National Geographic : 1928 Dec
AN AIRPLANE VIEW OF SOUDLOUDJI, WHERE THE CHILDREN OF' ISRAELBURY THEIR DEAD Dr. Edwin A. Grosvenor, in his authoritative work, "Constantinople," says of this vast Jewish cemetery inthe Turkish metropolis: "Not agrowing tree and hardly a blade of grass cheers its desolate expanse. . . . Thus was it set apart in Byzantine days forJewish sepulture. ...Though the ground is full to bursting, room is always made for more, and the arrivals are ceaseless."