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Summary

Fifth-century basilica

Class:

  • Temple or sanctuary
  • visible
  • Location ± 0-5 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Istanbul Archaeology Museums

Istanbul Archaeology Museums

Constantinople, Topkapi Cistern

Underground water reservoir

Siege of Constantinople in 1203

Fourth Crusade. Alexios IV Angelos took Byzantine throne.

Sack of Constantinople in 1204

Fourth Crusade.Constantinople captured by the Crusaders.

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

Fifth-century basilica, discovered in 1937 at the Second Courtyard of Topkapı Palace in Istanbul. The name of the church is unknown but the ground plan is clear. It was three-naved basilica with semicirular apse.