On a Saturday evening in 1997 a man rushed into the offices of Alpay Pasinli- the director of Istanbul’s Museum of Archeology- and breathlessly announced that he had made a discovery. He had been charged with excavating an old Ottoman prison that stood between the Hagia Sophia and the gates to the Topkapi Palace, but [...]
Archive for January, 2010
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Lars has a guest post on http://debatethisbook.com/ entitled Why You’re Wrong About the Crusades.