Istanbul: A Tale of Three Cities by Bettany Hughes

Istanbul: A Tale of Three Cities

Bettany Hughes

nonfiction history travel challenging informative slow-paced

800 pages | first published 2016


Istanbul explores a city which stands as a gateway between the east and west, one of the indisputably greatest cities in the world. Previously known by the names Byzantium and Constantinople, this is the most celebrated metropolis in the world to ...
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