It's a church. It's a mosque. It's Hagia Sophia. - Kelly Wall
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Here's a video by National Geographic about the new technology necessary to rest the largest dome ever built onto a square base.
Istanbul Between East and West: Crossroads of History
A Mediterranean Summer of Learning and Travel A few months ago, I applied for a special grant through the National Endowment for the Humanities to learn more about how Istanbul was a major gateway between the Eastern and Western worlds. A grant is typically a monetary award given by the government or an organization to support a cause, or in this case, to help teachers become better teachers and learn more about what they teach. You can read more about what Ms. Wall will be studying and where she will travel here.
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