The Ancient City

The Ancient City

Life in Classical Athens & Rome

Book - 1998
Average Rating:
Rate this:
This book is written and illustrated by Professor Zeki Findikoglu. The author is a Turkish American artist and scholar from a small village in Turkey who is now living in Washington, D.C. Zeki Findikoglu has been creating art work based on Turkish designs and culture for four decades. As one of the last remaining storytellers of traditional Turkish folktales, the author has endeavored to protect and revive this tradition by collecting and recording more than five hundred Turkish folktales and folksongs during his career. Findikoglu has gathered these from his grandmother and his mother, as well as from traveling minstrels and shadow puppet performers. .This book contains two folktales, "Bird of Heaven" and "Siblings", which were told to the author by his mother. The accompanying artworks were created as limited edition prints. Zeki Findikoglu's extensive collection of prints and paintings has been exhibited in many museums and galleries and in several publications.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1998
ISBN: 9780195214093
0195214099
9780199172429
0199172420
9780195215823
0195215826
Characteristics: 256 p. : col. ill., col. maps, plans ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Dodge, Hazel
Other Standard Identifier: 780199172429

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at MARINet

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top