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Uskudar 0509.jpg
12-MAR-2006

Uskudar 0509.jpg

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The Rumi Mehmet Paşa Camii, 1471. The Strolling through Istanbul guide (Redhouse) describes it as "the most Byzantine in external appearance: the high cylindrical drum of the dome, the exterior cornice ...". Unfortunately it was closed. Mehmet Paşa was a Greek who became one of Fatih's vezirs.

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Došan Konuk 18-Oct-2007 11:58
It name, must be Mehmet Paþa (paþa means general, pasha)
I was born in Üsküdar at 1952.
I see some placas by your photos, first time in my life. Thank you very much