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Looking Widely, Looking Closely—From Hagia Sophia to Ayasofya: Architecture and the Persistence of Memory

Historians of Islamic Art Third Biennial Symposium: Looking Widely, Looking Closely

Recorded October 18–20, 2012

Part Fourteen of Twenty-Six

Robert G. Ousterhout, Professor, University of Pennsylvania, discusses the pre-Ottoman past of Istanbul, which continues to stand in dramatic opposition to the present, doubly tainted by its Hellenism and its Christianity.

Collections, Islamic Art (67)

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Building the Moroccan Court
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Conserving the Emperor's Carpet
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The Arts of the Book
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Revealing the Original
(00:25:21) 168 views

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Conserving the Damascus Room
(00:03:14) 1192 views

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Discoveries Symposium Part 6
(02:02:50) 37 views

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Discoveries Symposium Part 5
(01:59:34) 81 views

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Discoveries Symposium Part 3
(02:15:02) 76 views

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Discoveries Symposium Part 2
(01:30:57) 150 views

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Discoveries Symposium Part 1
(02:22:06) 304 views

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Discoveries Symposium Part 4
(02:02:33) 75 views

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Games of the Ancient World
(02:15:29) 277 views