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Author Nelson, Robert S., 1947-

Title Hagia Sophia, 1850-1950 : holy wisdom modern monument / Robert S. Nelson.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2004.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    726.5 NEL    Available
Description xix, 278 p., 10 p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-264) and index.
Contents Great church in ceremony and censure -- Romantics and the throne, 1840-1860: Prussia and France -- Stones of Byzantium: John Ruskin and the stones of Venice -- Making a picturesque monument -- Redemption in England: William Morris, W.R. Lethaby, and Lord Curzon -- Starlit dome: the Byzantine poems of W.B. Yeats -- Unveiling the mosaics: Thomas Whittemore and his American patrons -- Revival to Wright: modern sophias.
Subject Ayasofya Müzesi.
Ayasofya Müzesi -- Public opinion.
Architecture, Byzantine -- Turkey -- Istanbul.
Architectural criticism -- Europe -- History -- 19th century.
Architectural criticism -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
Istanbul (Turkey) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
ISBN 0226571718 (cloth : alk. paper)

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