By Gabriel Piterberg
Piterberg reconstructs the Ottoman narration of this fraught interval from the foundational textual content, produced within the early 1620s, to the composition of the country narrative on the finish of the 17th century. His paintings brings theories of historiography into discussion with the particular interpretation of Ottoman old texts, and forces a rethinking of either Ottoman historiography and the Ottoman kingdom within the 17th century. A provocative reinterpretation of an incredible occasion in Ottoman heritage, this paintings reconceives the relation among historiography and history.
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15 A process of a century and a half (ca. 1350 –1500) resulted, as far as the present discussion is concerned, in two sorts of historical consciousness. One, typical of sociopolitical groups that “once were” but are now aware of their marginalization and consequently feel alienated, is the historical con- Ottoman Historiography / 35 sciousness and tradition of the gazi-dervish milieu. This was a historiography suffused with bitterness, hostility, and nostalgia. The nostalgia was for the good old, simple, days of fraternity and idealism.
He was buried next to his father, Ahmed I. His uncle, Mustafa I, was reinstalled at the Topkapı palace. 44 The Plot / 29 the conclusion of the haile-i osmaniye The trauma of the Haile-i Osmaniye did not subside during Sultan Mustafa’s second reign (May 1622 –September 1623). The instability and unrest were particularly severe in the eastern and central provinces of Anatolia and in the capital itself. The most marked event in the east (it assumes center stage in Chapter 8) was the rebellion of the beylerbeyi (governor) of Erzurum, Abaza Mehmed Pasha.
Although Apz was transmitting a tradition he had obtained from another source,” Kafadar concludes, “he was able to capture the mentality of his source while Nes¸ri was not. ” 15 A process of a century and a half (ca. 1350 –1500) resulted, as far as the present discussion is concerned, in two sorts of historical consciousness. One, typical of sociopolitical groups that “once were” but are now aware of their marginalization and consequently feel alienated, is the historical con- Ottoman Historiography / 35 sciousness and tradition of the gazi-dervish milieu.