Byzantine Istanbul

A Self-Guided Tour

By Robert van den Graven
Published by Çitlembik
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For over one thousand years, Constantinople thrived as the ‘New Rome’, the capital of the Byzantine empire.

During this time, the wealth of the empire was used to create masterpieces of architecture and art, many of which still remain in Istanbul to this day.

This collection of pleasant walks will show you this splendid legacy.

Take this opportunity to explore some of the finest treasures Istanbul has to offer,.from the magnificent domed nave of the Haghia Sophia to the majestic remains of the 1500 year-old Theodosian walls, from the exquisite mosaics of the Chora Church to the Greek Orthodox churches of the Bosphorus and Fener,

Against a stunning backdrop of monuments, churches, palaces and sacred springs, the history, culture, art and religion of the Byzantines are presented and explained.

Entertaining and fascinating anecdotes will introduce you to the figures and events that shaped the Byzantine era.

Complete with full-color photos and maps of the sites.

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