Readings in various types and styles of Ottoman handwritten sources from different periods. The purpose is to study a wide range of bureaucratic and intellectual texts, noting their historical contexts as well as stylistic and linguistic features. Provides extra training in intermediate-to-advanced Ottoman paleography, as well as enhanced source knowledge. Does not count as a 600-coded research seminar for graduate students registered in regular Sabancı University degree programs. Prerequisite : TLL 501-502 or the equivalent.