Turkey, from the Selçuks to the Ottomans
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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Anatolia Under the Selcuks
The Anatolian StagingPosts
Developing New Forms
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