Bettany Hughes, talking about Istanbul

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Dates & Time:
7 PM to 8.30 PM
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Adult £15; Child (under-18) £10
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TV historian and author Bettany Hughes will be giving a talk at the British Library about Istanbul — one of the world's great cities.

Istanbul served as the capital of the Roman, Byzantine, Latin and Ottoman Empires, and as a gateway between the Eastern and Western worlds. Bettany Hughes will be drawing on all of this rich and varied history to tell its 6,000-year story.

 

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