Shiite Survival in Ottoman Aleppo

The Endowment Deed (Waqfiyya) of Aḥmad and Bahā’ al-Dīn al-Zuhrāwī (1066/1656) (Aleppo Court Records, III, pp. 788-790)

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Marco Salati University of Venice Ca’ Foscari

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This article presents a translation of a waqf document from the Ottoman archives of Aleppo. The author’s contention is this waqfiyya bears witness to the resilience of Shiite presence in a predominantly Sunnite city.

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