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
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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.