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Hagia Sophia

Lecture no. 3 from the course: The World's Greatest Churches

Hagia Sophia

Taught by Professor William R. Cook | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Travel Courses

Learn about the dramatic past of this jewel of Constantinople, which served as a church for 1,000 years before becoming a mosque. Discover one of the world’s most extraordinary architectural spaces, highlighting its awe-inspiring dome and grand interiors. Also linger over its superlative mosaics, carved columns, and decoration in colored marbles.

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