Black Sea International Scientific Journal

This is an internationally refereed social science journal which is published every three months in electronic based and print based since 2009.

Purpose of the journal; bringing researches on social sciences into the literature.

The publication language of this journal is Turkish, English and Russian.

All articles of the journal are open for free access through the website.

This journal allows the author(s) to hold the copyright without restrictions.

This journal allows the author(s) to retain publishing rights without restrictions.

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LINSEED AGRICULTURE IN CILDIR, POSOF AND GREAT ARDAHAN DISTRICTS IN THE XVI. CENTURY

Doğukan ÖZCAN

In our article, the information about linseed-plants, national yields and profits, agriculture, benefits, and history of linseedhouse in Cıldır, Posof, and Great Ardahan Districts in the XVI. Century is given. According to “Defter-i Mufassal Vilayet-i Gurcistan” cadastral record book dated 1595, income gained from linseed agriculture was 126 kile which is worth 1008 akçe in Cıldır District, 93 kile, which is worth 744 akçe in Posof District, and 15 kile which is worth 120 akçe in the Great Ardahan District. In the cadastral record books and lawbooks, factories that are used to derive oil from linseed plants’ seed are named as “bezirhane”.

Key Words: Cıldır, Posof, Great Ardahan, Linseed, Linseedhouse