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Lawrence Butler is a medievalist with particular focus on Byzantine and Islamic art and architecture. A sometime resident of Istanbul, Turkey, he has published on the Hagia Sophia and related sixth-century structures, on the history of American scholarship in the eastern Mediterranean, and on the mosques of East Asia, Chinese art, and material culture of the Silk Road. His teaching interests span the medieval Eurasian world from Iceland to China, with special attention to trade connections, cultural property issues, and the Silk Road.


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