'The city thirsts': Water in Istanbul: Past, present and future

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Abstract / Description of output

Supplying Constantinople with water was a monumental challenge that received a monumental solution. Examining the extraordinary remains of aqueducts, bridges, and cisterns reveals the ingenuity – and expense – committed to sating a thirsty ancient metropolis, as James Crow explains.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages7
Volume117
Specialist publicationCurrent World Archaeology
PublisherCurrent Publishing Ltd
Publication statusPublished - 19 Jan 2023

Keywords / Materials (for Non-textual outputs)

  • water
  • Byzantine
  • engineering
  • Istanbul
  • cities
  • Turkey

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