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Impressions of Istanbul, or How History Never Ends

By Ooi Kee Beng For The Edge, Kuala Lumpur, 24 September 2012 Its very name is magic…Istanbul. All its old names are magic… Byzantium … Constantinople. They conjure images of ancient civilizations, always fighting each other, and sometimes enriching each other. But in the end, they had to merge to leave a skyline that fascinates … Continue reading