Old Turkish hospitals belonging the Anatolian Seljuk period are among the archaic institutions of our medical history. Old Turkish hospitals which once had an important place in the lives of the people with their medical applications were also at the center of the mystical folklore application till the abolition of Islamic monasteries. Many old Turkish hospitals in Anatolia, during the period that they were used as Islamic monasteries, continued their medical identity together with mystical folklore applications. In this situation, old Turkish hospitals also lead the formation of a rich folklore around them. Süheyl Ünver, in his Seljukian Art of Medicine named work, talks about the existence of old Turkish hospitals which stand out İn Anatolia with their medical-mystical folklore applications and are believed by the people until the abolition of Islamic monasteries. In this study, the medical and mystical folklore applications formed around Pervane Bey Old Turkish Hospital in Tokat, also known as Gök Madrassah, Kırk Kızlar Old Turkish Hospital as believed by the people and Ali Bin Pervane Hospital in Kastamonu, Yılanlı Old Turkish Hospital as believed by the people which are pointed to be standing out among the old Turkish Hospitals with their rich folklore by Ünver. In this context, in relation with Kırk Kızlar mausoleum in Tokat Pervane Bey Old Turkish Hospital, firstly a part of the data obtained as the result of ethnographic area researches between the years of 1998-2000 about whether the superstitions of people formed around the structure continues is shared in this study. The medical mystical applications that are formed around the Ali Bin Pervane Hospital in Kastamonu only the entrance gate of which reached the present day and accepted by the people are tried to be explained in the light of the determinations in Seljukian Art of Medicine work of Süheyl Ünver.
Tokat, Kastamonu, Seljuk, Old Turkish Hospitals, Kırk Kızlar, Yılanlı Madrassah, Medical Mystical Fo