Hagia Sophia

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Hagia Sophia Hagia Sophia h i s o f i from the Greek , pronounced a ia so fia , Holy Wisdom Latin Sancta Sophia or Sancta Sapientia Turkish Ayasofya is the former Greek Orthodox Christian patriarchal cathedral, later an Ottoman imperial mosque and now a museum Ayasofya Mzesi in Istanbul, Turkey.Built in AD at the beginning of the Middle Hagia Sophia Hagia Sophia is a great architectural beauty and an important monument both for Byzantine and for Ottoman Empires Once a church, later a mosque, and now a museum at the Turkish Republic, Hagia Sophia has always been the precious of its time Hagia Sophia, Trabzon Hagia Sophia Greek , meaning Holy Wisdom Turkish Ayasofya is a museum, formerly Greek Orthodox church which was converted into a mosque in , and located in Trabzon, in the north eastern part of Turkey.It dates back to the thirteenth century when Trabzon was the capital of the Empire of Trebizond.It is located near the seashore and two miles west of the medieval Hagia Sophia History, Facts, Significance Britannica Hagia Sophia, Turkish Ayasofya, Latin Sancta Sophia, also called Church of the Holy Wisdom or Church of the Divine Wisdom, cathedral built at Constantinople now Istanbul, Turkey in the th century ce under the direction of the Byzantine emperor Justinian I.By general consensus, it is the most important Byzantine structure and one of the world s great monuments. Hagia Sophia Museum Hagia Sophia is the one of the most visited museums and most prominent monuments in the world in terms of art and the history of architecture. Hagia Sophia Istanbul, Turkey Sacred Destinations The Church of the Holy Wisdom, known as Hagia Sophia in Greek, Sancta Sophia in Latin, and Ayasofya or Aya Sofya in Turkish, is a former Byzantine church and former Ottoman mosque in Istanbul.Now a museum, Hagia Sophia is universally acknowledged as HAGIA SOPHIA Byzantium INTRODUCTION CONTENTS HIPPODROME WHAT S NEW MUSEUM LINKS AWARDS The Hagia Sophia is the most important surviving work of byzantine architecture in Byzantium. Hagia Sophia Die Hagia Sophia vom griechischen heilige Weisheit trkisch Ayasofya oder Sophienkirche ist eine ehemalige byzantinische Kirche, die spter eine Moschee wurde und heute als Museum Ayasofya Mzesi, Hagia Sophia Museum genutzt wird.Sie befindet sich in Eminn, einem Stadtteil im europischen Teil Istanbuls.Nach dem Niederbrennen zweier Hagia Sophia Museum Church Ayasofya , Istanbul Oct , Hi everybody I will visit Istanbul on th October and wanna cover the following places within one day Blue mosque Hagia Sophia Topkapi palace . Hagia Sophia , wolna encyklopedia Hagia Sophia, Hagia Sofia, Aja Sofia gr , tur Ayasofya muzeum w Stambule dawny Konstantynopol , w przesz o ci wi tynia chrze cija ska, nast pnie meczet.Budowla ta jest uwa ana za najwspanialszy obiekt architektury i budownictwa ca ego pierwszego tysi clecia naszej ery. Pierwotny budynek powsta jako ko ci M dro ci Bo ej zwany te Wielkim

  • Title: Hagia Sophia
  • Author: John Patrick Douglas Balfour
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  • Page: 152
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    1. A decent history published in 1972 traces Hagia Sophia through Byzantine glory, attack by the Crusaders, conquest by the Turks and eventual conversion to a secular museum. Of interest is the appendix highlighting the Hagia Sophia in literature. Procopius writes in A.D. 560 of the columns and marbles, "One might imagine that he had come upon a meadow with its flowers in full bloom. For he would surely marvel at the purple of some, the green tint of others and at those on which the crimson flows a [...]

    2. The story of Hagia Sophia is racy and violent! This books just touches briefly on the more salacious moments and instead focuses on Byzantine mosaics (lame by comparison). I learned that Emperor Justinian (ruled 518 A.D. to 527 A.D.) married Theodora- "A theatrical prostitute brought up in the world of the circus and skilled in the art of pantomime. She was the emperors concubine, and then, through a change in the law, his wife." Wow, I wish HBO had made a show out of that instead of Rome. "Befo [...]

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