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...
Hagia Sophia - Turkey - 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...
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...
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Cathedral and Royal Palace.
Byzantine architecture
Byzantine architecture is the architecture of the Byzantine Empire, also known as the Later Roman or Eastern Roman Empire. This terminology is used by modern historians to designate the medieval Roma...
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Liberhan Commission
The Liberhan Commission (Liberhan Ayodhya Commission of Inquiry) was a long-running inquiry commissioned by the Government of India to investigate the destruction of the disputed structure Babri Masji...
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
Al-Khalisa
Al-Khalisa was a Palestinian Arab village situated on a low hill on the northwestern edge of the Hula Valley of over 1,800 located 28 kilometers (17 mi) north of Safad. It was depopulated in the ...
Al-Khalisa - Wikipedia
Abbas Mirza Mosque, Yerevan
Abbas Mirza Mosque (Armenian: Աբաս Միրզայի մզկիթ (Abas Mirzayi mzkit'), Persian: مسجد عباس میرزا‎, Azerbaijani: Abbas Mirzə məscidi) was a nineteenth-century Shia mosque in Yerevan, Arme...
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Cathedral of Murcia
The Cathedral Church of Saint Mary in Murcia (Spanish: Iglesia Catedral de Santa María en Murcia), commonly called the Cathedral of Murcia, is a church in the city of Murcia, Spain. It is the only cat...
Cathedral of Murcia - Wikipedia
New Mosque (Thessaloniki)
The New Mosque (Turkish: Yeni Camii; Greek: Γενί Τζαμί, Yeni Tzami) is a historical mosque in Thessaloniki, Greece. It was built by Italian architect Vitaliano Poselli in 1902 for the city's D...
New Mosque (Thessaloniki) - Wikipedia
Athena Parthenos
Athena Parthenos (Ancient Greek: Ἀθηνᾶ Παρθένος; literally, "Athena the Virgin") is a massive chryselephantine (gold and ivory) sculpture of the Greek goddess Athena, made by Phidias and his assi...
Athena Parthenos - Wikipedia
Santa Maria sopra Minerva
Santa Maria sopra Minerva (English: Saint Mary above Minerva, Latin: Sancta Maria supra Minervam) is one of the major churches of the Roman Catholic Order of Preachers, better known as the Dom...
Santa Maria sopra Minerva - Wikipedia
Pantheon, Rome
The Pantheon (/ˈpænθiən/ or /ˈpænθiɒn/;Latin: Pantheon) is a building in Rome, Italy, commissioned by Marcus Agrippa during the reign of Augustus (27 BC - 14 AD) and rebuilt by the emperor Hadrian...
Pantheon, Rome - Wikipedia
San Sebastián, Toledo
San Sebastian is one of the oldest churches of Toledo, Spain. It once was close to the former city gate called "Bab-al-Dabbagin" also known by its Spanish name as "Puerta de los Curtidores" (English t...
Conversion of non-Christian places of worship into churches
The Christianisation of sites that had been pagan occurred as a result of spontaneous conversions in early Christian times, as well as an important part of the strategy of Interpretatio Christiana ("...
Conversion of non-Christian places of worship into churches - Wikipedia
La Seo Cathedral
The Cathedral of the Savior (Spanish: Catedral del Salvador) is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Zaragoza, Spain. It is part of the World Heritage Site Mudéjar Architecture of Aragon.The cathedral is...
La Seo Cathedral - Wikipedia
Babri Mosque
The Babri Masjid (translation: Mosque of Babur), was a mosque in Ayodhya, a city in the Faizabad district of Uttar Pradesh, India, on Ramkot Hill ("Rama's fort"). It was destroyed in 1992 when a polit...
Babri Mosque - Wikipedia
Church of San Román, Toledo
The San Román is a church in Toledo, Spain. The church has a steeple built in the mudéjar architectural style in the 13th century. It stands on top of one of the twelve hills of Toledo in one of the o...
Church of the Holy Archangels Michael and Gabriel, Brăila
The Church of the Holy Archangels Michael and Gabriel (Romanian: Biserica Sfinții Arhangheli Mihail și Gavriil), located in Piața Traian in the center of Brăila, Romania, is a Romanian Orthodox ch...
Church of the Holy Archangels Michael and Gabriel, Brăila - Wikipedia
Matthias Church
Matthias Church (Hungarian: Mátyás-templom) is a Roman Catholic church located in Budapest, Hungary, in front of the Fisherman's Bastion at the heart of Buda's Castle District. According to church...
Matthias Church - Wikipedia
Shrine of Our Lady of Europe
The Shrine of Our Lady of Europe is a Roman Catholic parish church and national shrine of Gibraltar located at Europa Point. The church is dedicated to Our Lady of Europe, the Catholic patroness of Gi...
Shrine of Our Lady of Europe - Wikipedia
Al-Muqaddamiyah Madrasa
Al-Muqaddamiyah Madrasa (Arabic: المدرسة المقدمية‎) is a madrasah complex in Aleppo, Syria.
Church of El Salvador, Toledo
The Iglesia de El Salvador is a church in Toledo, Spain, dating to 1041 or possibly earlier.It initially was a mosque and it is therefore oriented south-east, in the direction of Mecca. It survived th...
Church of El Salvador, Toledo - Wikipedia
Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Anunciação
Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Anunciação is a church and former mosque in Mertola, Portugal. It is classified as a National Monument. 7°39′49″W / 37.63833°N 7.66361°W / 37.63833; ...
Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Anunciação - Wikipedia