Church of Christ Pantepoptes

September 19, 2009 22:00 by haci
Eski Imaret Mosque (Turkish: Eski Imaret Camii) is a former Eastern Orthodox church converted into a mosque by the Ottomans. The church was dedicated to Christ Pantepoptes (Greek: Eκκλησία του Χριστού Παντεπόπτη), meaning "Christ the all-seeing".[1] It is the only documented 11th century c... [More]

Chora Church

September 19, 2009 21:40 by haci
The Church of St. Savior in Chora (Turkish Kariye Müzesi, Kariye Camii, or Kariye Kilisesi — the Chora Museum, Mosque or Church) is considered to be one of the most beautiful examples of a Byzantine church.[1] The church is situated in the western, Edirnekapı district of Istanbul. In the 16th centur... [More]

Church of Christ Pantokrator

September 19, 2009 12:51 by haci
Zeyrek Mosque (full name in Turkish: Molla Zeyrek Camii), is a mosque in Istanbul, made of two former Eastern Orthodox churches and a chapel. It represents the most typical example of architecture of the Byzantine middle period in Constantinople and is, after Hagia Sophia, the second largest religio... [More]

Former Church Hagia Sophia

September 11, 2009 20:31 by haci
Hagia Sophia ; (Turkish: Ayasofya, from the Greek: Ἁγία Σοφία, "Holy Wisdom"; Latin: Sancta Sophia or Sancta Sapientia) is a former patriarchal basilica, later a mosque, now a museum in Istanbul, Turkey. Famous in particular for its massive dome, it is considered the epitome of Byzantine a... [More]

Church of St. George, Istanbul

August 31, 2009 08:55 by haci
The Church of St. George (Greek: Καθεδρικός ναός του Αγίου Γεωργίου, Kathedrikós Naós tou Agíou Geōrgíou, Turkish: Aya Yorgi) is the principal Greek Orthodox cathedral still in use in Istanbul, the largest city in Turkey and (as Constantinople), the capital of the Byzantine Empire until 1453. Since ... [More]