Constantinople. Ho Chi Minh City Subway Map Imperial capital and patriarchal see, it was able more than once to integrate the contributions of the distant provinces into its own local tradition, created around the cathedral of Hagia Sophia and the Byzantine monasteries, from which the group of Studite cenobia emerged. From the 5th c. the Byzantine liturgy gradually acquired a cosmopolitan dimension, to which political expansion and missionary activity gave a pan-Byzantine and orthodox imprint.
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Up you go, clinging on, backside perched on the tiny seat, hands gripping the rope, the chair swinging and gyrating as you go higher and higher. When you reach the point where you are going to work (usually a section of the mast), you grab hold of it and tie the chair on with a line that you have been clutching. Your mind screams: Don’t look down!, but you have to, because you have to lower another line so the tiny figures on the deck can tie on your paint pot and brush for you to haul up. When I glanced down from such a height, from such a precarious position, the world rocked and heaved and I felt weak and supplicant: I felt death tapping on my shoulder and I gripped the ropes until my fingers hurt. I had never liked heights and a trip on the bosun’s chair was always difficult for me.