DOI: 10.17265/2159-5836/2013.12.007
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Enea Mustafaraj, Yavuz Yardım

Abstract: The Mirahor Ilyas Beg Mosque, built in 1496 in Korça, is one of a few Ottoman mosques still existing in Albania and the only Ottoman monument in the city. The mosque was built using cut stone and brick. It has a strong image; a cubic mass rising over a square plan. Inside there are found pictures of the mosque in the past and different famous mosques. During its existence, it was damaged from many earthquakes occurring at this area. Due to amortization, the mosque's structural properties were weakened and arch…

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