Hippodrome of Constantinople / At Meydanı (13 Subjects)
The mosque of Sultan Ahmed I and the Byzantine Hippodrome. In the foreground, the Obelisk of Theodosius I, and the Obelisk of Constantine VII. Between them, the Serpent column, that is, the bronze base of the golden tripod of Plataeae, originally in the sanctuary of Apollo at Delphi.
The Obelisk of Theodosius I (on the left) , and the Serpentine Column, from the Sanctuary of Apollo at Delphi, at the Byzantine Hippodrome of Istanbul.
Mosque of Sultan Ahmed I in Istanbul.
The Hippodrome of Istanbul with the mosque of Sultan Ahmed I. Hagia Sophia on the left.
Map of Istanbul.
Map of Istanbul, showing some of the city's main sights: A. The Plataean Tripod at the Byzantine Hippodrome B. The Column of Arcadius C. The Patriarchate of Constantinople D. The church of Hagioi Apostoloi, Istanbul. E. Atik Mustafa Pasa Mosque at the area of Vlacherna, initially a church built in the Byzantine era; its original dedication remains unknown. F. Cannons used in Suleiman I's campaigns to Belgrade, Rhodes and Budapest.
The Byzantine Hippodrome, Istanbul. Procession headed by the Sultan.
Composition: Scene at the craggy mountains of Slavonia, historical region pertaining to modern-day Croatia (left), procession headed by the Sultan (right).
The Serpentine column from Apollo's sanctuary at Delphi at the Byzantine Hippodrome of Istanbul (At Meydan), today Sultan Ahmed Square. The porphyrite column at the ancient Forum of Constantine (today Cemberlitas Square). The column of Marcian.
View of the Hippodrome of Istanbul and the mosque of Sultan Ahmed I. On the left, Hagia Sophia.
A, B, C, D: Details from the base of the Obelisk of Theodosius at the Byzantine Hippodrome, Istanbul. E, F, Column capital from Hagia Sophia, Istanbul. G, H, I. Part of ark and column capitals from the church of Saint Benedict, Istanbul. J. Column and column capital from Philoxenus Cistern, Istanbul.
The Obelisk of Theodosius at the Byzantine Hippodrome. On the right, the mosque of Sultan Ahmed I.
The Byzantine Hippodrome of Istanbul. At the centre, the obelisk of Theodosius I.