Caves of God

Caves of God : Cappadocia and Its Churches

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Located in central Turkey, Cappodocia boasts hundreds of monasteries and churches where Christian communities lived and prayed for the greater part of two millenia. This general introduction to the rockcut architecture of the region discusses the nature and historical background of monasticism in Cappodocia, and contains illuminating plans and elevations, and helpful reference material.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 230 pages
  • 175.26 x 251.46 x 20.32mm | 725.74g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • numerous halftone and line illustrations
  • 0195060008
  • 9780195060003

About Spiro Kostof

About the Author Spiro Kostof is Professor of Architectural History at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of A History of Architecture and America by Design, and the editor of The Architect.show more

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