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History of Ottoman Architecture.

Author: J Freely
Publisher: SOUTHAMPTON : WIT Press, 2011.
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This book is a history of the architecture produced in Turkey under the Ottoman Empire. It focuses on extant buildings in the Republic of Turkey, particularly those in Istanbul and the empire's earlier capitals in Bursa and Edirne. The book begins with a brief history of the Ottoman Empire, followed by an outline of the main features of Ottoman architecture and its decoration, then a brief biography of the great  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Freely, J.
History of Ottoman Architecture.
SOUTHAMPTON : WIT Press, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J Freely
ISBN: 9781845645076 1845645073
OCLC Number: 711748884
Description: 1 online resource (465 pages)
Contents: Cover; A History of Ottoman Architecture; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Turkish Spelling and Pronunciation; Introduction; Chapter I: The Ottoman Turks and their Architecture; Chapter II: Early Ottoman Architecture in North-western Anatolia; Chapter III: Ottoman Architecture in Turkish Thrace; Chapter IV: The Conqueror's City; Chapter V: Topkapi Sarayi; Chapter VI: The Emergence of Classical Ottoman Architecture; Chapter VII: Süleyman the Magnificent and Sinan, the Early Buildings; Chapter VIII: The Süleymaniye; Chapter IX: Sinan's Later Works in Istanbul. Chapter X: Sinan's Contemporaries and Successors in the Classical TraditionChapter XI: The Eighteenth Century: From Classical to Baroque; Chapter XII: The Last Ottoman Century; Turkish Glossary; The Ottoman Sultans; Bibliography.


The book is intended for the general reader with an interest in architecture, especially that of the Ottoman Turks, whose culture has left its mark not only on Turkey, but in the Balkans and  Read more...
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