Hagia Sophia: A matter of sovereignty or a narrow-minded act?
Al Jazeera English– “One of the world’s most famous landmarks, the Hagia Sophia museum in Istanbul, has been turned back into a mosque.”
“Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the site will be open to Muslim worship on July 24, after a top court ruled the building’s conversion to a museum in 1934 was illegal.”
“Built 1,500 years ago as an Orthodox Christian cathedral, Hagia Sophia was converted into a mosque after the Ottoman conquest in 1453.”
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