Convertes mosques in Bulgaria

posted by istanbul on 2008/02/26 14:18

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News from Stephen Lewis' weblog (the one that is legal in Turkey; his is still banned; see my older posting). This time he takes up the theme of converted mosques in Bulgaria, his home of choice. Read "A Transformed Coincidence: From Mosque to Restaurant, From Mosque to Church, From Mosque to Rage". Not mentioned in the title, but in the posting, is curious example of the "Roman Wall" (Rimskata stena) in Sofia's marketplace, really the remains of a musalla (outdoor place for communal prayer).



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