Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic NamesScope Note: The city was held by the Persian Empire in 512 BCE. Later was a Roman Republic free city. It was the seat of Constantine I's empire from 330, and the terminus of the ancient Silk Road trade route. Was declared a Christian city by Constantine. From the 6th-13th centuries, the city was attacked by Persians, Arabs, Bulgars and Russians, and eventually taken by the Fourth Crusade army in 1203. Later taken by Ottomans.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Ali Tayar Archive
The Ali Tayar Archive covers many of the works of the late architect and designer Ali Tayar. Present in the collection are records concerning works of architecture, interior design, and furniture/product design. Also included are works from design competitions, special projects, publicity materials, ephemera, and photographic materials.
Dates: 1983-2016; Majority of material found within 1994-2014
File — Box 26
Scope and Contents Title on spine: "Category 3. Documentary Architecture and Furniture. Iraq. Doc/4/-." Notes: roles 1-44. contact sheets enlarged. Contains images of historical and contemporary architecutre in Iraq. Includes residential architecture in regional styles. Includes images of Freedom Monument (Nasb al-Hurriyya). Includes images of demolition of Unknown Soldier monument. Includes other examples of Chadirji's buildings. Includes images from a trip to Istanbul in 1983, featuring antiquities....