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Built from to as the Cathedral of Constantinople, Hagia Sophia was little studied and seldom recognized as a great monument of world art until the nineteenth century, and Nelson examines santa sofia costantinopoli causes and consequences of the building's newly elevated status during that time.

He chronicles the grand dome's modern history through a vibrant cast of characters—emperors, sultans, critics, poets, archaeologists, architects, philanthropists, and religious congregations—some of whom spent years studying it, others never visiting the santa sofia costantinopoli.

But as Nelson shows, they all had a hand in the recreation of Hagia Sophia as a modern architectural icon.

At the same time, a new sultan's lodge and a new mihrab were built inside. The santa sofia costantinopoli consolidated the dome and vaults, straightened the columns, and revised the decoration of the exterior and the interior of the building.

The mosaics in santa sofia costantinopoli upper gallery were exposed and cleaned, although many were recovered "for protection against further damage". The old chandeliers were replaced by new pendant ones.

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New gigantic circular-framed disks or medallions were hung on santa sofia costantinopoli. These were inscribed with the names of AllahMuhammadthe first four caliphs Abu BakrUmarUthman and Santa sofia costantinopoliand the two grandchildren of Muhammad: In the architects Fossati built a new sultan's lodge or loge in a Neo-Byzantine style connected to the royal pavilion behind the mosque.

They also renovated the minbar and mihrab. Outside the main building, the minarets were repaired and altered so that they were of equal height. When the restoration was finished, the mosque was re-opened with ceremonial pomp on 13 July The carpets santa sofia costantinopoli removed and marble floor decorations such as the Omphalion appeared for the first time in centuries, while the white plaster covering many of the santa sofia costantinopoli was removed.

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Nevertheless, the condition of the structure deteriorated, and the World Monuments Fund placed Hagia Sophia on World Monuments Watchand again in The building's copper roof had cracked, causing water to leak down over the fragile frescoes and mosaics.

Moisture entered from below as well. Rising ground water had raised the level of humidity within the monument, creating an unstable environment for stone and paint. The WMF secured a series of grants from to for the restoration of santa sofia costantinopoli dome.

The first stage of work involved the structural stabilization and repair of the cracked roof, which was undertaken with the participation of the Turkish Ministry of Culture.

The second phase, the preservation of the dome's interior, afforded the opportunity to santa sofia costantinopoli and train young Turkish conservators in the care of mosaics.

Bythe WMF project was complete, though santa sofia costantinopoli other areas of Hagia Sophia continue to require significant stability improvement, restoration and conservation. D- The original roof was destroyed in a fire. D- Hagia Sophia was burned down once again.


The structure was completely destroyed alongside various other churches. After a mere 93 days, construction of the Hagia Sophia began. Santa sofia costantinopoli The reconstruction was completed with the lavish decorations and ornaments A.

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D- An earthquake shook Hagia Sophia, weakening the crown of Eastern arch. D- Another earthquake hit, causing a break between the two halves.


A few months after, the main dome collapsed alongside the eastern semidome. This caused the destruction of the ambo, ciborium, and the Holy Table. D- Hagia Sophia was stripped of religious illustrations and santa sofia costantinopoli work.