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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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 funeral is being held at Ayia Sophia Church in Strovolos.
In October 2014, he hosted the Mufti in Paphos for a two-day visit, during which Turkish Cypriots came to pray at the Mosque of Ayia Sophia, open for the first time since 1974.
Those paying their respects outside Ayia Sophia Greek Orthodox Church applauded as Clerides' coffin passed by on a gun carriage accompanied by a military guard.
The funeral was held at the Ayia Sophia church in Strovolos where the coffin covered in a Cypriot flag was greeted by thousands gathered inside and outside the church.
Following a meeting of the cabinet, during which ministers stood for a minute's silence, an announcement said that the state funeral for Christofias will be held on Tuesday June 25 at 5pm, at the church of Ayia Sophia in Nicosia.
Along with St Hilarion castle, Kyrenia, Paphos, Kantara, Buffavento and Kolossi castles are all associated with the Lusignans as are the Gothic glories of Ayia Sophia in Nicosia and Ayios Nikolaos in Famagusta.
The award followed a joint hierarchical divine liturgy at the Church of Ayia Sophia in Strovolos in the morning.
The hike will start at 11.15am and if you are traveling from main town Nicosia, you can join a car pool at 9.45am from Ayia Sophia's church in Strovolos.