KINROSS, LORD & EDITORS OF THE NEWSWEEK BOOK DIVISION.
Title Hagia Sophia.
Book Condition Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition.
Edition First printing (unstated). Wonders of Man Series.
Publisher Newsweek, New York: 1978.
Seller ID 16453X2
Included with a narrative of this famous church in Constantinople are 110 illustrations, more than half in full color. Jeweled reliquaries, illuminated manuscripts, and old engravings combine with photographs of Hagia Sophia's hulking exterior, echoing interior, and extraordinary mosaics to re-create the vigor and splendor of the great church at its zenith. Includes an Index.
(Key Words: Hagia Sophia, Constaninople, Churches, Turkey, Religion, Christianity, Moslems, Architecture, Justinian, Ottoman Empire, Byzantine Empire, Crosses).