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Impressions and Identity

Nina Macaraig

in Cemberlitas Hamami in Istanbul: The Biographical Memoir of a Turkish Bath

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474434102
eISBN:
9781474460262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474434102.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter describes the hamam’s different identities and the impressions it left on its users: its religious function of ritual cleansing, based on the Qur’an and the Hadith (the collected sayings ... More


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