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ID: 700000141Record Type: Built Work
Hagia Sophia (church (building); Anthemios of Tralles (Byzantine architect and mathematician ...; original structure dated from ...)
Note: Commissioned by the Emperor Justinian, built in Constantinople in the 6th century. The structure, a domed basilica, was built in the amazingly short time of about six years, being completed in 537 CE. The architects were Anthemios of Tralles and Isidore of Miletus.For over 900 years it was Christendom's grandest place of workship; after the fall of the city to the Ottomans (1454), it became one of the principal mosques of Istanbul for almost 500 years.
Titles:
Hagia Sophia (preferred,C,U,undetermined,U,U)
Ayasofya (C,U,Turkish (transliterated),U,U)
Αγία Σοφία (C,U,Greek,U,U)
Agia Sofia (C,U,undetermined,U,U)
Agia Sophia (C,U,undetermined,U,U)
Haghia Sophia (C,U,undetermined,U,U)
Sainte-Sophie (C,U,French,U,U)
Santa Sofía (C,U,Spanish,U,U)
Sancta Sophia (C,U,undetermined,U,U)
Sancta Sapientia (C,U,undetermined,U,U)
Holy Wisdom (C,U,undetermined,U,U)
Saint Sophia (C,U,undetermined,U,U)
St. Sophia (C,U,undetermined,U,U)
Ayasofya Müzesi (C,U,Turkish (transliterated),U,U)
圣索菲亚大教堂 (C,U,Chinese,U,U)
Catalog Level: item
Work Types:
church (building) [300007466] (preferred)
..... (Objects Facet, Built Environment (Hierarchy Name), Single Built Works (Hierarchy Name), single built works (built environment), <single built works by specific type>, <single built works by function>, ceremonial structures, religious structures, religious buildings)
mosque (building) [300007544]
..... (Objects Facet, Built Environment (Hierarchy Name), Single Built Works (Hierarchy Name), single built works (built environment), <single built works by specific type>, <single built works by function>, ceremonial structures, religious structures, religious buildings)
museum (building) [300005768]
..... (Objects Facet, Built Environment (Hierarchy Name), Single Built Works (Hierarchy Name), single built works (built environment), <single built works by specific type>, <single built works by function>, exhibition buildings)

Classifications:
architecture (preferred)

Creation Date: original structure dated from 4th century CE; present structure built 532-537 CE; rebuilt in 12th century

Creator Display:
Anthemios of Tralles (Byzantine architect and mathematician in Asia Minor, ca. 474-ca. 534) and Isidoros of Meletus, the Elder (Byzantine architect and engineer in Asia Minor, active mid-6th century) [preferred,VP]
patron Justinian I, Emperor of the East (Byzantine emperor, ca. 482-565) [500011337]
architect Isidore of Miletus, I (Byzantine architect and engineer in Asia Minor, active mid-6th century) [500104527]
architect Anthemios of Tralles (Byzantine architect and mathematician in Asia Minor, ca. 474-ca. 534) [500120301]
Locations:
İstanbul [7002473] İstanbul (province), Turkey (nation), Asia (continent), World (facet) (Geographic)
Address Note: 41.008548°N; 28.979938°E
Display Materials: system bearing masonry, centralized plan; interior surfaces are sheathed with polychrome marble, porphyry, and mosaics
masonry (building materials) [300015332]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by function>, building materials, <masonry and masonry units>)

Dimensions: central dome: diameter 31 meters (102 feet); height 56 meters (184 feet)
General Subject:
architecture (preferred )

Specific Subjects:
Sophia [1000031]
.....((general Religion/Mythology concepts, Religion/Mythology)) (ICON)

Related Works:
depicted in .... View of the Hagia Sophia in Constantinople [700008345]
..........(watercolor (painting); Eduard Hildebrandt (German painter, 1818-1869); ca. 1852)

List/Hierarchical Position:
..... Top of the CONA hierarchy
.......... Built Work
Sources and Contributors:
Hagia Sophia........ [VP]
........ Fleming, Penguin Dictionary of Architecture (1999)
........ Xydis, Chancel Barrier of Hagia Sophia (1947) title
........ Maidstone, Hagia Sophia (1988) title
........ Theoharidou, Architecture of Hagia Sophia (1988) title
........ Campbell, Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture (2007)
Ayasofya........ [VP]
........ CDWA online (1995-)
........ Hunt, Encyclopedia of American Architecture (1980)
Αγία Σοφία........ [VP]
........ Xydis, Chancel Barrier of Hagia Sophia (1947)
........ CDWA online (1995-)
Agia Sofia........ [VP]
........ Xydis, Chancel Barrier of Hagia Sophia (1947)
........ CDWA online (1995-)
Agia Sophia........ [VP]
........ Maidstone, Hagia Sophia (1988)
........ CDWA online (1995-)
Haghia Sophia........ [VP]
........ Theoharidou, Architecture of Hagia Sophia (1988)
........ CDWA online (1995-)
Sainte-Sophie........ [VP]
........ Weigert, R.-A. Inventaire du fonds français : graveurs du 17e siècle
Santa Sofía........ [VP]
........ Moliner, María, Diccionario de uso del español, tomo II, Ed. Gredos, Madrid, 2004
Sancta Sophia........ [VP]
........ Maidstone, Hagia Sophia (1988)
........ CDWA online (1995-)
Sancta Sapientia........ [VP]
........ Xydis, Chancel Barrier of Hagia Sophia (1947)
........ CDWA online (1995-)
Holy Wisdom........ [VP]
........ Maidstone, Hagia Sophia (1988)
........ CDWA online (1995-)
Saint Sophia........ [VP]
........ CDWA online (1995-)
St. Sophia........ [VP]
........ CDWA online (1995-)
Ayasofya Müzesi........ [VP]
........ Wilkes and Packard, Encyclopedia of Architecture (1989-90)
圣索菲亚大教堂........ [VP]
........ Xian and Xiaowen, World's Architectural Adventures (2004)
Subject: ....... [VP]
Note:
English ..... [VP]
..... Maidstone, Hagia Sophia (1988)
..... Grove Art Online (2008-)
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