The Church of the Holy Apostles, here depicted in an illuminated manuscript, was built by Constantine as a tomb for himself with relics of the twelve apostles. Rebuilt by Justinian, it was the most important church in Christendom after the Hagia Sophia.

The Church of the Holy Apostles, here depicted in an illuminated manuscript, was built by Constantine as a tomb for himself with relics of the twelve apostles. Rebuilt by Justinian, it was the most important church in Christendom after the Hagia Sophia.

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