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Summary

The Chora Church in Constantinople

Class:

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

Identifiers:

Nearby

Chora - Kariye Kilisesi

Originally built as part of a monastery complex outside the walls of Constantinople, in the early 5th century

Cistern of Aetius

Cistern of Aetius

Fall of Constantinople 1453

Fall of Constantinople 1453

Sykai

OmnesViae import TPPlace2080

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

Originally the monastery Church of the Holy Saviour in Chora [country] was built in the IV century outside the walls of Constantinople. The church was rebuilt in the XI century.

See:

  1. Jonathan Harris, Constantinople: Capital of Byzantium. Hambledon/Continuum, 2007
  2. Paul A. Underwood. The Kariye Djami in 3 Volumes. Bollingen 1966