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Istanbul
     

Istanbul

by Sharon R. Amos
 

The city is located on the banks of the Sea of Marmara, a link between the Black Sea and the Mediterranean. Istanbul has always been a place of continuous architectural renewal, as its rich historical heritage and vastly different civilizations have been intermingled, ever since the city was first consecrated by Emperor Constantine in 330 AD. This book offers would

Overview

The city is located on the banks of the Sea of Marmara, a link between the Black Sea and the Mediterranean. Istanbul has always been a place of continuous architectural renewal, as its rich historical heritage and vastly different civilizations have been intermingled, ever since the city was first consecrated by Emperor Constantine in 330 AD. This book offers would-be strollers a sense of the complex and fascinating history of Constantinople, alongside the attractions of modern Turkey's Istanbul.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781859955888
Publisher:
Parkstone Press USA, Limited
Publication date:
05/01/1999
Series:
Great Cities Series
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
9.93(w) x 12.99(h) x 0.58(d)

Meet the Author

Sharon Amos is an author and freelance journalist specializing in gardening. Her previous books include "Celebrations," "Garden Wisdom," "Pulbrook and Gould Flowers" and "Plants for Free,"

Carl is a German writer, photographer, and teacher.

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