The Home of the Last Tsar - Romanov and Russian History

Romanov Archives - Map of the Alexander Palace and Park

Alexander Palace is on the right

Palace Tour

Gala Parade Halls
Restoration of the Palace
Rooms of Alexandra
Rooms of Nicholas II
The Children's Floor
Rooms of the Right Wing
Palace Park
The Imperial Garage
Imperial Dining
Plans, Maps and Churches
Imperial Yacht Standardt

About Bob Atchison - a Biography

Here's a biography I wrote about myself for the Hagia Sophia website. Here you can learns aboiut my obsession with Byzantium and wher it came from

Mosaic of Leo VI from the Narthex of Hagia Sophia

This mosaic stands above the main Imperial door from the inner narthex into the sanctuary of Hagia Sophia.  Leo was married too many times and this mosaic was a result of his problems with the Church.