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Architecture, Ceremonial, and Power: The Topkapi Palace in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries

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Architecture, Ceremonial, and Power: The Topkapi Palace in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries - Necipogulu, Gulru
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Today the Topkapi Palace in Istanbul seems a haphazard aggregate of modest buildings no longer capable of conveying imperial power. Yet it is one of the most celebrated of all Islamic palaces. Gulru Necipoglu brings together largely unpublished sources, both written and visual, along with information derived from the architectural remains to uncover the processes through which the meaning of the palace was once produced. She relocates the Topkapi in its historical context, a context that included not only the circumstances ...

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Architecture, Ceremonial, and Power: The Topkapi Palace in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries 1992, MIT Press (MA), New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780262140508

Hardcover