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Author: Kerima Filan

it contains, as other books also include a lot of these facts. In the memoirs, in which the author talks about her life with the skill of a professor of literature, history is told through many a detail, of a time that other sources do not mention. On the very fi rst page of her mem- oirs, Mina

In: Living in the Ottoman Ecumenical Community

Bosnia among Croatian intellectuals. Background and motivation In order to understand what motivated young Mažuranić to embark on his journey, a few words should be said about his background and the political trends in Croatia at the time. Our traveller was a member of a renowned family that produced

In: Living in the Ottoman Ecumenical Community
Author: Dick Douwes

Salamiya was once an Ismaʿili stronghold may not have escaped folk memory, but the pioneering settlers in this (then) nomadic area were also motivated by the prospect of a more prosperous life and by exemption from tax and army conscription. Th e settlers followed the example of the Druzes of Mount

In: Syria and Bilad al-Sham under Ottoman Rule

surprising.26 It is a common feature to the legitimizing rhetoric of all states; one may see for comparison the American constitution of 1787 that stresses the necessity of “domestic tranquility” and “general welfare.”27 The state’s quest for order and prosperity is motivated not only by the determination to

In: Legitimizing the Order

. oct. 4162. 36 hakan t. karateke Welfare People do not easily tend to revolt when they are given the chance to live their lives, earn a living, and practice their beliefs. Those who do revolt usually feel a sense of dispossession and see no hope of improvement, or are so motivated by idealism that even

In: Legitimizing the Order
Author: D. Kastritsis

1404 or even as late as spring 1405. As we have seen, this temporal distortion appears to have been motivated by a desire on the part of the chronicle’s author to make Mehmed’s rule over Bursa appear longer, thereby decreasing the time during which Mehmed was inactive and confined to Rum after Süleyman

In: The Sons of Bayezid
Author: Vera Costantini

ferreted away. Aft er all, it was reasonable to think that the prospect of a handsome ransom could have motivated not only Mustafa Ağa (who owned the three slaves) and his brother, but also, naturally, those directly concerned, who saw the success of the expedition as their only hope of freedom. Th e

In: Living in the Ottoman Ecumenical Community
Author: Thomas Kuehn

essential to “rescuing” the local population from the “state of savagery” (ḥāl-i bedevīyetden) in which they were supposedly living.84 Education on the Ottoman model, however, was meant to play a particularly impor- tant role in this context. For instance, Ḥamīd Vehbī, in his capacity 80 Ibid

In: Empire, Islam, and Politics of Difference

had been behaving as honest merchants. a local “effendi” told the dutch merchants that the last initiative of the locals was motivated only by the offenses of Signor constantine. nevertheless, the dutch learned that most of the notables of ankara were against the 57 Ibid. the heyday and

In: Ottoman and Dutch Merchants in the Eighteenth Century
Author: J. Büssow

Ottoman census taken there in 1887, seven years before Barghūthī’s birth, gives a good overview over the village population.23 In 1887, the village stood out as rather large compared with the other settlements in the region, numbering approximately 1,200 souls living in 196 households (hane).24 The

In: Hamidian Palestine