Author(s) : Rakova Snezhana , (proofread.) Lees Christopher (9/8/2008)
For citation: Rakova Snezhana, (proofread.) Lees Christopher, "Galata Tower", 2008,Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World, ConstantinopleURL: <http://www.ehw.gr/l.aspx?id=10885>
(gold seal) Imperial document of the Byzantine state which was so named because it bore the gold seal of the emperor.
1. The byzantine tower of Galata (in greek – Megalos Pyrgos)
2. The Genoese Tower in Galata (Christea Turris - Tower of Christ; Turkish - Galata Kulesi)
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