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date: 18 May 2024

Kalenderhane Camii, 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium
Author(s):
Cyril MangoCyril Mango

large church in Constantinople, situated near the east end of the so-called aqueduct of Valens. Built in part over a bath of the 4th/5th C., as revealed by archaeological investigation, it exhibits a complex structural history. Most of the standing structure (a cross-in-square covered by a dome) is of the late 12th C., but the east end is partly of the 6th and has yielded a wall mosaic of the Presentation of Christ in the Temple (6th/7th C.). An added chapel at the southeast corner is decorated in fresco and includes a fragmentary cycle of the life of ... ...

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