Today in History - December 27th. 537 - Hagia Sophia in Istanbul (Turkey)

On December 27th. 537 the Hagia Sophia was inaugurated by Patriarch Menas and
Emperor Justinian I.


Hagia Sophia
Source picture: Wikipedia

The Hagia Sophia first was an Orthodox Church, then it became a Mosque and
now it is a famous and beautiful museum.


Justinian I
Byzantine Emperor - Source picture: Wikipedia

The Hagia Sophia is located in Istanbul (Turkey).
Hagia Sophia means the 'holy wisdom'.