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Istanbul and Venice: From Byzantines to Bellinis with Dr Nick Gordon
27 January @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Dr Nick Gordon is a cultural historian with Academy Travel.
Istanbul, once Constantinople, the capital of the Eastern Roman Empire, has long exerted an influence over Venice, Western Europe’s ‘Eastern city’. Dr Nick Gordon looks at how Constantinople shaped Venice, and how medieval Venetian travellers and traders to Constantinople in turn help us understand contemporary Istanbul.
Available on video here: click on this link.