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Seyitgazi dec 2007 1920.jpg

Seyitgazi dec 2007 1920.jpg

The octagonal Türbe (mausoleum) of Seyit Battal Gazi, seen from the northwest (this is: from behind the monastery/medrese). While the Ottomans kept the inner structure of the Seljuk grave monument from 1208, they re-shaped (in 1465) the exterior to achieve this full-Ottoman appearance.
To its right: the mosque, which was almost completely reshaped by the Ottomans in 1511.

Correspondent: J.M.Criel, Antwerpen.
Sources: Leaflet of the Seyitgazi Külliyesi (1995) & Personal visits (1995 – 1996).

Nikon D2x
1/250s f/8.0 at 12.0mm iso200 full exif

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