Hagia Sophia Chora Museum
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Published by Rehber Basım Yayın Dağıtım in Istanbul .
Written in English


  • Ayasofya Müzesi,
  • Church buildings -- Turkey -- Istanbul -- Pictorial works,
  • Architecture, Byzantine -- Turkey -- Istanbul,
  • Church architecture -- Turkey -- Istanbul

Book details:

Edition Notes

GenrePictorial works
The Physical Object
Pagination95 p. :
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18134665M
ISBN 109758212907

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Hagia Sophia and Chora [Kilickaya, Ali, Artwork] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Hagia Sophia and Chora out of 5 stars Museum book. Reviewed in the United States on November 2, Verified Purchase. The book is in excellent condition and the information is well presented. This is the same book 5/5(1). Consider visiting my shop HAGIA SOPHIA Erdem Yücel Director of the Hagia Sophia Museum A Turizm Yayinlari ltd Undated Couple blanket Good general condition with nevertheless signs of wear Seller Rating: % positive.   After converting the Hagia Sophia and Chora Museum into mosques, the Turkish government is now preparing to promote the country's churches and synagogues in an attempt to . Chora Museum consists of five main parts: the annexes, the parakklesion, the inner & outer narthexes and the naos. The Parekklesion was a chapel that include the burial recesses of Theokites and the .

Chora Museum consists of five main parts: the annexes, the parakklesion, the inner & outer narthexes and the naos. Inner narthex house most of the mosaic works that tell the life story of Mary and the . After converting the Hagia Sophia back into a mosque in mid-July, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan now looks set to do the same with another former church, the Church of St. Saviour in Chora. Last week, the Presidential Palace announced that the Chora Museum . After Hagia Sophia, the Erdogan government converted another World Heritage Site, the Chora Church (“Church of the Holy Savior in Chora”), into a mosque in Constantinople. The Chora Church was first converted into a mosque by the Ottomans, and had become a museum .   Like the Hagia Sophia, which was a church for centuries and then a mosque for centuries more, the historic Chora church had operated as a museum for decades before Erdogan ordered it .

  Just weeks after turning the iconic Hagia Sophia from a museum back into a Muslim house of worship, Turkey has decreed the same fate for a second historic Orthodox Christian church . The reconversion of Hagia Sophia into a mosque sparked criticism around the world. Now the Erdogan government wants to do the same with the Chora Museum, a former Byzantine church, alarming.   Emperor Justinian I, who built Hagia Sophia during , reconstructed Chora after the chapel had been ruined by an earthquake. Since then, it had been rebuilt many times. Today’s .   The Hagia Sophia and Chora decisions are thought to be an effort by Erdoğan to appeal to Muslim voters after the president’s party, AK, lost the Istanbul mayoral election in Keywords: .