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HIST 609 Ottoman Historians and Chroniclers 3 Credits
Review of the development of history writing in Ottoman society; the scope, meaning and uses of history; official and non-official şehnames, chronicles, histories. Uses of Ottoman historical writing for modern scholarship. Readings in major historians of the 16th and 17th centuries (Kemal Paşazade, Celalzade, Mustafa Ali, Naima) in printed and manuscript texts. Requirements : a major research paper of around 30 pages. Counts towards fulfilling the seminar requirement in History while also serving as a course in advanced paleography. Prerequisite : An adequate command of Ottoman Turkish, through TLL 501-502 or the equivalent, and subject to the instructor's approval.
Last Offered Terms Course Name SU Credit
Fall 2021-2022 Ottoman Historians and Chroniclers 3
Fall 2020-2021 Ottoman Historians and Chroniclers 3
Fall 2018-2019 Ottoman Historians and Chroniclers 3
Fall 2017-2018 Ottoman Historians and Chroniclers 3
Spring 2015-2016 Ottoman Historians and Chroniclers 3
Fall 2014-2015 Ottoman Historians and Chroniclers 3
Fall 2013-2014 Ottoman Historians and Chroniclers 3
Fall 2012-2013 Ottoman Historians and Chroniclers 3
Fall 2011-2012 Ottoman Historians and Chroniclers 3
Fall 2010-2011 Ottoman Historians and Chroniclers 3
Spring 2008-2009 Ottoman Historians and Chroniclers 3
Spring 2007-2008 Ottoman Historians and Chroniclers 3
Spring 2006-2007 Ottoman Historians and Chroniclers 3
Spring 2005-2006 Ottoman Historians and Chroniclers 3
Fall 2003-2004 Ottoman Historians and Chroniclers 3
Fall 2002-2003 Ottoman Historians and Chroniclers 3
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ECTS Credit: 10 ECTS (10 ECTS for students admitted before 2013-14 Academic Year)
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