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Constantinopoli (Istanbul), S. Sofia: mosaici (fine del IX secolo)

Hagia Sophia, mosaic above the imperial gate depicting the enthroned Christ Pantocrator with an open book in his left hand. The emperor Leo VI the Wise is bowing down before Him. The Archangel Gabriel and the Virgin Mary are represented in two medallions.