Dunedin Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute

Book: Istanbul: A Tale of Three Cities (March 2019)

By Bettany Hughes

April 9, 2019

Byzantium.  Constantinople.  Istanbul.

In this epic new biography, Bettany Hughes takes us on a dazzling historical journey through the many incarnations of one of the world’s greatest cities.  Drawing on meticulous research and new archaeological evidence, this captivating portrait of the momentous life of Istanbul spans thousands of years – from the Neolithic to the present – and reveals Istanbul as not just a city, but a global story, with tendrils that spread across the world.

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