Constantinople/Byzantium/Istanbul (and beyond !!)

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As an outsider, I went on a tour of Istanbul a few years ago, and we travelled the City Walls for most of it's 14 kilometers. Only then did the length and depth of this beautiful City's history begin to dawn on me. Probably unparalleled by any other.

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Turkish Designs

…And what is it about Turkish designs that attract me so? I just love intricate artwork; maybe that is one of the reasons why Turkish designs inspire me so much. These designs, visible in architec…

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Reviving the forgotten flavours of the Ottoman palace kitchen

Sweet hummus from the 15th century and almond soup from 1539 are among the recipes revived by a restaurant research project in Turkey

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Hagia Sophia Architecture and Dome Features - Istanbul Clues

Hagia Sophia Architecture and Dome Features. History and Facts about the evolution of Roman basilicas to Byzantine domed churches.

Christabel Anderson is a British Iconographer and Manuscript Illuminator to whom was recently attributed the prestigious QEST (Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust) Craft award. Illuminated Letters, Illuminated Manuscript, Illustration Art Nouveau, Illumination Art, Tanjore Painting, Celtic Art, Celtic Dragon, Calligraphy Letters, Fine Art

Christabel Anderson: Authenticity in Sacred Art

Christabel Anderson is one of our collaborators on the Orthodox Art Journal. She is a British Iconographer and Manuscript Illuminator to whom was recently attributed the prestigious QEST (Queen El…

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Imperial Palace of Constantinople – Page 2 – ArS Artistic Adventure of Mankind

Imperial Palace of Constantinople ...

Try a taste of Turkish cuisine with our best Turkish recipes. Serve up spiced meatballs with houmous and pomegranate, fragrant bulgur wheat salads or a pretty pistachio and Turkish delight ice cream terrine for dessert. | Tesco Turkish Recipes, Greek Recipes, Ethnic Recipes, Fancy Party Food, Lunches And Dinners, Meals, Tesco Real Food, Turkish Delight, Middle Eastern Recipes

10 tasty Turkish recipes

Try a taste of Turkish cuisine with our best Turkish recipes. Serve up spiced meatballs with houmous and pomegranate, fragrant bulgur wheat salads or a pretty pistachio and Turkish delight ice cream terrine for dessert. | Tesco

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The National Library of Israel Will Digitize 2,500 Rare Islamic Manuscripts | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine Poetry Collection, Text Features, Plant Illustration, Sufi, Vintage World Maps, Delicate, Islamic, Magazine, Libraries

The National Library of Israel Will Digitize 2,500 Rare Islamic Manuscripts

The cultural institution estimates that the process will take three years to complete

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Hagia Sophia: Pope 'pained' as Istanbul museum reverts to mosque

The Pope is the latest faith leader to voice concern at the Istanbul museum reverting to a mosque.

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The National Library of Israel Will Digitize 2,500 Rare Islamic Manuscripts

The cultural institution estimates that the process will take three years to complete

New Brexit deal with Turkey 'on the horizon' as trade with Ankara soars after EU split

New Brexit deal with Turkey 'on the horizon' as trade with Ankara soars after EU split

TURKEY and the UK are set to have closer trade ties after Turkish trade with Britain increased by 12 percent in the first quarter of 2021.

Turkish Archaeologists Discover Grave of Sultan Who Defeated Crusaders | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine Islam, King Of The World, One Wave, Knights Templar, Mediterranean Sea, 12th Century, Dark Ages, Planer, History

Turkish Archaeologists Discover Grave of Sultan Who Defeated Crusaders

Kilij Arslan I was the second leader of the Seljuk Sultanate of Rūm