ISSN: 0041-4255
e-ISSN: 2791-6472

Hacer Topaktaş

Keywords: Polonezkoy, Adampol, Poland, The Ottoman Empire, Polishemigrants, ZofiaRyzy, Istanbul, Beykoz


Today Polonezkoy (Adampol) is one of the most distinguished places of Beykoz. This article includes some interesting points on history of Polonezkoy and Poles who gave its name to Polonezkoy, and it aims to draw attention to and uncover some unknown matters of Polonezkoy's history. Lives and troubles of the Polish emigrants in the Ottoman Empire, problems with Ottoman administration, to what extent they were affected by international events are presented as fragments of Polonezkoy's history. Besides, some notes about guests of the memory house of ZofiaRyzy are included to the article to enrich the history of the village.