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Thea rchitecture of the Kariye Camii in Istanbul by Robert G. Ousterhout

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Published by Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Kariye Djami (Istanbul).,
  • Architecture, Byzantine -- Turkey -- Istanbul.,
  • Architecture -- Turkey -- Istanbul.,
  • Istanbul (Turkey) -- Buildings, structures, etc.

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Edition Notes

StatementRobert G. Ousterhout.
SeriesDumbarton Oaks studies -- 25
LC ClassificationsNA5870.K3
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20558589M
ISBN 100884021653

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The Architecture of the Kariye Camii in Istanbul by Robert G. Ousterhout, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. model of the Kariye Camii. Without them this project could not have been realized. Geoffrey Taylor, architect and architectural historian, served as exhibition designer and provided invaluable advice and generous help with the installation. In Istanbul, Franz Alto Bauer's hospitality and skills as interpreter were much appreciated.   The Chora Museum (Turkish Kariye Müzesi, Kariye Camii, or Kariye Kilisesi — the Chora Museum, Mosque or Church) is considered to be one of the most beautiful examples of a Byzantine church. The church is situated in the western, Edirnekapı district of Istanbul.   The Kariye Camii remains one of the most important and best-known monuments of the Byzantine world. Rebuilt and decorated in the early fourteenth century by the statesman and scholar Theodore Metochites, the Kariye Camii played a key role in Pages:

  Fethiye Camii: Fine example of Istanbul's Byzantine architecture and art - See traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Istanbul, Turkey, at Tripadvisor.5/5(). Columbia University | Department of Art History and Archaeology | Department of Art History and Archaeology. The architecture of Istanbul describes a large mixture of structures which reflect the many influences that have made an indelible mark in all districts of the city. The ancient part of the city (the historic peninsula) is still partially surrounded by the Walls of Constantinople, erected in the 5th century by Emperor Theodosius II to protect the city from invasion. The Kariye Camii in Istanbul & the Byzantine Institute Restoration. Holger A. Klein and Robert G. Ousterhout, ed. Wallach Art Gallery, 12 X 9", pp., illus., 24 in .

This content requires HTML5/CSS3, WebGL, or Adobe Flash Player Version 9 or higher.   This exhibition was devoted to the restoration of the Kariye Camii in Istanbul, originally the church of Christ in the Chora Monastery. Second in renown only to Hagia Sophia among the Byzantine monuments in Constantinople (now Istanbul, Turkey), the mosaics and frescoes of Kariye Camii are comparable to artistic monuments of the early Italian Renaissance. İstanbul has more than its fair share of Byzantine monuments, but few are as drop-dead gorgeous as this mosaic- and fresco-laden church. Nestled in the shadow of Theodosius II's monumental land walls and now a museum, it receives a fraction of the visitor numbers that the famous Aya Sofya attracts but offers equally fascinating insights into Byzantine on: Kariye Camii So Edirnekapı, Istanbul, Mediterranean Europe. The Architect Mimar Sinan works were great and most of them located in İstanbul. I would like to mention the names of works for mosques. He was the master of domes.