BONES OF BYZANTIUM - Trici
Ayasofya Beautiful ©1999 by Trici Venola. Sultanahmet, Istanbul. Hagia Sophia, premier bastion of Christianity for a thousand years. You know how Roman Catholicism claims it's the One True Church? This was the other one. It was after Mehmet conquered Constantinople in 1453, changing it to Istanbul, that St. Peter's in Rome attained its full glory. And came the Inquisition, too.

Ayasofya Beautiful ©1999 by Trici Venola. Sultanahmet, Istanbul. Hagia Sophia, premier bastion of Christianity for a thousand years. You know how Roman Catholicism claims it's the One True Church? This was the other one. It was after Mehmet conquered Constantinople in 1453, changing it to Istanbul, that St. Peter's in Rome attained its full glory. And came the Inquisition, too.

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