Kruševac in the Ottoman Survey from 1536 Cover Image

Крушевац у османском попису из 1536. године
Kruševac in the Ottoman Survey from 1536

Author(s): Dragana Amedoski
Subject(s): History
Published by: Istorijski institut, Beograd
Keywords: Kruševac; The Sanjak of Kruševac; Ottoman Empire; XVI century

Summary/Abstract: The aim of this paper is to represent an Ottoman survey of Kruševac from 1536. This document is a part of detailed survey of citizens living in the territory of whole Kruševac sanjak. This new historical source speaks about a number of mahalles in the town, number of tax payers and income which state was collecting from this settlement. Apart from this, source offers an opportunity to reconstruct a look of oriental Kruševac in the beginning of 16. century, with all communal and economic objects which were built in it (such as hamam, mehane, court building etc). Mentioned survey of citizens gives a lot of information about economic activities in town. Pursuant to that, it can be concluded that following craftsmen were outspread in Kruševac: tailor, blacksmith, whitesmith, butcher, furrier, painter, locksmith etc.

  • Issue Year: 2008
  • Issue No: 29
  • Page Range: 45-54
  • Page Count: 10
  • Language: Serbian