey. This photo from Istanbul, Marmara is titled 'Inside Hagia Sophia'. Hagia Sophia Istanbul - It was not only muslim things in it. There were also something with christianity. AGIA Sofia, Istanbul eis tin poli mean in the city.
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