Year:2021   Volume: 3   Issue: 4   Area: Historical Studies

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Malika MEKKAS

OTTOMAN INFLUENCES ON THE SIDI EL KETTANI MOSQUE IN CONSTANTINE ALGERIA

The city of constantine is considered one of the algerian cities , that witnessed tremendous urban and architectural devlopment during the ottoman era, and the ottoman chose it to be the capital of eastern algeria, and the city witnessed during this period the building of many mosques but most of these monuments were subjected to sabotage and destruction from the party of french colonialism, and perhaps the most important models that still presrve a large part of their orignal style, we mention the sidi el kettani mosque which was built by salih bey as it combined the local architectural style, with the incoming ottoman style and this gave it a unique characteristic in the field of architecture in addition, to its richness of exquisite architectural and decorative elements

Keywords: Constantine; Mosque of Sidi El Kettani; Saleh Bay; Ottoman Influences.

http://dx.doi.org/10.47832/2717-8293.4-3.18


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