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Istanbul Aya Sofya imperial entrance

Istanbul Aya Sofya imperial entrance

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From the end of the 9th century this is the mosaic above the Emperors Portal. Christ sits on a jewel studded throne. He holds a book with “Peace be to you all. I am the light of the world.” Thus, with the blessing hand upward, he is known as Pantocrator (Creator of the Universe). At his feet Leo VI. In medallions Maria and an angel.

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