The Architecture of the Kariye Camii in Istanbul
Robert G. Ousterhout, Professor Department of the History of Art and Director of the Center for Ancient Studies Robert G Ousterhout
Dumbarton Oaks, 1987 - 157 pages
The Kariye Camii remains one of the most important and best-known monuments of the Byzantine world. Rebuilt and decorated in the early fourteenth century by the statesman and scholar Theodore Metochites, the Kariye Camii played a key role in the development of Late Byzantine art. Robert Ousterhout presents a detailed structural history and architectural analysis of this important building, and shows that the Kariye Camii was equally important in the development of Late Byzantine architecture.
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