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HIST 205 An Introduction to the History of the Ottoman Empire

Ottoman Empire, from its emergence in the early 14th century as a frontier principality in the northwest Anatolia until its dissolution after WWI, was one of the longest-lasting empires in the history of the world. Assessing its place in Turkic, Islamic and world history, this course aims to provide students with an understanding of what history is, why we study Ottoman history and the legacies of the past in the present. Topics include pre-Ottoman Anatolia, emergence of the Ottomans, institutionalization of power, land regime, slave system, Ottoman law, Ottoman economic mind and trade and intercommunal relations. Credit units: 3 ECTS Credit units: 5.

Autumn Semester (Ahmet Zeybek)

Spring Semester (Ahmet Zeybek)

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