Monday, October 1, 2012

The Hagia (Aya) Sophia

I'm guessing Mom has educated you all on the Hagia Sophia. This building has survived 2 changes of government (Byzantine to Ottoman, Ottoman to Turkish), who knows how many earthquakes, and least one major war. Its impressive domed roof is a symbol of Muslim architecture even though the building started out as a Christian church. And the spectacularly smooth marble that covers the entire building’s interior must have required almost unlimited resources to bring to its location. After saying all this I’ll get to the point; it's been on my mind, since we first came to Turkey, to make a music video about the Hagia Sophia, so here it is;

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