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Chora Church, Istanbul.  The most beautiful byzantine mosaics in Istanbul.  You can't miss it.

Chora Church, now Kariye museum in Istanbul. The most beautiful byzantine mosaics in Istanbul. You can't miss it.

The Kariye Museum (Church of the Holy Savior in Chora), near the Byzantine city walls (of Istanbul, Turkey), has fantastic mosaics throughout (circa 1320), breathtaking, a must see.

The Kariye Museum (Church of the Holy Savior in Chora), near the Byzantine city walls - Istanbul, Turkey - fantastic mosaics (circa

The clothes of the Byzantine became a luxurious, rigid dress, which covered the body and veiled it’s forms. The ruling layer of the society liked silk materials and brocade, which were richly embroidered with precious metals and pearls.

clothes of the Byzantine Thebecame a luxurious, rigid dress, which covered the body and veiled it’s forms. The ruling layer of the society liked silk materials and brocade, which were richly embroidered with precious metals and pearls.

Hagia Sophia, a former Greek Orthodox patriarchal basilica (church), later an imperial mosque, and now a museum. Instanbul, Turkey

Hagia Sophia, now known as the Ayasophya Museum, is a former Greek Orthodox patriarchal basilica (church) and later an imperial mosque in Instanbul, Turkey. It is considered one of the greatest and most beautiful buildings in history.

Justinian I in the Hippodrome of Constantinople, to Saint Sophia in the background

Sulla fine dell’Età Antica – breve disamina dell’Impero Romano d’Oriente

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

The century Roman Byzantine Church of the Holy Saviour in Chora and its mosaic of the miracle of Christ turning water into wine. Endowed between by the powerful Byzantine statesman and humanist Theodore Metochites.

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Forum of Constantine Roman/Byzantine architecture illustrations, portraits and Scenes, by Antoine Helbert