Hagia Sophia

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Noun1.Hagia Sophia - a 6th century masterpiece of Byzantine architecture in Istanbul; built as a Christian church, converted to a mosque in 1453, and made into a museum in the middle of the 20th century
Constantinople, Istanbul, Stamboul, Stambul - the largest city and former capital of Turkey; rebuilt on the site of ancient Byzantium by Constantine I in the fourth century; renamed Constantinople by Constantine who made it the capital of the Byzantine Empire; now the seat of the Eastern Orthodox Church
Translations
Света София
Hagia Sophia
Aja Sofija
Hagia Szophia
Ægisif
Hagia Sofia
Hagia Sofia
สุเหร่าโซเฟีย
Aya Sofya
Софійський собор
ایاصوفیہ
Hagia Sophia
圣索菲亚大教堂
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Archbishop Chrysostomos II will officiate at the funeral at Ayia Sofia, to be held on Tuesday at 11:00am.
By contrast, of 12 finished rings from the inland late Neolithic settlement of Ayia Sofia, also in eastern Thessaly (FIGURE 1), only one was burnt while two exhibited signs of repair (Tsuneki 1987: 6--11).
Today, Archbishop Chrysostomos and Patriarch Kirill will officiate at a service at Ayia Sofia Church in Nicosia and on Monday at a liturgy at the Apostle Varnavas Church in Dasoupoli.