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Istanbul Aya Sofya present entrance
07-DEC-2004

Istanbul Aya Sofya present entrance

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This is the present day main entrance. One enters through a hall (into the esonarthex) and past a set of bronze doors taken from a second century BC temple at Tarsus under Theophilos (829-842). Above the entrance to the esonarhex 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.

Nikon D70
1/40s f/4.0 at 14.0mm hide exif
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Date/Time07-Dec-2004 12:29:47
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