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.
DUMBARTON OAKS STUDIES
Dumbarton Oaks Studies 25
The Architecture of the Kariye Camii in Istanbul
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Publication Date: 01/01/1988