Mosaics of Hagia Sophia

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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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.

Collections of Beautiful Icons

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click here for icons of angels

click here for icons of saints