|Wall of Constantinople|
The Byzantine Republic
|Emperor Constantine I presents a representation of the city of Constantinople as tribute to an enthroned Mary and Christ Child in this church mosaic. St Sophia, c. 1000|
|Roman Emperor Constantine IV (652 to 685) and his court.|
Constantine's reign saw the first serious check to nearly 50 years of uninterrupted Islamic expansion.
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