Hagia Sophia as a mosque


Isidore of Miletus and Anthemius of Tralles (architects), Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, 532-37

This video focuses on Hagia Sophia after the conquest of Constantinople by the Ottomans in 1453.


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Cite this page as: Dr. Elizabeth Macaulay and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Hagia Sophia as a mosque," in Smarthistory, December 15, 2015, accessed August 5, 2021, https://smarthistory.org/hagia-sophia-as-a-mosque/.