Among the most curious topics of the agenda is Hagia Sophia’s decision to reopen to worship. Both Turkey gave the Council’s decision as a result of the re-trial to be converted into a mosque in the historical building of the museum activities and events reflected the world press. In the historical peninsula, the research on the history, importance and when it was made of the Hagia Sophia, located in the Sultanahmet square of Fatih district, has accelerated. So what is the historical significance of Hagia Sophia, when and by whom?
As a result of the decision regarding the annulment of the decision of the Council of Ministers dated 24 November 1934 regarding the conversion of Hagia Sophia from the mosque to a museum, it started to be wondered. The annulment of the Council of Ministers’ decision of the museum took place in the world press. Thus, the building located in the Sultanahmet square of Fatih district in the historical peninsula was reopened for worship. After the decision in the world press, the history and importance of Hagia Sophia started to be wondered. So what is the history and importance of Hagia Sophia? When and when was Hagia Sophia built?
WHAT IS THE HISTORY OF HAGIA SOPHIA?
Today, Hagia Sophia is transferred to the Presidency of Religious Affairs and opened for worship is on the agenda. After the announced decision, information such as the importance and history of Hagia Sophia, which is located in the Sultanahmet square in Fatih district in the historical peninsula, started to be wondered.
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THE HAGIA SOPHIA MOSQUE HAS BEEN OPENED AND OPENED!
The 10th Chamber of the Council of State annulled the decision of the Council of Ministers dated 24 November 1934 on the conversion of Hagia Sophia from a mosque to a museum. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that Hagia Sophia was handed over to Diyanet and opened for worship in the tweet shared with the message ‘Good luck’.
Here are the details of the history and importance of Hagia Sophia
WHAT IS THE HISTORY AND IMPORTANCE OF HAGIA SOPHIA?
Hagia Sophia is the largest church built by the Eastern Roman Empire in Istanbul and was built three times in the same place. When it was first built, it was called Megale Ekklesia (Great Church), and it was named Hagia Sophia (Holy Wisdom) from the 5th century until the conquest of Istanbul. Megale Ekklesia and Emperor II, built by Emperor Konstantios in 360. The church Theodosis rebuilt in 415 was destroyed in the public uprisings. Today’s Hagia Sophia was built by Emperor Justinianos, two important architects of the time, Anthemios of Tralles (Aydın) and Isidoros of Miletos (Balat).
In the 16th and 17th centuries, mihrabs, minbars, muezzin ruins, preaching platforms and murals were added to the Hagia Sophia. Hagia Sophia was transformed into a complex structure during the Ottoman Period.