Category: Member content

Content for SGS Members only

Glossary of Turkish word used during the Ottoman period

Ağa Chief; master; head servant of a household Akritai Byzantine frontier troops Acâriz extra-ordinary taxes levied on the reâyâ in times of emergency Baba Father Baş kadîn “head women”, the first women of the Palace harem–> to bear the sultan a son Bedestan A covered market for the sale of valuable goods Bey 1. Prince,…

Genealogical books

BOOKS The titles of the books displayed at the Serbian side, are in n/a in English. These books are displayed by the courtesy of the Archives of Serbia. These books can be purchased at the Plato bookshop from Belgrade. You can order online. Unfortunally their site is only in Serbian but you can email them…