Mosaics of Hagia Sophia

Exterior View of Daphni MonasteryThe Enclosure Wall at Daphni MonasteryDaphni Monastery through TreesDaphni Byzantine Monastery near AthensFacade of Daphni Monastery Church

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I am an icon painter, Russian Historian and Austin Web Designer formerly of Seattle, Washington and now living in Austin, Texas. My interest in Byzantium and icons began when I was 8 years old and read my first book on Byzantium called "The Fall of Constantinople".

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Angel from DaphniMary Theotokos - mosaic from DaphniProphet from Daphni MonasteryImage of saint from Daphni