Zoe Mosaic

Zoe-Mosaic-in-Hagia-Sophia

The depiction of Emperor IX. Konstantinos Monomakhos and Empress Zoe is located on the mosaic board. The faithful ruler of Romans, Servant of God’s Jesus Konstantinos Monomakhos is written on the head of the Emperor. Very Religious Agusta Zoe is written on the head of the Empress. There is a monogram of IC and XC which are the abbreviated name of Jesus Khristos on the both sides of ruler of the universe Jesus who is in the center of the mosaic. This mosaic board symbolize the donations of imperial family for the repairs of Hagia Sophia. The mosaic is dated back to 11th century.

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