Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
130300106201OTTOMAN INSTITUTIONS- IICompulsory363
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The primary objective of the course is to give detailed information about the central and provincial organization of six-hundred-year history of the Ottoman Empire. In addition to that, giving general information about culture and civilization of the Ottoman Empire is another goal of the course.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Mehmet Güneş
Learning Outcomes
1The individuals who are major in their field and experienced are being grown as dependent on main principles of Republic of Turkey and convenient for the main aims of Turkish national education system.
2The individuals who are major in their field and experienced are being grown as dependent on main principles of Republic of Turkey and convenient for the main aims of Turkish national education system.
3They will achieve some behaviour such as being open-minded while doing scientific investigations, being suspicious and delaying decisions in the situation of having no complete proof, and they can maintain their studies with patience and care.
4They will achieve some behaviour such as being open-minded while doing scientific investigations, being suspicious and delaying decisions in the situation of having no complete proof, and they can maintain their studies with patience and care.
5They will apply the modern methods writing and investigating history by being loyal to scientific ethical rules.
6They will apply the modern methods writing and investigating history by being loyal to scientific ethical rules.
7By learning other disciplines which can be an assist to science of history, they will benefit from the branches which will help them in their investigations and studies.
8By learning other disciplines which can be an assist to science of history, they will benefit from the branches which will help them in their investigations and studies.
9They will have the information of archive, library and documents. In addition, by evaluating these sources in decent way through its originality, they will present service and being of academic society.
10They will have the information of archive, library and documents. In addition, by evaluating these sources in decent way through its originality, they will present service and being of academic society.
11To have detailed information about the local offices of the Ottoman Empire.
12To have detailed information about the local offices of the Ottoman Empire.
13Understands the role and importance of institutions in the functioning of the Ottoman Empire.
14Understands the role and importance of institutions in the functioning of the Ottoman Empire.
15Knows the land management in ottoman empire;timar, tahrir systems.
16Knows the land management in ottoman empire;timar, tahrir systems.
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Central and local offices of the Ottoman Empire, ministries and councils, education, vakifs territorial governments will be examined.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Reformation in the Madrassasreading, explanation, discussion
2The rise and fall of the Ottoman empire.reading, explanation, discussion
3Reformations reading, explanation, discussion
4Land types in the Ottoman Empire, and the use of them.reading, explanation, discussion
5Tahrir system in ottoman Empire.reading, explanation, discussion
6The Ottoman tax system and its varieties, şeri and örfi taxes.reading, explanation, discussion
7Tımar system and its roots.reading, explanation, discussion
8Midterm Exam.
9Types of dirlik.reading, explanation, discussion
10Administration of state and provincial administration.reading, explanation, discussion
11County management and the judges.reading, explanation, discussion
12Corruption of the justice system in the Ottoman Empire.reading, explanation, discussion
13Organization and functioning of the vakıf.reading, explanation, discussion
14Overall evaluation.reading, explanation, discussion
Recommended or Required Reading
Halil Cin / A. Akgündüz, Türk Hukuk Tarihi, I-II, Konya 1989. Mithat Sertoğlu, Osmanlı Tarih Lügatı, İstanbul 1986. Fuat Köprülü, Osmanlı Devleti’nin Kuruluşu, Ankara 1991. Yusuf Oğuzoğlu, Osmanlı devlet Anlayışı, İstanbul 2000. Haldun Eroğlu, Osmanlı Devletinde Şehzadelik Kurumu, İstanbul 2004. İ. Hakkı Uzunçarşılı, Osmanlı Devleti Teşkilatında Kapukulu Ocakları II, Ankara 1988. ----------------, Osmanlı Devletinin İlmiye Teşkilatı, Ankara 1988. ----------------, Osmanlı Devletinin Merkez ve Bahriye Teşkilatı, Ankara 1988. Yusuf Halaçoğlu XIV-XVII. Yüzyıllarda Osmanlılarda Devlet Teşkilatı ve Sosyal Yapı, Ankara 1995. Ali Akyıldız, Osmanlı Merkez Teşkilatında Reform, Eren Yayın, İstanbul 1993.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures13226
Self Study14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination199
Individual Study for Final Examination11010
Reading7214
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)90
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