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The staff at the Istanbul Archaeological Museum and SALT Araştırma, Galata (one of the most beautiful libraries in the world) have been wonderful at dealing with my halting enquiries.

I used Google Earth to find the map references. If you copy the numbers and paste them into the location box on pretty well any mapping app, it will show you the location of the church.

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