The Church of Saints Sergios and Bacchos (Küçük Ayasofya Camii)


The Church of Saints Sergios and Bacchos, Little Hagia Sophia, Küçük Ayasofya Camii, İstanbul, pentax k10d

The Church of Saints Sergios and Bacchos, Little Hagia Sophia, Küçük Ayasofya Camii, İstanbul, pentax k10d

The Church of Saints Sergios and Bacchos was built by Justinian before he became emperor in 527. It has the form of a vaulted octagon with niches on the diagonal sides that is envelopped by a ambulatory with two storeys. Originally it formed a double church together with the basilica of St. Peter and Paul that disappeared already in the early middle byzantine time.

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