Hippodromes (9 Subjects)
Plan of the Circus of Maxentius in Rome.
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.
Map of Istanbul.
Map of Istanbul, showing some of the city's main sights: A. The Plataean Tripod at the Byzantine Hippodrome B. The Column of Arcadius C. The Patriarchate of Constantinople D. The church of Hagioi Apostoloi, Istanbul. E. Atik Mustafa Pasa Mosque at the area of Vlacherna, initially a church built in the Byzantine era; its original dedication remains unknown. F. Cannons used in Suleiman I's campaigns to Belgrade, Rhodes and Budapest.
Scene from the author's journey to Istanbul: The journey through Wallachia, in modern-day Romania.
The Byzantine Hippodrome, Istanbul. Procession headed by the Sultan.
Composition: Scene at the craggy mountains of Slavonia, historical region pertaining to modern-day Croatia (left), procession headed by the Sultan (right).
View of the Hippodrome of Istanbul and the mosque of Sultan Ahmed I. On the left, Hagia Sophia.
The Byzantine Hippodrome of Istanbul. At the centre, the obelisk of Theodosius I.