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Kayseri Sahabiye Medresesi 2456
20-SEP-2003

Kayseri Sahabiye Medresesi 2456

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From 1267, this former Kuran school now functions as a nice shopping centre.

It is also named ‘Sahip Ata Medresesi’, after the Seljuk vizier who had it built during the Ilhanlı domination over Anatolia (1243-1335). These ‘Ilhanlı / Ilkhanids’ are Iran based Mongols, who defeated the Seljuks at the Battle of Köse Dağ in 1243 and annexed their territory.

On the picture: The inner side of the ‘Taşkapı’ (stone gatehouse), and a music shop installed there.

Correspondent: J.M.Criel, Antwerpen

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