The Orthodox Church in Northern Serbia during the First Century of Ottoman Rule (1459–1557)

Krstić, Aleksandar (2021) The Orthodox Church in Northern Serbia during the First Century of Ottoman Rule (1459–1557). In: Politics and Society in the Central and South-Eastern Europe. Life under the Shadow of the Ottoman Empire's Expansion (15th–16th Centuries). Mega, Cluj-Napoca, pp. 21-36. ISBN 978-606-020-359-9

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The paper analyses the legal position of the Orthodox Church in northern Serbia and its attitude towards the Ottoman authorities and the Archbishopric of Ohrid during the first century of Ottoman rule in that area. Based on the data that are primarily provided by the Ottoman censuses (defiers) from the second half of the 15th and the first half of the 16th centuries, but also by other sources, the legal and economic position and the number of monasteries in northern Serbia are analysed. The data in these sources about the parish clergy are also considered, as well as the process of Islamization, which was primarily characteristic of urban settlements and their overall transformation into the centres of the oriental type

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Orthodox Church, northern Serbia, Ottoman Empire, 15th century, 16th century, monastery
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BR Christianity
D History General and Old World > DR Balkan Peninsula
Depositing User: Slavica Merenik
Date Deposited: 28 Dec 2022 11:12
Last Modified: 15 Dec 2023 11:44

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