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Avrasya Sanat ve Medeniyet Dergisi Yıl:2021  Sayı: 14  Alan: Sanat Tarihi

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THE AESTHETICS OF TURKISH COFFEE CULTURE IN OTTOMANS
 
This paper analyzes the Turkish coffee culture as one of the most significant parts of dining culture in Ottoman period, and presents how holistic this tradition is with grand serving rituals, as well as interesting practices from coffee making tools and serving to exceptional serving traditions. The research also examines general composition schemes of the tools used during the service of the coffee and the motifs on these utensils. The purpose of this paper is to introduce one of the most characteristic attributes of the Ottoman period in terms of aesthetics, taste and socio-cultural life, and it presents the status and significance of coffee in Turkish culture.

Anahtar Kelimeler: Coffee Culture, Turkish Coffee Culture, Ottomans Culture.


THE AESTHETICS OF TURKISH COFFEE CULTURE IN OTTOMANS
 
This paper analyzes the Turkish coffee culture as one of the most significant parts of dining culture in Ottoman period, and presents how holistic this tradition is with grand serving rituals, as well as interesting practices from coffee making tools and serving to exceptional serving traditions. The research also examines general composition schemes of the tools used during the service of the coffee and the motifs on these utensils. The purpose of this paper is to introduce one of the most characteristic attributes of the Ottoman period in terms of aesthetics, taste and socio-cultural life, and it presents the status and significance of coffee in Turkish culture.

Keywords: Coffee Culture, Turkish Coffee Culture, Ottomans Culture.


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