Topkapi Palace: Milestones in Ottoman History

Topkapi Palace: Milestones in Ottoman History

by Ilber Ortayli




A visual tour to the most popular historic site in Turkey, this illustrated guide to Topkapi Palace-the former capital of the Ottoman Empire-reveals the historic art pieces and sacred relics contained within and explores Ottoman history as it relates to specific sections of the palace. Ortayli, a famed Turkish historian and scholar, provides an enjoyable background information to almost every picture in the book. Any person interested in the Ottoman history and Middle Eastern history would enjoy reading this book. With an elegantly designed cover and interior, it is a great source for libraries and art museums are potential buyers of this book.

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ISBN-13: 9781935295006
Publisher: Blue Dome Press
Publication date: 04/25/2010
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 10.40(w) x 12.60(h) x 0.80(d)

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