Chora Museum, Istanbul, Turkey.

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Chora Museum, Istanbul, Turkey.

Image from http://www.majesticistanbul.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Chora-Church-Kariye-Museum-Plan.jpg.

Image from http://www.majesticistanbul.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Chora-Church-Kariye-Museum-Plan.jpg.

The 11th century Roman Byzantine Church of the Holy Saviour in Chora and its mosaic of Theodore Metochites presenting a model of the Chora church to Christ (panel I-48). Endowed between 1315-1321 by the powerful Byzantine statesman and humanist Theodore | Photos Gallery

The 11th century Roman Byzantine Church of the Holy Saviour in Chora and its mosaic of Theodore Metochites presenting a model of the Chora church to Christ (panel I-48). Endowed between 1315-1321 by the powerful Byzantine statesman and humanist Theodore | Photos Gallery

Istanbul 89 Kariye Museum 拜占庭馬賽克瓷磚

Istanbul 89 Kariye Museum 拜占庭馬賽克瓷磚

Kariye Museum (Chora Church) - Lonely Planet

Kariye Museum (Chora Church) in Istanbul, Turkey

Kariye Museum (Chora Church) - Lonely Planet

Interior Chora Church today the Kariye Museum. Fresco Panorama. Istanbly, TURKEY.   (by ~caner, via Flickr)

Interior Chora Church today the Kariye Museum. Fresco Panorama. Istanbly, TURKEY. (by ~caner, via Flickr)

Kariye Camii (Chora Kilisesi) Theodorus Methochites, a learned humanist, lived in the vicinity of this church. He invested his entire estate in the build of an exonarthex and a side-chapel which were decorated by these, now famous, mosaics and fresco's(1305 -1320).

Kariye Camii (Chora Kilisesi) Theodorus Methochites, a learned humanist, lived in the vicinity of this church. He invested his entire estate in the build of an exonarthex and a side-chapel which were decorated by these, now famous, mosaics and fresco's(1305 -1320).

Mural Kariye Mosaic, Istanbul, Turkey

Mural Kariye Mosaic, Istanbul, Turkey

Museo Kariye (Iglesia de San Salvador de Cora) - Estambul - Opiniones de Museo Kariye (Iglesia de San Salvador de Cora) - TripAdvisor

Museo Kariye (Iglesia de San Salvador de Cora) - Estambul - Opiniones de Museo Kariye (Iglesia de San Salvador de Cora) - TripAdvisor

The 11th century Roman Byzantine Church of the Holy Saviour in Chora and its mosaic of the miracle of Christ turning water into wine. Endowed between 1315-1321 by the powerful Byzantine statesman and humanist Theodore Metochites. Kariye Museum, Istanbul | Photos Gallery

The 11th century Roman Byzantine Church of the Holy Saviour in Chora and its mosaic of the miracle of Christ turning water into wine. Endowed between 1315-1321 by the powerful Byzantine statesman and humanist Theodore Metochites. Kariye Museum, Istanbul | Photos Gallery

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