Sunday, April 23, 2017


Beyazit, Fatih - Istanbul - Turkey

GPS : 41°00'37.0"N 28°57'41.2"E / 41.010278, 28.961444

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Slight slope on a plot of a madrasa greatest taken as well as stone, braided in two alternating rows of brick walls, the material has been built. Rectangular windows with pointed arches open to the outside facades of brick and cut stone pediments shoveled. The top two rows of brick building surrounded by spiked fringe. Gained ground floor west-facing front elevation, slope, covered with cut stone. Round-arched door opening from the axis has shifted to the right.

That the date 1158 on the door of the poet Nimet’e Seyyid Ahmed Hocazade marble inscription was written by nine coupleted suspend a line. Starting barrel-vaulted hallway stairs to the courtyard of the madrasa greatest reached. Arches on the gate opens onto the courtyard area and sitting in front of the two columns that have been evaluated as an iwan of the madrasa floor of this unit over other units is kept high, there is the mirror.

Wool to the front of the two original windows in the south west of the classroom, this unit / mosque venue is necessary to round arched door. There is an inscription in two lines on the door. The square shaped classroom / mosque above the transition squinches provided internally threaded, externally covered with an octagonal dome. Two windows in three directions, with the window open to the outside space of three fronts in the western direction of cut stone consoles were slightly forward.

Placed on the altar in the corner, tromplarda, the dome is stenciled decorations. Purity dome in the heart of Surat, Surat an-Nur base of the dome, the pendentives formed at the corners of squinches filled with God, Muhammed, the Four Caliphs, Hassan and Hussein are writing. Squinches filled with consoles that make up the elegant arches are filled six vegetative form. Although renovated, reflecting the transfer of works of art style of the pen. Classroom / mosque prayer times of the past are known to be open to the outside community.

Classroom / space is a small mosque minarets on either side close to the southern front corner and a bird in an elegant mansion, which was placed two steps out of consoles. Grooved on three sides except the south courtyard titled openings with pointed arches made of brick with marble columns, sits surrounded by porches. East and west direction, mirrored vault above the porticos, the north direction, provided the transition pendantives covered with domes.

Porticos behind the east, west and north direction has been ranked in the madrasa rooms. These rooms are covered with domes on pendentives northern and Eastern peoples. Two rooms at the west front of the mirror in front vault. Round-arched niches rooms with lockers and stove inside a rectangular aperture door and a window opens with a courtyard. Pointed arches, pediments over doors and windows, most of this is called the glass decorated underwear.

The rooms have windows opening outwards. And the Northeast corner of the rectangular unit, which is regulated as a latrine in northern and eastern direction with two square openings called windows and mirrors above the vault covered with elephant eyes. That are known to have a fountain in the courtyard now survive. In 1914, repaired in 1892 saw the madrasa, a fountain, laundry, the toilet and abdesthane needed repair, the inspection report of the delegation determined.

Undergoing a thorough repair in 1949 three windows that opened to the south of the courtyard building. Then again repaired in 1990 and now sees the structure of Istanbul University, Institute for Eurasian Studies, the activity continues.


Since the Eurasian region, which is closely related with the past history of our country, cultural, economic and political characteristics and potential of the study and carry out in this way the different relations of our country needs today can display information about the region and the production staff is the primary objective of our institute.

The region is extremely important historical and cultural ties, not only for our country, in the last twenty years as a result of dramatic transformations in the political-military exchanges and many new independent states, especially in today’s chaotic structure of its energy and natural gas resources, and also for the world balance of has a strategic importance.

The chaotic structure, history and diplomatic resources needed to solve the problems of the region born in the past, the region is active and decisive role played by inter-communal relations, especially in the Ottoman Archives presence in Turkey, today brings Turkey to have a say in the region. In particular, both geographically and politically active in Eurasia in a position the geographic area extending from Turkey and the Balkans and the Caucasus in the Middle East, starting from the date on which the state has a cultural and political ties.

For this reason, both experts familiar with the languages ​​of the Eurasian region and to provide for education and academic staff, graduate programs for this purpose and carry out open in the region, creating the infrastructure required to produce a solution to issues of interest to Turkey and to this end, and academic publications of our institute aims to organize activities.

The Institute is an interdisciplinary perspective to follow developments closely with the geography of the region, aims to further investigations and research. Black Sea, the Caucasus and the Middle East, Eastern Mediterranean and the Aegean, the Balkans and Eastern Europe, and finally the Central Asian countries such as the different geographies, political, historical, social and cultural aspects and problems of Turkey and links with and understanding of these problems is investigated in a sufficient manner perspectives is to produce solutions.

Thus in Turkey, especially in the academic field, doing research on this region and to provide guidance to researchers seeking to build knowledge in the formation of cadres and publications will be provided. In addition, the Institute for Eurasian region, including national and international congresses, conferences, colloquia, symposia, panel discussions, seminars, talks, courses, exhibitions, scientific meetings and publication activities, such as memorial days alone, as the performing or contribute to the achievement in bilateral and multilateral targeted the development of mutual knowledge and opinion are consulted.


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