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File 051/052 - Notes and/or interpretations on various topics, and drafts of “The Architecture of the Church of the Holy Apostles at Constantinople” by Paul Underwood

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DcWaDIC MS.BZ.019-03-01-051/052

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Notes and/or interpretations on various topics, and drafts of “The Architecture of the Church of the Holy Apostles at Constantinople” by Paul Underwood

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Underwood, Paul A. (Paul Atkins) (February 22,1902-September 22,1968)

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(File 051) Notes and/or interpretations include: “Previous Interpretation of Mesarites on the Mausoleum of Constantine,” “Mesarites / Details of Church,” “Evidence of Mesarites regarding location of tympana,” “De Cerimoniis,” “Church of Acacius,” “Indications of Constantine’s Ambiguous Relations with / Christianity and Paganism,” “Description of Church of S. Demetrius in the Great Palace, Constantinople,” “Texts on Heroon of Justinian,” among others. Folder also includes copies of photographic prints and a letter from the Princeton Club of Washington, D.C. dated February 27, 1947.

(File 052) Notes and/or interpretations include: “Dimensions of ‘Domed-Bays’ of Justinian Bldgs,” “Texts on Destruction of Apostles’ church and Building of Fatih Djami,” “Summary of Sotiriou’s reconstruction of Holy Apostles,” “The Church of the Apostles and the Mehmediye at Constantinople,” “Mesarites on the Transfiguration dome at Holy Apostles,” “Texts on the Nea in Book of Ceremonies,” “Daniel of Ephesus,” “Mesarites on the surroundings of the Church,” “Procopius on Apostles Church,” “The Alexandrian Foot (Egypt in Roman & Byzantine Eras),” “The Sanctuary and Church Furniture according to / Mesarites,” among others. Folder also includes sketches and lists of footnotes.

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Draft of "The Architecture of the Church of the Holy Apostles at Constantinople" is annotated, and it includes a synopsis and the “Verses of Constantine of Rhodes, a secretis.”

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Paul Underwood Research Papers and Project Materials on the Reconstruction of the church of the Holy Apostles in Constantinople , ca. 1936-1950s

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Preferred Citation: Paul Underwood Research Papers and Project Materials on the Reconstruction of the Church of the Holy Apostles in Constantinople, ca. 1936-1950s, MS.BZ.019, Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives, Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D.C.

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Preferred Citation: Paul Underwood Research Papers and Project Materials on the Reconstruction of the Church of the Holy Apostles in Constantinople, ca. 1936-1950s, MS.BZ.019, Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives, Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D.C.

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  • Box: MS.BZ.019, Box 005