"3rd mosaic of Madonna and Child" Hagia Sophia - Ayia Sofia - Ayasofya Tip by toshigiappone

  3rd mosaic of Madonna and Child
by toshigiappone

Before, you go out of Aya Sofya, please look back, and see above, or you would miss this mosaic!!!

As you see, Maddona with Child, a very popular motif of Byzantine Arts, sites in the center. To the left Emperor Justinian offers Aya Sofya, and to the right Constantine the Great, the 2nd founder of this city does Constantinople, a city named after him. This mosaic was made in 10th century.

So, please look back!!!

Address: At the exit of Aya Sofya
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Website: http://www.ayasofyamuzesi.gov.tr/

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  • Updated Apr 30, 2005
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