Do Only Art History Nerds Cry in Front of Hagia Sophia?

When I arrived in Sultanhamet, Istanbul and saw in quick succession the Hippodrome, with the Serpent Column, the Obelisk of Theodosius, the Blue Mosque in all it’s glory, and then, then Hagia Sophia, I was overcome. I–being a long-standing architecture and art history nerd–couldn’t actually believe that I was standing in front of a building… Read More Do Only Art History Nerds Cry in Front of Hagia Sophia?

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