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Edirne Selimiye Mosque dec 2006 0094.jpg

Edirne Selimiye Mosque dec 2006 0094.jpg

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Mimar Sinan was determined to achieve perfection and the quality of the tiles, carving of the minber and fluting of the piers add to the splendour of the ordered immensity of this interior. The eight piers achieve a circular movement which pivots on the central singing gallery.

Correspondent: J.M.Criel, Antwerpen.
Source: ‘Islamic Architecture: Ottoman Turkey’ (Godfrey Goodwin) – London 1977

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Guest 15-Nov-2010 01:33

Thank you for the picture, I'm using it for my Art History class. Thank you for the help and wonderful picture.