Short Title

B41.012 Gok Medresi

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Creator

Denis Baly

Creation Date

1967

Description

012- A view of the Gok Medrese in Sivas, Turkey, begun for the vizier Fakhreddin Sahip Ata by the architect Kaluyan al-Qunawi in 1271. This façade is one of the earliest twin-minaret facades in Turkey. The façade consists of stone carvings in high-relief derived in part from Syrian models and in part from local sources. The medrese followed a traditional four-iwan open court related to Syrian and farther eastern types. - SK

Geographic Reference

Sivas, Turkey

Keywords

Sivas, Turkey

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