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Sovereign Principality in Sinope: Pervaneogullari Principality

Author(s): Tunay Karakök
Subject(s): History
Published by: Kilis 7 Aralık Üniversity
Keywords: Seljuk Empire of Anatolia; Pervaneogullari principality; Sinope

Summary/Abstract: More than twenty Turkish principalities each of which was in the independent state character were established in Anatolia as a result of weakening and later utterly destroying of the central authority in the edges of Great Seljuk Empire with the help of Babais Rebellion and the Battle of Kosedag took place in the first half of the 13th century. One of those principalities having a sociocultural life consisting of the applications and structures of the synthesis of Turkish and Islam, the Principalities of Pervaneoğulları, which was established around Sinop ruling from 1264 to 1322 and representing the strong ties between the Seljuks and the Ottomans and played an important role on making Sinope Turkish and making it live as a Turkish home. In addition, the administrative and cultural characteristics of the Pervaneogulları are the same as the other Principalities which are established in Anatolia. The most caharacter of the principalities is seamanship. In this study, Sinope and its environs, who reignes for 58 years, social, ekonomic and cultural life of the Pervaneogulları Principalities its discussed.

  • Issue Year: 2014
  • Issue No: 03
  • Page Range: 29-38
  • Page Count: 10
  • Language: Turkish