Mysterious Dilara Bikech — mother or beloved of Qirim Geray Khan?

Favorite wife, concubine or mother of Qirim Geray Khan? Dilara-bikech is one of the most mysterious representatives of the khan’s harem. In her honor in Bakhchisaray, a dyurbe, Yesil Jami (Green Mosque) and, according to one of the legends, a famous «Fountain of Tears” were built. Nothing else is known about this woman. But some information still makes it possible to shed light on her personality. Prepared on the basis of the materials of the historian Oleksa Gayvoronsky.