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The urban image of late antique Constantinople

Author: Sarah Bassett
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats

From its foundation in the fourth century to its fall to the Ottoman Turks in the fifteenth, the city of Constantinople boasted a collection of antiquities unrivaled by any city of the medieval  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bassett, Sarah, 1954-
Urban image of late antique Constantinople.
Cambridge, U.K. ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2004040673
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Bassett
OCLC Number: 989861595
Notes: "First published: 2004"--Title page verso.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2017. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 291 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1. The shape of the city --
2. Creating the collection --
3. The Constantinian collections --
4. Theodosian Constantinople --
5. The Lausos collection --
6. Justinian and antiquity --
The catalogue.
Responsibility: Sarah Bassett.


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'Sarah Bassett's study of the reuse of ancient sculpture in early Constantinople offers a unique approach to the creation of a civic identity in the Late Antique period, and an important reassessment Read more...

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