Mimar Sinan Podcast Jun06

Mimar Sinan Podcast

This is my podcast because I could not upload it is an audio.

Mimar Sinan Writing Jun06

Mimar Sinan Writing

Mimar Sinan      Mimar Sinan was born at around 1489 (no accurate date), in a city in Anatolia, Turkey and died in Istanbul, Turkey in 1588. He was born into a Christian family with the name Joseph. Although he was raised in a Christian family his work was greatly influenced by Islamic art. This all started during his service in the Ottoman military as an army engineer. Throughout his career he built hundreds of structures with diverse purposes such as but not limited to palaces, harems, toms, schools, hospitals, aqueducts and mosques all of which played significant roles in his experience as an architect. But, the most influential and significant structures were his mosques. Sinan tried to adopt the style of the Hagia Sophia in his works. His goal for mosques was to “create a building in which the central dome would appear weightless and in which the interior surfaces would appear bathed in light.” His mosques showed the typical look of fine Ottoman architecture and portrayed the glory of the Ottoman Empire till this day. The Ottoman Sultan, Suleyman, The Magnificent, wanted a glorious mosque which then leads to the construction of the Suleymaniye Mosque. This mosque showed all of the characteristics of his work ethic. The mosque has “a high dome, which sits on eight pillars, the mosque is flanked by four slender minarets reaching a height of 70.89 meters.” The Suleymaniye Mosque still stands to this day and is a site for foreigners to look at and enter as well as being open for Muslims to pray in. It is part of the golden age of the Ottoman Empire and shows how advanced they were when the rest of the world was in darkness. He was known as the greatest...

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