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Fish and Fishermen in Ottoman Istanbul

Suraiya Faroqhi

in Water on Sand: Environmental Histories of the Middle East and North Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199768677
eISBN:
9780199979608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199768677.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter explores the history of fish, fishermen, and fishing in early modern Ottoman Istanbul. Accounts from the sixteenth and the seventeenth centuries reveal various techniques used by ... More


Empire Dust: The Web of Relations in Saint George's Festival on Princes Island in Istanbul

Chris Hann and Hermann Goltz

in Eastern Christians in Anthropological Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520260559
eISBN:
9780520945920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260559.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter describes contemporary Greek Orthodox celebrations on an island in the Bosporus that are attended by many Muslims from Istanbul, few of whom have any knowledge of the Christian faith. It ... More


Byzantium and the Bosporus: A Historical Study, from the Seventh Century BC until the Foundation of Constantinople

Thomas Russell

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198790525
eISBN:
9780191831720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790525.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

A historical study of the city of Byzantium before the foundation of Constantinople, covering the period before the foundation of the city in the Archaic period and Constantine’s choice of the site ... More


Political Monuments of the Early Spartocid State

Caspar Meyer

in Greco-Scythian Art and the Birth of Eurasia: From Classical Antiquity to Russian Modernity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199682331
eISBN:
9780191808555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199682331.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

This chapter examines epigraphic and sculptural monuments from the Cimmerian Bosporus with a view to tracing the formation of a trans-cultural network of elite cooperation. More specifically, it ... More


Greco-Scythian Art in Practice

Caspar Meyer

in Greco-Scythian Art and the Birth of Eurasia: From Classical Antiquity to Russian Modernity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199682331
eISBN:
9780191808555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199682331.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

This chapter examines the evidence of Greco-Scythian art in practice by focusing on tombside feasts from burial mounds on the Bosporus. It suggests that those feasts provided one of the primary sites ... More


Conclusion

Caspar Meyer

in Greco-Scythian Art and the Birth of Eurasia: From Classical Antiquity to Russian Modernity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199682331
eISBN:
9780191808555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199682331.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

This book has explored the social lives of Greco-Scythian art over an extensive chronological span from the perspective of the disciplinary traditions of classical archaeology, making ample reference ... More


Conquest Legitimized: The Making of a Byzantine Emperor in Crusader Constantinople (1204–1261)

Teresa Shawcross

in Byzantines, Latins, and Turks in the Eastern Mediterranean World after 1150

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199641888
eISBN:
9780191808357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199641888.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter focuses on the imperial dynasty founded in the thirteenth century on the edge of Bosporus by men who hailed from the edge of the North Sea. It examines the public image that dynasty ... More


Thalassology alla Turca: Six Theses on the Philosophy of History

Alexis Wick

in Red Sea: In Search of Lost Space

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520285910
eISBN:
9780520961265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285910.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines “the Ottoman Red Sea” from the perspective of time and space through the objectivist analytic of Braudellian-inspired thalassology. It considers the genealogical layers that ... More


Introduction: The Armpit of Greece

Thomas Russell

in Byzantium and the Bosporus: A Historical Study, from the Seventh Century BC until the Foundation of Constantinople

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198790525
eISBN:
9780191831720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790525.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

An introduction to the themes explored in this book, the relationship between the Bosporus and the city of Byzantium, and the ways in which this book attempts to differ itself from previous work on ... More


The Land of Inachus

Thomas Russell

in Byzantium and the Bosporus: A Historical Study, from the Seventh Century BC until the Foundation of Constantinople

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198790525
eISBN:
9780191831720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790525.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

An exploration of the geographic and hydrographic features of the Bosporus strait, and the ways in which they impacted on the lives of the inhabitants of Byzantium. This chapter investigates how the ... More


The Bounty of the Bosporus

Thomas Russell

in Byzantium and the Bosporus: A Historical Study, from the Seventh Century BC until the Foundation of Constantinople

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198790525
eISBN:
9780191831720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790525.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The fishing industries of the Bosporus are famous, and in this chapter the economy of ancient Byzantium is illustrated through an explanation of fishing and fish processing techniques in the region. ... More


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