Turkey, from the Selçuks to the Ottomans

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Taschen, 1998 - Architecture - 237 pages
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From the Selcuk period and the early Ottoman style of Iznik and Bursa to the classicism of Edirne and the masterpieces of Sinan, this volume sets out the achievements of Islamic architecture from the 13th to the 19th century. Henri Stierlin's vivid account includes portraits of such key figures as the celebrated court architect, Sinan, Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent and Grand Vizier Mehmet Pasa Sokollu.

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Contents

Anatolia Under the Selcuks
23
The Anatolian StagingPosts
57
Developing New Forms
79
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

Henri Stierlin is a renowned architectural historian and author with a special interest in Islamic culture. His many previous books include" Islamic Art and Architecture "(978-0-500-51100-8).

Henri Stierlin, born in Egypt, is the prize-winning author of a number of books on the history of art and culture. Anne Stierlin is a professional photographer whose pictures have graced a number of art history books and leading publications. They live in France.

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