Ottoman Period Baths in Erzincan


BELLETEN, cilt.83, ss.585-614, 2019 (AHCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 83 Konu: 297
  • Basım Tarihi: 2019
  • Dergi Adı: BELLETEN
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.585-614


The baths which have an important place in Turkish culture constitute an important place in art history and architectural studies in terms of their architecture and functions. In Erzincan the available four baths dating 18th. - 19 th. century are works of the Ottoman period. According to archival sources, there are two more baths structures that cannot be reached by day. The baths which reflect the characteristics of the classical Turkish baths architecture consist of coldness, lukewarm room, hot rooms, water storage and culver sections. Three of the baths as a single and one as a dual function was arranged. In the coldness sections, Izzet Pasa, Nafiz Pasa and Tasci baths have wooden beamed ceilings, covered with a dome in a tented Cadirci bath, vault in all luke warm room, and all hot rooms are covered with a dome with four iwan and four private room cell plan types. Bric material was used in the upper cover of the baths built with rubble stone.