ELITE POWERS AND THEIR IMPACT ON ΤΗΕ EDUCATION OF THE PRINCIPALITY OF SAMOS (1834-1912)

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

MENON ©online Journal Of Educational Research, 4th Issue, April 2017, University of Western Macedonia - Faculty of Education, Issue 4, Florina, Greece, p.12 (2017)

Keywords:

Principality of Samos; education; elite powers; Ottoman Empire; Ecumenical Patriarchate

Abstract:

In 1834, when the Aegean island of Samos became a Principality under the Ottoman rule, new balances, with regards to the distribution of power, were established, as well as a unique educational system, clearly distinguished from that of the Orthodox Christian Communities of the Ottoman Empire. The article highlights, these new aspects of the educational history of the Samian Principality, through the bidirectional relationship between education and elite powers, political, economic and religious, as established: a) at the local level consolidated by the Prince, the Metropolitan and the local political parties of the Principality, which represent organized socioeconomic interests, b) but also on the international axes set by Greece, the Ottoman Empire and the Ecumenical Patriarchate. The research records the effects of such relations in the formation of the institutional framework and the prevailing educational ideology of the Principality

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