These collection plates belong to the church of Agios Konstantinos and Eleni in Paşabahçe in Istanbul. They are from different time periods. As the population of Greeks declined dramatically in this neighborhood, the plates are not in use anymore and were placed in store in the church. The president of the Church’s foundation is Thannasis, aged 82. With his wife, […]

This window is in the church of Agios Konstantinos and Eleni in Paşabahçe in Istanbul. It is a special window. The president of the Church’s foundation is Thanassis, aged 82. He brought the window piece by piece from Athens over multiple trips and many years. He and his wife are the only remaining Greeks in the neighbourhood. The church, he says, […]