Church of Theodosius II

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"Hagia Sophia was rebuilt and rededicated by Theodosius II, with the consecration of new relics. Pulcheria, who reigned conjointly with her brother Theodosius and later reigned alone as empress, dedicated an altar of gold and precious stones to the church on behalf of her virginity and her brother’s empire."

Richard Winston. Hagia Sophia, A History (Kindle Locations 211-213). New Word City, Inc.. Kindle Edi...

The remains of the second Haghia Sophia. They are displayed by the entrance of the Hagia Sophia Muse...
Detail of the remains
Detail of the remains
Sculpture of Theodosius II at the Louvre.

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Published in 11/09/2019

Updated in 19/02/2021

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