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Hexagonal dome and minaret of Great Mosque and Hospital of Divrigi (Divriği Ulu Camii ve Daruşifası). Sivas, Turkey. August 15, 2000. It is one of the best preserved and, in its design and realisation, one of the finest buildings of the Turkish middle ages. The interior, with its 25 openings with five naves running towards the qibla and five naves running perpendicular to this is the finest example of the Anatolian interpretation of the multi-columned Arab mosque typology.
General view of Great Mosque and Hospital of Divrigi (Divriği Ulu Camii ve Daruşifası). Sivas, Turkey. August 15, 2000. Built by the architect Hürrem Shah of Ahlat in 1288. This building complex was commissioned in the 13th century by Ahmet Shah and his wife Melike Turan of the Principality of Mengüçlü. Renowned for its monumental architecture and traditional stone carving decorations of Anatolia, this masterpiece, with its two-domed mosque, hospital and tomb, was placed on the UNESCO World Heritage List...
Detail from facade of Gökmedrese.(Gök Medrese, literally Sky Madrasah or Blue Madrasah), aka Sahibiye Medresesi, is a 13th-century madrasa, an Islamic educational institution, in Sivas, Turkey. August 14, 2000. It is an example of the use of marble in thirteenth-century Anatolia. The porch, with the exception of the minarets and their supports, is made of brick completely covered with grey and white marble. The fountain embedded in the wall on the left side of the portal, and the door leading to the...
Detail from portal of Gökmedrese.(Gök Medrese literally Sky Madrasa or Blue Madrasah), aka Sahibiye Medresesi, is a 13th-century madrasa, an Islamic educational institution, in Sivas, Turkey. August 14, 2000. It is an example of the use of marble in thirteenth-century Anatolia.
 Martyrs Lane (Şəhidlər Xiyabanı). Baku, Azerbaijan. 1992.. Dedicated to those killed by the Soviet Army during Black January and later to those killed in Nagorno-Karabakh War.
Portal of Gökmedrese.(Gök Medrese, literally Sky Madrasah or Blue Madrasah), aka Sahibiye Medresesi, is a 13th-century madrasa, an Islamic educational institution, in Sivas, Turkey. August 14, 2000. It is an example of the use of marble in thirteenth-century Anatolia. The porch, with the exception of the minarets and their supports, is made of brick completely covered with grey and white marble. The fountain embedded in the wall on the left side of the portal, and the door leading to the integrated...
View of Gökmedrese.(Gök Medrese,literally Sky Madrasah or Blue Madrasah), aka Sahibiye Medresesi, is a 13th-century madrasa, an Islamic educational institution, in Sivas, Turkey. August 14, 2000. It is an example of the use of marble in thirteenth-century Anatolia.
Side view of Gökmedrese.(Gök Medrese, Sky Madrasah or Blue Madrasah), aka Sahibiye Medresesi, is a 13th-century madrasa, an Islamic educational institution, in Sivas, Turkey. August 14, 2000. It is an example of the use of marble in thirteenth-century Anatolia.
Samaritan man smoking hookah (waterpipe). Nablus, Palestine. 1900-1920.
The Bride. Bedouin wedding. Jordan. 1900-1920.
Women taking an afternoon coffee break. Palestine. 1900-1920.
Greek Priests. Jerusalem, Palestine. 1898-1914.
Papaver rhoeas, also named as common poppy, corn poppy, corn rose, field poppy, Flanders poppy, red poppy, red weed, coquelicot. Kastamonu, Turkey. 2011 June 30.
Papaver rhoeas, also named as common poppy, corn poppy, corn rose, field poppy, Flanders poppy, red poppy, red weed, coquelicot. Kastamonu, Turkey. 2011 June 30.
Courtyard of Blue Mosque. Istanbul, Turkey. 2011 June 01.
One of the entrance of Blue Mosque. Istanbul, Turkey. 2011 June 01.
Door detail in the courtyard of Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet Mosque). Istanbul, Turkey. 2011 June 01.
Wide angle view of Blue Mosque with two minarets and ablution fountain from courtyard. Istanbul, Turkey. 2011 June 01.

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