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Constantinopolis/Istanbul : cultural encounter, imperial vision, and the construction of the Ottoman capital / Çiğdem Kafescioğlu.

Author/creator Kafescioğlu, Çiğdem
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoUniversity Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2009.
Descriptionxxxii, 295 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm.
Series [Buildings, landscapes, and societies ; 5]
Buildings, landscapes, and societies 5. ^A984171
Contents Between Edirne and Kostantiniyye: the city's first Ottoman years -- Constructing the city: architecture and its audiences -- The urban program and Mehmed II's foundation -- The patronage of the new ruling elite -- Memory, space, and vision in constructions of the Ottoman capital city -- Representing the city: Constantinople and its images -- Istanbul inhabited -- Epilogue: a picture from circa 1537.
Abstract "Studies the reconstruction of Byzantine Constantinople as the capital city of the Ottoman empire following its capture in 1453, delineating the complex interplay of socio-political, architectural, visual, and literary processes that underlay the city's transformation"--Provided by publisher.
Local noteLittle-305131060283W
General noteSeries statement from jacket.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2009002611
ISBN9780271027760 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN0271027762 (cloth : alk. paper)

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