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Esrefoglu Mosque, Beysehir
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Eşérefoğlu Mosque is a 13th-century mosque in Beyşehir, Konya Province, Turkey It is situated north of the Beyşehir LakeHistoryDuring the last years of Seljuks of Rum, various governors of Seljuks enjoyed a partial independency. They established their own semi independent principalities named Anatolian Beyliks. Eshrefids was a small beylik in center west Anatolia. After 1288, Süleyman Bey, the second bey of Eshrefids rebuilt the city of Beyşehir as a capital of his beylik. Although his beylik was relatively an unimportant political power, the city flourished as one of the cultural centers of Seljuk world. In 1296, he commissioned a mosque in Beyşehir, one of the greatest mosques during the Anatolian beylik period. In 1302 he died and buried in a sepulcher next to the mosque.Technical detailsThe plan of the mosque is rectengular; 31.8 m x 46.55 m (104 ft x 152 ft). But the corner at the north east side is enlarged to make room for the main portal. The dimensions of the portal are 7.1 m. x 10.1 m. (23 ft x 33 ft) There are two smaller gates and 35 windows. The roof is supported by 42 wooden columns. The length of each column is. Their diameter is.After seven centuries, unlike most other Seljuk wooden buildings, this mosque survives and it is used for regular services. The wooden columns are made of cedar and according to oral tradition they were soaked in the Beyşehir lake for six months before being used in the building. At the center of the mosque there is a snow pit. Up to relatively recent times (1940s
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