Keywords : Qishla – Mercah soor- Erbil- Barzan – Islamic Architecure

Qishla Mazne (A Field Study)

Athar Alrafedain, 2020, Volume 5, Issue 2, Pages 39-60
DOI: 10.33899/athar.2021.169571

This field research deals with one of the important barrack was (Qishla) in the Mergasor district in the Erbil governorate, this barrack not studied before, not dealt with in the previous studies. In this paper, we discussed the remaining architecture of the barrack and its plan, the origin of its name and its history, and we compared it with the other barracks(Qishlas) in the neighboring districts. As well we mentioned a brief history of barracks/Qishlas and their plans.