The mosque of Sultan Ahmed I and the Byzantine Hippodrome. In the foreground, the Obelisk of Theodosius I, and the Obelisk of Constantine VII. Between them, the Serpent column, that is, the bronze base of the golden tripod of Plataeae, originally in the sanctuary of Apollo at Delphi.
Mosque of Sultan Achmet.
MAYER, Luigi. Views in the Ottoman Dominions, in Europe in Asia, and some of the Mediterranean Islands, from the Original Drawings taken for Sir Robert Ainslie by Luigi Mayer, F.A.S. with descriptions historical and illustrative, London, P. Bowyee, 1810.
Architecture and built environment
Art and antiquities
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