Hagia Sophia has had many lives over the centuries: from church, to mosque, to secular museum, it’s always taken center stage in its city, whether you call it Istanbul or Constantinople. This episode explores its history, from the violent to the serene, and how the building remains a site of change and shifts in power.
You can find a transcript of this podcast at arthistoryforall.com under the Transcripts category.
© 2018 Allyson Healey
Theme music © 2018 Bruce Healey
Additional music credits:
“Photo theme: Window like” by Antony Raijekov via ccmixter.org. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Generic License.