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Legends About What Lies Under Hagia Sophia

The former Basilica of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul (Constantinople) is the undisputed symbolic center of the Greek Orthodox faith, hosting millions of visitors, who are awed by its great religious, historical, and architectural importance, each year. From 537 to 1453,...

The Turbulent Life of Byzantine Empress Theodora

In Constantinople, circa 500 AD, a girl was born to a poor circus worker and his wife. That child, Theodora, would become an actress, a prostitute, a mistress, a  feminist, an empress of the civilized world, and eventually, a...

Ancient Greek Inscription Found in Old City of Jerusalem

An ancient Greek inscription from the Byzantine era was found on a 1,500-year-old mosaic floor near the Damascus Gate, in the Old City of Jerusalem. The building that the floor belongs to is believed to have been a hostel for...