Prof Robert Ousterhout: The architecture of the Caucasus in the Global Middle Ages

February 20, 2022
18.00 Turkish time (UTC + 3)
Zoom lecture: meeting id 981 6956 3507. Passcode 856917


A look at the remarkable architectural achievements of medieval Georgia, Armenia, and northeast Turkey from both a regional and a global perspective, this evening’s lecture by the brilliant author and art historian Bob Ousterhout is hosted by Bilkent University and ARIT. Ousterhout’s work is always extraordinarily illuminating and this one is not to be missed. His latest tour de force is his book Eastern Medieval Architecture, essential for anyone with an interest in architecture, period. A regular Cornucopia contributor, Ousterhout is also the author of two Cornucopia books – see below. His review of the current Pera Museum Byzantine exhibitions appears in Cornucopia 64.

In the latest issue, No 63, he writes about Cornelius Loos’s astonishing drawings of Ayasofya, made in 1711, and pays tribute to the ‘Immortal Cyril Mango’


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