Hagia Sophia (Trabzon, Turkey): Interior: Dome, face of eastern arch: Inscription

Published/Created:
1238-1263
Date Depicted:
2008
500 AD - 1499 AD
Notes:
Inscription translates to, "For the new glory of this temple shall surpass the old, saieth the Lord." Built during the reign of Manuel I Grand Komnenos, Empire of Trebizond. The church is constructed from ashlar, with Georgian, Armenian, and Islamic regional influences.
Topics:
Architecture -- Turkey -- 13th century -- (YVRC)
Painting -- Turkey -- 13th century -- (YVRC)
Period/Style:
Late Byzantine
Accession Number:
4370-474
Genre:
churches (AAT)
inscriptions (AAT)
paintings: frescoes (AAT)
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Paintings & Drawings
Sculptures, Models, & Architecture
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Yale Community Only
Source Note:
Photos courtesy of Marinis Vasileios
Yale Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Digital Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
OID:
10507846
PID:
digcoll:1819803