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Hagia Sophia (Ayasofya Museum) Istanbul

RIBA9386
Anthemius of Tralles
NOTES: The Church of the Holy Wisdom, known as Hagia Sophia in Greek, Sancta Sophia in Latin, and Ayasofya or Aya Sofya in Turkish, was a Byzantine church until 1453 when Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror made it his imperial mosque. In 1934 the mosque was secularized and turned into the Ayasofya Museum.

Hagia Sophia (Ayasofya Museum), Istanbul: detail of a mosaic of the Empress Zoe

RIBA9387
Anthemius of Tralles
NOTES: The Church of the Holy Wisdom, known as Hagia Sophia in Greek, Sancta Sophia in Latin, and Ayasofya or Aya Sofya in Turkish, was a Byzantine church until 1453 when Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror made it his imperial mosque. In 1934 the mosque was secularized and turned into the Ayasofya Museum.

St Sophia (Hagia Sophia), Trabzon: details of columns, capitals and reliefs

RIBA10316
SOURCE: Charles Texier and R. Popplewell Pullan. Byzantine architecture (London, 1864), pl. LXIV
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