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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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    Interior of a mosque.Miniature painting from al Hariri's Maqamat(Assemblies, or Entertaining dialogues.Iraq,around 1240 MS C-23. 26,5 x 21,5 cm

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    The Dome of the Rock, interior. The rock in the centre of the Mosque marks the spot, according to Jewish tradition, where God prevented Abraham from sacrificing his son Isaac. In Muslim tradition, this is the place from where the Prophet Mohammed ascended to heaven.

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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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    Ornamental tiles around the mihrab (prayer niche) of the Great Mosque of Kairouan (Qayrawan), Tunisia. 862-875

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    The mihrab (pulpit) in the Great Mosque of Kairouan, Tunisia. Marble, marble inlay. The mosque was founded by Prince Ziyadat Allah in 836.

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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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    Minbar (pulpit), Mihrab prayer niche) and mosque lamp in the Great Mosque of Kairouan, Tunesia. The mosque was founded by Prince Ziyadat Allah in 836.

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    The Dome of the Rock was built during the Omayyad Caliphate on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. The arcade in front of the Dome of the Rock is called "The Scales" In Muslim tradition this is where the scales for the weighing of souls will hang on Judgement-Day.

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    Large slab of Turkish ceramic tiles decorated with a scene representing the Kaaba. 1668 See also: 02-01-02/1, 02-01-02/20.

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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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    Turkish book painting: Mohammed preaching on his bench in the Medina Mosque; 16th century.

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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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    Jerusalem seen from Mount Josaphat. 1825 Canvas RF 4491

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    Mihrab and Minbar in the mosque of Ahmad al-Burdayni. Begun by the religious Shafi-scholar Burdayni,it was finished by a rich merchant in 1694. Marble panels, marble- and mosaic arcading, marble roundels. The minbar is of cedar-wood. 1616-1629,1694.

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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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