BBC Radio 4: Bosphorus

By admin | February 10, 2011

Cornucopia readers the world over will be pleased to hear that BBC Radio 4 is currently airing a fantastic three part series on the Bosphorus, charting its history and importance to the city and the world. Presented by Ed Stourton, and with contributions from John Freely, Demet Sabanci and Ayse Kulin, the programme "bosphorises" from Io, Zeus and Hera to the Cold War, via Byzantine and Ottoman history. Listen to it here.  TCMR
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