Jan Kozak Collection: Historical Earthquakes

Thumbnail Image Image-KZ14 City heavily damaged by 1509 earthquake and subsidence(?). People being "swallowed" by the earth. (Woodcut, 16th c.?) (Sea of Marmara, Turkey)
Thumbnail Image Image-KZ516 Top: City of Constantinople (Istanbul) suffered heavy damage from the earthquake. The Mosque of Sultan Mehmet II (upper center) has lost its minarets. (Woodcut, ca. 1529) Bottom: Fatih mosque complex: minarets are repaired. (Copper engraving, mid-16th c.) (Istanbul, Turkey)