Mosaics of Hagia Sophia

Tayfun Oner, has a website called Byzantium 1200 with computer reconstructions of many of the monuments of Constantinople.  He has made some incredible, amazing video recreations of the city - here are a few of them.

Bob Atchison

Meet Bob Atchison - the Creator of this Website

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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WORLD OF BYZANTIUM

The Column in Constantine Forum in Constantinople

The Porphyry Column of Constantine in his forum in Constantinople

Statue of Constantine on his column in Constantinople

The Statue of Constantine - it fell from his column in the 12th century and the Emperor Manuel I replaced it with a cross.

Here's an picture of Tayfun Oner below - he's a genius.

Tayfun Oner of Byzantium 1200