Painting of Hagia Sophia
An artist's depiction of the Hagia Sophia in Constantinople, as it may have appeared in 537 CE. From the game Old World.
Hagia Sophia Interior Ceiling
Photo showing the interior of the Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, constructed 532-537 CE.
Hagia Sophia Ceiling
The interior nave of Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, first constructed 532-37 CE.
Hagia Sophia, Exterior
Hagia Sophia from the Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey. First constructed 532-537 CE.
Hagia Sophia 537 CE
Reconstruction of the Hagia Sophia in Constantinople at its inauguration, December 27th 537 CE. To create this model, some artistic liberty was required. However, there is some documentation on which parts of the building were added or removed...
Byzantine Panel with Archangel, c. 525-50
More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=f7J0WQsajX8 Byzantine panel with archangel, Ivory leaf from diptych, c. 525-50, 16.8 x 5.6 x 0.35 in. (42.8 x 14.3 x 0.9 cm), probably from Constantinople (modern Istanbul, Turkey...
Calligraphy of Abu Bakr
The vector version of the iconic calligraphy of the founder of the Rashidun Caliphate, Abu Bakr (c. 573 CE – 634 CE), which is prominent in the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey.
Byzantine Empress Zoe
Mosaic from the Hagia Sophia in modern-day Istanbul (previously Constantinople), Turkey, depicting Zoe, empress of the Byzantine Empire from 1028-1050 CE. She was the daughter of Constantine VIII (r. 1025-1028 CE).
Byzantine Empress Irene
Depiction of Byzantine Empress Irene, the wife of Emperor John II (r. 1118-1143 CE) as found in the Hagia Sophia in modern-day Istanbul (previously Constantinople), Turkey.
Name of Allah in Arabic Calligraphy
A medallion with the phrase "Allah Jalla Jalaluhu" ("May His glory be glorified"), in Arabic calligraphy. The medallion was installed in the Hagia Sophia between 1847 and 1849 CE when the building was restored by Ottoman sultan Abdulmejid...