Hagia Sophia Interior

Empress Lodge

Empress-Lodge Hagia Sophia

Located in the south upper gallery, there is an empress lodge with green marbles. There was also a covered place, with arches which was called Gynekoin and separated for women.

 

Be cheerful, enjoy your life T-Shirt
  • This design is inspired by the famous mosaic found in Antioch (modern-day Hatay, Turkey).
  • It says "Effrósinos"which means joyful, full of happiness, cheerful.
  • Lightweight, Classic fit, Double-needle sleeve and bottom hem
Owl of Athena T-Shirt
  • Lightweight, Classic fit, Double-needle sleeve and bottom hem
Justinian & Theodora T-Shirt
  • This design was inspired by Byzantine mosaics in San Vitale, Ravenna, Italy.
  • Theodora (c. 500 – 28 June 548) was Byzantine empress by marriage to emperor Justinian. She became empress upon Justinian's accession in 527 and was one of his chief advisers, albeit from humble origins.
  • Lightweight, Classic fit, Double-needle sleeve and bottom hem
Minoan Octopus T-Shirt
  • This design is inspired by an ancient Minoan vase.
  • Lightweight, Classic fit, Double-needle sleeve and bottom hem

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Hagia Sophia Research Team (HSRT) consists of a group of people who likes to research Byzantine Heritage in Turkey by visiting and taking photos of the historical places.

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