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Burūjird, Congregational Mosque
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The additions of the Ṣafawid Era

During the Ṣafawid era, the congregational mosque of Burūjird was significantly expanded and its appearance completely changed. An īwān was added to the domed chamber or the central prayer hall, and the eastern and western prayer halls were connected to the main building. These prayer halls, with their generous arches, are in the architectural style of the Ṣafawid period (see Pope, ‘Re…

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Mehryar, Mohammad and Translated by Janis Esots, “Burūjird, Congregational Mosque”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 02 March 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_05000045>
First published online: 2021

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