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    Interior of Hagia Sophia.The cupola is 55 m high,and measures 31 m across.The green columns come from the harbour gymnasium in Ephesos,the red porphiry columns from the temple of Jupiter in Baalbek.Columns have byzantine capitals,some bear the initials of Justinian.

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    Hagia Sophia (Holy Wisdom) church and mosque, now museum. Built under Justinian (527-565) over a 4th ct. basilica. Minarets were added when the church became a mosque after the Turkish conquest in 1453. Painted-over mosaics were restored under sultan Abdul Mecit in 1847. Hagia Sophia was the seat of the Orthodox patriarch of Constantinople (also known as Byzanz or Istanbul) and a principal setting for Byzantine imperial ceremonies. In this church the coronation of emperor Alexios IV Angelo took place on August 1 1203.

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    Madonna and child, flanked by Emperor Justinian, (527-565),left, with the model of Hagia Sophia and inscription "Justinian,famous king"; and Constantine I (280-337) with the model of Byzantium and the inscrip- tion "Constantine,among the saints, great king".

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    Empress Zoe (1028-1050) holding the deed for the endowment of the church. Full Mosaic shows Christ flanked by Zoe and Emperor Constantine IX Monomachos. Detail of 15-03-09/18

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    Christ flanked by Emperor Constantine IX (1042-1054) and his wife the Empress Zoe. Since Zoe was previously married to Romanos III and Michael IV, the Emperor's face was changed with every new consort. Early 11th Votive mosaic, south gallery, Hagia Sophia.

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    Emperor Alexander (912-913), the short-reigning brother of Leo VI (see 15-03-09/5).Tympanon in the narthex of Hagia Sophia.

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    Saint Mary and child from the apse of Hagia Sophia (shortly after 834)

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    Madonna and child, flanked by Empress Irene and Emperor John II Komnenos (1118-1134). The Emperor holds the money-bag with the church's endowment, the Empress holds the deed. Votive mosaic from the south gallery of Hagia Sophia.

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    Hagia Sophia (Holy Wisdom) church and mosque, now museum. Built under Justinian (527-565) over a 4th ct. basilica.Minarets were added when the church became a mosque after the Turkish conquest in 1453.Painted-over mosaics were restored under Sultan Abdul Mecit in 1847. Hagia Sophia was the seat of the Orthodox patriarch of Constantinople (also known as Byzanz or Istanbul) and a principal setting for Byzantine imperial ceremonies. In this church the coronation of emperor Alexios IV Angelo took place on August 1 1203.

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    Empress Irene, holding the deed for the church's endowment, from the votive mosaic in the south gallery of Hagia Sophia. Detail of 15-03-09/13. Full mosaic shows the Madonna flanked by Emperor John II. Komnenos and his wife Irene.

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    Christ enthroned, blessing. In the medallion left Saint Mary, right the archangel Gabriel. The kneeling figure Emperor Leo VI (886-912).Tympanon in the narthex,above the "Emperor's door", one of the nine doors leading from the narthex into the church proper.

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    Christ, from the Deesis in the north gallery of Hagia Sophia. Detail of 15-03-09/8 Full mosaic shows from left to right: Saint Mary, Christ and Saint John Baptist.

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    Hagia Sophia (Holy Wisdom) church and mosque, now museum. Built under Justinian (527-565) over a 4th ct. basilica.Minarets were added when the church became a mosque after the Turkish conquest in 1453.Painted-over mosaics were restored under sultan Abdul Mecit in 1847. Hagia Sophia was the seat of the Orthodox patriarch of Constantinople (also known as Byzanz or Istanbul) and a principal setting for Byzantine imperial ceremonies. In this church the coronation of emperor Alexios IV Angelo took place on August 1 1203.

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    Saint Mary from the Deesis in the north gallery of Hagia Sophia. Detail of 15-03-09/8 The full mosaic shows: Saint Mary, Christ, Saint John Baptist.

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    Emperor John II Comnenus (1087-1143), holding the money-bag with the church's endowment. From the votive mosaic in the south gallery of Hagia Sophia. Detail of 15-03-09/18 For Constantine IX's crown see 30-01-04/3,4

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    Deesis from the north gallery of Hagia Sophia. Christ in the centre, Saint Mary and John Baptist left and right.

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    Alexios, son of Joannes II Komnenos and Empress Irene. Mosaic in the south gallery of Hagia Sophia, a later addition to his parents votive mosaic.

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    Christ, from the votive mosaic in the south gallery of Hagia Sophia. Full mosaic shows Emperor Constantine (1042-1054) and his wife Zoe (1028-1050) right and left Detail of 15-03-09/18

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    Saint John Baptist from the Deesis in the north gallery of Hagia Sophia. Detail of 15-03-09/8 Full mosaic shows from left to right: Saint Mary, Christ and Saint John Baptist.

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    Madonna and child, from the votive mosaic from the south gallery. Detail of 15-03-09/13 Full mosaic shows Madonna flanked by Emperor John II Komnenos and Empress Irene.

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    Emperor John II Komnenos (1118-1143), from the votive mosaic in the south gallery of Hagia Sophia. Detail of 15-03-09/13. Full mosaic shows the Madonna flanked by John Komnenus and his wife the Empress Irene.

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    Buttresses on the south side were added to Hagia Sophia church when earthquakes damaged the central cupola in the 14th century.

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