Market in Constantinople (Artist's Impression)
An artist's depiction of a Near Eastern or Mediterranean marketplace in the Middle Ages, perhaps in the Byzantine Empire or Ottoman Empire. From the game Old World.
Plan of the Hippodrome of Constantinople
A plan showing the layout and location of the Hippodrome of Constantiople, in use from the 3rd to 13th century CE.
82nd & Fifth: Egyptian Shrine Figures
http://82nd-and-fifth.metmuseum.org/snapshot Explore this object: http://82nd-and-fifth.metmuseum.org/statue-of-two-men-and-a-boy-that-served-as-a-domestic-icon-egypt-11.150.21 "You start saying, 'Who were they, and what are their personalities?'"...
Portraits of the Four Tetrarchs, c. 305
Portraits of the Four Tetrarchs, from Constantinople, c. 305, porphyry, 4' 3" high (St. Marks, Venice)
Byzantine Panel with Archangel, c. 525-50
More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=f7J0WQsajX8 Byzantine panel with archangel, Ivory leaf from diptych, c. 525-50, 16.8 x 5.6 x 0.35 in. (42.8 x 14.3 x 0.9 cm), probably from Constantinople (modern Istanbul, Turkey...
Total War History: The Theodosian Walls
Amongst the most formidable structures ever built by the Romans would be the massive triple layered walls of Constantinople. Today we dive into the details of this superstructure! Sources: Uniforms of the Roman World by Kevin Kiley The...
The Rise and Fall of the Byzantine Empire - Leonora Neville
Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-rise-and-fall-of-the-byzantine-empire-leonora-neville Most history books will tell you that the Roman Empire fell in the fifth...
Chariot Race at the Hippodrome
This is part of a sequence being prepared for the exhibition in Schallaburg, Austria which will begin on the 31st of March 2012. The original is in Full HD.
Historic Areas of Istanbul (UNESCO/NHK)
With its strategic location on the Bosphorus peninsula between the Balkans and Anatolia, the Black Sea and the Mediterranean, Istanbul has been associated with major political, religious and artistic events for more than 2,000 years. Its...
Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, 532-37
Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, 532-37 (architects: Isidore of Miletus and Anthemius of Tralles) A conversation with Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris