The Southwestern Entrance Mosaic in the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul. On the right is Emperor Constantine presenting replica of the city and on the left Justian I presenting a replica of the Hagia Sophia to Mary and the baby Jesus.
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A Turkish Palace as seen from the Bosphorus Strait in Istanbul, Turkey.
An ancient Roman Cistern discovered underground in Istanbul, Turkey.
The Hagia Sophia cathedral in Istanbul. This was the center of the Eastern Orthodox Church from 537 AD - 1453 AD. It is now a museum with beautifully preserved early Christian Art.
Storm over Cappadocia.
An early depiction of the Last Supper in one of the early churches in Cappadocia, Turkey.
One of the many unique rock formations seen in Cappadocia, Turkey.
One of the Cave Churches in the Goreme Open Air Museum in Cappadocia, Turkey. Christians lived and worshiped here through the 13th century.