Sancaktar Hayrettin Mescidi

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Title Variant: 

Sancaktar Hayrettin Camii, Sancaktar Hayrettin Mosque

Image View Description: 

Exterior: South Transept Elevation

Date: 

ca. 14th century

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Location 2: 

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Notes: 

It is believed that this mosque was formerly part of a monastery, however, tracing the origins of this particular site has not proved successful. It is known that it was converted into a mosque not long after the fall of Constantinople by Sancaktar Hayrettin under the reign of Mehmed II.

Culture: 

Subject: 

Islam

Subject 2: 

Byzantine (architecture)

Subject 3: 

Turkish (architecture)

Photographer: 

Image Source: 

Photography by Media Center for Art History, Department of Art History and Archaeology, Columbia University

Image Date: 

July, 2014

Geographic Coordinates: 

41.002815, 28.934730

Record ID: 

1415_istanbul2014_sancaktar_img_029