Pavlovsk Palace a book by Anatoli Michailovich Kuchumov website design by Bob Atchison
  Palace in the Snow
Pavlovsk in the Snow
View of Pavlovsk Palace in winter with the Slavianka River in the foreground.
One of the magnificent photos taken by M. Velichko

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Alexander Palace Time Machine

Discovery History Conservation - Hagia Sophia Mosaics

It really is a miracle that this mosaic survived the abuse of centuries.  Here you can learn how the Byzantine Institute of America found the mosaics, uncovered and restored them for us to see today.

John Comnenus - Eirene - Alexios - the Theotokos

In the upper gallery of Hagia Sophia, in the special area reserved for the clergy, is this famous mosaic of the great Byzantine Emperor and his family - learn more .