Hagia Sophia, 1850-1950: Holy Wisdom Modern Monument (review)

@article{Kleinbauer2007HagiaS1,
  title={Hagia Sophia, 1850-1950: Holy Wisdom Modern Monument (review)},
  author={W. E. Kleinbauer},
  journal={The Catholic Historical Review},
  year={2007},
  volume={93},
  pages={367 - 370}
}
Hagia Sophia, 1850-1950: Holy Wisdom Modern Monument. By Robert S. Nelson. (Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press. 2004. Pp. xx, 278, 11 color plates. $65.00.) This fascinating investigation of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul amasses a wealth of documentation-some of it well known and some of it new-to document and assess how it became a modern icon. It focuses on the people, writings, and illustrations that illuminate this "reception history." Intelligently and beautifully written, and well… Expand