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Hagia Sophia’s angel uncovered after 160 years…!

A face of seraphim, which is one of the angel mosaics within Hagia Sophia, has been uncovered after 160 years. In A.D. 537, Byzantine emperor Justinian built Hogia Sohpia as a basilica in Istanbul. However, when Ottoman Turks defeated and occupied Constantinople … Continue reading

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