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An Ottoman era town in the Balkans : the case study of Kavala / Velika Ivkovska.

By: Ivkovska, Velika [author.]Series: Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman studiesPublisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2020Copyright date: ©2021Description: pages cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780367260187Other title: Case study of KavalaSubject(s): Turks -- Greece -- Kavala -- History | Architecture, Ottoman -- Greece -- Kavala | Cities and towns -- Balkan Peninsula -- Case studies | Kavala (Greece) -- History | Turkey -- History -- Ottoman Empire, 1288-1918 | Kavala (Greece) -- Buildings, structures, etc | Kavala (Greece) -- Civilization -- Turkish influencesAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Ottoman era town in the BalkansDDC classification: 949.5/7 LOC classification: DF951.K35 | I94 2020Summary: "An Ottoman Era Town in the Balkans presents the town of Kavala in northern Greece as an example of Ottoman urban and residential development, covering the long period of Kavala's expansion over five centuries under Ottoman rule. Kavala was part of the Ottoman Empire from 1387 to 1912. In the middle of the sixteenth century, Ibrahim Pasha, Grand Vizier of Suleiman the Magnificent, contributed to the town's prosperity and growth by the construction of an aqueduct. The Ottomans also rebuilt and extended the existing Byzantine fortress. The book uncovers new findings about Kavala, and addresses the key question: is there an authentic 'Ottoman' built environment that the town and its architecture share? Through the examination of travellers' accounts, historical maps and archival documents, the Ottoman influences on the urban settlement of Kavala are assessed. From its original founding by the Ottomans in the late fourteenth century to the nineteenth century when the expansion of tobacco production in the area transformed its prosperity, the development of Kavala as an Ottoman era town is explored. The book will be of interest to scholars and students interested in Ottoman history and urban history"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

"An Ottoman Era Town in the Balkans presents the town of Kavala in northern Greece as an example of Ottoman urban and residential development, covering the long period of Kavala's expansion over five centuries under Ottoman rule. Kavala was part of the Ottoman Empire from 1387 to 1912. In the middle of the sixteenth century, Ibrahim Pasha, Grand Vizier of Suleiman the Magnificent, contributed to the town's prosperity and growth by the construction of an aqueduct. The Ottomans also rebuilt and extended the existing Byzantine fortress. The book uncovers new findings about Kavala, and addresses the key question: is there an authentic 'Ottoman' built environment that the town and its architecture share? Through the examination of travellers' accounts, historical maps and archival documents, the Ottoman influences on the urban settlement of Kavala are assessed. From its original founding by the Ottomans in the late fourteenth century to the nineteenth century when the expansion of tobacco production in the area transformed its prosperity, the development of Kavala as an Ottoman era town is explored. The book will be of interest to scholars and students interested in Ottoman history and urban history"-- Provided by publisher.

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