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Martin Strohmeier notes that once Cyprus became part of the Ottoman Empire, the island was used as a place of banishment for intellectual, political and religious undesirables. Theocharides The first Tanzimat budget in Cyprus. Scholars are now dealing with questions relating to how Cyprus can be accommodated in the broader Ottoman and srchivum reality of each era.

Michael Revolts and power negotiating in Ottoman Cyprus during the first half of the nineteenth century. According to the author, the incident forms another link in a chain of incidents highlighting the mistrust and latent hostility between local Muslims and Europeans in the port cities of the Otto- man Empire at a time when European economic domination had just started to become apparent. The author argues that during the 18th century, at a time when the roles of those in the social and economic realms of the Ottoman Empire were being redefined, the Ottoman Orthodox institutions were also in a state of transformation.

Additionally, he studies the relations- hip between the uneven development of the two communities and the Cyprus dis- pute. The exchange initiated a brief period of tension between locals and Venetians, which was soon resolved through the actions of the Venetian Vice Consul, who managed to pull the appropriate strings, using the local system in his favor.

One of the sharia taxes, the poll tax cizyewas collected from non-Muslims on the island. The topics examined in the articles included in this special issue vary and are concerned with many different aspects of Ottoman and Cypriot history.

An important element of modern historiography on Ottoman Cyprus is the wide- spread usage of Ottoman sources accompanied by other primary sources, both local and sources outside Cyprus, and they present the events in Ottoman Cyprus with substantial documentation.

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Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. However, this research shows that a lot of products produced in Aleppo and then sold in Cyprus were used by the Cypriots during the centuries in question.

Oytomanicum author studies two cases of exile in Cyprus. Theoharis Stavrides remains in the eighteenth century and studies a riot in the middle of the century in Larnaca.

Various studies reflect the current interest in researching and analysing all three centuries of the Ottoman period, and the reality of arcuivum era is surfacing.


Lepida Monasteries and the Ottoman poll tax cizye in the 17th century. This study focuses on the taxes collected and the problems encountered during the collection of taxes and their solutions. The Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Istanbul was becoming a more influential institution involved in a closer and more efficient communication with the central administration, a process that had culminated by the s. Yiannis Moutsis studies the dispute between the two major factions of the Tur- kish Cypriot elite, the pro-Kemalist and the pro-British.

This alone makes the interpretation of the historic deve- lopments on the island more complete and, in any case, closer to the reality revealed by the Ottoman sources. Due to the change of thrones, there are more documents that can assist in following the historical course of the Archbishopric in the 18th century. More importantly, new questions are now being asked, ques- tions that overcome the simplistic structures of the traditional historiography on Ottoman Cyprus.

Skip to main content. These thematically diverse observations are made in connection with general points of scholarly methodology and spring from the very close understanding of a text that a translator gradually acquires.

Lastly, it was a ne- gotiation tool for the authorities of the local administration, both Muslim and non- Muslim. The author points out that these two newspapers supported the pro-Kemalist and the pro-British elites, respectively, and through the publication of often quite polemic articles against their opponents, they participated actively in the political and ideological debate that took place among the Turkish Cypriots throughout the s.

He also considers the situation in relation to agricultural produc- tion. In the first part of the 18th century, many Aleppean merchants visited and traded on the island of Cyprus. Elif Bayraktar continues with the eighteenth century and tries to analyse what was perhaps the most important institution of the island, the Archbishopric of Cyp- rus, in the context of Ottoman Orthodox institutions.

The author examines the distribution and collection of the tax in relation to the administrative division of the island, while also dealing with what was perhaps the wealthiest monastery of Ottoman Cyprus, the Kykkos Monastery.

In his paper, the author investigates the nature of the commercial relationship between Cyprus and Aleppo during the period in question and tries to describe the commercial relations between Cyprus and Aleppo under the Ottoman administration during the 17th century and also, more importantly, the 18th century.

Remember me on this computer. Analysing the content of this newspaper article, the au- thor emphasises the uneven socioeconomic development of the two communities in Cyprus during the first period of British rule. However, in the second half of the 18th century, their number de- creased sharply. A key crite- rion for these studies is the use of primary Ottoman sources; this is done in an effort to bring to light the realities on the island as these are related in the database of the Ottoman archives, while also placing new research questions.


This article was published in the Turkish Cypriot newspaper Hakikat and argues in favour of organizing Greek and English language courses on the basis that those two languages will become much more necessary in the future for the young Turkish people of Cyprus.

Although the state gave great importance to the cizye tax, from time to time, there were problems related to its collection. Ioannou The English and Greek languages for the Turks: He was exiled to Famagusta after the staging of his theatrical play Vatan yahud Silistre Fatherland or Silistra was met with enthusiasm. The taxes collected from Cyprus were divi- ded by the Ottomans into two parts: Stelios Irakleous derives his information from Karamanlidika documents and re- examines the connection between the Turcophone Christian Orthodox cleric Serapheim Attaliates and Kykkos Monastery in Cyprus.

Reading between the lines of Serapheim Attaliates’s and Kykkos Monastery s relationship. He argues that this relati- onship, although considered many times before since their collaboration dominated the Karamanlidika publishing activity of the 18th century, was never considered from a point of view other than the relationship characterizing a cleric as a member of an institution. Help Center Find new research papers in: MICHAEL ments within the Muslim community of Cyprus at the end of the 19th and the begin- ning of the 20th century and in the context of the relations and interaction of this community with the British colonial administration, the Greek-Orthodox community of the island and the Ottoman Empire.

He collects information for the Paphos area based on the Ottoman survey of Cyprus arranged by the Otto- man central administration after the conquest of the island. Log In Sign Up.


For instance, it functioned as a negotiation tool in relation to the effort to eliminate out-dated policies, especially those related to taxation, and were also used to negotiate the constantly changing Ottoman framework; that is, a framework that was leading to a reaction, especially by the Muslim population.

Ileana Moroni studies the emergence of an Ottoman Cypriot public sphere during the first decade of the twentieth century as seen through an Ottoman newspaper. Additionally, the management of the crisis illustrates how things worked in the local society of Ottoman Cyprus in the mid-eighteenth century.

Sometimes administrators collected taxes disproportionately from the people on the island.