Stetson University

Margaret Venzke

Associate Professor of History

Education

  • Ph.D., Columbia University

Course Topics

  • The Crusades: Faith and Politics in the Middle East
  • The Modern Middle East
  • Western Civilization to 1000 C.E.
  • From the Ancient to the Medieval
  • The Ottomans: From Marsh Warriors to Empire
  • Western Civilization: From the Medieval to the Age of Exploration

Research Interests

  • Syria post-Ottoman conquest in 1516

Selected Publications

  • "Special Use of the Tithe As a Revenue-Raising Measure in the Sixteenth-Century Sanjaq of Aleppo." Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient.
  • "The Case of a Dulgadir-Mamluk Iqta": A Re-Assessment of the Dulgadir Principality and Its Position Within the Ottoman-Mamluk Rivalry." Archivum Ottomanicum.
  • "Rice Cultivation in the Plain of Antioch in the 16th Century: The Ottoman Fiscal Practice." Archivum Ottomanicum.

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