Istanbul, Ottoman & Byzantine stuff

i lived in #Istanbul 2003-2011, wrote/produced stories about the place and people and culture, incl the #expat literature collection Tales from the Expat Harem & the blog expat+HAREM
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Byzantine design. Good inspiration.

image for paper bag batik. could also make b/w line drawings & use for cyanotypes. Owen Jones - plate of Byzantine design from The Grammar of Ornament the kind of ornamental deco I would expect in the Red Keep

Tiles Roof Harem Istanbul

The Imperial Harem of Topkapı Palace

Four Tetrarchs Sculpture 4th Century - San Marco & Piazza - Venice, Italy     On Museum Planet's iPad tour

Four Tetrarchs Sculpture Century - San Marco & Piazza - Venice, Italy On Museum Planet's iPad tour

Istanbul

Istanbul-I hope this is what I look like on the cruise in Turkey

Sofra Editors Horizontal

Ten years after “Expat Harem,” foreign women will have another say on expat life in Turkey

ZeynepKilic: Sociology professor, Fulbright Scholar, and Turkish transplant in Alaska | filmmaker | a Topaz 💎 production

Sociology professor, Fulbright Scholar, and Turkish transplant in Alaska

Turkey To Me Ottoman - Istanbul - Byzantine - Turkish!

Turkey To Me Ottoman - Istanbul - Byzantine - Turkish!

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