thank you all of you for being here, i really appreaite it
wow this is remarkeable achievment in architecture
you had to like people to enjoy living in constantinople. it was worldś the largest city, with its 500,000 inhabits packed tightly together. the people of the city considered it the new rome.
we are done here!!
this sixth-century mosaic shows Justinian in the center with religious leaders on his right and goverment officals on his left.
i hope my son becomes like one of this artist
wow this is amazing
on december 27, 537 the newly completed Hagia Sophia was officially blessed on this date.
its a saturday afternoon in the hagia sophia. just before the service, three men burst in, march up to the altar, slam down a piece a paper, shout in a forgein language, and storm out. they have just seen the christian church split in two.
the byzantine empire influential artictic culture.
on May 29, 1453, the last emperor died fighting as his enemies swarmed through his capital´s shattered walls. that day, the byzantine empire ended. it has a heroic finale for an empire that had survived aganist the odds for a thousand years .