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Alahan mrt 2008 4937.jpg

Alahan mrt 2008 4937.jpg

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The domed basilica from the 6th century shows elements of the late-antique dome architecture as well as that of Justinian-Byzantine architecture. It has a nave and two aisles, a narthex and an apse. The apse is flanked by a Diaconicon to the south and a prosthesis to the nort (from Wikipedia: “Diaconicon: in the Eastern Orthodox and Greek-Catholic Churches, the name given to a chamber on the south side of the central apse of the church, where the vestments, books, etc, that are used in the Divine Services of the church are kept (the sacred vessels are kept in the Prothesis, which is on the north side of the sanctuary).”)

First a number of shots of the front, some with emphasis on the wonderful entrances.

Nikon D70
1/1250s f/8.0 at 12.0mm full exif

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