Detail of Deesis mosaic, 12th-13th century, showing Jesus Christ, Hagia Sophia, 532-37, by Isidore of Miletus and Anthemius of Tralles, Istanbul, Turkey. Hagia Sophia, The Church of the Holy Wisdom, has been a  Byzantine church and an Ottoman mosque and is now a museum. The current building, the third on the site, commissioned by Emperor Justinian I, is a very fine example of Byzantine architecture. The historical areas of the city were declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985. Picture by Manuel Cohen.

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Detail of Deesis mosaic, 12th-13th century, showing Jesus Christ, Hagia Sophia, 532-37, by Isidore of Miletus and Anthemius of Tralles, Istanbul, Turkey. Hagia Sophia, The Church of the Holy Wisdom, has been a Byzantine church and an Ottoman mosque and is now a museum. The current building, the third on the site, commissioned by Emperor Justinian I, is a very fine example of Byzantine architecture. The historical areas of the city were declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985. Picture...
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