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Anatolian Elements and Identification among Skopje’s inhabitants during 15th and 16th century

Anatolian Elements and Identification among Skopje’s inhabitants during 15th and 16th century

  In the surviving Ottoman documents of 15th and 16th century, the vast majority of Skopje’s inhabitants were Ottoman Muslims who identified themselves, mainly as Vardarians, Albanians, Turkomans, Karamanlis, Kurds but never as Macedonians. The history of Skopje ( known back then as Uskub) during Ottoman Period remains unknown in its largest part. Few researches have been fulfilled about the Demographic and Political […]

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