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What Lies Hidden 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 each...

”It’s Not Constantinople, It’s Istanbul; It’s Islam-bul” Turkey’s Erdogan Says

The Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan declared that still ''there are people who want to see Istanbul as Constantinople,'' on Saturday. Erdogan was participating in the...

Hagia Sophia: The Center of Greek Orthodox Faith Through the Ages

Hagia Sophia in Istanbul (Constantinople) remains the symbolic center of the Greek Orthodox faith, even almost six centuries after its fall to the Ottomans....
Hagia Sophia Quran recitation

Permanent Imam Is Appointed at Hagia Sophia

The position of Imam at Hagia Sophia that was established in 1936 but remained vacant for years has now been filled, as a permanent...

Istanbul a City Filled With Numerous Byzantine Remains

Istanbul is famous for its historical treasures, hidden secrets, legends and all the influences from different cultures. It is especially known for its numerous...

Istanbul: Exhibition on the Art of Healing in Byzantium

Hippocrates’ famous aphorism “Life is short, Art Long” The Art of Healing in Byzantium, is the title of a new exhibition to be presented...

‘The Golden Byzantium and the Orient’ Exhibition Presented in Lower Austria

“The Golden Byzantium and the Orient” exhibition, inaugurated last weekend at the well-known Renaissance Castle Schallaburg in Lower Austria, aims at presenting the Byzantine...

‘The Golden Byzantium and the East’ Exhibition to be Presented in Austria

An exhibition titled 'The Golden Byzantium and the East' will be presented from the 31st of March through the 4th of November at the...