The Seljuk Han of Anatolia

ARGIT HAN


 

plan drawn by Erdmann

DISTRICT
42 KONYA
 

LOCATION

The Argit Han is located on the Konya-Akşehir Road, in the town of Argithan.

 

PATRON

The han is dated to 1201 as inferred by the foundation charter of the Iplikci Medrese in Konya which names Sipehsalar Semseddin Altinapa as the builder of this han as well. Vizier Altinapa is also considered the patron of the nearby Altinapa Han.

 

BUILDING TYPE

Covered open courtyard (COC)

 

REFERENCES

Acun, H. Anadolu Selçuklu Dönemi Kervansarayları. Ankara: Kültür Bakanlığı Publications, 2007, p. 481.

Erdmann, Kurt. Das Anatolische Karavansaray des 13. Jahrhunderts, 1961, p. 32-33 (no. 2)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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