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Istanbul Kariye or Chora Church

Istanbul Kariye or Chora Church

Christ as part of the Deesis (a representation of Christ with his mother on his right and usually, though not here - St. John the Baptist on his left). Here the Christ is of the type known as Chalkites from the famous icon over the main gate to the imperial palace.


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Jeffee Gourley Art and Photography02-Sep-2008 07:48
I have seen a lot of your images before in books and on TV. Similar gallery theme
to some I posted, still new to Pbase.
Guest 08-Feb-2006 08:41
Simply phantastic. I have seen this mosaic picture dozens of times live since my childhood, but never like this.