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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The ceremony was held at the Church of Ayia Sofia in Strovolos.
El libro ofrece breves resenas historicas explicativas, asi como imagenes de algunas iglesias armenias, griegas, catolicas, una bulgara y una anglicana en Estambul, y de algunos de los templos bizantinos, hoy mezquitas, como Fethiye Camii (Virgen Panmakaristos), Gul Camii (Santa Teodosia), Zeyrek Camii (Pantokrator), Kuzuk Ayia Sofia (Santos Sergio y Baco), asi como de las dos que son hoy museos (despues de haber sigo mezquitas por largos siglos): Santa Sofia y Jora.
Relatives of the soldiers will be present at the ceremony as will President Nicos Anastasiades and Greece's Defence Minister Panos Kammenos, which is set to take place at 9am on Friday at the Ayia Sofia church in Strovolos.