THE TREE OF LIFE IN DOĞU BAYAZIT İSHAK PAŞA PALACE
DOĞUBAYAZIT İSHAK PAŞA SARAYI HAYAT AĞACI MOTİFLERİ

Author : Serap BULAT
Number of pages : 169-179

Abstract

Doğubayazıt which has remained as an important gateway and border town since the Urartian period entered into a time of quick settlement after it had reached the status of being the district centre. As it was during the century in which Ishak Pasha Palace was built in Doğubayazıt which was an important region during that time, Ishak Pasha Palace, the most important architectural work of Ottoman period, maintains its existence with its impressive view today, as well. Ishak Pasha Palace whose construction was completed in H.1199 ( A.D.1784 ) was thoroughly built with Turkish palace tradition. However, when it is analyzed in terms of architecture and ornament, it is clearly seen that The Palace has much different aspects from Ottoman palace tradition. Motifs of Tree of life which are used especially on the right and left side of harem cap-stone gate, in the kerb which surrounds harem cap-stone gate, inside Selamlik cap-stone gate, inside mosque, above the pilasters capitals on two side co

Keywords

Ishak Pasha, Motif, Tree of life, Palace

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