MOR BEHNAM KIRKLAR CHURCH RESTORATION

Kırklar Church (Mor Behnam) 569 In Mor Behnam and his sister, was built by the Assyrians Saro. Kırklar Church of the original 12th century church in Mardin Mosque (Mosque of the Martyr) was transformed into Mor Behnam Church undergone name changes as Kırklar Church and is still known by that name. three gates of the stonework and finished the altar in the church, four hundred year old wooden altar doors, 1500 print curtains with annual madder, the bell tower of the house in the large courtyard and is virtually available sofas where samples processed stone carvings like lace.Bones of forty martyrs were brought to this church in 1170.

The story of Kırklar Church; He applied great pressure on Christians in the 3rd century by the Roman Emperor Dokios. Cappadocia adopted Christianity Greek origin, they get arrested by riot troops forty prints because they exiled Emperor and Sivas. They plunge into an ice-cold pond in Sivas. At midnight a bright light appears over the lake and forty soldiers are rewarded with a crown. At dawn freeze martyrs are considered as universal in the Christian world that the soldiers who lost their lives, and they began to be constructed on behalf of churches and monasteries in.

Country
TÜRKİYE
Date
01.03.2006
Province
MARDİN
Project Group
Yılmaz DÜZGÜNER Architect M.Sc. FaikMERCAN Architect
Employer
DEYRULZAFARAN MANASTIRI BAKIM ONARIM VE YAŞATMA DERNEĞİ - Yakup TAHİNCİOĞLU Münir GENÇOĞLU
Status
Completed