Just a boy and his stray cat.
Not too far from Hagia Sophia lies Hagia Irene, a Greek Eastern Orthodox Church that had the luxury of not being converted to a mosque after the fall of Constantinople. Along with Hagia Sophia and Hagia Dynamis, these three churches were dedicated to God’s three […]
In Islamic culture, the pictorial depiction of creatures with souls has been historically discouraged, which includes God, humans, and sometimes animals. The adoption of aniconism originated as a measure against idolatry per Quran’s instructions, although different schools of thoughts have various interpretations as to the […]