name Hagia Sophia "Holy Wisdom" or "divine wisdom" in terms

Hagia Sophia (Greek: Αγιά Σοφιά, full name: Ναός τῆς Ἁγίας τοῦ Θεοῦ Σοφίας, Latin: Sancta Sophia or Sancta Sapientia), The Byzantine Emperor Anno Domini by Justinian 532 to 537 between the old city center of Istanbul's historic peninsula, the patriarch's cathedral is a basilica built displaced, receipt of Istanbul by the Turks in 1453 turned into a mosque by Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror and today serves as a museum.
Hagia Sophia , in terms of architecture, with a basilica plan, incorporating a central plan, a domed basilica with a dome-type structure and properties of the transition and the structural system is considered to be a turning point in the history of architecture.

The building, called "Sofia" is not the word to any one name, the ancient Greek "wisdom" is the meaning of the word sophos. Therefore, "Hagia Sophia" is called "holy wisdom" or "divine wisdom" is a means, Orthodoxy, God mezhepinde 'is considered one of the three qualities.of the 6th century the famous architect of Milet and Tralles'li Isidoros Anthemius'un , directed the construction of St. Sophia's approximately 10,000 workers worked Justinian spent a great fortune, and is specified for the job. This is a very old building, used to make a feature of some of the columns, doors and stone buildings and temples, is the introduction of an older structure. Byzantine period Patriarch of Constantinople, the patriarch in the church and the Eastern Orthodox Church was the center of the Hagia Sophia, once a major natural as the "holy relics" consisted of a collection.

After the Ottoman sultan Mehmet the Conqueror converted the church into a mosque in 1453, showed great tolerance mozayiklerinden containing human figures have not been destroyed (as in not containing the left), only a thin stucco plaster covered and the centuries under the remaining mozayikler thus survived destruction of natural and artificial. A mosque converted into a museum is a part of the plaster removed and brought to light again mozayikler. In short, all the peoples of the world today to see this mozayikleri owes to a person: he, the art of showing love and respect for other religions, the sultan of the Ottoman Sultan Mehmet'tir. Today, essentially the same place in the building of the Hagia Sophia church was built for the third time that the Hagia Sophia is also known as the Third. The first two churches were destroyed during the riots. Sophia is the largest dome in the period of the central dome collapsed several times during the Byzantine period, from adding you ever collapsed because of Mimar Sinan building retaining walls.

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