Hagia Sophia Mosaics

Mosaic of John V

JOHN 5 PALAEOLOGUS MOSAIC IN HAGIA SOPHIA

On the North side of the great eastern arch there are remains of standing Virgin and Child dating to 1354. Below her, the traces of a Mosaic of John and his wife Helena Kantakouzene. This mosaic was discovered in 1989, but has not been completely uncovered.

 

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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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