Author(s): Adnan GÜRBÜZ
In this study, it will be given information about the administrative parts, physical structure, castle, parishes, population numbers and structure, the foundation works with the market and bazaar of Mara city which has been an important trade center on the major trade routes and connecting Mesopotamia and Syria to Anatolia dated from ancient periods in 16-17th centuries. The stages of the historical process of the Mara city will be investigated by taking advantage of tahrir registers, which are mainly important archives sources of the period, charters of a waqf and travelbooks. In that period, Mara city provided a major flourish in the historical process due to a city characteristic and a central position in the Ottoman period, located at intersection of roads and trade center of environment.
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