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Istanbul Aya Sofya present entrance
07-DEC-2004

Istanbul Aya Sofya present entrance

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Above the entrance to the esonarthex is a mosaic from the mid-tenth century AD of Maria with the Christ child – blessing - on her lap. On her right is Constantine the Great, on her left Justinian, respectively offering models of the city and the church.

Justinian, Mary and Christ.

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1/30s f/5.6 at 150.0mm full exif

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