The Underground World of the Hagia Sophia
For over a thousand years until its fall to the Ottoman Turks in 1453, the city of Constantinople was one of the greatest urban centres in the Christian world. At the heart of this city was the Hagia
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http://www.iwasinturkey.com Hagia Sophia (the Church of Holy Wisdom), now known as the Ayasofya Museum, is a former Eastern Orthodox church converted to a mo...
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http://www.iwasinturkey.com Hagia Sophia (the Church of Holy Wisdom), now known as the Ayasofya Museum, is a former Eastern Orthodox church converted to a mo...
Hagia Sophia
http://www.iwasinturkey.com Hagia Sophia (the Church of Holy Wisdom), now known as the Ayasofya Museum, is a former Eastern Orthodox church converted to a mo...
The Underground World of the Hagia Sophia
For over a thousand years until its fall to the Ottoman Turks in 1453, the city of Constantinople was one of the greatest urban centres in the Christian world. At the heart of this city was the Hagia
Saint Gregory of Nyssa Church, Trabzon
Saint Gregory of Nyssa was a church and monastery of Trabzon. It's believed the church was built around 1280-1297 by the wife of John III, Emperor of Trabzon. After 1665, St Gregory became the cathedr...
Sümela Monastery
The Sumela Monastery (Greek: Μονή Παναγίας Σουμελά, Moní Panagías Soumelá; Turkish: Sümela Manastırı) is a Greek Orthodox monastery dedicated to the Virgin Mary (Panagia, meaning "All Holy" in...
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Christianity in Turkey
Christianity has a long history in Anatolia-Asia Minor and Armenian Highland (now part of Turkey), which is the birthplace of numerous Christian Apostles and Saints, such as Paul of Tarsus, Timothy, N...
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Saint Paul's Church, Tarsus
Saint Paul's Church is a former Greek Orthodox church in Tarsus, Mersin Province, Turkey.
Tarsus, in the Cilicia of the antiquity, in what is now southern Turkey, was an important city during both...
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Churches of Göreme, Turkey
Göreme is a district of the Nevşehir Province in Turkey. After the eruption of Mount Erciyes about 2,000 years ago, ash and lava formed soft rocks in the Cappadocia Region, covering a region of about ...
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Narekavank
Narekavank (Armenian: Նարեկավանք, "Monastery of Narek", Western Armenian: Nareg) was a tenth-century Armenian monastery in the historic province of Vaspurakan, near the southern shores of Lake Van...
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Toklu Dede Mosque
Toklu Dede Mosque (Turkish: Toklu Dede Mescidi, where mescit is the Turkish word for a small mosque), was an Ottoman mosque in Istanbul, Turkey. The building was originally a Byzantine Eastern Ort...
Toklu Dede Mosque - Wikipedia
Parekhi
Parekhi (Georgian: პარეხი or პარეხთა) is a Georgian medieval Orthodox monastery in historical Medieval Georgian Kingdom of Klarjeti (modern-day Artvin Province of Turkey).The monastery is an illus...
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Hagia Sophia
Hagia Sophia (from the Greek: Ἁγία Σοφία, "Holy Wisdom"; Latin: Sancta Sophia or Sancta Sapientia; Turkish: Ayasofya) is a former Greek Orthodox patriarchal basilica (church), later an imp...
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Odalar Mosque
28°56′23″E / 41.029071°N 28.939828°E / 41.029071; 28.939828The Odalar Mosque (Turkish: Odalar Câmîi, meaning "the mosque of the barracks" after the nearby accommodations o...
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Kızlar Monastery
Kızlar Monastery or Panagia Monastery at the foot of Boztepe mountain over looking the Trabzon city. The monastery complex built on two terraces, is surrounded by a protective high wall. The monastery...
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Ese Kapi Mosque
Ese Kapi Mosque (Turkish: Ese Kapı Mescidi, where mescit is the Turkish word for a small mosque), also "Isa Kapi Mosque", meaning in English "Mosque of the Gate of Jesus", was an Ottoman mosque i...
Ese Kapi Mosque - Wikipedia
Cathedral of Kars
The Cathedral of Kars, also known as the Holy Apostles Church (Armenian: Կարսի Սուրբ Առաքելոց եկեղեցի, Karsi Surb Arakelots' yekeghets'i; Turkish: 12 Havariler Kilisesi or Aziz Havariler Kilis...
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Imrahor Mosque
The Monastery of Stoudios, more fully Monastery of Saint John the Forerunner "at Stoudios" (Greek Μονή του Αγίου Ιωάννη του Προδρόμου «εν τοις Στουδίου»Monē tou Hagiou Iōannē tou Prodromou "en tois St...
Imrahor Mosque - Wikipedia
Monastery of Stoudios
The Monastery of Stoudios, more fully Monastery of Saint John the Forerunner "at Stoudios" (Greek Μονή του Αγίου Ιωάννη του Προδρόμου «εν τοις Στουδίου»Monē tou Hagiou Iōannē tou Prodromou "en tois St...
Monastery of Stoudios - Wikipedia
Kesik Minare
The Kesik Minare (Broken Minaret) standing in the streets of Kaleiçi (Old Antalya) in southern Turkey, was originally built as a Roman temple in the 2nd century AD. In the 7th century, it was converte...
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Church of St. Polyeuctus
The Church of St. Polyeuctus (Greek: Ἅγιος Πολύευκτος, Hagios Polyeuktos) was an ancient Byzantine church in Constantinople (now Istanbul, Turkey) built by the noblewoman Anicia Juliana and dedica...
Church of St. Polyeuctus - Wikipedia
Church of the Holy Apostles
28°56′59″E / 41.01972°N 28.94972°E / 41.01972; 28.94972The Church of the Holy Apostles (Greek: Ἅγιοι Ἀπόστολοι, Agioi Apostoloi; Turkish: Havariyyun), also known as th...
Church of the Holy Apostles - Wikipedia
Church of Mary
The Church of Mary (Turkish: Meryem Kilisesi) is an ancient Christian cathedral dedicated to the Theotokos ("Birth-Giver of God", i.e., the Virgin Mary), located in Ephesus (near present-day Selçu...
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St. Stepanos Church
The St. Stepanos Church (Armenian: Սուրբ Ստեփանոս եկեղեցի Surb Stepanos yekeghetsi) was an Armenian church located in the Basmane district of the city of İzmir, Turkey.
It was the most promine...
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Basilica of St. John
The Basilica of St. John was a basilica in Ephesus. It was constructed by Justinian I in the 6th century. It stands over the believed burial site of John the Apostle. It was modeled after the now los...
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Kasim Aga Mosque, Istanbul
Kasım Ağa Mosque (Turkish: Kasım Ağa Mescidi; also Kâsım Bey Mescidi, where mescit is the Turkish word for a small mosque) is a former Byzantine building converted into a mosque by the Ottomans in...
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