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From Istanbul to Byzantium

Paths to Rediscovery, 1800–1955

Brigitte Pitarakis et al

Published by Pera Museum

£55.00 / $71.38 / €65.43
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Paperback, 650pp, published 2021, Turkish & English
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Pera Museum and the Istanbul Research Institute’s exhibition From Istanbul to Byzantium: Paths to Rediscovery, 1800–1955, curated by Brigitte Pitarakis, explores the central role of the Ottoman capital in shaping the emerging discipline of Byzantine studies.

The volume brings together 13 scholarly papers by Beatrice Daskas, Ceren Abi, Firuzan Melike Sümertaş, Mertkan Karaca, Philipp Niewöhner, Edhem Eldem, Pınar Aykaç, Kerim Altuğ, Jean-Michel Spieser, Elena N. Boeck, Jonathan Bardill, Barbara Bessac and Rémi Labrusse, focusing on archaeology, history, art history, architectural history, urbanism, museology and cultural heritage, as well as a explanatory introduction by the exhibition curator Brigitte Pitarakis.

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