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Hodegon Monastery 

The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium
Alice-Mary TalbotAlice-Mary Talbot

located in Constantinople east of Hagia Sophia near the sea walls. Hodegon (῾Οδηγω̑ν, “of guides, conductors”) apparently took its name from the monks who led blind pilgrims to a miraculous spring that was able to restore sight. The church was allegedly founded in the 5th C. by the empress ... ...

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