The Seljuk Han of Anatolia

ZILLE HAN


 

DISTRICT
46 KARAMANMARAŞ

 

DESCRIPTION

The Zille Han is located on the Elbistan-Nurhak road (37 59'47.82 / 37.19'59.01). Baybars, the Mamluk Sultan of Egypt, invaded Seljuk Anatolia in 1277 on his mission to defeat the Mongols. He defeated them at the Battle of Elbistan, captured the city of Kayseri, but withdrew to Syria. He stayed here and at the Aka Derbent han before withdrawing to Acre.

 

 

 


 

 

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