Mosaic with the Virgin Mary, Constantine and Justinian, Hagia Sophia

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Carole Raddato
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Mosaic with the Virgin Mary, Constantine and Justinian, Hagia Sophia

Mosaic panel located at the southwestern entrance of the basilica Hagia Sophia (Istanbul) depicting the emperor Constantine I holding a model of the city of Constantinople (right), the emperor Justinian I holding a model of Hagia Sophia (left) and the Virgin Mary holding the Child Christ on her lap, 10 century CE.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2018, March 09). Mosaic with the Virgin Mary, Constantine and Justinian, Hagia Sophia. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/8259/

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Raddato, Carole. "Mosaic with the Virgin Mary, Constantine and Justinian, Hagia Sophia." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 09, 2018. https://www.ancient.eu/image/8259/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Mosaic with the Virgin Mary, Constantine and Justinian, Hagia Sophia." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 09 Mar 2018. Web. 28 May 2020.

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