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Byzantium in color

Byzantium in Color Polychromy in Bizantine Sculpture Professor Silvia Pedone, Dost-I associate fellow and researcher at the Lincei Academy in Rome, is specialized in Byzantine art history. In 2022 she published her second doctoral thesis on the polychromy of the Byzantine sculpture. The professor will present the fascinating results of her research to you.   …

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Latin Catholicism

Latin Catholicism in Ottoman Istanbul Property, People and Missions Vanessa R. de Obaldía (University of Mainz, DoSt-I) and Claudio Monge (DoSt-I) have edited  the book “Latin Catholicism in Ottoman Istanbul – Property, People and Missions“- The volume aims at being a contribution on a topic not widely covered yet by the academic community. İt focuses …

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Latin Catholicism

Latin Catholicism in Ottoman Istanbul Property, People and Missions Philippe Bourmaud will discuss the book “Latin Catholicism in Ottoman Istanbul – Property, People and Missions” with its editors, Vanessa R. de Obaldía (University of Mainz, DoSt-I) and Claudio Monge (DoSt-I). The volume aims at being a contribution on a topic not widely covered yet by …

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Close Encounters

Close Encounters A 1622 Jesuit’s Translation of the Quran The manuscript Animadversiones, Notae ac Disputationes in Pestilentem Alcoranum is an almost entirely unknown translation of the Qur’an into baroque Latin completed by the Jesuit priest Ignazio Lomellini in 1622, of which only one copy exists. It is accompanied by extensive commentaries and includes a complete …

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Balyan Efsanesi

Balyan Efsanesi Yeni Arşiv Belgeleri Işığında Osmanlı İstanbul’unu ve Ermeni Cematini Şekillendiren bir Ailenin Tarihi Kuşaklar boyunca Osmanlı saray mimarlığını ellerinde bulundurabilen ve  mimarlığı babadan oğla aktaran Balyan Ailesi, bugün İstanbul’un sembolleri haline gelen birçok yapının mimarı. Osmanlı mimarisinin yaşadığı dönüşümlerin başlıca aktörleri olan, Osmanlı mimarlığını ve inşa sektörünü şekillendiren, uluslarası ölçekte yapım ve tedarik …

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