Tag Archive for: Mehmet Masum

Hasankeyf Frog, by Mehmet Masum

Hasankeyf is a small town which had a thousand years past in Batman in the southeast of Turkey. Many valuable historical and cultural works and a thousand historical caves in this town will be under the water of the Dam of Ilisu. Activists of…

Ottoman Architecture, by Mehmet Masum

A view from Behram Pasha Mosque, an Ottoman structure built in 1572 by Behram Pahsa, Governor of Diyarbakir. The compressed stone on the upper right and left of the entrance predates by some 400 years of the pre-stressed concrete, which is still…

Histories of Our Ancestors

Mankind has been around for thousands of years, or maybe even longer. What do we know of those years? Some histories were burnt with fire, some washed away, and some were broken into ruins. Looking at those retrograde walls that man built over…