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This is the mosaics of the virgin Mary and the Jesus on the doom of Hagia Sophia museum in Istanbul. This temple used to be a big Church in Byzantian times, and ruined by Latin invasion, and then converted into a mosque by the Ottoman conqueror of Istanbul. By the new Turkish republic it was converted into amuseum with magnificient left overs of Byzantian frescos and Islamic art. Hagia Sophia is a candidate of new world seven wonders.

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  • Copyright: Erdogan Aydin (erdo) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 82 W: 1 N: 118] (569)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2005-02-10
  • Categories: Ruins
  • Exposure: f/3.5
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2006-03-23 17:44
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