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Glazed Wares as Cultural Agents in the Byzantine, Seljuk, and Ottoman Lands

This volume collects research presented at the Koç University Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations (ANAMED) 2018 international annual symposium. It brings together researchers engaged in the study of the decoration and technology of glazed pottery, ranging from the early Byzantine era to the end of the Ottoman period. Topics explored include pottery production in Constantinople, glazed ceramic production and consumption in medieval Thebes, pottery imports in Algiers during the Turkish Regency, considerations of trading routes and their influences, the relationships between Italy and the Byzantine and Ottoman world through pottery, and more. 

464 pages | 173 color plates, 170 figures, 3 tables | 7 3/4 x 9 3/4


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Table of Contents

Nikos Kontogiannis and Beate Böhlendorf-Arslan - Introduction
Filiz Yenisehirlioglu - Moments of Change, Actors and Interpretation
Yona Waksman - Pottery Production in Constantinople, Istanbul: Recent Excavations and New Issues Regarding the Diffusion of Wares, Styles, and Techniques
Natalia Poulou - Polychrome Ware: The Long Journey of Decorative Motifs
Muradiye Öztaskin - Production of Glazed Wares and Their Identity from the Byzantine to Ottoman Periods in Aphrodisias
Fotini Kondyli - Between Tradition and Experimentation: Glazed Ceramic Production and Consumption in Medieval Thebes
Jacques Burlot - Cultural, Technological, and Economic Changes in Western Anatolia: Observing the Byzantine-Ottoman Transition (13th–15th Centuries) Through the Spectrum of Glazed Tablewares
Eva Strothenke - Glazed Pottery of the East in the Doliche Monastery: Considerations on Trading Routes and Their Limits Between the Cilician Taurus and the Tigris
Gülsu Simsek - On-site XRF Analysis of "Iznik" Tiles at Edirne Mosques
Lucile Martinet - Colored Glazed Tiles During the Ottoman Era
Edna J. Stern - Caught Between Two Worlds: Levantine Alkaline Glazed Ware
Melanie Gibson -The China Syndrome: A Study of the Origin and Forms of Hatayi Elements in Ottoman Blue-and-White Ceramics, circa 1480–1540
Rosalind A. Wade Haddon - ‘Kubachi’ Influences on Iznik Vessels: A Discussion on Dealer Derived Sets of Tiles in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Sauro Gelichi - Three Stories in the Medieval and Modern Mediterranean Area: the Relationships Between Italy and the Byzantine/Ottoman World Through Pottery
Hatice Adigüzel - From Inspiration to Imitation: The Ottoman Impact on Italian Pottery Production
Véronique François - Ottoman Consumption and Transmediterranean Trade: The Pottery Imports in Algiers at the Time of the Turkish Regency (1518–1830)
Gülgün Yilmaz - New Inspirations of Kütahya Tiles in the 18th Century

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