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Sinan, Mosques and the Poor

Mimar Sinan, whose real name is actually Mi’mâr Yusuf Sinân Ağâ, or Sinan Agha the Great Architect, was probably the greatest and important architect in the history of the Ottoman Empire’s architectural heritage. He had to earn his title through years of building various structures across the Middle East before getting noticed, and eventually his […]

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