Tag: hagia sophia

  • Dome Angel Figures

    The pendentives include four unidentical holy messenger figures. It is trusted that these one headed six winged blessed messengers (seraphim) …

  • Apse Mosaic

    In the center of the quarter dome is the figure of Virgin Mary (Theotokos) situated on a position of authority …

  • Sunu Mosaic

    Situated in the inward narthex, on the Southern vestibule entryway is one of Hagia Sophia’s most unmistakable figured mosaics. This …

  • VI. Leon Mosaic

    The Pantakrator mosaic decorated with a Jesus figure, put on the Emperor Door presents Jesus praising with his right hand …

  • Zoe Mosaic

    Emperor IX. Konstantinos Monomakhos (1042-1055) and Empress Zoe are set in the mosaic board. The composition over Emperor’s head says …

  • Almshouse

    Hagia Sophia Almshouse was a philanthropy built by Sultan Mahmud I (1730-1754) in 1743 at the upper east of Hagia …

  • Buttresses

    The dividers of Hagia Sophia confronted the danger of developing outside both in East-Roman and Ottoman periods in view of …

  • Minarets

    Minarets are structures planned higher than the fundamental structure and developed for informing welcome for petition and for declarations. Fatih …