Travel to Istanbul with one of our adventure partners, Zegrahm Expeditions. And you don’t have to wait until July either. Just watch this 10 minute virtual tour and mini-lecture on the world-famous Hagia Sophia.
Hagia Sophia (which I visitied in 2015) is a site visited on Zegrahm’s Circumnavigation of the Black Sea expedition with art historian Allan Langdale. The building is tremendous. Istanbul is tremendous. It reminded me of a slightly less exotic version of Jerusalem, but I haven’t been there in over 30 years so it’s probably a bit more modern. I’m guessing.
His areas of expertise include ancient Greek, Roman, Byzantine, and Italian Renaissance art and architecture, and he will be presenting a collection of his own images highlighting some of the lovely mosaics and other decorative features found in this amazing building.
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