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A Ottoman article and the uneven economies between the Greek and Turkish Cypriot communities. 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 Ottomnicum sources. One of the sharia taxes, the poll tax cizyewas collected from non-Muslims arcihvum the island. Theoharides continues with issues of the nineteenth century and ana- lyses the first Tanzimat budget of Ottoman Cyprus.

At this time, the Church of Cyprus was under pressure concerning the struggles over the Archbishopric seat. 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 ottomanickm also, more importantly, the 18th century.

The taxes collected from Cyprus were divi- ded by the Ottomans into two parts: The author studies two cases ottomanickm exile in Cyprus. The topics examined in the articles included in this special issue vary and are concerned with many different aspects of Ottoman and Cypriot history.

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. Michael opens issues of archvum nineteenth century and analyses major revolts on the island during the first half of this 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.

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

Help Center Find new research papers in: Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. 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. 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.


Theoharis Stavrides remains in the eighteenth century and studies a riot in the middle of the century in Larnaca. Additionally, he studies the relations- hip between the uneven development of the two communities and the Cyprus dis- pute. The Ottoman Sur- vey Cyprus Mufassal Defteripublished as facsimile in in Ankara, includes important data about the town ottomanicjm Paphos itself and its environs, including rural life, villages, agricultural products and Ottoman taxation oytomanicum the period immediately after the conquest.

Ioannou The English and Greek languages for the Turks: However, in the second half of the 18th century, their number de- creased sharply. He also considers the situation in relation to agricultural produc- tion. 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.

As for the Cypriot merchants visiting and trading in Aleppo, there are only a few records available. 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.

He was exiled to Famagusta after the staging of his theatrical play Vatan yahud Silistre Fatherland or Silistra was met with enthusiasm. More importantly, new questions are now being asked, ques- tions that overcome the simplistic structures of the traditional historiography on Ottoman Cyprus. 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.

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

Skip to main content. 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. 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.

Theocharides The first Tanzimat budget in Cyprus.

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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.


Yiannis Moutsis studies the dispute between the two major factions of the Tur- kish Cypriot archibum, the pro-Kemalist and the pro-British. 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. The evidence from the archbishop berats — Lastly, it was a ne- gotiation tool for the authorities of the local administration, both Muslim and non- Muslim.

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. The dispute of two Turkish Cypriot newspapers for the fate of the Turkish Cypriots in the s.

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. 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 data 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 in Cyprus, the Kykkos Monastery. Lepida Monasteries and the Ottoman poll tax cizye in the 17th century.

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The Ottoman documents reveal that these commercial relations were strong. 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. According to the author, these incidents demonstrate that often the reaction to the abuse of power by the local Ottoman administration, either armed or in the form of a revolt, also functioned as a field of negotiation for various parallel ele- ments.

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. 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.