Posts Tagged ‘sophia’

Sophia Loren’s favourite places

Iconic actor Sophia Loren is celebrating becoming the godmother for the MSC Cruises fleet — the culmination of a relationship that spans nearly 20 years. And to mark the occasion, and the naming ceremony for MSC Seascape in New York, she has come up with a list of her favourite chic destinations which includes the… […]

Sophia Hadjipanteli: Her unexpected return to Greece’s Next Top Model – What will be her new role?

Sophia Hadjipanteli has returned to the studio and is ready to rejoin the Greece’s Next Top Model (GNTM) team. The “Breakfast@Star” show met the model shortly after her return to Greece and spoke with her. The model revealed, among other things, which contestant should ideally be crowned the winner of the show. “I’m fine and… […]

Pantelis Kanarakis imitates Sophia Hadjipanteli and explains “diversity” (VIDEO)

Sophia Hadjipanteli is one of the most talked about faces in recent days. The model, who was a judge on Grecce’s Next Top Model (GNTM), not only has her special looks, but also possesses an explosive personality, making her scenes and comments instantly go viral. Her outbursts, speech and energy have inspired many to emulate… […]

The Many Incarnations Of Hagia Sophia In Istanbul

Towering over Istanbul atop one of its highest hills, Hagia Sophia has stood for over 1,500 years as an architectural wonder, one of the largest and most remarkable Christian churches ever built.  Read more Section:  News Premium Preview Read Later  Source

Sophia Hadjipanteli poses naked on Instagram – See the photo

Sophia Hadjipanteli raised the temperature on Instagram after the new Greece’s Next Top Model judge posed without clothes. Obviously, within a short time she had gathered dozens of comments for her new post. “The dress code was business casual,” wrote the thick browed model. As soon as Vicky Kaya saw her post, she wrote under… […]

Harp Concert by Sophia Kiprskaya

Sophia Kiprskaya is a soloist of the Mariinsky Theater. Here she is partially accompanied by a flute, a viola, and violin. [embedded content] Share now! Source

Turks pray at Hagia Sophia for the end of Ramadan and express solidarity with Palestinians

Hundreds of Muslims attended dawn Eid al-Fitr prayers at Istanbul’s iconic Hagia Sophia for the first time since it was controversially reconverted into a mosque last year. The three-day Eid al-Fitr festival marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan — the month of prayer and fasting for Muslims around the world. Muslim worshippers […]

Sophia Bush: It’s Time to Officially Label Republicans ‘Terrorists’

Trump-hating Hollywood star Sophia Bush is now advocating for labelling Republicans as terrorists. In a shocking tweet, the actress declared that it was about time that Republicans get slapped with the “terrorist” label. Sophia was responding to a tweet from former Rep. Speier who asked: “The Republicans have been calling Democrats the radical left. Time […]

Makers Of ‘Sophia’ The Humanoid Robot Announce Plans For Mass Rollout Amid Pandemic

Back in 2017 Saudi Arabia granted citizenship to a robot called Sophia In an interview Sophia claimed “I want to use my artificial intelligence to help humans live a better life….I strive to become an empathetic robot.” Now, the company behind the humanoid have announced plans to to mass-produce the robots by the end of […]

Mapping The Lost Subterranean Christian Origins Of Hagia Sophia

At one time a cathedral, later a mosque, and now the chief museum of the Turkish Republic, Hagia Sophia, in the ancient Byzantine imperial capital of Constantinople (now Istanbul), was a world-famous architectural monument in both the Byzantine and Ottoman empires. Located in the heart of Istanbul, a city fusing symbolic and architectural characteristics from […]

Orthodox church petitions UN over Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia

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Syrian city lays foundation for replica of Hagia Sophia cathedral

By News Desk -2020-09-06 BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:45 P.M.) – The city of Al-Sqaylabiyeh in western Hama witnessed the foundation of the stone laying ceremony for the symbolic Hagia Sophia Church, which will be a replica of the mother cathedral of Hagia Sophia in Turkey. The ceremony was held the presence of Syrian and Russian officials, in addition […]

After Hagia Sophia, Turkey’s historic Chora church also converted to mosque

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After Hagia Sophia, Turkey turns another museum and former church into mosque

ANKARA, Turkey — The Turkish government formally converted a former Byzantine church into a mosque Friday, a move that came a month after it drew praise from the faithful and international condemnation for similarly turning Istanbul’s landmark Hagia Sophia into a Muslim house of prayer. A decision by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, published in the […]

The Storied Past of Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia

Lay-out of the Hagia Sophia as a museum (Image: Courtesy Micki Pistorius)

On July 12, 2020, Pope Francis stood silently in a pulpit placed in the large window overlooking St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican in Rome. He had just delivered the weekly Angelus prayer given each Sunday, which had lifted up those who work at sea, far from their homes. After a moment of reflection, he […]

Russians still hope Hagia Sophia to remain Orthodox — The Duran

Submitted by Nadia Bazuk… Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on July 10, 2020, repealed a decree, signed by Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. An Orthodox Christian cathedral built in 537 by the Byzantine Emperor Justinian I once again has turned into a mosque. 988 more words via Russians still hope Hagia Sophia to remain Orthodox — The Duran […]

WAIA issues statement on reopening Hagia Sophia Mosque

The full text of the statement is as follows, The Crusades coincided with a period in history that many thinkers such as French Gustave Le Bon confess that East is the Cradle of Civilization and coincided with the heyday of Islamic civilization, the Crusades were detrimental to Muslims throughout the world due to lack of culture and […]

The Pendulum Swings Again: the Desecration of Hagia Sophia

Source Stephen Karganovic July 18, 2020 The Turkish President should have consulted the prophecies of St. Paisius of the Holy Mountain rather than whatever kitaps he was reading before embarking on his risky provocation. In plain Greek, several decades ago St. Paisius was educating Turkish leaders about the sequence of events that the reconversion of Hagia […]

Will Smith Goes on a Date With Sophia The Robot

Will Smith recently had a date with a very special lady with extra silicon – guess who! Answer: “Miss I Want To Destroy Humans” Terminator T-X herself. (I picked a brutha’s YouTube video, in spirit of the article being about Will Smith.) CNBC literally titled their original video “Hot Robot At SXSW Says She Wants […]

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