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The Declaration of War in 1914

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Archangels - Bema Vault of Hagia Sophia

There are two archangels in the bema of Hagia Sophia, of one only the feet nd the tips of the wings survive, the other is almost fully preserved

Creation - Christ Deesis Mosaic in Hagia Sophia

Learn how the Deesis mosaic of Christ was created, this page is loaded with details you never knew about each stage of its construction.