Author: Ilber Ortayli
Publisher: Blue Dome Press (2008)
Pages: 276 Binding: Hardcover
Description from the publisher:
A visual tour to the most popular historic site in Turkey, this illustrated guide to Topkapi Palace-the former capital of the Ottoman Empire-reveals the historic art pieces and sacred relics contained within and explores Ottoman history as it relates to specific sections of the palace. Ortayli, a famed Turkish historian and scholar, provides enjoyable background information to almost every picture in the book. Any person interested in the Ottoman history and Middle Eastern history would enjoy reading this book. With an elegantly designed cover and interior, it is a great source for libraries, art museums, and other potential buyers of this book.