Interesting facts about the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

The Seven Wonders of the World also known as the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World or simply as Seven Wonders is a list of remarkable constructions of classical antiquity given by various authors in guidebooks or poems popular among ancient Hellenic tourists. The Seven Wonders were first defined as themata – Greek for ‘things … Read more

Interesting facts about Hagia Sophia

Hagia Sophia, Turkish Ayasofya, Latin Sancta Sophia, also called Church of the Holy Wisdom or Church of the Divine Wisdom , cathedral built at Constantinople (now Istanbul, Turkey) in the 6th century A.D. (532–537) under the direction of the Byzantine emperor Justinian I. Hagia Sophia is a former Christian patriarchal basilica (church), later an imperial mosque, … Read more