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.

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