Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Faith Structure Of Ottoman Society OMM 522 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses <p>Absent</p>
Recommended Optional Courses <p>Absent</p>
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. FUAT AYDIN
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants


Course Category
Course Objective

In order to understand the structure of the Ottoman society, it is necessary to understand its very religious and ethnic structure. The ethnic structure is often identified with the religious structure.Therefore, it is important for the Ottoman researchers to know who the belief groups constituting the society are, how faithful they are and how they reflect on their lives, relations with the neighboring countries and relations with the state.

Course Content

The different religious groups that the Ottoman establishment and its borders began to expand together with the beginning of their expansion.
Belief groups in the Ottoman Empire:
Muslims Faith Groups: Sunnis, Shi'is, Heretic and Sufi groups.
Non-Muslim belief groups: Christians (Assyrians, Copts, Nestorians, Armenians etc.), Jews (Rabbanite Jews, Karaites); Zoroastrians.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
Course Notes <p>Absent</p>
Course Resources

1.Ahmet Yaşar Ocak, Osmanlı Toplumunda Zındıkları ve Mülhidler, Tarıh Vakfı Yurt Yayınları, İstanbul 2014.
2.Aziz S. Atiya, Doğu Hıristiyanlığı Tarihi, Ergün Hiçyılmaz. Doz Yayınları.
3.Hatice Doğan, Osmanlı Devletinde Hahambaşılık Müessesesi, Gözlem Gazetecilik Basın ve Yayın A.Ş.
4.Abdurahman Küçük, Ermeni Kilisesi ve Türkler,Berikan Yayınevi, 2009.
5.Abdurrahman Küçük, Dönmeler (Sabatayistler) Tarihi, Berikan Yayınevi, 2010.
6.Mehmet Çelik, Süryani Kilisesi Tarihi,
7.Osman Çetin, Sicillere Göre Bursa´da İhtida Hareketleri ve Sosyal Sonuçları (1472-1909) TÜRK TARİH KURUMU.
8.Reşad Öngören, Osmanlılarda Tasavvuf, İz Yayınları, İstanbul 2000.
9.İrfan Gündüz, Osmanlıda Devlet Tekke Münasebetleri, Seha Neşriyat.

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To gain ability to make data collection, consulting literature and analyzing which form scientific knowledge in the relevant discipline;
2 To become skilled in method knowledge and skills related with scientific research process;
3 To be experienced to contribute at least one area in scientific studies in the institutional and methodological context
4 To gain adequacy to make critical evaluation and synthesis;
5 To be open minded for renewal and new ideas and to obtain ability to suggest new ideas.
6 To have ability to study interdisciplinary and to adopt theory, method and practices used in the other area to relevant discipline;
7 To follow closely technologic advancement, scientific developments and scientific technologies related
8 To publish at least one academic study related with thesis (in national or international referred journals-preferred);
9 To acquire ability to get across with national and international academic environments related with the area of specialization;
10 To have behavior and ethical sensitivity in conformity with academic life.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
Total 0
Total 0
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Total Workload 0
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 0
dersAKTSKredisi 6