Sancaktar Hayrettin Mescidi

Exterior: View Looking Southeast

Title Variant: 

Sancaktar Hayrettin Camii, Sancaktar Hayrettin Mosque

Date: 

ca. 14th century

Location: 

Location 2: 

Geographic Coordinates: 

Latitude: 41.002815000000
Longitude: 28.934730000000

Work Type: 

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