RURAL ARCHITECTURES OF ASSYRIANS SETTLED IN TUR ABDIN REGION IN THE CONTEXT OF LOCATION, TIME AND SOCIO-CULTURE: THE CASE OF MIDYAT-HABERL? (BASIB?RN) VILLAGE

Abstract

Author(s): Kamuran SAM?? Berrin KARAKA?

Located at the point of intersection of Anatolia, Mesopotamia and Syria, Tur Abdinis the first settlement area of Assyrians, one of the ancient communities in the region. Known as an ancient name, Tur Abdin Region is defined as a geographical area located within the boundaries of Mardin in the east, Hasankeyf in the north, Cizre in the east and Nusaybin in the south. Seemed to be an anomalous community in the collective memory of people living in the region, Assyrians have ensured that the patterns forming the system of spatial settlements specific to them in the context of cultural and economic structure invigorate on these lands since 4th century. Ensuring the representation of pluralist settlements in the region, the rural and urban architectural texture patterns have been the living space of appearances of a different belief spreading to location and cultural life. Haberli (Basibirn) Village having been one of the villages of Assyrians affiliated with Midyat formerly, the physical locations of rural location building patterns expressing the cultural, societal and religious life and the transformations, destructions and societal disintegrations to which they were exposed within the time dimension constitute the focal point of this study. In this study, one anticipates that, together with traces of civilizations having created the system of settlements of ancient communities in the region, the history of rural settlement pattern and religious structures of Haberli (Basibirn) village in the context of Assyrian culture having opened new doors in the historical cycle of Mesopotamia will be revealed.

Announcements

You can send your paper at https://www.scholarscentral.org/submissions/international-social-research.html

  • The Journal of International Social Research / Uluslararası Sosyal Araştırmalar Dergisi ISSN: 1307-9581, an international, peer-reviewed, on the web publication, from 2007 will be issued least four times annualy.
  • Our journal is an independent academic publication based on research in social sciences, contributing to its field and trying to publish scientific articles that will bring innovation to the original and social sciences.
  • The journal has got an international editorial board and referee board, mainly embodied from the each individually professional on the social research fields.
  • Uluslararası Sosyal Araştırmalar Dergisi / The Journal of International Social Research became a member of Cross Reff since 2014 and started to assign DOI numbers to the articles. image
Google scholar citation report
Citations : 27

The Journal of International Social Research received 27 citations as per google scholar report

The Journal of International Social Research peer review process verified by publons
Get the App