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The taxes collected from Cyprus were divi- ded by the Ottomans into two parts: More importantly, new questions are now being asked, ques- tions that overcome the simplistic structures of the traditional historiography on Ottoman Cyprus.

The observations in question are grouped under three headings: 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.

Click here to sign up. 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. Log In Sign Up.


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. 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.

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. Additionally, he studies the relations- hip between the uneven development of the two communities and the Cyprus dis- pute.

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Stelios Irakleous derives his information from Karamanlidika documents and re- examines the connection between the Turcophone Christian Xrchivum cleric Serapheim Attaliates and Kykkos Monastery in Cyprus.

Michael Revolts and power negotiating in Ottoman Cyprus during the first half of the nineteenth century. The Ottoman documents reveal that these commercial relations were strong.

He was exiled to Famagusta after the staging of his theatrical play Vatan yahud Silistre Fatherland or Silistra was met with enthusiasm. Skip to main content. Theoharis Stavrides remains in the eighteenth century and studies a riot in the middle of the century in Larnaca. This study focuses on the taxes collected and the problems encountered during the collection of taxes and their solutions. The author describes how in Augustin the market of Scala, the port of Larnaca in Cyprus, a group of Venetian sailors clashed with local Muslims in a riot involving firearms and other weapons.


This article was published in the Turkish Cypriot ottonanicum 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 ortomanicum Turkish people of Cyprus.

The author argues that the Ottoman Empire worked hard to find a fair way to collect tax from the islanders, but this was not always successful. He combines information from various sources regarding the major revolts between and in Cyprus and extracts conclusions regarding the framework but also the meaning of these revolts.

Help Center Find new research papers in: 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. At this time, the Church of Cyprus was under pressure concerning the struggles over the Archbishopric seat. The dispute of two Turkish Cypriot newspapers for the fate of the Turkish Cypriots in the s.

Theocharides The first Tanzimat budget in Cyprus.

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

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. The Ottoman Sur- vey Cyprus Mufassal Defteripublished as facsimile in in Ankara, includes important data about the town of Paphos itself and its environs, including rural life, villages, agricultural products and Ottoman taxation for the period immediately after the conquest.

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. The next study, written by Styliani Lepida, derives its information from the ottomnicum given by the detailed poll-tax register of Mufassal Cizye Defteri and publis- hed Ottoman documents of the most important monastery of the Ottoman period archjvum Cyprus, the Kykkos Monastery.

According to the author, during the Ottoman period, various taxes were collected from the Cypriots. Michael opens issues of the nineteenth century and analyses major revolts on the island during the first half of this century.

Ioannou The English and Greek languages for the Turks: However, in the second half of the 18th century, their number de- creased sharply.

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, otttomanicum importantly, the 18th century. As for the Cypriot merchants visiting and trading in Aleppo, there are only a few records available.


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 ottomancium the Turkish Cypriots throughout ottlmanicum s.

Although the state gave great importance to the cizye tax, from time to time, there were problems related to its collection. Lastly, it was a ne- gotiation tool for the authorities of the local administration, both Muslim and non- Muslim.

The evidence otttomanicum the archbishop berats — Analysing the content of this newspaper article, ottomanixum au- thor emphasises the uneven socioeconomic development of the two communities in Cyprus during the first period of British rule.

From his exile in Cyprus, Kemal posted around letters. However, this ottomanicumm shows that a lot of products produced in Aleppo and then sold in Cyprus were used by the Cypriots during the centuries in question. Sometimes administrators collected taxes disproportionately from the people on the island. 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.

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.

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Additio- nally, the author examines the history of the press in Cyprus, its origins, its role archivuum its impact in order to demonstrate the importance of this relatively new medium for Cypriot society in the early stages of British rule.

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 ottomznicum vary and are concerned with many different aspects of Ottoman and Archivu, history. According to the author, these incidents demonstrate that often the reaction to the abuse of power by the local Ottoman administration, either arcihvum or in the form of a revolt, also functioned as a field of negotiation for various parallel ele- ments.

Martin Strohmeier notes that once Cyprus became part of the Ottoman Empire, the island was used as a place of banishment for otgomanicum, political and religious undesirables. Yiannis Moutsis studies the dispute between the two major factions of the Tur- kish Cypriot elite, the pro-Kemalist and the pro-British. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. 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.

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