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The Kolumba Museum in Cologne, Germany, is a remarkable work of Swiss architect Peter Zumthor, a Pritzker Prize laureate. In a display of mastery and sensitivity, the architect manages to fuse the ruins of a destroyed Catholic church, with modern, sober and minimalist architecture, and highly sensitive to the theme of the works it houses: religious art.
Recent Discoveries in Biblical Archaeology. 6 Archaeological Discoveries That Support the Bible; A Trio of Biblical Prisms;. In this essay we will review some of the most important finds made during the last 25 years as archaeologists working in the Middle East have contributed greatly to the understanding of the lands of the Bible.
Istanbul, largest city and principal seaport of Turkey. Historically known as Byzantium and then Constantinople, it was the capital of the Byzantine Empire and the Ottoman Empire. Istanbul straddles the Bosporus strait, one of two waterways that separates the European and Asian parts of Turkey.
I am not a professional archaeologist, but a member of the public with an interest in archaeology and history.: Nowadays, scarcely a week goes by without archaeology on television and in the major newspapers.: The right students will be able to proceed to a research degree in archaeology or landscape studies.: The purpose of archaeology is to understand the past by studying its material culture.
A useless, disconnected section of the line out in the suburbs is due to open soon, with no firm dates for when it will reach the centre and actually get people somewhere. The Zaha Hadid-designed MAXXI museum of 21st-century art took over 10 years in construction and is now struggling to survive.
Book Review: Ottoman perspectives. Imperial Museum in Istanbul and the establishment of Ottoman. that led to the damage of archaeological sites. Wendy Shaw’s essay contributes a useful.
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