Konya Mevlana Museum in Konya – Chapter 6,
The Tombs in the Courtyard of the Mevlana Museum:
Sinan Pasha Tomb: This is a classic Ottoman tomb on the south side of the courtyard. According to the inscription, it was built in 1574, and it contains the sarcophagus of the Karaman Governor General Sinan Pasha Tomb of Murad. Pasha’s Daughter: This is north of the Sinan Pasha Tomb. It was built for the daughter of Karaman Governor General Kuyucu Murad Pasha, Fatma Hatun who died in 1585. It contains a marble sarcophagus.
Hurrem Pasha Tomb: This is on the east side of the kitchen and was built by the vizier Ibrahim Pasha during the reign of Sultan Suleyman the Law Giver for the martyr Hurrem Pasha. It contains the graves of Karaman Governor General Hurrem Pasha and Haci Bey.
Hasan Pasha Tomb: This is south of the Tomb, and was built for Hasan Pasha who died in 1573. One of the north windows opens onto Mevlana’s Tomb. There is also a small domed tomb on four columns which was built for the son of Mustafa Pasha, Mehmed Bey who died in 1534, in the south courtyard of the Museum. Ottoman period inscriptions and historical gravestones are exhibited in the courtyard of the Museum.
Mevlana Research Institute:
The Konya Mevlana Research Institute was established in 1973 in a new building in Mevlana Museum Square with the object of carrying out research into Mevlana and his works, and Mevlevi culture. The Institute has a library (which includes the Prof. F.N. Uzluk library), archives, depots and a conference hall. The archives contain Mevlevi ethnography. manuscripts and printed documents on the subject of Mevlana and the Mevlevi order, microfilms, photographs, and pictures.
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