Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
Level of Course Unit
Third Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The purpose of this course is to examine the political and socio-economic aspects of Ottoman - Russian relations in XVI th century.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Öğr. Gör. Dr. Ömer BIYIK
Learning Outcomes
1XVI. yüzyılda Rusya'nın genel siyasi durumunu anlayabilme. PÇ: 1, 2
2Kırım Hanlığı'nın Rusya ile münasebetlerini değerlendirebilme PÇ: 6
3Osmanlıların Don-Volga Kanal projesi ve Rusya politikasını kavrayabilme PÇ: 5, 7
4XVI. yüzyılda Osmanlı-Rus siyasi ilişkilerini değerlendirebilme PÇ: 1, 7, 8
51. to be able to understand the general political situation in Russia in XVIth century. (PÇ: 1,2)
62. to be able to evaluate the Crimean Khanate relations with Russia. (PÇ: 6)
73. to be able to understand Russian politics in Ottoman's Don-Volga Canal project (PÇ. 5, 7)
84. evaluate Ottoman-Russian political relations in XVI th century. (PÇ: 1, 7, 8)
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
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Course Contents
Analyze the release of Russia from the Golden Horde domination and the conquest of the Kazan Khanate by Russia, examine the beginning of Ottoman-Russian relations and its political and socio-economic aspects
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
1Objectives and contents of the courseİntroduction to the course
2III. Ivan period and Russia's exit from the Turkish-Mongol ruleLecture
3The beginning of the Ottoman-Russian relationsLecture
4Russia's political, social, economic and cultural situations in XVIth century.Lecture
5Russia's expansion in the field of Turkish countriesLecture
6the conquest of Khanates of Kazan and Astarhan by the RussiansLecture
7Crimean-Russian relations in XVI th CenturyLecture
8Midterm exam.
9The first problem in Turkish-Russian relations: Expedition of AstarkhanLecture
10Don-Volga Canal ProjectLecture
11Trade relations between Ottoman and Russia Lecture
12The slave trade in the Ottoman Empire: Russian slavesLecture
13Ottoman conquest of CaucasiaLecture
14The economic relations Crimean Khanate with Russia in16th century.Lecture
15General assessment and preparation to final examLecture
16Final exam.
Recommended or Required Reading
1. Akdes Nimet Kurat, Rusya Tarihi Başlangıçtan 1917'ye Kadar. 2. Akdes Nimet Kurat, Türkiye ve Rusya 3. Alan Fisher, Crimean Tatars 4. Halil İnalcık, Osmanlı - Rus ilişkileri (1492-1700)
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