Year 2021, Volume , Issue 12, Pages 32 - 41 2021-04-15

Reclamation of Agrarian Space in Parts of Ottoman Rumeli, 15th – 16th centuries (Case study of the kaza of Eskihisar Zağra)
Reclamation of Agrarian Space in Parts of Ottoman Rumeli, 15th – 16th centuries (Case study of the kaza of Eskihisar Zağra)

Milena PETKOVA [1]


The study focuses on the process of reclamation of agrarian space on the territory of the Thracian valley, the kaza of Eskihisar Zağra. Based on different archival material – ottoman registrations of 15th and 16th centuries, chronicles and travelllers’ accounts it reveals features of the local environment and the adaptation of the colonized Muslim population to the conquered territories. In the analyses of the economic activities and the agrarian profile of the villages we use a different approach which is more secure in times of inflation as it was the last decades of the 16th century. We define the number and quantity of different agrarian productions but not as a quantity in money but to show each agrarian production as a tax portion to the total tax portion of the villages instead of comparing enlisted numbers of the registered taxes. It traces back the process of reclamation of the agrarian space by revealing the agrarian profile of the registered newly established settlements. The main observations refer to the role of the semi-nomadic groups of the yürüks who were engaged more in agriculture, than in pastoral nomadism.
The study focuses on the process of reclamation of agrarian space on the territory of the Thracian valley, the kaza of Eskihisar Zağra. Based on different archival material – ottoman registrations of 15th and 16th centuries, chronicles and travelllers’ accounts it reveals features of the local environment and the adaptation of the colonized Muslim population to the conquered territories. In the analyses of the economic activities and the agrarian profile of the villages we use a different approach which is more secure in times of inflation as it was the last decades of the 16th century. We define the number and quantity of different agrarian productions but not as a quantity in money but to show each agrarian production as a tax portion to the total tax portion of the villages instead of comparing enlisted numbers of the registered taxes. It traces back the process of reclamation of the agrarian space by revealing the agrarian profile of the registered newly established settlements. The main observations refer to the role of the semi-nomadic groups of the yürüks who were engaged more in agriculture, than in pastoral nomadism.
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Primary Language en
Subjects Social
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0001-9278-5316
Author: Milena PETKOVA (Primary Author)
Institution: Sofia Universoty "St. Kliment Ohridski"
Country: Bulgaria


Dates

Application Date : January 20, 2021
Acceptance Date : January 26, 2021
Publication Date : April 15, 2021

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APA Petkova, M . (2021). Reclamation of Agrarian Space in Parts of Ottoman Rumeli, 15th – 16th centuries (Case study of the kaza of Eskihisar Zağra) . Osmanlı Medeniyeti Araştırmaları Dergisi , (12) , 32-41 . DOI: 10.21021/osmed.865451
MLA Petkova, M . "Reclamation of Agrarian Space in Parts of Ottoman Rumeli, 15th – 16th centuries (Case study of the kaza of Eskihisar Zağra)" . Osmanlı Medeniyeti Araştırmaları Dergisi (2021 ): 32-41 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/osmed/issue/58370/865451>
Chicago Petkova, M . "Reclamation of Agrarian Space in Parts of Ottoman Rumeli, 15th – 16th centuries (Case study of the kaza of Eskihisar Zağra)". Osmanlı Medeniyeti Araştırmaları Dergisi (2021 ): 32-41
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ISNAD Petkova, Milena . "Reclamation of Agrarian Space in Parts of Ottoman Rumeli, 15th – 16th centuries (Case study of the kaza of Eskihisar Zağra)". Osmanlı Medeniyeti Araştırmaları Dergisi / 12 (April 2021): 32-41 . https://doi.org/10.21021/osmed.865451
AMA Petkova M . Reclamation of Agrarian Space in Parts of Ottoman Rumeli, 15th – 16th centuries (Case study of the kaza of Eskihisar Zağra). OSMED. 2021; (12): 32-41.
Vancouver Petkova M . Reclamation of Agrarian Space in Parts of Ottoman Rumeli, 15th – 16th centuries (Case study of the kaza of Eskihisar Zağra). Osmanlı Medeniyeti Araştırmaları Dergisi. 2021; (12): 32-41.
IEEE M. Petkova , "Reclamation of Agrarian Space in Parts of Ottoman Rumeli, 15th – 16th centuries (Case study of the kaza of Eskihisar Zağra)", Osmanlı Medeniyeti Araştırmaları Dergisi, no. 12, pp. 32-41, Apr. 2021, doi:10.21021/osmed.865451