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Madrasas in Mardin

Kasimiye Madrasa

Its building process began in the end of Artuqid domination, possibly in Sultan Isa Period after the building of Zinciriye Madrasa, also possibly by the same architect, but that process was left half finished since Timur invasion and Akkoyunlu pressure began to rule Mardin politics, then the madrasa was called with the name of Kasım (1457 -1502),the son of Cihangir, ... Read More »

Zinciriye (Sultan İsa) Madrasa

Sultan Isa Madrasa, built in 1385 by Melik Necmeddin Isa bin Muzaffer Davud bin El Melik Salih, who was last Artuqid Sultan ruling in Mardin and which is called as Zinciriye Madrasa among people, stands out even from afar with its cusped domes on the east and west edges and high monumental portal in the east side. The building, which ... Read More »

Sitti Radiviyye (Hatuniyye) Madrasa

Sitti Radviye Madrasa, which is an early and mature example in terms of madrasa architecture and a pioneer among iwaned madrasas, was built between the dates July 1176 – May 1184 and called as Hatuniye, the name of Sitti Raziye who was mother of Kutbettin Ilgazi. The building covering a rectangular field, having two iwans, porched courtyard, and also being ... Read More »

Sehidiye Madrasa and Mosque

It is presumed to have been built by Artuqid Sultan Melik Nasreddin Artuqid Aslan in the beginning of the 13rd century. After many changes, restoration and additions to the building, where there is a double naved prayer room and which gives a scheme of porched courtyard and iwaned madrasa, little remained from the original design. Ruined minaret of the building ... Read More »