In times of Temur, the Square became the center of Samarkand. It heralds proclaimed the will of Khan, calling people sounds copper pipes. There were public executions, and they celebrated the beginning of the successful end of war. The emperor marched victoriously over the area, returning from countries capturing treasures, slaves, and the heads of enemies, put on a spear. The first and the most important - Ulugbek Madrasah was built in 1417-1420 years. On...
In the old part of Samarkand is situated the place of worship Maturidi . Abu Mansur al-Maturidi was one of the first theoreticians of Islam. He immortalized his name as the creator of the teachings of the philosophical foundations of Muslim faith. This received doctrine was subsequently called " Maturidi " become very popular. The fundamental studies of Al-Maturidi in basic theology and Sharia law under the title &quo...
| Gur-Emir Mausoleum
In 1404, the favorite grandson of Amir Timur, Sultan Muhammad, who was to inherit the throne after the death of Tamerlane suddenly died. Temur was desperated and ordered to build a beautiful mausoleum in Samarkand for him. For himself, he prepared a humble tomb in his hometown Shahrisabse. A year later, Timur died on the way home from China and according to some records, because of mountain roads and snow, he was buried in the luxurious Gur Emir mausoleum. This mausoleum is crowned w...