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Allom, Thomas. Constantinople and the scenery of the seven churches of Asia Minor - Page 51. 1838. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. July 4, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/1996/show/1915.

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Allom, Thomas. (1838). Constantinople and the scenery of the seven churches of Asia Minor - Page 51. Exotic Impressions, Views of Foreign Lands. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/1996/show/1915

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Title Constantinople and the scenery of the seven churches of Asia Minor
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Allom, Thomas
Contributor (Local)
  • Walsh, Robert
Publisher Fisher, Son, & Co.
Date 1838
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • History
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  • Istanbul, Turkey
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  • books
  • plates (illustrations)
  • maps (documents)
Language English
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  • Text
Original Item Extent 92 plates
Original Item Location DR 427 .A44
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b1817693~S11
Digital Collection Exotic Impressions: Views of Foreign Lands
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Repository Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/william-r-jenkins-architecture-art-library
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Transcript Wl 01 ASIA 51 Empire; and in Brusa there are i\. in which arc of those who sat on the throne in thi re the empire was t; 1 to Eur Gummusch Kubbe, where the b 1 Osman Land Orcan are de: Kirke, where the corpses of Murad I., Baja: .1 Murad II. are laid; and YeschieJn. in which moulder the remains of Mehn ined I. Thi en in our illustration, which presents tl ituresin all Turb head of the Sanndouc principal Catafalque, is covered with cashmere . part of the ¥< be taken from the covering of the Prophet's tomb a: Ided mouldin At each end are the enormous in. ad at the head and feet of the deceased, and above the circle of suspended Ian. hich the mausoleum is alw illuminated. The Bides BJ d with porcelain tiles. Around, on the matted floor, are the - Reciters*' going through their daily task, and at one end where tfa copies of the Koran are d< hind are the smaller tombs of the various members of his family admitted into the sacred enclose. There is something in every for. [urkisb sepulture, Btrikingly adapted the end pn md displayinLr a strong c ith our own. Death, without bei: divested of its solemnity, is disarmed of everything that could dark and pensive cypr< and aromatic resino exudation—the friend Been supposed to gratify tin* dear object that lit —exhibit spectacles far more inter and affecting than the foul and mouldering heaps, and die dilapidations of our dismal church-yards ; while the Imperial T. at and soberly decorated, are very different indeed from the dark ami e cells of our regal monument-. SPRING OF THE MIRACUL01 - r BALOUKLI. Of all the " Ay or Holy Wells, in the vicinity of of Constantinople, this is held in highest estimation by the Greek 6 faith in its effii Many poets have devoted their gift of verse to its celebration ; but two are more eminently distinguished. Nicephorus the most Beautiful, called, from his melliflu< . the " Attic Bee ;*' and Johannes with the How':: . who acquired for himself the nam the "Swe d Grasshopper," The former thus eulogizes the heal: 'flu' itrickev le : rdi declare — Tli" perishable nature ied, Which drank its rill.—Hut, \o ! faint mortal, * »thei fount hii approach- the dying man who drinks it :. This invitation was obeyed, ami crowds rushed to drink the gifted wa: he 29th of April was appointed, in the Creek church, for the celebration itival in bom