The Nuruosmaniye Mosque and the Ottoman Baroque

The Nuruosmaniye Mosque and the Ottoman Baroque Ünver Rüstem Synopsis: Focusing on the imperial Nuruosmaniye Mosque (1748–55), this presentation explores the Ottoman Baroque, a new, globally resonant style of architecture that reshaped the Ottoman capital of Istanbul during the eighteenth century, when shifting political and cultural circumstances prompted the Ottoman court to develop novel strategies…