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Tag Archives: Mardin Lodges

Hamza-i Kebir Dervish Lodge

The building dedicated to Hamza Bey (1435/36 – 1444/45), the son of Akkoyunlu Kara Yuluk Osman was built in 1438/39 as it is understood from its epigraph. It was used as powder mill between the years 1925 – 1931. In our day, only tomb part of it presents and it is used as prayer room after changed. Tomb has a ... Read More »

Cihangir Bey Dervish Lodge

That building, which presents in the southwest of Kasimiye Madrasa and called by native tradition as tomb of Akkoyunlu Sultan Cihangir (1444 – 1468), resembles a islamic monastery – tomb rather than just a tomb with its pit entrance site, its part which follows mosque area with transversal site and its niches. There is a lancet arched entrance from the ... Read More »