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Istanbul Kariye or Chora Church

Istanbul Kariye or Chora Church

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Mary 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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ssbleroy14-Feb-2010 19:54
Meryem in omuzlarinda ve alninda gorulen yildizlar onun gecmiste, bugun ve gelecekte bakire oldugunu ifade eder ; burdaki mozaikte sol omuz ve bas yildizi gayet ne gorunmektedir.