Courtyard of Şehzâde Mosque (MEGT)
Istanbul, Turkey
Evliya Çelebi describes the courtyard of the Şehzâde Mosque, at the center of which was a circular pool filled with sweet waters. The mosque was constructed by Sinan between 1543 and 1548, but the fountain was a later gift of Murad IV (1623–1640).


Source: Travel Account, 17th century


-Nurhan Atasoy, Seyit Ali Kahraman


Source:

Evliya Çelebi Seyahatnâmesi: Topkapı Sarayı Bağdat 304 Yazmasının transkripsiyonu (Open in Zotero)


Originally published at: Atasoy, Nurhan, and Seyit Ali Kahraman “Courtyard of Şehzâde Mosque.” Middle East Gardens Traditions. Dumbarton Oaks, December 1, 2014. https://www.doaks.org/resources/middle-east-garden-traditions/catalogue/C98. Archived at: https://perma.cc/5UDZ-R9BM.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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Dates of attested life:16th/17th centuries - 19th century
Date of entry of information: August 2007
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1299-1922
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Courtyard of Şehzâde Mosque
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