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Daily Prompt: The Power of Touch_Year 1166 Records

December 8, 2013

Texture abound in Istanbul, Turkey. Last month, I spent hours at Hagia Sophia, touched and felt some of what I saw and looked at with awe. I traveled back in time…somehow.

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Touching the slab…. It is described as a record of decisions passed by a supreme religious assembly held at Hagia Sophia in 1166.

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Though just a copy, there was that feeling of riding back in time by merely looking at them.

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Size of the slabs in the 3rd photo above can be gauged by the height of the man standing in front of the tomb near the synod records

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