Archaeological Studies on Islamic Religious Buildings from the 15th18th Centuries (Archaeology of the 14th18th centuries in Bulgaria)
Бони Петрунова. Археологически проучвания на ислямски култови сгради от XV—XVIII век
Language: Bulgarian, English (bilingual); Category: Ottoman period - archaeology


   The aim of the study is by reviewing the early construction of mosques in the Balkans (14th15th centuries), to trace both the changes that occured during the golden 16th century and the decline of the Ottoman art, including the early seventeenth-century architecture. The territorial scope of the study covers today's Bulgaria lands. The excavated Islamic temples here formed an independent group within the Ottoman arhitecture... 


Table of contents


1. History of the study on the 15th17th century period in Bulgaria

2. Origin and development of the Islamic cult builidings

3. The Seljuk and Ottoman periods

4. Archaeological excavations of mosques in Bulgaria

Old Mosque, Stara Zagora

Firuz Beg Mosque, Veliko Tarnovo

Old Mosque, Gotse Delchev

Buyuk Mosque, Sofia

The mosque on Cape Kaliakra 

Ibrahim Pasa Mosque, Razgrad

Kursum Mosque, Karlovo

Old Mosque, Haskovo

Old Mosque, Yambol

Cumaya Mosque, Plovdiv

Imaret Mosque, Plovdiv

Mehmed Fatih Mosque, Kyustendil

Imaret Mosque, Sofia

Banya Basi Mosque, Sofia






Publisher St. Kliment Ohridski University Press
Language Bulgarian, English
Pages 150
Illustrations b/w and color figures
Binding hardback
ISBN 978-619-7629-11-8
Creation date 2022
Size 21 х 29 cm

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