Thursday, 7 July , 2022

Byzantine Empire

Hikanatoi – Epic Byzantine Music

Music and vocals by Farya Faraji. The Hikanatoi were an elite section of the Byzantine army based near Constantinople. They were founded in the...

Turkey: Another Historic Church on the Verge of Extinction

By Uzay Bulut Dec 23, 2021 Yet another historic church is violated and left to rot in Turkey. The decades-long victim of the abuse, the Surp...

Does the West exist? Huntington revisited

By Dr. William D. E. Mallinson Athens, 7 December 2020 What could arguments for eating insects possibly have to do with a naïve essay by a...

La remise en cause du statut de la basilique Sainte-Sophie par...

Cette tentative du président Erdogan ne doit duper personne. Une opinion signée par un collectif de chercheurs, journalistes, scientifiques, artistes... Retrouvez la liste complète...

Hagia Sophia and the Catastrophe of Symbolism

by Omar Ramahi July 15, 2020 As a Muslim, I find Erdogan’s “decree” to change the status of Hagia Sophia (or Ayasofya in Turkish) from a...

Turkey: Back to Middle Ages

Hagia Sophia: World Council of Churches 'dismayed' over decision to turn museum into mosque 11/07/2020 The interim secretary-general of the World Council of Churches has...

Hagia Sophia ‘Day of Mourning’ unites Christians against Erdogan decision

By Emily Judd, Al Arabiya 23 July 2020 Christians around the world will unite on Friday in observing a ‘Day of Mourning’ for the Hagia Sophia...

Hagia Sophia becomes mosque again after Erdogan signs decree

Turkey's president has signed a decree to formally turn the Hagia Sophia into a mosque - a move which threatens to upset Christians around...

Does the West exist? Huntingdon revisited

By Dr. William D. E. Mallinson What could arguments for eating insects possibly have to do with a naive essay by a Harvard academic masquerading...

Erdogan’s Cultural Wars

What caused Erdogan’s change of heart on Hagia Sophia? March 29, 2019 President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s recent remarks that Hagia Sophia, a famed Istanbul landmark,...