↑Fletcher Richard (2005)։ The cross and the crescent: Christianity and Islam from Muhammad to the Reformation (Reprinted. ed.)։ London: Penguin։ էջ 138։ ISBN9780670032716։ «...was Sinan the Old-he lived to be about ninety-an Armenian from Anatlia who had been brought to the capital as one of the 'gathered'.»
↑Zaryan, Sinan, Armenian Soviet Encyclopedia, p. 385.
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