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"More on Aghia Sophia" London Off The Beaten Path Tip by ChrsStrl

London Off The Beaten Path: 1,647 reviews and 2,887 photos

  Helena and Constantine
by ChrsStrl

Most of the services are still in Greek but more English is being introduced as more of the congregation is now second and third generation. One of the best mosaics is of Helena and Constantine and another of the Annunciation. Full length saints adorn the narthex, seraphim the sides of the dome. They still use unaccompanied Byzantine chant and not organs as they believe that gives the focus to the Word.

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  • Written Nov 13, 2002
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